ASC San Diego

A SEASON TO REMEMBER: ALBION SOCCER CLUB'S HISTORIC PLAYOFF RUN ENDS IN LONG ISLAND

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August 1, 2019 (Long Island) - This past Saturday, ASC San Diego’s incredible National Premiere Soccer League playoff run came to an end after succumbing to a tough 0-2 loss against #1 seed the New York Cosmos. In a match that could be summed up as “David vs Goliath," Goliath prevailed after two second half goals from David Diosa and Junior Burgos saw the Cosmos through to the Championship Final. 

BEST OF THE WEST: ALBION SOCCER CLUB SAN DIEGO DEFEATS FOOTBALL CLUB ARIZONA TO CLAIM FIRST EVER WEST REGION CHAMPIONSHIP

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July 22, 2019 (Mesa, Ariz.) - This past Saturday, ASC San Diego hoisted the 2019 National Premier Soccer League Championship trophy for the first time in club history after a stunning 2-1 victory over Southwest conference rivals FC Arizona. In an all odds against them match, ASC San Diego battled the frustrations of travel, climate, and injuries to overcome an FC Arizona side who boasted a near perfect (nine wins, two draws, no losses) home record this season. After making the 5-hour road trip east to Mesa, ASC were greeted by a scorching 108°F kickoff temperature and a fiery home crowd contingent to match. 

ASC MEN UPSET #1 SEED IN PENALTY KICK SHOOTOUT TO ADVANCE TO WEST REGION SEMIFINALS

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July 8, 2019 (San Diego) - ASC San Diego knocked out #1 seed FC Golden State in a dramatic penalty shootout this past Sunday, July 7th to move on to the National Premier Soccer League West Region Semifinals. ASC San Diego faithful who just last week, were cheering on FC Golden State to beat fellow NPSL heavyweights and 3rd place playoff contenders Orange County FC, now found themselves pulling for their defeat in this highly contested rivalry.

ASC WOMEN TIE WITH LA GALAXY SD IN THEIR FINAL HOME MATCH

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June 25, 2019 (San Diego) - ASC San Diego secures another point with a draw in their final home match. ASC’s Monica Navarrocapitalized on an open net in the 13th minute to give ASC an early lead in their final home match of their inaugural season at Mission Bay Stadium this Saturday in San Diego.

ASC MEN'S POSTS TREMENDOUS FINISH TO THE REGULAR SEASON WITH A 6-0 WIN AT HOME

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June 25, 2019 (San Diego) -  ASC San Diego celebrated a 6-0 rout over NPSL rivals, the Oxnard Guerreros, at home at Mission Bay Stadium this past Saturday in their final effort to keep their playoff hopes alive in the Southwest Conference. ASC no doubtedly needed a big win which would create a four point cushion over fellow postseason hopefuls Orange County FC heading into the final week.  They did not disappoint. 

ASC MEN BACK IN PLAYOFF CONTENTION AFTER STUNNING 6-0 VICTORY OVER CITY OF ANGELS FC

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June 10, 2019 (San Diego) - This past Saturday night, Mission Bay Stadium was host to an epic match between ASC San Diego and NPSL newcomers City of Angels FC. It ended with a stunning 6-0 victory for ASC along with three very necessary points in conference standings. Throughout the 2019 season the same four teams (ASC, OCFC, FCAZ, FCGS)  have been battling for seat in the top three positions of the Southwest Conference. With only the smallest of margins separating them there is zero room for error in the few remaining weeks. The race for the NPSL postseason is at critical mass.

HEROIC SECOND HALF EFFORT COMES UP SHORT FOR ASC WOMEN

 

 

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May 28, 2019 (San Diego) -  ASC’s Marlene Avalos blasted in a 30-yard free kick in the 90th-minute in an attempt to equalize the match but came up short with a near miss.  Despite a dominant second half with the majority of ball possession, the home team was unable to find the back of the net and earn their first WPSL victory.

