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.
U10 Boys Charity Car Wash – July 20
The U10 Boys team is planning a car wash on Saturday, July 20, with all proceeds going to the PCSA Bears for Kids project. Bears for Kids is a long established community outreach program operated by PCSA to bring comfort to young patients at the Peterborough Regional Health Centre pediatrics unit. The car wash will take place from 10 a.m. until 2 p.m. at Class A Automotive on Webber Street (between Clonsilla and Lansdowne).
Be sure to support the U10 Boys team charity project and the children in the hospital on July 20 while getting your car washed at the same time.
U16 Girls Win Gold in Kingston
Peterborough City U16 Girls Blue rebounded from an earlier loss to Lakeshore Lightning and defeated the Montreal based team by a score of 3 – 1 in the final to capture gold (Tier 1) at the Gaels Cup (formerly known as the Ambassador Cup) in Kingston on Sunday (July 7). They needed penalty kicks to overcome a stubborn Innisfil Stampeders team in a scoreless semi-final. They finished top of their group in round-robin play with a 1-1-1 record, their only defeat being a 1 – 0 loss to Lakeshore.
The U13 Girls team reached the semifinal of their division (Tier 1) before losing 3 – 0 to the Delta Tornades of Montreal. The U18 Girls posted a record of 0-2-1 and did not advance to the playoff round.
Peterborough Festival & Challenge Cup for Boys
Mother Nature has blessed us with beautiful sunshine on the second day of tournament play in the Peterborough Festival & Challenge Cup for Boys (June 15 – 16, 2019). We hope that all participating teams enjoyed their time here. We had 77 teams participating in 11 divisions, with 146 games played over the two days. Congratulations to the champions and finalists in the 7 competitive divisions, several of which were decided either by a single goal or even by PK’s, such was the quality of the teams.
Peterborough Festival & Challenge Cup for Girls
The Peterborough Festival & Challenge Cup for Girls wrapped up on Sunday (June 2). The overnight rain did not dampen the enthusiasm of the players or the excitement of the competition as the final stages played out. Congratulations to the winners and runners-up in the five competitive divisions. We had 56 teams participating in 9 divisions, with a total of 102 games played over the two days. The organizers sincerely hope that everyone had a good time.
The Peterborough Festival & Challenge Cup for Boys will take place on the weekend of June 15-16.
Summer CampThe Peterborough City Soccer Camp is a joint venture of the City of Peterborough Recreation Division and the Peterborough City Soccer Club. It offers four weeks of fun and skills training with certified coaches at Eastgate Park between July 2 and July 26. The camp caters to all skill levels, from novice to rep players, from 5 to 16 years of age. In addition to half-day micro-camps and full day development camps, there are specialized programs exclusively for “girls only”, for rep players and for goalkeepers. For details check out the PCSA Summer Camps page.
Players Wanted – U12 Boys
The U12 Boys division has a few openings for boys born in 2007. If you are interested, please contact the division head coach or the Director of Coaching.
Canada (#5) crashed out of the FIFA Women’s World Cup 2019 in the round of 16 following a 1 – 0 loss to Sweden (#9) on June 24 in Paris. Canada had several scoring opportunities, including a penalty kick late in the game, but failed to convert. Sweden went on to finish the tournament in third place.
Canada is currently ranked 5th in the world behind USA, Germany, England and France.
Canada (U17 Girls) finished fourth at the FIFA U-17 Women’s World Cup Uruguay in November 2018 after falling 1-2 to New Zealand in the Match for Third Place. Canada’s finish equals the best ever for any Canadian National Team in a FIFA competition.
May 6 – July 31, U6/7 Development Program