The CCSU Blue Devils Women’s soccer team has acquired its first NEC win of the season, following a Julie Lavoie goal off of a Claire Walsh corner and Danica Foglio pass on 15 minutes. “It was great for team morale to win our first NEC game. We’ve been very unlucky in some recent games but […]
Anthony Occhialini is the number one man between the posts for the CCSU men’s soccer team. He has registered five shutouts this season, has allowed just one goal per game, and has helped the Blue Devils to a mid-season first place ranking in the NEC.
The Blue Devils lost their second Northeast Conference game, 2-0, against Sacred Heart University following a right footed free-kick from Marcello Castro in the first half, and a unassisted goal from Brian Francolini in the second half.
The day started at 9:30 a.m. I made my way down from Carroll to Kaiser where Coach Shaun Green greeted me. We spoke for thirty minutes while he burned a movie for the team to watch on the way to Rhode Island, speaking about the tactics he devises before the matches. Green taught me how players should influence the game when they don’t have the ball, even putting some math into the tactics.
The CCSU men’s soccer team went on the road last weekend at Bryant and walked away with a 4-2 win over their Northeast Conference rivals.
By Danny Contreras The Central Connecticut Blue Devils women’s soccer team defeated the Albany Great Danes 3-2 in overtime following the completion of Brittany Jackson’s hat-trick. “Content-wise a win is always good. We didn’t feel too good after the Holy Cross game, and we came back against Syracuse, and we had a lead and gave […]
It was recently announced that the New Britain Parks and Recreation Department are hosting a FIFA International Friendly between Northern Ireland and Turkey on May 26 at 1:30pm at Veterans Stadium, Willow Brook Park. This is the first international soccer match that has been in New Britain in a few years, but is surely a great accomplishment for the city of New Britain.
My experience and knowledge of English football doesn’t stretch far past my days playing in my town’s youth league, a few games of FIFA 10 and a handful of televised viewings. But there was something extraordinary about my visit to Loftus Road Stadium in Shephard’s Bush, London to see home club Queens Park Rangers take on the visiting Derby County.
Liverpool may be my first love when it comes to football, but after watching this match at Loftus Road, there will always be a little place in the far corner of my heart that will be for QPR.
CCSU women’s soccer coach Mick D’Arcy has been awarded with the Northeast Conference Coach of the Year award, his fourth ever, and first since 2005.