2012 NPSL season

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National Premier Soccer League
Season 2012
Champions FC Sonic
Biggest home win 9-0 Sacramento Gold over San Francisco Stompers
Biggest away win 7-0 Morris County Colonials over Pocono Snow
2011
2013

The 2012 National Premier Soccer League season is the 10th season of the NPSL.

Format[edit]

Summary of Regions and Conferences[edit]

2012 NPSL season is located in USA
Locations of NPSL clubs for 2012. Blue = Northeast Region clubs, Orange = South Region clubs, Green = Midwest Region clubs, Red = West Region clubs
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Changes From 2011[edit]

Name Changes/Rebrands[edit]

The Santa Ana Winds' NPSL side is now affiliated with the Fullerton Rangers. The Lancaster Rattlers have moved to become FC Santa Clarita.[1]

New Franchises[edit]

14 franchises were announced as joining the league this year:

Team Name Metro Area Location Previous Affiliation
Flag of Pennsylvania.svg Junior Lone Star FC Philadelphia Philadelphia, PA Expansion Team
Flag of Arizona.svg Phoenix Monsoon Phoenix, AZ San Tan Valley, Arizona Expansion Team
Flag of Michigan.svg Detroit City FC Detroit, MI Detroit, Michigan Expansion Team
Flag of Mississippi.svg Mississippi Storm Gulfport-Biloxi, MS Biloxi, Mississippi Expansion Team
Flag of Texas.svg Galveston Pirate SC Galveston, TX Galveston, TX Expansion Team
Flag of New York.svg F.C. New York New York City Queens, New York USL Professional Division
Flag of New York.svg Greater Binghamton FC Binghamton, NY Binghamton, NY Expansion Team
Flag of Ohio.svg AFC Cleveland Cleveland, OH Parma, OH Expansion Team
Flag of Rhode Island.svg Rhode Island Reds F.C. Providence, RI Cranston, RI Expansion Team
Flag of New Hampshire.svg Seacoast United Mariners Rockingham County, NH Portsmouth, NH Expansion Team
Flag of California.svg North Coast Tsunami Expansion Team
Flag of New Jersey.svg Jersey City Eagles Jersey City, NJ Jersey City, NJ Expansion Team
Flag of California.svg San Francisco Stompers FC San Francisco, CA San Francisco, CA Expansion Team
Flag of South Carolina.svg Myrtle Beach FC Myrtle Beach, SC Myrtle Beach, SC Expansion Team

Folding[edit]

Chicago Fire NPSL  IL
Hollywood United Hitmen  CA
Minnesota Kings  MN
New Jersey Blaze  NJ

On Hiatus[edit]

FC Reading Revolution  PA

Standings[edit]

As of 7/22/12
Purple indicates division title clinched
Green indicates playoff berth clinched

Northeast Division - Atlantic Conference[edit]

Place Team Pld. W T L GF GA GD Points
1 New York Red Bulls NPSL 14 11 0 3 35 12 +23 33
2 Brooklyn Italians 14 10 1 3 31 15 +16 31
3 New York Athletic Club 12 6 3 3 28 17 +11 21
4 Rhode Island Reds 13 5 4 4 18 23 -5 19
5 Mass United 13 4 1 8 23 28 -5 13
6 Seacoast United Phantoms 14 3 4 7 17 30 -13 13
7 Seacoast United Mariners 14 2 5 7 17 26 -9 11
8 FC New York 14 2 4 8 10 28 -18 10

Northeast Division - Keystone Conference[edit]

Place Team Pld. W T L GF GA GD Points
1 FC Sonic 12 10 1 1 22 3 +19 31
2 Morris County Colonials 11 7 3 1 34 15 +19 24
3 Jersey City Eagles FC 11 6 2 3 21 16 +5 20
4 AC Crusaders 10 4 0 6 18 27 -9 12
5 Junior Lone Star FC 12 4 0 8 19 30 -11 12
6 Pocono Snow 12 2 3 7 8 24 -16 9
7 Buxmont Torch FC 12 1 3 8 20 27 -7 6

South-Southeast Conference-East[edit]

Place Team Pld. W T L GF GA GD Points
1 Georgia Revolution 10 7 1 2 30 16 +14 22
2 Atlanta Silverbacks Reserves 10 5 2 3 20 13 +7 17
3 Myrtle Beach FC 10 4 0 6 11 25 -14 12
4 Jacksonville United 10 3 2 5 21 23 -2 11

South-Southeast Conference-West[edit]

