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U13 Initiation Teams (Players born in 2001)

Mountain United FC evaluation and registration for player selection to its 2013 – U13 Initiation Teams is now open. Current MUFC coaches will be assisting with this process and head coaches for the two new teams will be announced soon. Please please click – U13 Initiation Teams for details and to register.

National U17 Women’s Team ID Camp

Our congratulations to Simmrin Dhaliwal and Rachel Jones, two recent players with MUFC who have been invited to a National U17 Identification Camp in Vaughn, Ontario, December 14-20, 2012. This camp brings together 24 players born in 1997 in order to begin preparations for competitions in 2014. Simmrin, a playmaking midfielder was a member of our very strong U16 (1996) team which claimed the Provincial Premier Cup this summer leading to an appearance at the Club Nationals in October. Rachel, also a strong and creative midfielder was a member of our U15 (1997) team and was a call-up to the Club Nationals with the 1996 group. Both girls are now members of the Vancouver Whitecaps U18 Elite Program. Good luck Simmrin and Rachel!

2012 Northwest Champions League

Both of MUFC’s U13 Initiation Teams (2000) participated in the Finals of the Northwest Champions League, December 1/2, 2012 in Portland, Oregon. The NWCL is comprised of three rounds of play including the finals. Both teams emerged from Divisions of 15 teams coming from the Western States and BC. Round 1 was held in late August while Round 2 was played during Thanksgiving in October. Qualifications to the Finals were given to the top four teams. In the semi finals, our Boys came away with a hard fought 3-2 victory over the Boise Nationals while our Girls dispatched a strong team from Seattle Crossfire, 1-0. In the Final matches, our Boys could not overcome a three goal half-time deficit or the strong wind conditions, eventually falling 3-1 to the Seattle Crossfire. The Girls came away as Champions claiming a 3-1 victory over the Vancouver Timbers from Washington State. Congratulations to both teams on their exceptional performances through this extended competition. We are certainly proud of the way you have represented Mountain United FC. Well done! Our Girls Champions are pictured below.

Congratulations to our U13 Boys and U16 Girls

Pictured below are the BCSPL League Cup Champion – MUFC U13 Boys and U16 Girls

 

 

 

 

 

 

BCSPL League Cup Finals – Games Schedule Nov 17-18

Saturday November 17
U13 boys – Surrey United SC – 1 vs Mountain United FC – 2  @ 10:00am, CAP #5
U14 boys – Surrey United SC vs South Fraser FC @ 10:00am, Cloverdale Athletic Park #4
U15 boys – Surrey United SC vs Fusion FC @ 12:00pm, Cloverdale Athletic Park # 4
U16 boys – Coquitlam Metro-Ford SC – 2 vs Mountain United FC – 1 @ 4:00pm, TCE
U17 boys – Coquitlam Metro-Ford SC vs Fusion FC @ 6:30pm, Town Centre East
U13 girls – Coquitlam Metro-Ford SC vs South Fraser FC @ 12:00pm, Town Centre East
U14 girls – Coquitlam Metro-Ford SC vs South Fraser FC @ 2:00pm, Town Centre East

Sunday November 18
U15 girls – Mountain United FC – 1 vs Surrey United SC – 2  @ 5:30pm, BLW #5
U16 girls – Mountain United FC – 2 (PK’s) vs South Fraser FC – 1 @ 7:30pm, BLW #5

Please read this BCSPL League Cup News Release and come out and support the Club. Remember to wear your Club colors and scarves!

Adidas Cup Winners!

For the second consecutive year, the MUFC U16 Girls are winners of the Adidas Cup Tournament. Last year, the girls competed as an underage team and came away with the trophy. Over the Labour Day weekend in Richmond, the girls successfully defended their title by stringing together four consecutive wins, including a 2-0 decision in the final over Coquitlam Metro Ford. This team has been on quite a roll and as Provincial Premier Cup Champions, they will travel to Prince Edward Island in October to represent MUFC and British Columbia at the 2012 Canadian Club Championships. Great work ladies!

Please see this Adidas video Re-Cap of the Cup competition.

Champions!

Congratulations to our U16 Girls for capturing the Provincial Premier Cup! After an outstanding regular season that saw these girls emerge as League Champions with a 13-1-1 record, they capped things off with a 2-0 victory over Coquitlam Metro Ford in the EA Sports BCSPL Provincial Premier Cup Final. Full story & photos…

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

MUFC Impressive at Baker Blast Tournament!

