National Premier Soccer League

Maintained by David Litterer spectrum@sover.net

The NPSL began as the Menís Premier Soccer League in 2003 as a new 
division 3 professional circuit.  Three founding clubs (Northern Nevada,
Arizona and Chico) were members of the USLís D3Pro League.  Their 
official web page (with current league standings) is
http://www.nationalpremiersoccerleague.com/standings.html.  The league
grew rapidly in its early years and in 2005 changed its name to the 
National Premier Soccer League.  The league added established amateur
clubs from the East starting in 2005.

Scoring system:  3 points for a win, 1 for a draw, 0 for a loss.


                             2003

                            GP   W   L   D   GF  GA  Pts
Utah Salt Ratz              15  12   3   0   44  19  36
Chico Rooks                 14  11   3   0   34  17  33
Arizona Suaharos            15   8   6   1   30  22  25
Northern Nevada Aces        15   4   8   3   20  30  15
Tucson Tiburons             15   4  10   1   16  36  13
Las Vegas Strikers          15   2  10   3   23  40   9

Semifinals:      Arizona defeated Chico 1-0
                 Utah defeated Northern Nevada 9-0
FINAL:           Arizona defeated Utah 2-1

After the season, Tucson folded.


                                  2004

Before the season, Albuquerque, Salinas Valley, Sonoma Valley,
Sacramento and Idaho were added.

                            GP   W   L   D   GF  GA  Pts
Chico Rooks                 16  13   2   1   41  40   40
Albuquerque Asylum          16  12   4   0   40  16   36
Arizona Suaharos            16  11   5   0   27  18   33
Utah Salt Ratz              16  11   5   0   44  16   33
Salinas Valley Samba        16   9   6   1   35  21   28
Sonoma Valley FC Sol        16   9   7   0   41  25   27
Sacramento Knights          15   8   7   0   34  20   24
Las Vegas Strikers          16   3  13   0   19  39    9
Northern Nevada Aces        16   2  14   0   12  71    6
Idaho Wolves                15   0  15   0    8  61    0

Semi-finals:     Utah defeated Chico 1-0
                 Arizona defeated Albuquerque 4-1
CHAMPIONSHIP:    Utah defeated Arizona 4-2.

After the season, Arizona, Utah, Northern Nevada and Idaho folded.


                                 2005

Before the season, San Diego, San Jose, Detroit, Milwaukee, Princeton,
Minnesota, St. Paul and Grand Rapids were added.

                            GP   W   L   D   GF  GA  Pts
     Western Teams
Sacramento Knights          18  12   4   2   42  20   38
Sonoma County Sol           18  11   5   2   26  16   35
Chico Rooks                 18   8   6   4   32  27   28
Salinas Valley Samba        18   8   7   3   29  25   24
Albuquerque Asylum          18   4   7   7   23  32   19
San Diego Pumitas           18   4   8   6   32  34   18
Las Vegas Strikers          18   2  12   4   24  52   10
San Jose Frogs F. C.         0   0   0   0    0   0    0

     Midwestern Teams

Detroit Arsenal             10   8   0   2   42   5   26
Milwaukee Bavarians         10   8   1   1   24   6   25
Princeton 56ers             10   5   5   0   17  20   15
Minnesota Blast             10   3   5   2   15  20   11
St. Paul Twin Stars         10   2   7   1   14  36    7
Grand Rapids Alliance       10   1   9   0   10  36    3

FINAL:   Detroit defeated Sonoma 1-0

                                 2006

Before the season, Phoenix, Denver, Redwood City, 
and SoCal were added.  Minnesota became NSC United.

                            GP   W   L   D   GF  GA  Pts
     Northwestern Teams
Sacramento Knights          20  12   3   5            41
San Jose Frogs              20  12   4   4            40
Sonoma County Sol           20  11   8   1            34
Redwood City Ruckus         20   6  12   2            20
Chico Rooks                 20   5  10   5            20
Salinas Valley Samba        20   4  13   3            15

     Southwestern Teams
Albuquerque Asylum          20  13   5   2            41
SoCal Fusion                20   9   7   4            31
San Diego Pumitas           20   8   4   8            29
Denver Kickers              20   8   7   5            29
Phoenix Banat Storm         20   6  12   2            20
Las Vegas Strikers          20   3  12   5            14

     Midwestern Teams
Princeton 56ers             10   8   0   2            26
Detroit Arsenal             10   7   2   1            22
St. Paul Twin Stars          9   4   4   1            13
Milwaukee Bavarians         10   4   5   1            13
Minnesota NSC United         9   2   7   0             6
Grand Rapids Alliance       10   1   8   1             4

CHAMPIONSHIP:  Sacramento defeated Princeton 2-0

After the season, Chico, Redwood City, Las Vegas, 
Detroit, Grand Rapids, Phoenix, San Jose, and Minnesota folded.


