The Peterborough City Soccer Association provides player development and playing opportunities at the representative level for youth and adult soccer players in the greater Peterborough area. If you want to find out what’s happening at our club, then keep reading or click on one of the links on the left. You can find more stories on the News page.
Position Opportunity – Administrator Position
The PCSA is presently seeking applications for the position of Club Administrator. The position was filled on an interim volunteer basis in July. Please go to the Position Opportunities page for details.
Fall Training Is Underway
Fall training for next year’s U13 to U18 teams runs on Saturdays and Sundays from October 14 to December 17 (10 weeks) at the Spiplex indoor soccer facility. Go to the Fall Training page to see the schedule.
U12 and younger teams do not train in the fall, although many players will be training with the Academy or participating in some other soccer activity. U8 – U12 teams will begin training in January. The U6/U7 Development Program starts in May.
2017 Hogan Award Winner Announced
Congratulations to Jordan Foss-Mills (U14 Girls), recipient of the PCSA 2017 Hogan Award. This award is made annually to a Peterborough City youth player best representing skill in soccer, commitment to the game, team and club and team leadership. Jordan was presented with the award in a field-side ceremony attended by club officials, her coaches and her family.In recognition of her achievement, Jordan also received a pair of tickets to a Toronto FC game at BMO Field in October.The award honours the memory of PCSA U12 player Mark Hogan and his mother Joanne who were killed in an automobile accident in 1999.
Hogan Award Winner Jordan Foss-Mills with coaches Craig Muir and James Onusko
Mark Forster Scholarship Awards
Recipients of the Mark Forster Scholarship for 2017 were announced recently. Congratulations to Tijhan Patel* (U18 Boys) and Lucy Driscoll (U18 Girls). Tijhan is heading to the University of Guelph to study Biomedical Engineering and Lucy is heading to Brock University to study Sport Management. Mark’s parents, Fred and Margaret Forster, were on hand to make the presentations at the awards ceremony held at Eastgate on August 26. We wish them and all PCSA high school graduates the best of luck in the coming year.
*Tijhan also received the Carolyn Jones Memorial Scholarship Award from the CSL.
Scholarship recipients Tijhan Patel and Lucy Driscoll with Margaret and Fred Forster
PCSA Branded Apparel is Ready!
The Peterborough City Soccer Club has partnered with Soccer Plus Peterborough to offer club branded apparel to our members and fans. Soccer Plus has two store locations, at 139 George St N (opposite the Holiday Inn) and in the boutique at the Spiplex (indoor season only).
PCSA players and their families receive a 10% discount on all goods purchased at Soccer Plus. Just mention Peterborough City Soccer at the checkout to receive the discount.
Go to our Club Apparel page to view a selection of clothing items. Additional items can be viewed at the store.
Following their bronze-medal performance at the 2016 Rio Olympics, the Canadian Women’s national soccer team climbed to 4th place in the FIFA world rankings, behind USA, Germany and France, easily surpassing their previous highest-ever ranking of 7th.
Update (August 2017): One year on – and Canada maintains its hold on 4th place in world rankings thanks to a good run of 6-2-1 over nine games. Next up is a pair of home and away “friendly” matches in November against the world perennial top team, USA.
October – December, Fall training for U13 – U18 divisions – see schedule
October – December, Academy training – see schedule
Tuesday, October 24 – Board Meeting – Spiplex at 6 p.m.