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Jackie Puda Transfers to NESCAC Conn College

Jackie was a four-year letter winner as a midfielder at Northbridge High.  She racked up 40 career goals and 24 assists, which included leading all Worcester County “A” League players in scoring with 15 goals and nine helpers as a senior captain.  She was a two-time First Team Southern Worcester Country “A” League All-Star in 2017 and 2018.   An All-Central Massachusetts League All-Star in 2018.  Puda played soccer at the club level in the NPL and Region One League for Spirit of Liverpool.    SLFC was NPL Region One State Champions in 2016.  

Puda completed her first year in college at Division I, St. Francis College Brooklyn.  She appeared in all 17 matches and made 16 starts for the Terriers, who were competing in their first season as a Division I program.  Puda attempted 14 shots, including four on target.

Puda chose to transfer based on a blend of academics and sports.  “I chose Connecticut College for the mix of challenging academics and high-level athletics. I could also tell it would be a positive and tight-knit community.”  

Puda will major in Psychology at Conn College.

 

Nutrition Guide Preparing Athletes On & Off the field

As we return to training, our children are going to be training at a higher intensity than the summer.   We have linked articles that could help your soccer players with their preparation for training and games.  The second link is an informative guide to recovering from training and games.  Both articles give reasoning and rationale of what you eat and how it can help or hinder your performance.


Celtic FC and Spirit of Liverpool USA join forces

Celtic FC and Spirit of Liverpool USA join forces

CELTIC Soccer Academy continues to strengthen their Club Partnership Programme in North America with the addition of our first club partner in New England, Spirit of Liverpool.

We are delighted to welcome Spirit of Liverpool into our programme, which will see the club access player and coach development opportunities such as our online coaching curriculum, monthly coach education WebEx’s and the Elite Player Programme, which will be held in New England early next year.

Bernie Grimes, president and Director of Coaching for Spirit of Liverpool, said: “We look forward to what this international partnership with Celtic FC has to offer as we strive to be the best we can be, on the field as well as off the field. Our coaching staff and our players are all excited and ready to learn the Celtic way.”

Alex Macpherson, Celtic FC Partnership Executive, added: "Spirit of Liverpool are a fantastic addition to our programme as they have a very similar ethos to Celtic FC in terms of player development and the work they do in their local community. They will be a fantastic partner for the Celtic Soccer Academy and we are looking forward to a long future with them." 

Click here to view the full press release

clubpartnerships@celticfc.co.uk.

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NEW Player Opportunities

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Are you in search of an opportunity to play at the club level?

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We have openings on most of our DPL, NPL and NEP teams

Player Opportunities

Did you miss tryouts? Are you unhappy in your current situation? Are you in search of an opportunity to play at the club level?

Send an email to info@spiritofliverpoolusa.com with your name, gender and year of birth and we will contact you with the next steps. 

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About "Spirit of Liverpool USA"

Spirit of Liverpool USA (SLFC) is a Premier Soccer Club based in the Central Mass/Northeastern Connecticut and Rhode Island areas. Currently, SLFC has clse to 40 teams ranging from U9 to U19 age groups. We also offer a Future Prospects development academy, focusing on individual player development, starting at U7.

SLFC is committed to provide quality training for players as well as creating a family environment for teams. 

Additionally, SLFC is committed to teaching players about the culture of Liverpool, UK. Every year, SLFC brings one team to play and tour England in the summer to fully immerse the player in a cultural experience.

Join us in learning the "Spirit of Liverpool Way" at SLFC.

Number One team in the State. Congratulations Steve, Lyndon and the Boys

Number One team in the State. Congratulations Steve, Lyndon and the Boys

Number two team in the State. Congratulations Matt and the girls

Number two team in the State. Congratulations Matt and the girls


UPDATE TO #1

HAPPY BIRTHDAY TO THE CITY OF LIVERPOOL

The city of Liverpool is 811 years old

28th of August has been the date to celebrate the city's "birthday" for a number of years. On this date in 1207, King John signed the letters patent that would set Liverpool up as a free borough and privileged port. Click on the link below to find out more.

visitliverpool.com
 

Spirit of Liverpool USA

 Home Facilities

Bentley Sports Complex


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Bentley Sports Complex has a variety of sports fields. With the help of Woodstock Academy, we are able to use the full sized turf field for matches, as well as the grass fields for overflow. There are portable toilets on site.

Bowden Field


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Bowden Field has 2 full sized outdoor fields. There is parking in between the fields on both sides. Portable toilets are available. 

Five Star Soccer Academy


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Five Star Soccer Academy is an indoor facility for Spirit of Liverpool to train regardless of weather. This facility has new turf, 9v9 goals, and can split into 1, 2, or 3 fields for multiple teams to train. Restroom Facilities on site.

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Mr. Bernie Grimes

Owner/President/ Girls Director

Phone: 508-987-2245

Contact

Spirit of Liverpool USA  

94 Main Street

Oxford, MA 01540

 
508-987-2245  
info@spiritofliverpoolusa.com