Tuesday, June 21, 2011

Development Academy Playoff Groups

Here are the groups for the U-18 and U-16 age groups for the Development Academy playoffs, which begin Saturday, June 25 at Pizza Hut Park. The numbers of the groups are meaningless, it was just a way for me to keep track of the teams. After the playoffs are finished, the teams are reseeded for finals week. 


1:                                                       2:
Weston FC*                                    FC Dallas*
Chivas USA                                   Cosmos Academy West
Derby County Wolves                    Real Colorado
St. Louis SG Metro                        Indiana United

3:                                                     4:
Charlotte SA*                                 Seattle Sounders*
Columbus Crew                              Baltimore Bays Chelsea
Dallas Texans                                 Seacoast United
Arsenal FC                                     St. Louis SG Missouri
5:                                                    6:
CASL*                                           PDA*
Albertson                                       Chicago Fire
Colorado Rush                               CDA
Concorde Fire                                PA Classics
7:                                                   8:
RBNY*                                        North Carolina Fusion*
Sockers FC                                   Pateadores
Cal Odyssey                                 Empire United
RSL-AZ                                       D.C. United


1:                                                  2:
North Carolina Fusion*               North Meck*
Pateadores                                   Seacoast United
Texas Rush                                  Chicago Fire
New England Revolution            PA Classics
3:                                                   4:
Solar Chelsea*                            Charlotte SA*
Real So Cal                                 Baltimore Bays Chelsea
FC Delco                                     RSL-AZ
De Anza Force                            FC Westchester

5:                                                6:
St. Louis SG Missouri*             LA Galaxy*
CASL                                        Houston Dynamo
FC Dallas                                  IMG
Sockers FC                               Sporting Kansas City
7:                                              8:
Concorde Fire*                         Seattle Sounders*
Albertson                                  Columbus Crew
Vardar                                       D.C. United
Dallas Texans                           Empire United

Based off first glance, I would say that Group 7 in the U-18 bracket is pretty tough and should offer some very competitive games. Group 4 in the U-16 bracket looks tough as well.