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  1. LOCALS: Santa Clarita claims playoff berth

    Scott French

    The game of the year for minor league soccer around these parts produced an unexpected result amid huge momentum swings and left one Southern California club joyous and another heartbroken. Tyler Coombes' 14th goal of the season lifted FC Santa Clar...

    Blog | July 10, 2012
  2. LOCALS: Wynalda takes Atlanta job

    Scott French

    Cal FC's stirring U.S. Open Cup run has given Eric Wynalda the first step toward the coaching job he covets. He's taken charge of the Atlanta Silverbacks, the last-place team in the second-division NASL, on an interim basis. Wynalda, a Hall of Fam...

    Blog | July 03, 2012
  3. LOCALS: Rangers win NPSL showdown

    Scott French

    The Fullerton Rangers took a huge stride toward the National Premier Soccer League playoffs with Sunday's victory over FC Santa Clarita, a showdown for second place in the Western Division's Southern Conference. Former Chivas USA/New York Red Bull...

    Blog | June 26, 2012
  4. LOCALS: Ties take Tucson to the top

    Scott French

    The Ventura County Fusion learned Saturday night how real is the threat posed newcomers FC Tucson. The Premier Development League expansion side rallied for a 1-1 draw although down a man in a showdown of the Southwest Division's Nos. 1 and 2 club...

    Blog | June 19, 2012
  5. Swansea City has date with Fusion

    Scott French

    Swansea City will be the Ventura County Fusion's British opponent this year, the club announced Tuesday, with an Oxnard College friendly set for July 28. The Welsh club, which plays in England's Premier League, follows in the footsteps of Everton, B...

    Blog | June 19, 2012
  6. LOCALS: Steres makes jump from PDL

    Scott French

    IRVINE -- Daniel Steres was drafted by Chivas USA, spent a month in camp with the Seattle Sounders, and has been a force -- in the back or anchoring the midfield -- as the Ventura County Fusion have turned the Premier Development League's Southwest D...

    Blog | June 12, 2012
  7. LOCALS: Pali, Sounders on course

    Scott French

    The W-League's Western Conference title appears to be headed the Pali Blues' way or to the Seattle Sounders. They're the chief contenders just four weeks into the campaign. Pali completed sweeps of its Southern California rivals, both of them one-go...

    Blog | June 05, 2012
  8. LOCALS: Blue Star overtakes Fresno

    Scott French

    Orange County Blue Star sits atop the Southwest Division standings in the Premier Development League following last week's 3-2 win at archrival Southern California Seahorses, and another victory in Tuesday night's rematch would put a little space bet...

    Blog | May 29, 2012
  9. OPEN CUP: Fusion topples Blues in OT

    Scott French

    FULLERTON -- Might there be no better soccer team in the country from the 91st minute on than the Ventura County Fusion? After scoring four goals in overtime to win their U.S. Open Cup opener last week over the Fullerton Rangers, the Premier Devel...

    Blog | May 22, 2012
  10. LOCALS: Blue Star, Fusion surge ahead

    Scott French

    Five weeks in and things are starting to fall into place in the Premier Development League's Southwest Division, and that's with one side yet to open its season. Longtime powers Orange County Blue Star and Ventura County Fusion took big steps forw...

    Blog | May 22, 2012
  11. May 19/20: What to watch, where to go

    Scott French

    SATURDAY, MAY 19 TELEVISION ENGLISH CHAMPIONSHIP Blackpool vs. West Ham United Fox Soccer Channel, 7 a.m. There's one open slot in the English Premier League next season. The winner of this one, at Wembley, fills it. The loser sticks around ...

    Blog | May 19, 2012
  12. LOCALS: No champs as WPSL starts

    Scott French

    This is an exciting time for the Women's Premier Soccer League, just not on this coast. With Women's Professional Soccer officially dead, as of Friday morning, the 15-year-old semipro/amateur outfit is stepping into the void and embracing, in small ...

    Blog | May 18, 2012
  13. May 18/19: What to watch, where to go

    Scott French

    FRIDAY, MAY 18 ON LOCAL FIELDS USL PREMIER DEVELOPMENT LEAGUE Ogden Outlaws at Ventura County Fusion Ventura College, 7 p.m. The Fusion are still looking for their first PDL victory, but they scored a big win Tuesday night in the U.S. Open ...

    Blog | May 18, 2012
  14. LOCALS: Open Cup starts with local fight

    Scott French

    Fullerton Rangers coach Raul Zico Ruiz expects a classic battle of opposing styles when his club takes on the Ventura County Fusion in Tuesday's opening round of the U.S. Open Cup. Fusion coach Ole Mikkelsen doesn't know what to expect, and really...

    Blog | May 15, 2012
  15. May 13/14: What to watch, where to go

    Scott French

    SUNDAY, MAY 13 TELEVISION ENGLISH PREMIER LEAGUE Queens Park Rangers at Manchester City ESPN and ESPN Deportes, 6:55 a.m. Man City needs to win to ensure its first EPL title since 1968 -- as long as archrival Man United doesn't overcome an ...

    Blog | May 13, 2012
  16. LOCALS: Whitfield is king of ties

    Scott French

    The Premier Development League season kicked off around these parts with a bunch of ties -- and one very intriguing storyline. It involves star attacker Brent Whitfield, a former Chivas USA outside back from Long Beach (Poly HS/Cal State Fullerton...

    Blog | May 09, 2012