2013 NPSL season

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National Premier Soccer League
Season 2013
Champions RVA Football Club
Matches played 314
Goals scored 1173 (3.74 per match)
Biggest home win FC Hasental 13, LV Stallions 0
(April 6)
Biggest away win San Diego Flash 5, LV Stallions 0
(April 27)
Highest attendance Tulsa Athletics 3,261 [1]
2012
2014

The 2013 National Premier Soccer League season was the 101st season of FIFA-sanctioned soccer in the United States, and the 11th season of the NPSL. The season began in May 2013. FC Sonic Lehigh Valley were the defending champions, having won their first NPSL title the previous season. The league held their Annual General Managers meeting (AGM) during the weekend of the NASL Soccer Bowl in Atlanta in November.

Format[edit]

Summary of Regions and Conferences[edit]

Region / Conference Clubs
Northeast - Atlantic Brooklyn Italians, New York Athletic Club, New York Red Bulls, Rhode Island Reds F.C., Seacoast United Mariners, Seacoast United Phantoms
Northeast - Keystone Buxmont Torch FC, Clarkstown SC Eagles, FC Reading Revolution, FC Lehigh Valley United, Greater Binghamton FC, Hershey FC, Junior Lone Star FC, Morris County Colonials, Pocono Snow
South - Mid-Atlantic CASL Elite, Chesterfield United FC, DC United Academy U23, Myrtle Beach FC, RVA Football Club
South - Sunshine Cape Coral Hurricanes, Georgia Revolution, Jacksonville United, Miami United, Tampa Marauders FC
South - Southeast Chattanooga FC, Knoxville Force, Mississippi Storm, New Orleans Jesters, Gulf Coast Texans, Rocket City United
South - South Central Houston Hurricanes FC, Liverpool Warriors, Regals SCA, Tulsa Athletics
Midwest - Great Lakes AFC Cleveland, Detroit City FC, Erie Admirals S.C., FC Buffalo, FC Sparta Michigan, Zanesville Athletic FC
Midwest - Central Eau Claire Aris FC, Madison 56ers, Milwaukee Bavarians, Minnesota Twin Stars, Quad City Eagles
West - Southwest FC Hasental, FC Santa Clarita, Las Vegas Stallions, Orange County Pateadores FC, San Diego Boca FC, San Diego Flash
West - Golden Gate CD Aguiluchos USA, Real San Jose, Sacramento Gold, San Francisco Stompers FC, Sonoma County Sol
2013 NPSL season is located in USA
Locations of NPSL clubs for 2013. Blue = Northeast Region clubs, Orange = South Region clubs, Green = Midwest Region clubs, Red = West Region clubs
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Changes from 2012[edit]

The following changes regarding team relocation, rebranding, or expansion are effective for the 2013 NPSL season:

Return from Hiatus[edit]

Team Name Metro Area Location
Flag of Pennsylvania.svg FC Reading Revolution Reading, PA Reading, PA

New Teams[edit]

Team Name Metro Area Location Previous Affiliation
Flag of Florida.svg Cape Coral Hurricanes Cape Coral, FL Cape Coral, FL Expansion Team
Flag of North Carolina.svg CASL Elite Raleigh, NC Raleigh, NC Expansion Team
Flag of California.svg CD Aguiluchos USA Oakland, CA Stockton, CA Expansion Team
Flag of Virginia.svg Chesterfield United FC Chesterfield, VA Chesterfield, VA Expansion Team
Flag of New York.svg Clarkstown SC Eagles Clarkstown, NY Clarkstown, NY Relocated Team
Flag of Virginia.svg DC United Academy U23 Washington, D.C. Fairfax County, VA Expansion Team [2]
Flag of Michigan.svg FC Sparta Michigan Detroit, MI Berkley, MI Expansion Team
Flag of Florida.svg Gulf Coast Texans Pensacola, FL Pensacola, FL Expansion Team
Flag of Pennsylvania.svg Hershey FC Hershey, PA Hershey, PA Expansion Team
Flag of Texas.svg Houston Hurricanes FC Houston, TX Houston, TX Relocated Team
Flag of Nevada.svg Las Vegas Stallions Las Vegas, NV Las Vegas, NV Expansion Team
Flag of Texas.svg Liverpool Warriors Dallas, TX Plano, TX Expansion Team
Flag of Florida.svg Miami United Miami, FL Miami, FL Expansion Team
Flag of Louisiana.svg New Orleans Jesters New Orleans, LA New Orleans, LA USL PDL
Flag of California.svg Orange County Pateadores FC Fullerton, CA Fullerton, CA Expansion Team
Flag of Texas.svg Regals SCA Houston, TX Houston, TX Expansion Team
Flag of Virginia.svg RVA Football Club Richmond, VA Richmond, VA Expansion Team
Flag of Florida.svg Tampa Marauders FC Tampa, FL Tampa, FL Expansion Team
Flag of Oklahoma.svg Tulsa Athletics Tulsa, OK Tulsa, OK Expansion Team
Flag of Ohio.svg Zanesville Athletic FC Zanesville, OH Zanesville, OH Expansion Team

