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US Youth Soccer Announces Inaugural League Members For Direct Pathway To Regional Championships

US Youth Soccer Announces Inaugural League Members For Direct Pathway To Regional Championships

US Youth Soccer has recently announced that the Club Champions League (CCL), Long Island Junior Soccer League (LIJSL), National Capital Soccer League (NCSL), and the Northeast Soccer League (NSL) will be the first four leagues to compete for a direct pathway into the US Youth Soccer Eastern Regional Championships via the newly formed US Youth […]

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2019 Scholarship Recipients Honored On July 14

2019 Scholarship Recipients Honored On July 14

The LIJSL scholarship program awarded its latest set of recipients on Sunday, July 14, at a brunch at the Huntington Hilton. In 2019, 28 student-athletes received scholarships. The LIJSL would like to wish each of the honorees good luck in their future endeavors! To learn more about each recipient, visit here. 2019 SCHOLARSHIP PHOTO GALLERY

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USWNT Secure Back-To-Back World Cup Titles

USWNT Secure Back-To-Back World Cup Titles

The U.S women’s national team earned their fourth FIFA Women’s World Cup title in France on Sunday with a 2-0 victory over the Netherlands. It was the team’s second straight title at the World Cup. Megan Rapinone, who ultimately took home the tournament’s Golden Boot and Golden Ball, opened the scoring in the 61st minute. […]

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Ianni Training’s Ready To Change Culture Around Youth Player Development

Ianni Training’s Ready To Change Culture Around Youth Player Development

Patrick Ianni and Seth Taylor are on a mission to revolutionize the way we bring up athletes. Ianni, a former MLS player who featured with the U.S. at the 2008 Summer Olympics in Beijing, and Taylor, who is a writer, life coach, and soccer coach, have penned two books – On Frame and The Coaching […]

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Nine LIJSL Teams Competing At USYS Eastern Regional Championships

Nine LIJSL Teams Competing At USYS Eastern Regional Championships

Starting on Friday, June 28, nine LIJSL teams will compete at the U.S. Youth Soccer Eastern Regional Championships. The tournament runs through Thursday, July 4. Five teams qualified by winning the Eastern New York Youth Soccer Association State Cup, while a further four teams reached the USYS Eastern Regional Championships through USYS National Conference play. […]

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Tom Byer Aims To Shape Youth Development With Soccer Starts At Home Philosophy

Tom Byer Aims To Shape Youth Development With Soccer Starts At Home Philosophy

Tom Byer’s approach to youth development in soccer has been internationally recognized. He has done a lot of work in Asia, in countries like China and Japan. Recently, Byer was on Long Island sharing is Soccer Starts At Home philosophy at an event hosted by Massapequa Soccer Club. “My presentation is all about trying to make […]

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Four Additional LIJSL Teams To Compete At USYS Eastern Regional Championships

Four Additional LIJSL Teams To Compete At USYS Eastern Regional Championships

When the U.S. Youth Soccer Eastern Regional Championships kick off on June 28, four additional LIJSL member club teams will be competing. Five teams had qualified through winning the ENYYSA State Cup, while these additional teams qualified via USYS National League Conference play. Those four teams are as follows: GU13 Rockville Centre LegacyGU16 Massapequa FuryBU16 […]

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2019 LIJSL Scholarship Recipients Announced

2019 LIJSL Scholarship Recipients Announced

The LIJSL awards scholarships to college-bound players on a yearly basis and the 2019 recipients have now been announced. The scholarship recipients will be honored on Sunday, July 14, at the Huntington Hilton. For more info on the scholarship program, visit here. CLICK HERE FOR THE FULL LIST OF SCHOLARSHIP WINNERS Congratulations to all of […]

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