The Peterborough City Soccer Association provides player development and competitive playing opportunities at the representative level for youth and adult 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.
U13 Girls Win the McGarrigle Cup
Peterborough City U13 Girls Maroon defeated Darlington Energy by a score of 2-1 at the Markham Sports Dome on Saturday (August 27) to claim the York Region Soccer League McGarrigle Cup. They defeated East Gwillimbury, Oak Ridges, Vaughan and Newmarket in earlier rounds of the knock-out Cup competition to reach the final. The team is coached by James Onusko and Craig Muir with Manager Deb Strain.
PCSA U13 Girls Maroon win the YRSA McGarrigle Cup
PCSA Connection to Canada’s Olympic Bronze
Team Canada defender and Olympic bronze medalist Allysha Chapman played on the Peterborough City U15 OYSL Girls team in 2003-2004. “Chappy”, a native of Courtice ON, was invited to join the Canadian youth program in 2004 and went on to play for the Canadian U20 team in 2008. She earned her first senior international cap in 2014 and played on the team that won bronze at the Rio Olympic Games thanks to a scintillating 2-1 win over hosts Brazil in their final game.
PCSA Soccer Academy Set for September Restart
A fresh new year for the Academy is set to start on Wednesday, September 7 when open tryouts for returning and new players will be held for all age groups (U10 – U15) at Eastgate Park. These evaluation sessions will continue on Mondays and Wednesdays throughout the month of September. This will give new players a chance to sample the Academy experience alongside the returning players before fully committing to the program.
See Academy Tryouts for details.
City Teams Shine in League and Cup Play
PCSA U17 Boys earned promotion to the CSL next year by virtue of a 3 – 1 win over Collingwood in their inter-division play-off game in Innisfil on Saturday (August 27). They had already clinched first place in the HDSL U17/U18 East Division thanks to a scoreless draw with Ganaraska United in their final league game at Eastgate on August 23. Their season record in the league is 9 wins, 3 ties and 2 losses. They took silver in the HDSL League Cup competition where they went all the way to the final before losing out to Ganaraska by a score of 3 – 1.
The U14 Boys Maroon team is tied for 2nd place with one game remaining in YRSL Division 1, only two points behind the leaders. They will try to close that gap with a win in their final game at Oak Ridges on August 31. They reached the semi-final of the YRSL McGarrigle Cup before being eliminated by Oshawa Kicks by a score of 1-0.
The U13 Girls Maroon team posted a third-place finish in YRSL Division 1 following a 2-2 draw with Aurora Stingers in their final regular season game on August 23. Their season record in the league is 8 wins, 5 ties and 1 loss. They are in position for promotion to the CGSL next year. The girls defeated Darlington Energy by a score of 2 – 1 in the championship game to claim the YRSA McGarrigle Cup at the Markham Sports Dome on Saturday (August 27).
City Men’s Last Stand
For the fifth time this season, Peterborough City Men were on the wrong end of a 1-goal margin when they played their final game of the 2016 season on August 26 against Queens Park Rangers (Pickering) at Eastgate Park. City sits in 7th place in the Central Region East division of the Ontario Soccer League with a record of 1 win, 6 ties and 7 losses.
U14 Boys Win Gold at Woolwich
PCSA U14 (2002) Boys Maroon won all four games, including a 3 – 1 win over their hosts Woolwich Wolfpack in the final, to take first place at the Woolwich Invitational Tournament on August 6/7. The team is coached by Craig Smith, Jason Hawkins and Malcolm D’Souza.
PCSA U14 Boys Maroon win gold at Woolwich Tournament
Girls, Let’s Get Motivated – OWSL Video
PCSA Awarded OSA Gold Standard
The Peterborough City Soccer Association is proud to announce that it has received the Gold Club Excellence award from the Ontario Soccer Association. The OSA club excellence program identifies clubs that have adopted best practices in the key areas of technical, governance, personnel and community. Technical standards are aligned with OSA’s Long Term Player Development curriculum and recognize a club’s commitment to ‘live’ the award. The program uses a three-tiered approach (Bronze, Silver and Gold). The Gold Standard is awarded to clubs that meet the highest standard in all four key areas.
The PCSA is immensely proud of its team of dedicated coaches, managers and administrators who collectively have merited this prestigious recognition for the club.
Mike Everson (left), with Leslee Bax (ECOSA), accepts the Gold Club Excellence award from OSA President Ron Smale (right) during the OSA Soccer Summit in Guelph on March 5
Wednesday August 31, U17 Girls vs. Bradford – Eastgate, 7:00 p.m.
Wednesday September 7, 14, 21 & 28 Academy Tryouts – Eastgate
Saturday September 17, Sports Expo – Evinrude, 10:00 – 2:00
Sat/Sun September 17/18, First w/e of Tryouts/Orientation
Sat/Sun September 24/25, Second w/e of Tryouts/Orientation
Tuesday September 20, Board Meeting – Eastgate, 6:30 p.m.