The NPL Finals, the culminating event of the National Premier Leagues (NPL) platform, has come and gone. From July 10-14, top NPL teams from all over the country competed at Bryan Park Soccer Complex in Greensboro, N.C., for national championships.
Browse the daily recaps below, as well as links of media coverage throughout the event. Be sure to "follow" US Club Soccer on social media, and check out all the Facebook posts, tweets and Instagram posts with #NPLFinals.
A video recap of the NPL Finals will be posted shortly. In the meantime, head over to our YouTube channel and watch short highlights from our 2014 NPL Finals playlist.
In the News:
- TopDrawerSoccer.com: Day 1 recap
- TopDrawerSoccer.com: Day 1 top performers
- TopDrawerSoccer.com: Day 2 recap
- TopDrawerSoccer.com: Day 2 top performers
- TopDrawerSoccer.com: Day 3 recap
- TopDrawerSoccer.com: Day 3 top performers
- News and Record (Greensboro, N.C. newspaper) photo gallery - July 13
- TopDrawerSoccer.com: Semifinals recap
- TopDrawerSoccer.com: Finals recap
- Soccer America: Two PDA teams win national titles
- Soccer Wire: Twelve teams earn NPL Finals championships
Monday, July 14:
The stage is set. All championship game matchups have been determined after a strong showing of Sunday's semifinal games.
Below are the results. Congratulations to all national champions and national finalists!
PDA 7, Raiders FC Premier 1
Real Colorado Athletico 3, Chicago Magic PSG 1
BW Gottschee Celtic 2, Sockers FC 1
Connecticut FC United Azul 2, TSF Academy 1
Placer United Gold 2, Elite SC Premier Black 0
Manhattan PSG 3, Cajun SC Fury 0
FC Salmon Creek Nemesis White 2, NEFC Elite 1
NEFC Elite 2, ISC Gunners 1
THUSC Onyx 3, Carlsbad Elite 0
NJ Stallions Dynamite 1, Rio Rapids Fury 0
PDA 1, New York Rush Patriots 0
Match Fit Academy 2, Oakwood 0
Sunday, July 13:
Semifinal matches are set for 10 of the 12 total age groups competing at the NPL Finals. The matchups are listed below. In the U-17 girls division, PDA and New York Rush Patriots will contend for a championship on Monday. The U-18 girls division also takes Sunday off from competition, as Match Fit Academy and Oakwood both secured places in the final.
In addition to the NPL Finals Web page,
we'll post scores from the games below as soon as they become available.
(UPDATE: Final scores can be found below.)
Raiders FC Premier 5, FSA FC 3
PDA 1, Real Colorado National 0
Chicago Magic PSG 2, One7 Academy 0
Real Colorado Athletico 1, Michigan Wolves 0
Sockers FC 1, FC Dallas Academy 0
BW Gottschee Celtic 4, Brentwood 2
TSF Academy 3, Houston Express 2
St. Louis Scott Gallagher (Ill.) 4, CFC United Azul 3
Placer United Gold 2, Space Coast United 1
Elite SC Premier Black 2, Santa Monica United Blue 1
Manhattan Paris St. Germain 1, Washington East SC 0
Cajun SC Fury 3, Soccer Association of Columbia 1
NEFC Elite 1, FC Golden State 0
FCSC Nemesis White 1, Michigan Hawks 0
NEFC Elite 3, FC Stars 0
ISC Gunners 1, Elite Girls Academy Maroon 0
Carlsbad Elite 2, NW United FC Powell 0
THUSC Onyx 2, PDA Impact 0
Rio Rapids Fury 2, Oakwood SC Pride 0
NJ Stallions Dynamite 5, MFC Fire Premier 0
Saturday, July 12:
The positioning battle continues into the third day of action at Bryan Park Soccer Complex. Semifinal matches are on the horizon, which means national championships are that much closer.
"Follow" US Club Soccer on Twitter for live updates throughout the rest of the tournament.
More updates to come. Join the conversation on social media by using the hashtag #NPLFinals.
Friday, July 11:
The action continues today, as new cross-conference rivalries are formed in pursuit of tournament hardware. Be sure to browse our Facebook photo gallery.
For scores from the opening day of matches, please click here. You can also monitor standings there.
Thursday, July 10:
Thirteen games at 9 a.m. kicked off the 2014 NPL Finals. Matches are held on 15 different fields each day throughout Bryan Park Soccer Complex. There are 63 total games scheduled for today.
Be sure to "follow" US Club Soccer on Instagram for pictures throughout the tournament.