2013 NPSL season

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.

National Premier Soccer League
Season2013
ChampionsRVA Football Club
Matches played314
Goals scored1,173 (3.74 per match)
Biggest home winFC Hasental 13, LV Stallions 0
(April 6)
Biggest away winSan Diego Flash 5, LV Stallions 0
(April 27)
Highest attendanceTulsa Athletics 3,261 [1]
2012
2014

Format

Summary of Regions and Conferences

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 TwinStars FC, 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

Changes from 2012

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

Return from Hiatus

Team Name Metro Area Location
FC Reading Revolution Reading, PA Reading, PA

New Teams

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

Withdrew

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

Standings

As of 7/14/13

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

Northeast Region

Atlantic Division

Place Team GP W T L GF GA GD P
1 Brooklyn Italians 10721228+1423
2 New York Red Bulls NPSL 10721259+1623
3 New York Athletic Club 105231610+617
4 Seacoast United Mariners 103251221-911
5 Rhode Island Reds 10127920-115
6 Seacoast United Phantoms 10127723-165

Keystone Conference

Place Team GP W T L GF GA GD P PCT
1 Greater Binghamton FC 129213511+24290.833
2 FC Sonic Lehigh Valley 129032911+18270.750
3 Clarkstown SC Eagles 11623307+23200.636
4 Junior Lone Star FC 116142217+5190.591
5 Hershey FC 125252027-7170.500
6 FC Reading Revolution 124352325-2150.458
7 Morris County Colonials 113171541-26100.350
8 Buxmont Torch FC 111371227-1560.227
9 Pocono Snow 121291232-2050.167

South Region

Mid-Atlantic Division

Place Team GP W T L GF GA GD P
1 RVA Football Club 8620238+1520
2 Myrtle Beach FC 84131911+813
3 DC United Academy U23 84131715+213
4 Chesterfield United FC 82241219-78
5 CASL Elite 8026624-182

Southeast Division

Place Team GP W T L GF GA GD P
1 Chattanooga FC 10631184+1421
2 Gulf Coast Texans 10532167+918
3 Rocket City United 104422018+216
4 New Orleans Jesters 104241515014
5 Knoxville Force 101541017-78
6 Mississippi Storm 101181634-184

Sunshine Division

Place Team GP W T L GF GA GD P
1 Jacksonville United 8620207+1320
2 Georgia Revolution 84222210+1214
3 Miami United 83231114-311
4 Tampa Marauders 823358-39
5 Cape Coral Hurricanes 8017322-191

South Central Division

Place Team GP W T L GF GA GD P
1 Tulsa Athletics 121020449+3532
2 Liverpool Warriors 126423612+2422
3 Regals SCA 122191550-357
4 Houston Hurricanes FC 121381034-246

Midwest Region

Central Division

Place Team GP W T L GF GA GD P
1 Quad City Eagles 129123516+1928
2 Milwaukee Bavarians 128132914+1525
3 Madison 56ers 126332612+1421
4 Minnesota Twin Stars 122191942-237
5 Eau Claire Aris FC 121291540-255

Great Lakes Division

Place Team GP W T L GF GA GD P
1 Detroit City FC 121110358+2734
2 FC Buffalo 128042114+724
3 Erie Admirals S.C. 126332615+1121
4 AFC Cleveland 123362223-112
5 FC Sparta Michigan 122281034-248
6 Zanesville Athletic FC 1211101232-204

West Region

Southern Division

Place Team GP W T L GF GA GD P
1 FC Hasental 1410314817+3133
2 San Diego Flash 147433819+1925
3 FC Santa Clarita 147342622+424
4 Orange County Pateadores FC 145272729-217
5 San Diego Boca 143382536-1112
6 Las Vegas Stallions 1421111657-417

Northern Division

Place Team GP W T L GF GA GD P
1 Sonoma County Sol 129303918+2130
2 Sacramento Gold 127322822+624
3 Real San Jose 124442120+116
4 CD Aguiluchos USA 123361923-412
5 San Francisco Stompers 120111933-241

Playoffs

Format

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



South Region

RVA Football Club5 – 3Jacksonville United
Belmar  5'
Rendon  12'
Grant  84'
Hanley  86'
Bolt  89' (o.g.)
Report
Report
Safi  4'
Krizanovic  15'
Glenn  42'

Tulsa Athletics0 – 0
(a.e.t.)
Chattanooga FC
Report
Report
Penalties


0 – 3 Ferraz
Stewart
Charmey

Midwest-Great Lakes Playoffs

Detroit City FC3 – 1AFC Cleveland
Taylor  36' (pen.)
Myers  48'
Cameron  72'
Report Bell  60' (pen.)

FC Buffalo2 – 5Erie Admirals S.C.
Mort  58'  90' Report
Report
Howard  16'  41'
Deakin  69'
Colton  74'
Jones  83'

Detroit City FC1 - 4Erie Admirals S.C.
Myers  45' Report
Report
Deakin  23'
Colton  54'
Jones  67'  71'

Midwest Region Final

West Region


Sonoma County Sol3 – 0San Diego Flash
Daly  40'
Spann  44'
Middlemiss  50'

Sonoma County Sol3 – 1
(a.e.t.)
Sacramento Gold
Madu  15' (o.g.)
Frame  97'
Taufer  103'
Fonseca  7'

NPSL Championship

Semi-Finals


NPSL Championship Game

RVA Football Club2 – 0Sonoma County Sol
Grant  18'
Bel  88'

References

  1. http://www.tulsa-athletics.com/news/athletics-win-opener-in-dramatic-fashion/%5B%5D
  2. "D.C. UNITED U-23 ACADEMY TEAM TO PLAY IN NPSL". National Premier Soccer League. February 25, 2013. Archived from the original on June 13, 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. June 21, 2013. Archived from the original on June 29, 2013. Retrieved July 9, 2013.
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