2009 NPSL season

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National Premier Soccer League
Season 2009
Champions Sonoma County Sol
2008
2010

The 2009 National Premier Soccer League season was the 7th season of the NPSL. The season began on May 2, 2009, and ended with the NPSL Championship Game in August 2009. Sonoma County Sol finished the season as national champions, beating Erie Admirals 2-1 in the championship game on August 1, 2009.[1]

Changes from 2008[edit]

New franchises[edit]

  • Twelve franchises joined the league this year, all expansion franchises:
Team Name Metro Area Location Previous Affiliation
Flag of California.svg Bay Area Ambassadors San Francisco Bay area Hayward, CA expansion
Flag of New York.svg Buffalo City Buffalo area Buffalo, NY expansion
Flag of Tennessee.svg Chattanooga FC Chattanooga area Chattanooga, TN expansion
Flag of Wisconsin.svg Eau Claire Aris Eau Claire area Eau Claire, WI expansion
Flag of Pennsylvania.svg Erie Admirals Erie area Erie, PA expansion
Flag of Indiana.svg FC Indiana Indianapolis area Muncie, IN return from hiatus
Flag of California.svg NorCal Lamorinda United Lamorinda area Orinda, CA expansion
Flag of Pennsylvania.svg Pocono Snow Pocono Mountains area East Stroudsburg, PA expansion
Flag of Alabama.svg Pumas FC Greater Birmingham area Birmingham, AL expansion
Flag of Pennsylvania.svg Reading Revolution Reading area Reading, PA expansion
Flag of Georgia (U.S. state).svg Saturn FC Marietta area East Point, GA expansion
Flag of Oregon.svg Southern Oregon Fuego Southern Oregon area Medford, OR expansion

Name changes[edit]

Folding[edit]

Standings[edit]

Purple indicates division title clinched
Yellow indicates team received playoff spot

Eastern Keystone Division[edit]

Place Team P W L T GF GA GD Points
1 Erie Admirals 10 9 0 1 21 6 +16 28
2 Buffalo City 10 8 2 0 22 7 +15 24
3 Pennsylvania Stoners 10 5 4 1 17 13 +4 16
4 Reading Revolution 10 3 6 1 12 23 -11 10
5 Pocono Snow 10 0 9 1 11 30 -19 1
6 Charm City 10 3 7 0 12 16 -4 0

Note: Charm City deducted nine points for failing to fulfil its last three fixtures.

Eastern Atlantic Division[edit]

Place Team P W L T GF GA GD Points
1 Boston Aztec 8 5 2 1 19 12 +17 13
2 Long Island Academy 8 4 1 3 20 16 +14 12
3 Maine Sting 8 3 2 3 14 15 -1 12
4 Morris County Colonials 8 3 4 1 16 14 +2 10
5 New York Athletic Club 8 1 7 0 8 29 -21 3

Note: Boston deducted three points for failing to fulfil its last fixture.

Southeast Division[edit]

Place Team P W L T GF GA GD Points
1 Rocket City United 8 5 2 1 18 9 +9 16
2 Atlanta FC 8 4 3 1 13 9 +4 13
3 Chattanooga FC 8 4 3 1 11 10 +1 13
4 Pumas FC 8 3 4 1 17 21 -4 10
5 Saturn FC 8 2 6 0 12 22 -10 6

Midwest Division[edit]

Place Team P W L T GF GA GD Points
1 St. Paul Twin Stars 8 5 2 1 14 7 +7 16
2 Chicago Fire NPSL 8 5 2 1 24 10 +14 16
3 Madison 56ers 8 5 2 1 21 10 +11 16
4 Eau Claire Aris 8 1 7 0 7 29 -22 3
5 FC Indiana 8 2 5 1 9 21 -12 1

Note: Indiana deducted six points for failing to fulfil its last two fixtures.

Western Division[edit]

Place Team P W L T GF GA GD Points
1 Sonoma County Sol 12 9 0 3 42 10 +32 30
2 NorCal Lamorinda United 12 7 4 1 24 14 +10 22
3 Bay Area Ambassadors 12 5 7 0 17 23 -6 15
4 Southern Oregon Fuego 12 4 7 1 17 23 -6 13
5 Real San Jose 12 3 5 4 15 17 -2 13
6 Salinas Valley Samba 12 2 7 3 10 38 -28 9

Playoffs[edit]

Divisional Playoffs[edit]

Semi Finals
Boston Aztec bye
Erie Admirals bye
NorCal Lamorinda United 1-0 Bay Area Ambassadors
Sonoma County Sol 4-1 Southern Oregon Fuego

Finals
Erie Admirals 2-0 Boston Aztec
Sonoma County Sol 2-1 NorCal Lamorinda United

National Playoffs[edit]

Semifinals Final
           
Sonoma County Sol 4
St. Paul Twin Stars 1
Sonoma County Sol 2
Erie Admirals 1
Erie Admirals 4
Rocket City United 2

References[edit]