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PDL All-Conference Honors for Scott, Espindola

By Erik Kolsrud | Erik@fctucson.com FC Tucson’s Kalem Scott and Pedro Espindola have been named to the PDL’s All-Western Conference team, as the 2015 PDL season draws to a close. Each of the four conferences in the league bestow this honor upon eleven players within that conference. The choice of players is determined by ballot […]

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7.25.15 Recap

PDL Recap: Men End Playoff Run in 2-1 Loss

By Erik Kolsrud | Erik@fctucson.com Well, we came this far. That is all that could be said of Saturday night’s match between FC Tucson and Sounders FC U23. Over sixteen hundred people came to watch the high stakes match, after the Sounders defeated the Burlingame Dragons and FC Tucson crushed the Kitsap Pumas. Squaring off […]

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7.25.14 Preview

PDL Preview: Western Conference Championship

Saturday, July 25 | 7:30PM PT Kino Sports Complex | Tucson, AZ Live Streamed on YouTube   FC Tucson is proud to host the PDL Western Conference Championship this weekend at Kino North Stadium. There will be a doubleheader Friday night and the championship match on Saturday.   – The Sounders are the PDL affiliate […]

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7.24.15 Recap

PDL Recap: 4-1 Win over Undefeated Pumas

By Erik Kolsrud | Erik@fctucson.com And they said it couldn’t be done. ‘They’ being just about everyone commenting on local soccer, and ‘it’ being FC Tucson beating the Kitsap Pumas. Regardless, over 1500 fans watched the team from the Old Pueblo defeat Kitsap 4-1 in retaliation for last year’s regional semifinals, where the Pumas won […]

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7.24.15 Sounders Recap

PDL Recap: Burlingame falls to Sounders U23s, 1-0

By Erik Kolsrud | Erik@fctucson.com The PDL Western Conference Championship at Kino North Stadium opened up with a battle of the consoles. That is to say, a match between the Playstation 4 sponsored Burlingame Dragons, and the Sounders FC U23 sponsored by Xbox. Far from determining which gaming system was better, the match did decide […]

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FC Tucson Hosts Western Conference Semis & Finals

The intensity of PDL playoffs comes this weekend to Kino North Stadium with a double header featuring the Seattle Sounders U23, Burlingame Dragons, FC Tucson, and Kitsap Pumas. Seattle and Burlingame start off the weekend with a match at 6:00 PM on Friday, July 24th. Burlingame comes into the postseason with a record of 10-1-3, […]

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7.18 Recap

PDL Recap: Comeback & Playoff Advance (7.18.15)

By Erik Kolsrud | Erik@fctucson.com FC Tucson played Albuquerque Sol FC in an intense play-in game on Saturday, July 18th. The match started off the postseason for both teams, with the winner advancing on to the regional semifinals. Over nine hundred people came out to see FC Tucson clinch victory with a final score of […]

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7.18.15 PDL Preview

Preview: Play-In for Conference Quarterfinals

Saturday, July 18 | 7:30PM PT Kino Sports Complex | Tucson, AZ Live Streamed on YouTube   FC Tucson enters the playoffs as the Mountain Division Champion, facing off against rival Albuquerque Sol FC in a play-in match on Saturday, July 18th at Kino North Stadium. This is the first step on the road to […]

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PDL Player Profile: Pedro Espindola

Everything about Espindola By Erik Kolsrud   With international futball stars like Pelé, Neymar, and Ronaldo, it is easy to see the connection that the country of Brazil has to soccer. Luckily, FC Tucson has their own Brazilian soccer star in forward Pedro Espindola. Growing up in São Paulo, Brazil provided it’s own sort of […]

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PDL Player Profile: Dallas Jaye

Just a Few Minutes with Jaye By Erik Kolsrud   There are many who dedicate significant portions of their lives to bettering themselves at soccer, but few go to school for it. Dallas Jaye attended a boarding school for athletes just to improve his game, a fact that certainly helps him as keeper for FC […]

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