                          2007

Before the season, Queen City, Atlantic City, Long Island, Boston, 
Real Shore, Braves FC, Rockford, FC Indiana, Indianapolis, 
El Paso, Santa Cruz, and Colorado were added.


                            GP   W   L   D   GF  GA  Pts
     Northeast Conference
Queen City FC (Buffalo)     10   7   2   1            22
Atlantic City Diablos       10   5   1   4            19
Long Island Academy         10   5   2   3            18
Boston Aztec                10   3   5   2            11
Real Shore                  10   0  10   0             0

     Midwest Conference
Princeton 56ers             10   8   1   1            25
Milwaukee Bavarians         10   8   2   0            24
St. Paul Twin Stars         10   5   3   2            17
Indianapolis Braves FC      10   4   6   0            12
Rockford Raptors            10   3   6   1            10
FC Indiana                  10   0  10   0             0

     Southwest Conference
SoCal Fusion                14  10   3   1            31
El Paso Indios USA          14   9   1   4            31
Albuquerque Asylum          14   7   4   3            24
San Diego Pumitas           14   3   8   3            12
Colorado Crimson FC         12   1   8   3             6
Denver Kickers              12   1   9   2             5

     Northwest Conference
Sonoma County Sol           14   8   2   4            28
Sacramento Knights          14   7   2   5            26
Santa Cruz Breakers         14   7   4   3            24
Salinas Valley Samba        14   3   7   4            13
Real San Jose               14   1   9   4             7

Semi-Finals:    Queen City FC defeated Sonoma County 5-4 (3-1 PK)
                SoCal defeated Princeton 1-0
Third Place:    Sonoma County defeated Princeton 1-0
FINAL:          SoCal defeated Queen City 1-0

After the season, Real Shore, San Diego, Denver, Colorado, Indianapolis,
and SoCalm folded. FC Indiana, Indios USA and Sacramento 
went on hiatus.

                              2008

Before the season, Atlanta, Maine, Maryland, Morris County,
New York, Pennsylvania Stoners, Phoenix, Alabama, Lancaster,
and Rocket City were added.  Arizona returned from the USASA.  
Rockford Raptors became Chicago fire NPSL.  Maryland United
became Charm City FC mid-season.

                            GP   W   L   D   GF  GA  Pts
     North Division
Pennsylvania Stoners        10                        25
Boston Aztec                10                        19
Queen City FC               10                         7
Maine Sting                  9                         4
Morris County Colonials      9                         1

     Mid-Atlantic Division
Long Island Academy          9                        23
New York Athletic Club      10                        14
Maryland United              9                        13
Lancaster Inferno            8                        11
Atlantic City Diablos       10                         9

     Southeast Conference
Atlanta FC                   8   6   2   0            18
Performance FC Phoenix       8   3   3   2            11
Rocket City United           8   1   5   2             5
Alabama Spirit               0                         0

     Midwest Conference
St. Paul Twin Stars          6                        12
Chicago Fire NPSL            6                        11
Princeton 56ers              6                        11
Milwaukee Bavarians          6                         0

     Southwest Conference
San Diego United             8                        16
Arizona Sauharos             8                        10
Albuquerque Asylum           8                         8

     Northwest Conference
Sonoma County Sol            9                        21
Santa Cruz County Breakers   9                        20
Real San Jose                9                        10
Salinas Valley Samba         9                         0

Divisional Playoffs:  Sonoma County defeated San Diego United 3-1
                      St. Paul defeated Atlanta FC
Semi-Finals:          Pennsylvania defeated Sonoma County
                      St. Paul defeated Long Island Academy (4-2 PK)
FINAL:                Pennsylvania defeated St. Paul 3-0.

After the season, Milwaukee left the league.  Alabama, Lancaster,
Phoenix, Queen City FC, Santa Cruz, Indios USA and Sacramento folded.
Albuquerque Arizona, Atlantic City and San Diego went on hiatus.