Withdrew[edit]

Team Name Metro Area Location Reason
Flag of New Jersey.svg AC Crusaders Atlantic County area Egg Harbor Township, NJ Folded
Flag of Georgia (U.S. state).svg Atlanta Silverbacks Reserves Atlanta metropolitan area Atlanta, Georgia On Hiatus
Flag of California.svg Bay Area Ambassadors San Francisco Bay area Hayward, CA Folded
Flag of California.svg Fullerton Rangers Anaheim, CA Fullerton, CA Withdrew
Flag of New York.svg FC New York New York City Queens, New York Folded
Flag of Massachusetts.svg Mass United FC Boston Lynn, Massachusetts On Hiatus [3]
Flag of Arizona.svg Phoenix Monsoon Phoenix, AZ San Tan Valley, Arizona Folded
Flag of California.svg North Coast Tsunami Humboldt County, California Eureka, CA Withdrew

Standings[edit]

As of 7/14/13

Key to colours in group tables
2013 Division Title
2013 Playoff Team

Northeast Region[edit]

Atlantic Division[edit]

Place Team GP W T L GF GA GD P
1 Brooklyn Italians 10 7 2 1 22 8 +14 23
2 New York Red Bulls NPSL 10 7 2 1 25 9 +16 23
3 New York Athletic Club 10 5 2 3 16 10 +6 17
4 Seacoast United Mariners 10 3 2 5 12 21 -9 11
5 Rhode Island Reds 10 1 2 7 9 20 -11 5
6 Seacoast United Phantoms 10 1 2 7 7 23 -16 5

Keystone Conference[edit]

Place Team GP W T L GF GA GD P PCT
1 Greater Binghamton FC 12 9 2 1 35 11 +24 29 0.833
2 FC Sonic Lehigh Valley 12 9 0 3 29 11 +18 27 0.750
3 Clarkstown SC Eagles 11 6 2 3 30 7 +23 20 0.636
4 Junior Lone Star FC 11 6 1 4 22 17 +5 19 0.591
5 Hershey FC 12 5 2 5 20 27 -7 17 0.500
6 FC Reading Revolution 12 4 3 5 23 25 -2 15 0.458
7 Morris County Colonials 11 3 1 7 15 41 -26 10 0.350
8 Buxmont Torch FC 11 1 3 7 12 27 -15 6 0.227
9 Pocono Snow 12 1 2 9 12 32 -20 5 0.167

South Region[edit]

Mid-Atlantic Division[edit]

Place Team GP W T L GF GA GD P
1 RVA Football Club 8 6 2 0 23 8 +15 20
2 Myrtle Beach FC 8 4 1 3 19 11 +8 13
3 DC United Academy U23 8 4 1 3 17 15 +2 13
4 Chesterfield United FC 8 2 2 4 12 19 -7 8
5 CASL Elite 8 0 2 6 6 24 -18 2

Southeast Division[edit]

Place Team GP W T L GF GA GD P
1 Chattanooga FC 10 6 3 1 18 4 +14 21
2 Gulf Coast Texans 10 5 3 2 16 7 +9 18
3 Rocket City United 10 4 4 2 20 18 +2 16
4 New Orleans Jesters 10 4 2 4 15 15 0 14
5 Knoxville Force 10 1 5 4 10 17 -7 8
6 Mississippi Storm 10 1 1 8 16 34 -18 4

Sunshine Division[edit]

Place Team GP W T L GF GA GD P
1 Jacksonville United 8 6 2 0 20 7 +13 20
2 Georgia Revolution 8 4 2 2 22 10 +12 14
3 Miami United 8 3 2 3 11 14 -3 11
4 Tampa Marauders 8 2 3 3 5 8 -3 9
5 Cape Coral Hurricanes 8 0 1 7 3 22 -19 1

South Central Division[edit]

Place Team GP W T L GF GA GD P
1 Tulsa Athletics 12 10 2 0 44 9 +35 32
2 Liverpool Warriors 12 6 4 2 36 12 +24 22
3 Regals SCA 12 2 1 9 15 50 -35 7
4 Houston Hurricanes FC 12 1 3 8 10 34 -24 6

Midwest Region[edit]

Central Division[edit]

Place Team GP W T L GF GA GD P
1 Quad City Eagles 12 9 1 2 35 16 +19 28
2 Milwaukee Bavarians 12 8 1 3 29 14 +15 25
3 Madison 56ers 12 6 3 3 26 12 +14 21
4 Minnesota Twin Stars 12 2 1 9 19 42 -23 7
5 Eau Claire Aris FC 12 1 2 9 15 40 -25 5

Great Lakes Division[edit]

Place Team GP W T L GF GA GD P
1 Detroit City FC 12 11 1 0 35 8 +27 34
2 FC Buffalo 12 8 0 4 21 14 +7 24
3 Erie Admirals S.C. 12 6 3 3 26 15 +11 21
4 AFC Cleveland 12 3 3 6 22 23 -1 12
5 FC Sparta Michigan 12 2 2 8 10 34 -24 8
6 Zanesville Athletic FC 12 1 1 10 12 32 -20 4

