Who We Are
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.
Happening Now ….
Winter training for all U9 to U18 teams will continue every weekend (except holidays) until March 31 at the Spiplex. See – winter training schedule.
PCSA Academy players kicked off the winter semester on January 7. The programs runs until April 4 – see Academy schedule.
The U8 Develoment Program starts up in April while the U6/U7 Program starts in May.
Open Registration for U6/7 & U8 Programs
The PCSA U6/7 and U8 Development Programs are designed to teach a broad range of basic soccer skills to players at the FUNdamental stage of Long Term Player Development.
The U8 Development Program, which is open to girls and boys who were born in 2011, begins with indoor training at the Spiplex Sports Dome in April. The program moves outdoors from May to July with twice weekly development sessions on Mondays and Wednesdays comprising fun activities and small-sided games. Players will also participate in six district festivals in Peterborough and nearby soccer communities.
The U6/7 Development Program for girls and boys who were born in 2012-2013 starts in May.
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. The Peterborough Youth Soccer Club is hosting several certification courses for new referees over the next few months. You can find out how to get involved by visiting our Referees page.
Volunteer of the Year – Geoff Heale
The PCSA Board announced the late Geoff Heale as the recipient of the Volunteer of the Year award for 2018. Geoff held many positions on the Board over the years as well as making a tremendous contribution to the club in numerous other ways, putting in countless hours, always available and willing to help, instrumental in running the facility and the canteen. Geoff died in April, 2018. He will be sorely missed. The announcement was made during the Annual General Meeting on Saturday (December 1).
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 were 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, France and England.
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 –
- FIFA Women’s World Cup 2019 (France), 7 June – 7 July 2019
January 7 – April 4, PCSA Soccer Academy – winter term
January 12 – March 31, Winter training for U9 – U18 divisions
Mondays, Jan 7 – Apr 4, Strength and Conditioning with Rianna
Sundays, January 20 – March 31, Goalkeeper training (U11 – U18)