Place Team Pld. W T L GF GA GD Points
1 Chattanooga FC 10 6 3 1 23 8 +15 21
2 Knoxville Force 10 6 0 4 14 13 +1 18
3 Rocket City United 10 3 2 5 13 12 +1 11
4 Mississippi Storm 10 1 0 9 11 33 -22 3

South-South Central Conference[edit]

Place Team Pld. W T L GF GA GD Points
1 FC New Orleans 2 1 1 0 7 4 3 4
2 Galveston Pirate SC 4 1 1 2 7 14 -7 4
3 Texas South Devils 2 1 0 1 6 3 3 3

[note 1]

South-South Central Conference (Additional teams)[edit]

Place Team Pld. W T L GF GA GD Points
1 Galveston Pirate SC 9 5 1 3 21 18 3 16
2 FC New Orleans 2 1 1 0 7 4 3 4
3 Texas South Devils 2 1 0 1 7 2 5 3
4 America USA 2 1 0 1 5 4 1 3
5 Regals SCA 1 0 0 1 1 3 -2 0
5 Club America Academy 2 0 0 2 0 6 -6 0
5 FC Tulsa 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0

[note 2]

Midwest-Central Conference[edit]

Place Team Pld. W T L GF GA GD Points
1 Madison 56ers 12 9 0 3 33 13 +20 27
2 Milwaukee Bavarians 12 8 0 4 39 29 +10 24
3 Quad City Eagles 12 5 3 4 23 21 +2 18
4 Minnesota Twin Stars 12 5 2 5 34 29 +5 17
5 Eau Claire Aris FC 12 0 1 11 18 55 -37 1

Midwest-Great Lakes Conference[edit]

Place Team Pld. W T L GF GA GD Points
1 Erie Admirals 12 6 5 1 28 17 +11 23
2 Detroit City FC 12 5 5 2 26 10 +16 20
3 AFC Cleveland 12 4 7 1 22 15 +7 19
4 Greater Binghamton FC 12 2 3 7 14 29 -15 9
5 FC Buffalo 12 1 4 7 11 30 -19 7

West Division - Northern Conference[edit]

Place Team Pld. W T L GF GA GD Points
1 Bay Area Ambassadors 14 9 1 4 34 17 +17 28
2 Sonoma County Sol 14 6 4 4 27 21 +6 22
3 Sacramento Gold 14 7 1 6 36 31 +5 22
4 Real San Jose 14 5 4 5 29 20 +9 19
5 San Francisco Stompers 13 3 3 7 12 42 -30 12
6 North Coast Tsunami 13 3 1 9 11 30 -19 10

West Division - Southern Conference[edit]

Place Team Pld. W T L GF GA GD Points
1 San Diego Flash 14 11 2 1 51 12 +39 35
2 FC Santa Clarita 14 8 3 3 40 24 +16 27
3 Fullerton Rangers 14 8 2 4 35 24 +8 26
4 San Diego Boca 14 5 3 6 33 27 +6 18
5 FC Hasental 14 4 2 8 20 27 -7 14
6 Phoenix Monsoon 12 0 0 12 6 59 -53 0

Source: [1]

Playoffs[edit]

[2]

Format[edit]

NORTHEAST
The top two finishers in the Keystone and Atlantic Conference play in a crossover playoff.

WEST
The top two finishers in the North and South place in a crossover playoff.

MIDWEST-CENTRAL
No playoff. Champion qualifies for National Tournament.

MIDWEST-GREAT LAKES
Top four teams are playing in a playoff tournament.

SOUTHEAST
East and West Division winners play each other for Championship.

Northeast Division Playoffs[edit]

July 14, 2012
7:00 PM EDT
FC Sonic 2 - 0 Brooklyn Italians
Strunk Goal 30'
Fraser Goal 63'

July 14, 2012
8:00 PM EDT
New York Red Bulls NPSL 2 - 0 Morris County Colonials
Gurel Goal 86'
Akinyode Goal 90'
Report

July 21, 2012
7:00 PM EDT
FC Sonic 3 - 2 New York Red Bulls NPSL
Sales Goal 16'
Mustac Goal 26'
Letourneau Goal 40'
Report Westlake Goal 58'
Metzger Goal 70'
Divisional Semifinals Divisional Final
           
K1 FC Sonic 2
A2 Brooklyn Italians 0
K1 FC Sonic 3
A1 New York Red Bulls NPSL 2
A1 New York Red Bulls NPSL 2
K2 Morris County Colonials 0

West Division Playoffs[edit]

July 14, 2012
7:00 PM PDT
Bay Area Ambassadors 3 - 2 FC Santa Clarita
Klimenta Goal 21'
Samy Goal 65' (pen.)
Walle Goal 84'
Bueno Goal 15'
Hindjosa Goal 32'