Congratulations to our newest teams, the U13 Initiation Boys and Girls who pulled off a Championship double at the Baker Blast Tournament, June 23/24. Both teams went through their qualifying rounds undefeated and carried their impressive play through to the final matches. An outstanding achievement by these young players who undoubtedly have bright futures as BCSPL players. Well done boys and girls!

 

 

Soccer Express / MUFC Club wear store

Mountain United FC and Soccer Express are pleased to announce the launch of their virtual on line soccer shop. Please visit MUFC / SX Club wear store register and then browse the store for  selected Team Wear products. Shop online and save!

 

 

Gilbert Kyne to Play at SFU

Congratulations to U18 team member, Gilbert Kyne who has signed a National Letter of Intent to continue his soccer career at Simon Fraser University in September. We are very happy for Gilbert and pleased that MUFC has contributed to his soccer development and this wonderful opportunity. Gilbert is an exciting and gifted player who will undoubtedly create many great moments at SFU. Prior to this move however, Gilbert looks forward to leading the U18 Boys to a successful inaugural season in the EA Sports BC Soccer Premier League. For more information on Gilbert and three other local player signings by SFU, please  read the Full Story.

 

MUFC U17/18 Girls volunteer at Women’s Centre

Members of the Mountain United FC U17/18 Girls’ BC Soccer Premier League soccer team shared in the spirit of the season this weekend by volunteering at the Downtown Eastside Women’s Centre, helping to prepare Christmas Dinner for 500 women and children. Full story & photos…

U17-18 Girls help out

 

 

 

 

 

Mountain United FC Goalkeeper Program

MUFC is very pleased to announce a partnership with the Simon Smith Goalkeeping Academy for position-specific instruction. MUFC is committed to the development of its young goalkeepers and will count on the highly qualified staff of the the Academy. For more information on the Simon Smith Goalkeeping Academy, please visit their website.

EA SPORTS BC Soccer Premier League

The BC Soccer Premier League consists of 8 franchise Club members. Each Club enters 5 Boys and 5 Girls Teams* for competition in a 21 game League schedule which commences in March 2012 and continues through November (with a short mid-summer break).

BCSPL will focus on player development while providing the highest level of competitive League play. Planned Rest & Recovery periods and a clear development pathway that removes conflicting obligations for elite players are features that set this new league apart from previous attempts.

Note: To transition from current League schedules, each BCSPL Club will participate in a short 7 game Mini-Season / Exhibition Series for all U13 to U17 Teams. The Mini-Season will run from September through November 2011. Following the winter break, the first Full-Season BCSPL schedule will commence in March 2012.

*In addition, Boys and Girls U18 teams (1994’s) will compete in a modified full season schedule running from September 2011 to July 2012.

BCS Premier League Clubs

  1. Abbotsford Soccer Association
  2. Coquitlam Metro-Ford Soccer Club
  3. Lower / Upper Vancouver Island
  4. Mountain United Football Club
  5. South Fraser Soccer Club
  6. Surrey United Soccer Club
  7. Thompson Okanagan Football Club
  8. Vancouver / Richmond.

Please read the full BCSA HPL League press release for further information.

BCS Premier League – Divisions / Age groups

  • U13 (Initiation) – Players born in 2001
  • U13 – Players born in 2000
  • U14 – Players born in 1999
  • U15 – Players born in 1998
  • U16 – Players born in 1997
  • U17 – Players born in 1996
  • U18 – Players born in 1995

MUFC Player Evaluations

Our evaluations page details requirements and lists the dates and times of any MUFC player evaluations. MUFC Technical Staff and Team coaches will be running the evaluation sessions. Players are expected to attend all evaluations sessions as required.

Please note: The BCSPL is the highest level of League play in BC. The train to play ratio will be 3:1 as per the CSA LTPD Model. Training will include a Speed, Agility and Fitness Program delivered by qualified instructors. Prospective players must understand the high level of commitment expected of them.

 

Player Registration Costs for BCPSL

Includes the following:

  • League Registration Fee
  • Club Administration
  • Website Support
  • BCPSL Technical Director Staff
  • Coaching Costs
  • SAQ training
  • Travel Costs (expect 2 trips to Island & 2 to Okanagan in full-season)
  • Referee Costs
  • Equipment, Balls & Cones
  • Uniforms, Training Gear, Track-suits, etc.
  • Game Day Miscellaneous Costs

Players Registration Fees:

2013 Season: $2,400.00 (Feb. – Nov. 2013)

*U18 Season: $1,600.00 (Feb. -  July 2013)

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