                                 2009

Before the season, Bay Area, Buffalo City, Chattanooga, Eau Claire, 
Erie, FC Indiana, NorCal, Pocono, Pumas FC, Reading, Saturn and 
Southern Oregon were added.

                            GP   W   L   D   GF  GA  Pts

     Keystone Conference
Erie Admirals               10   9   0   1   21   6   28
Buffalo City                10   8   2   0   22   7   24
Pennsylvania Stoners        10   5   4   1   17  13   16
FC Reading Revolution       10   3   6   1   12  23   10
Pocono Snow                 10   0   9   1   11  30    1
Charm City FC (-9)          10   3   4   0   12  16    0

     Atlantic Conference
Boston Aztec                 8   5   2   1   19  12   13
Long Island Academy FC       8   4   1   3   20   6   12
Maine Sting                  8   3   2   3   14  15   12
Morris County Colonials      8   3   4   1   16  14   10
New York Athletic Club (-3)  8   1   7   0    8  29    3

     Southeast Conference
Rocket City United           8   5   2   1   18   9   16
Atlanta FC                   8   4   3   1   13   9   13
Chattanooga FC               8   4   3   1   11  10   13
Pumas FC                     8   3   4   1   17  21   10
Saturn Field Club            8   2   6   0   12  22    6

     Midwest Conference
St. Paul Twin Stars          8   5   2   1   14   7   16
Chicago Fire NPSL            8   5   2   1   24  10   16
Madison 56ers                8   5   2   1   21  10   16
Eau Claire Aris FC           8   1   7   0    7  29    3
FC Indiana                   8   2   5   1    9  21    0

     Western Conference
Sonoma County Sol           12   9   0   3   42  10   30
NorCal LaMorinda United     12   7   4   1   24  14   22
Bay Area Ambassadors        12   5   7   0   17  23   15
Southern Oregon Fuego       12   4   7   1   17  23   13
Real San Jose               12   3   5   4   15  17   13
Salinas Valley Samba        12   2   7   3   10  38    9

Divisional Semi-Finals:   NorCal defeated Bay Area 1-0
                          Sonoma County defeated Southern Oregon 4-1
Divisional Finals:        Erie defeated Boston 2-0
                          Sonoma County defeated NorCal 2-1
Semi-Finals:              Sonoma County defeated St. Paul 4-1
                          Erie defeated Rocket City 4-2
FINAL:                    Sonoma County defeated Erie 2-1

After the season, Pennsylvania, Charm City, Boston, Pumas, 
Saturn, FC Indiana, NorCal, Southern Oregon and Salinas Valley folded.


                                     2010

Before the season, Buffalo became FC Buffalo, and Rocket City
became Rocket City FC.  New Hampshire, Brooklyn, New York
Red Bulls, FC Sonic, TSC MD Red Bulls, Birmingham, Tulsa, Minnesota,
Milwaukee, Sacramento, and San Diego were added.

                            GP   W   L   D   GF  GA  Pts
     Northeast Atlantic Conference
New York Red Bull NPSL      12  10   1   1   32   6   31
Brooklyn Italians           12  10   1   1   34  12   31
New Hampshire Mountaineers  12   5   5   2   21  15   17
Morris County Colonials     12   5   5   2   18  17   17
New York Athletic Club      12   4   5   3   14  20   15
Boston Tea Men              12   1   8   3   13  31    6
Long Island Academy         12   1  11   0    5  36    3

     Northeast Keystone Conference
FC Sonic Lehigh Valley      12  10   1   1   30   9   31
Erie Admirals               12  10   2   0   31  10   30
FC Buffalo                  12   6   4   2   23  14   20
Reading Revolution          12   5   7   0   20  32   15
Pocono Snow                 12   2   5   5   15  21   11
TSC Maryland Red Devils     12   3   8   1   14  29   10
New Jersey Blaze            12   1  10   1   11  29    4

     Southeast Conference
Chattanooga FC               8   6   0   2   19   5   20
FC Tulsa                     8   4   2   2   16  12   14
Rocket City United           8   3   2   3   15  12   12
Pumas FC                     8   2   5   1   11  17    7
Atlanta FC                   8   0   6   2    7  22    2

     Midwest Conference
Madison 56ers               10   8   2   0   26   9   24
Chicago Fire NPSL            9   5   1   3   24   9   18
St. Paul Twin Stars         10   5   3   2   18  17   17
Milwaukee Bavarians         10   4   5   1   24  21   13
Minnesota Kings             10   3   6   1   21  25   10
Eau Claire Aris              9   0   8   1   13  45    1

