2014 PDL season

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USL Premier Development League
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Season 2014
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2013
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The 2014 USL Premier Development League season is the 20th season of the PDL. The regular season begins on the first weekend in May. The regular season will be followed by a postseason tournament of conference winners to determine the league's champion. Seven teams were added to the league, bringing the total number of teams in the league to 70 for 2014. The Austin Aztex are the defending champions.

Changes from 2013[edit]

New teams[edit]

Seven new clubs joined the PDL this coming season.

Team Name Metro Area Location Previous Affiliation
Quebec Montreal Impact U23 Greater Montreal Montreal, Quebec expansion [1]
Pennsylvania Pittsburgh Riverhounds U23 Pittsburgh metropolitan area Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania expansion [2]
Ohio Cincinnati Dutch Lions Greater Cincinnati Cincinnati, Ohio expansion [3]
New Mexico Albuquerque Sol FC Albuquerque metropolitan area Albuquerque, New Mexico expansion [4]
Nevada Las Vegas Mobsters Las Vegas–Paradise, Nevada Las Vegas, Nevada expansion [5]
Oregon Lane United FC Lane County, Oregon Eugene, Oregon expansion [6]
California San Jose Earthquakes U-23 Santa Clara County, California San Jose, California expansion [7][8]

Name Changes[edit]

Folding/moving[edit]

Divisions[edit]

The schedule and divisions were announced January 31 with each team to play a 14-game schedule. The Western Conference was split into three divisions (Northwest, Southwest and Mountain). [11]

Standings[edit]

2014 Premier Development League standings.[12]

Key to colours in group tables
Team in position to win Division Title
Team in position to qualify for playoff berth

Note: The first tie-breaker in PDL standings is head-to-head results between teams tied on points, which is why some teams with inferior goal differences finish ahead in the standings.

Central Conference[edit]

Great Lakes Division[edit]

Pos
Team
GP
W
D
L
GF
GA
GD
Pts
1 Chicago Fire Premier 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
2 Forest City London 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
3 K-W United FC 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
4 Michigan Bucks 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
5 Pittsburgh Riverhounds U23 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
6 River City Rovers 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
7 Toronto Lynx 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0

Heartland Division[edit]

Pos
Team
GP
W
D
L
GF
GA
GD
Pts
1 Chicago Inferno 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
2 Des Moines Menace 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
3 St. Louis Lions 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
4 Springfield Demize 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
5 Thunder Bay Chill 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
6 WSA Winnipeg 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0

Eastern Conference[edit]

Mid Atlantic Division[edit]

Pos
Team
GP
W
D
L
GF
GA
GD
Pts
1 Baltimore Bohemians 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
2 F.A. Euro 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
3 Jersey Express 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
4 Long Island Rough Riders 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
5 NJ-LUSO Parma 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
6 Northern Virginia Royals 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
7 Ocean City Nor'easters 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
8 Reading United AC 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0

Northeast Division[edit]

Pos
Team
GP
W
D
L
GF
GA
GD
Pts
1 Connecticut FC Azul 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
2 GPS Portland Phoenix 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
3 Montreal Impact U23 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
4 Real Boston Rams 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
5 Seacoast United Phantoms 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
6 Vermont Voltage 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
7 Westchester Flames 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
8 Western Mass Pioneers 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0

South Atlantic Division[edit]

Pos
Team
GP
W
D
L
GF
GA
GD
Pts
1 Carolina Dynamo 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
2 Cincinnati Dutch Lions 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
3 River City Rovers 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
4 SC United Bantams 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
5 King's Warriors 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
6 West Virginia Chaos 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0

Southern Conference[edit]

Mid South Division[edit]

Pos
Team
GP
W
D
L
GF
GA
GD
Pts
1 Austin Aztex 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
2 Houston Dutch Lions 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
3 Laredo Heat 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
4 Midland/Odessa Sockers 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
5 Mississippi Brilla 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0

Southeast Division[edit]

Pos
Team
GP
W
D
L
GF
GA
GD
Pts
1 Floridians FC 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
2 IMG Academy Bradenton 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
3 Ocala Stampede 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
4 Orlando City U-23 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
5 Panama City Beach Pirates 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
6 SW Florida Adrenaline 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0

Western Conference[edit]

Northwest Division[edit]

Pos
Team
GP
W
D
L
GF
GA
GD
Pts
1 Kitsap Pumas 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
2 Lane United FC 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
3 Portland Timbers U23's 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
4 Puget Sound Gunners FC 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
5 Seattle Sounders FC U-23 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
6 Vancouver Whitecaps FC U-23 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
7 Victoria Highlanders 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
8 Washington Crossfire 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0

Mountain Division[edit]

Pos
Team
GP
W
D
L
GF
GA
GD
Pts
1 Albuquerque Sol FC 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
2 BYU Cougars 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
3 FC Tucson 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
4 Las Vegas Mobsters 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
5 Real Colorado Foxes 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0

Southwest Division[edit]

Pos
Team
GP
W
D
L
GF
GA
GD
Pts
1 Fresno Fuego 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
2 Los Angeles Misioneros 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
3 Orange County Blues FC 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
4 San Jose Earthquakes U-23 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
5 Southern California Seahorses 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
6 Ventura County Fusion 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0

References[edit]

  1. ^ "Montreal Impact U23 Joins PDL". United Soccer Leagues (USL). December 3, 2013. Retrieved December 3, 2013. 
  2. ^ "Riverhounds Add PDL Franchise". United Soccer Leagues (USL). November 26, 2013. Retrieved November 26, 2013. 
  3. ^ "Cincinnati Dutch Lions FC Joins PDL". United Soccer Leagues (USL). September 16, 2013. Retrieved September 16, 2013. 
  4. ^ "Albuquerque Sol FC Joins PDL". United Soccer Leagues (USL). December 5, 2013. Retrieved December 5, 2013. 
  5. ^ "PDL Expands to Las Vegas for 2014". United Soccer Leagues (USL). October 10, 2013. Retrieved October 11, 2013. 
  6. ^ "Lane United FC Joins PDL". United Soccer Leagues (USL). July 18, 2013. Retrieved September 25, 2013. 
  7. ^ "Earthquakes Acquire PDL Franchise". United Soccer Leagues (USL). October 28, 2013. Retrieved October 28, 2013. 
  8. ^ "Earthquakes establish PDL team for 2014 season". San Jose Earthquakes. October 28, 2013. Retrieved October 28, 2013. 
  9. ^ "Floridians F.C. Joins PDL". United Soccer Leagues (USL). December 20, 2013. Retrieved January 21, 2014. 
  10. ^ a b http://www.austinchronicle.com/sports/2014-01-10/soccer-watch/
  11. ^ "PDL Alignment & Schedule Announced". United Soccer Leagues (USL). January 31, 2014. Retrieved January 31, 2014. 
  12. ^ Official Standings