July 14, 2012
7:00 PM PDT
San Diego Flash 2 - 2
(a.e.t.)
Sonoma County Sol
Valle Goal 90+3'
DuBois Goal 101'
Ferreira Goal 61'
Callahan Goal 118'
  Penalties  
Pizarro Penalty scored
DuBois Penalty missed
Perez-Bernal Penalty scored
Ortega Penalty missed
2 – 4 Middlemiss Penalty scored
Lombardi Penalty scored
Larson Penalty scored
Ferreira Penalty scored

July 21, 2012
7:00 PM PDT
Bay Area Ambassadors 4 - 1 Sonoma County Sol
Keyes Goal 3'
Klimenta Goal 18' Goal 29'
Cashmere Goal 90'
Report Callahan Goal 70'
Divisional Semifinals Divisional Final
           
N1 Bay Area Ambassadors 3
S2 FC Santa Clarita 2
N1 Bay Area Ambassadors 4
N2 Sonoma County Sol 1
S1 San Diego Flash 2(2)
N2 Sonoma County Sol (AET) (PEN) 2(4)

Midwest-Great Lakes Playoffs[edit]

July 14, 2012
5:00 PM EDT
Erie Admirals SC 1 - 0 Greater Binghamton FC
Howard Goal 16' Report

July 14, 2012
7:00 PM EDT
Detroit City FC 1 - 2 AFC Cleveland
Bethel Goal 3' Report Bell Goal 22'
Schmitt Goal 90+1'

July 15, 2012
3:00 PM EDT
Erie Admirals SC 1 - 1
(a.e.t.)
AFC Cleveland
Mahon Goal 45' Report Miller Goal 80' (pen.)
  Penalties  
Livingston Penalty scored
Kennedy Penalty missed
Mahon Penalty scored
Johnstone Penalty scored
Latifi Penalty missed
3 – 4 Winters Penalty scored
Manna Penalty missed
Earnest Penalty scored
Bell Penalty scored
Matlock Penalty scored
Divisional Semifinals Divisional Final
           
GL1 Erie Admirals SC 1
GL4 Greater Binghamton FC 0
GL1 Erie Admirals SC 1(3)
GL3 AFC Cleveland (AET) (PEN) 1(4)
GL2 Detroit City FC 1
GL3 AFC Cleveland 2

South-Southeast Final[edit]

July 14, 2012
8:30 PM EDT
Georgia Revolution 0-1 Chattanooga FC
Report Trude Goal 72'

Midwest Final[edit]

July 22, 2012
2:00 PM EDT
AFC Cleveland 1 - 2 Madison 56ers
Bell Booked 45'
Knight Booked 54'
Matlock Goal 67'
Report McCrary Goal 30' Goal 47'
Balshaw Booked 85'
O'Connor Booked 90+4'

NPSL Championship[edit]

[3]

Semi-Finals[edit]

July 27, 2012
3:00 PM PDT
FC Sonic 2 - 0 Madison 56ers
Gross Goal 57' (pen.)
Fraser Goal 75'
Report

July 27, 2012
7:00 PM PDT
Chattanooga FC 3 - 2 Bay Area Ambassadors
Stewart Goal 10'
Rardon Goal 31'
Trude Goal 78'
Report Cashmere Goal 69'
Clemens Goal 88'

Third Place Playoff[edit]

July 28, 2012
7:00 PM PDT
Madison 56ers 3 - 2 Bay Area Ambassadors
Pitts Goal 20'
Holbein Goal 23'
Holbein Goal 50'
Report Lopes Goal 40'
Cashmere Goal 57'

NPSL Championship Game[edit]

July 29, 2012
12:00 PM PDT
FC Sonic 1 - 0 Chattanooga FC
Sandercock Goal 78' Report
National Semifinals National Championship
           
K1 FC Sonic 2
C1 Madison 56ers 0
K1 FC Sonic 1
SW1 Chattanooga FC 0
SW1 Chattanooga FC 3
N1 Bay Area Ambassadors 2

Notes[edit]

  1. ^ The South-South Central Conference did not play any games after June 16, 2012.
  2. ^ This South-South Central Conference table includes teams from the 2012 South-South Central Conference schedule. The conference did not play any games after June 30, 2012.

References[edit]

  1. ^ "Rangers ready for NPSL season". Fullerton Rangers. Pitchero. Retrieved 10 April 2012. 
  2. ^ "PLAYOFF PICTURE". National Premier Soccer League. Retrieved 13 July 2012. 
  3. ^ "Visitor and Ticket Information". sdspsoccermarketing.com. Retrieved 25 July 2012.