West Region[edit]

Southern Division[edit]

Place Team GP W T L GF GA GD P
1 FC Hasental 14 10 3 1 48 17 +31 33
2 San Diego Flash 14 7 4 3 38 19 +19 25
3 FC Santa Clarita 14 7 3 4 26 22 +4 24
4 Orange County Pateadores FC 14 5 2 7 27 29 -2 17
5 San Diego Boca 14 3 3 8 25 36 -11 12
6 Las Vegas Stallions 14 2 1 11 16 57 -41 7

Northern Division[edit]

Place Team GP W T L GF GA GD P
1 Sonoma County Sol 12 9 3 0 39 18 +21 30
2 Sacramento Gold 12 7 3 2 28 22 +6 24
3 Real San Jose 12 4 4 4 21 20 +1 16
4 CD Aguiluchos USA 12 3 3 6 19 23 -4 12
5 San Francisco Stompers 12 0 1 11 9 33 -24 1

Playoffs[edit]

Great Lakes Division Semifinals Great Lakes Division Finals
           
GL1 Detroit City FC 3
GL4 AFC Cleveland 1
GL1 Detroit City FC 1
GL3 Erie Admirals SC 4
GL2 FC Buffalo 2
GL3 Erie Admirals SC 5
  Regional Semifinals Regional Finals National Semifinals NPSL Championship Game
                                     
  CE  Quad City Eagles 0  
 
  GL  Erie Admirals S.C. 1  
GL1  Detroit City FC 1  
GL3  Erie Admirals S.C. 4  
  S  RVA Football Club 4  
  MW  Erie Admirals S.C. 0  
SC1  Tulsa Athletics 0(0)  
SE4  Chattanooga FC 0(3)  
  MA2  RVA Football Club 1
 
  SE4  Chattanooga FC 0  
MA2  RVA Football Club 5
SS3  Jacksonville United 3  
  S  RVA Football Club 2
  W  Sonoma County Sol 0
K1  Greater Binghamton FC 2  
A2  New York Red Bulls NPSL 1  
  K1  Greater Binghamton FC 0
 
  K2  FC Sonic Lehigh Valley 1  
A1  Brooklyn Italians 1
K2  FC Sonic Lehigh Valley 2  
  NE  FC Sonic Lehigh Valley 2
  W  Sonoma County Sol 3  
N1  Sonoma County Sol 3  
S2  San Diego Flash 0  
  N1  Sonoma County Sol 3
 
  N2  Sacramento Gold 1  
S1  FC Hasental 5
N2  Sacramento Gold 8  

Bold Winner
italics Team with home-field advantage

Format[edit]

Northeast Region
The top two finishers in the Keystone and Atlantic Divisions play in a crossover playoff.

South Region
Each Division Champion

Midwest Region - Great Lakes Division
Top four teams are playing in a playoff tournament.

Midwest Region
Central Division Champion and Great Lakes Division playoff tournament winner.

West Region
The top two finishers in the Northern and Southern Divisions play in a crossover playoff. [4]

Northeast Region[edit]



South Region[edit]

July 13, 2013
8:00pm EDT
RVA Football Club 5 – 3 Jacksonville United
Belmar Goal 5'
Rendon Goal 12'
Grant Goal 84'
Hanley Goal 86'
Bolt Goal 89' (o.g.)
Report
Report
Safi Goal 4'
Krizanovic Goal 15'
Glenn Goal 42'


Midwest-Great Lakes Playoffs[edit]

July 13, 2013
5:00 PM EDT
Detroit City FC 3 – 1 AFC Cleveland
Taylor Goal 36' (pen.)
Myers Goal 48'
Cameron Goal 72'
Report Bell Goal 60' (pen.)

July 13, 2013
7:30 PM EDT
FC Buffalo 2 – 5 Erie Admirals S.C.
Mort Goal 58' Goal 90' Report
Report
Howard Goal 16' Goal 41'
Deakin Goal 69'
Colton Goal 74'
Jones Goal 83'

July 14, 2013
3:00 PM EDT
Detroit City FC 1 - 4 Erie Admirals S.C.
Myers Goal 45' Report
Report
Deakin Goal 23'
Colton Goal 54'
Jones Goal 67' Goal 71'

Midwest Region Final[edit]

West Region[edit]



NPSL Championship[edit]

Semi-Finals[edit]


NPSL Championship Game[edit]

Notes[edit]

2013 NPSL season playoffs


References[edit]

  1. ^ http://www.tulsa-athletics.com/news/athletics-win-opener-in-dramatic-fashion/
  2. ^ "D.C. UNITED U-23 ACADEMY TEAM TO PLAY IN NPSL". National Premier Soccer League. February 25, 2013. Retrieved March 18, 2013. 
  3. ^ "United Shifts Focus". Mass United FC. May 1, 2013. Retrieved May 11, 2013. 
  4. ^ "THE PLAYOFFS ARE COMING". National Premier Soccer League. 21 June 2013. Retrieved 9 July 2013.