     West Conference
Sacramento Gold             10   7   2   1   37  17   22
Real San Jose               10   5   3   2   25  21   17
Bay Area Ambassadors        10   4   3   3   23  19   15
San Diego Boca              10   5   4   4   16  17   15
Sonoma County Sol            9   2   2   5   16  12   11
Southern Oregon Fuego        9   0   9   0   14  45    0

Divisional Playoffs:   Sacramento defeated Bay Area 6-3
                       San Diego defeated San Jose 4-0
Divisional Finals:     Lehigh Valley defeated New York Red Bull
                       Sacramento defeated San Diego
Semi-Finals:           Sacramento defeated Lehigh Valley 4-1
                       Chattanooga defeated Madison 2-0
Third-Place Playoff:   Lehigh defeated Madison 3-1
CHAMPIONSHIP:          Sacramento defeated Chattanooga 3-1

After the season, Boston, Long Island, TSC Maryland, New Hampshire,
Pumas, and Southern Oregon folded.


                                2011

Before the season, Atlanta became the Silverbacks Reserves.  
St. Paul became Minnesota.  AC Crusaders, Buxmont, Georgia, FC Hasental,
Jacksonville, Knoxville, Mass United, Quad City, Santa Ana and 
Seacoast United were added.  Hollywood and Lancaster joined from the USL-PDL.
San diego joined after a long hiatus from the A-League.

                            GP   W   L   D   GF  GA  Pts
     Northeast Division
     Atlantic Conference
Brooklyn Italians           10   7   2   1   26  11   22
Seacoast United             10   5   4   1   16  19   16
New York Red Bulls NPSL     10   4   3   3   16  11   15
New York Athletic Club      10   4   3   3   15  12   15
Morris County Colonials     10   2   5   3   13  21    9
Mass United                 10   2   7   1   13  25    7

     Keystone Conference
Erie Admirals               12  10   1   1   30  11   31
FC Sonic Lehigh Valley      12   9   1   2   25   7   29
Reading Revolution          12   8   3   1   28  13   25
AC Crusaders                12   6   3   3   27  15   21
FC Buffalo                  12   5   6   1   21  15   16
Pocono Snow                 12   2   8   2   11  27    8
Buxmont Torch               12   2  10   0   11  36    6
New Jersey Blaze            12   1  11   0   12  41    3

     Southeast Division
Jacksonville United         10   6   4   0   16  12   18
Georgia Revolution          10   5   2   3   20  15   18
Chattanooga FC              10   5   3   2   15  10   17
Atlanta Silverback Reserves 10   4   4   2   14  13   14
Knoxville Force             10   3   6   1    7  16   10
Rocket City United          10   3   7   0   12  18    9
FC Tulsa                    10   0   0   0    0   0    0

     Midwest Division
Milwaukee Bavarians         12   8   2   2   25   9   26
Quad City Eagles            12   6   1   5   27  11   23
Madison 56ers               12   6   3   3   34  14   21
Minnesota Twin Stars        12   6   5   1   23  15   19
Chicago Fire NPSL           12   4   5   3   18  16   15
Minnesota Kings             12   2   8   2    9  34    8
Eau Claire Aris             12   1   9   2    8  45    5

     West Division
     Flight Northwest
Hollywood United Hitmen     14  11   2   1   54  14   34
Sacramento Gold             14   7   3   4   30  20   25
Sonoma County Sol           14   7   4   3   38  23   24
Bay Area Ambassadors        14   2  11   1   19  48    7
Real San Jose               14   2  12   0   11  45    6

     Flight Southwest
San Diego Flash             14  10   3   1   37  16   31
Santa Ana Winds             14   8   4   2   25  19   26
FC Hasental                 14   6   5   3   27  27   21
San Diego Boca              14   6   7   1   29  32   19
Lancaster Rattlers          14   3  11   0   26  52    9

Division Semifinals:  Hollywood United defeated Santa Ana 3-1
                      Sacramento defeated San Diego 2-1
Division Finals:      Erie defeated Brooklyn 1-0
                      Hollywood United defeated Sacramento 1-0
National Semifinals:  Jacksonville defeated Erie 4-2
                      Hollywood defeated Milwaukee 3-0
NATIONAL FINAL:       Jacksonville defeated Hollywood United 3-2



Last update: October 30, 2011

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