THREE GOALS AND THREE POINTS FOR ASC MEN'S TEAM IN NPSL GAME OF THE WEEK

 

 

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May 28, 2019 (San Diego) -  ASC San Diego continued their superb form with a shutout win Saturday, May 25th against Southwestern Conference opponents A.S. Los Angeles. The 3-0 victory bolstered ASC’s stats to 6 clean sheets on the season and a 6th win in their last 7 matches played. With just 4 matches remaining in the regular season, Saturday’s victory grants ASC 3 valuable points which pushes them further forward in their quest to see NPSL postseason play.

ASC SECURES A COMFORTABLE 2-0 VICTORY AGAINST RIVERSIDE CORAS

 

 

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May 20, 2019 (Riverside) - ASC San Diego took all three points on the road this past Sunday after securing a comfortable 2-0 victory against NPSL rivals, the Riverside Coras. ASC, who have now won 5 out of their last 6 matches, played with dominance of possession throughout most of the 90 minutes. From the start, ASC played with an organized approach to control the midfield, allowing for simple offensive distribution and positive build up play on the counter.

ASC WOMEN CREATE LATE CHANCES, BUT FALL AGAIN

 

 

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May 20, 2019 (San Diego) - LA Galaxy SD’s near point-blank goal scored in the 65th minute proved to be the winner Saturday night in ASC San Diego Women’s second WPSL match of the 2019 season.

LA Galaxy SD were first on the board when a 30th minute cross in from the right wing found the LA Galaxy SD #10 streaking into the middle of the box to put the ball home for a 1-0 lead. Later, in stoppage time of the 1st half, an Anna Gomez Vila pass found Monica Navarro, near the top of the box, who fired a shot into the top right corner to make it 1-1 going into the break. Most of the first 45 minutes saw ASC San Diego on the front foot, but not many chances were created.

UNFORTUNATE 2-0 LOSS SNAPS ASC MEN'S WIN STREAK

 

 

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May 15, 2019 (San Diego) - With a rose ceremony to start the match, the ASC San Diego players presented their mothers with beautiful red roses in front of a packed home crowd at Mission Bay Stadium this Sunday. It was a sentimental start to what would be a difficult loss for the home team when they were unable to secure three valuable points in their Southwestern Conference bid for the postseason.

ASC SAN DIEGO WOMEN'S TEAM FALLS TO SD SURF IN INAUGURAL MATCH

 

 

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May 15, 2019 (San Diego) - Despite an incredible late effort from Natasha Kai, her 88th-minute goal was not enough for the ASC San Diego women's team to grab the win in their first ever match as a team.

Kai, a forward for ASC, was doing double duty and helping out the back line, including hitting a magnificent header that knocked away a powerful cross from a San Diego Surf winger.

ASC SAN DIEGO RUNS AWAY WITH 4-0 VICTORY OVER HIGH DESERT

 

 

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May 6, 2019 (Adelanto, Calif.) ASC San Diego fired four past NPSL newcomers High Desert Elite FC to secure crucial victory away at Adelanto Stadium in the race to the Southwestern Conference playoffs. ASC showed no intentions of making Saturday’s matchup a tight affair as they bullied the High Desert defense from the start of the whistle. It took just 5 minutes for High Desert to succumb to ASC San Diego’s attacking pressure as Eijin Kishimoto sent in a dangerous cross into the box forcing a High Desert defender to attempt a clearance that was scuffed into the back of his own net to give ASC an early 1-0 lead.

ASC SHUTS OUT CITY OF ANGELS FC 2-0

 

 

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March 26, 2019 (West Hills) - ASC San Diego seems to have found their feet in this 2019 NPSL season after claiming their second victory and clean sheet in a row this week. Goals from Ewout Gouw and Anthony Virgara seal the 2-0 win against their hosts City of Angels FC in West Hills, CA.