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.
Happening Now ….
Spring training for U8 to U18 teams and senior teams runs from April 6 to May 5. See – spring training schedule
The U6/U7 Program starts in May.
Coaches and managers are completing their certification requirements and registering their teams. New referees are attending entry level courses, returning referees are attending refresher clinics and completing the annual knowledge test.
Open Registration for U6/7 Program
The U6/7 Development Program is designed to teach a broad range of basic soccer skills to players at the FUNdamental stage of Long Term Player Development. This is an outdoor summer program for girls and boys who were born in 2012 or 2013. There will be twice weekly development sessions on Mondays and Wednesdays (tentatively) comprising fun activities and small-sided games. The program will start in May when the grass fields are open.
Players Wanted – Senior Women
The PCSA Senior Women’s team is looking for a few more players aged 19 and older to round out its 2019 roster. The team will play in the Ontario Women’s Soccer League Central Region (East) Division. The season runs from the middle of May until the end of August. On-field training begins on April 15. If you would like to take your game to the next level and make some new friends who share your passion for sport please sent a quick email to Coach John.
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.
Becoming a Referee
If you are 12 years of age or older on 31 March 2019, you might want to consider becoming a referee. It could be the right call and get you involved in a pastime that you can enjoy for a lifetime. The Peterborough Youth Soccer Club hosts several certification courses for new referees before the start of the outdoor season. You can find out how to get involved by visiting our Referees page.
PCSA Summer Camp at Eastgate
The 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.
Canada (#5) will face Cameroon (#46), New Zealand (#19) and Netherlands (#7) in the group stage of the FIFA Women’s World Cup 2019 which will take place in France from 7 June to 7 July 2019. Canada was defeated by the USA (#1) in the Concacaf Women’s Championship Final on October 17, however both teams, along with third place finisher Jamaica, will advance to the World Cup Finals in France. Canada is currently ranked 5th in the world behind USA, Germany, England and France.
Canada 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.
Next up for Canadian Women –
- Friendly – Canada vs. Mexico in Toronto, 18 May 2019
- FIFA Women’s World Cup 2019 (France), 7 June – 7 July 2019
April 6 – May 5, Spring Training (U8-U18 and Senior Teams)
Sundays, April 7 – May 5, Goalkeeper training (U11 – U18)
Week of May 13 – Outdoor playing season begins for most teams
June 1/2 – Peterborough Challenge Tournament and Festival for Girls
June 15/16 – Peterborough Challenge Tournament and Festival for Boys