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Local lower league recap: Week of May 30

Photo courtesy Matt Ralph

The week after Memorial Day Weekend can often be a drag; nursing a hangover, sunburn, too many hot dogs and returning to work.

Thankfully, lower league soccer in the Philadelphia area was there to pick up our spirits and take our minds off the aforementioned struggles.

Now that the calendar has turned to June, we are officially, unofficially, in the Summer soccer season. Last week offered plenty of chances for soccer, sun and fun, so just in case you missed it, the Philly Soccer Page local lower league recap for the week of May 30 has you covered.

Eastern Premier Soccer League (EPSL)
  • Sunday, June 5 – Real Central NJ 1-5 Salone FC
    • In last week’s Local Lower League Recap Game of the Week, Salone rose to the challenge of needing a win to secure a playoff berth by registering an emphatic 5-1 win and punching their ticket to the EPSL playoffs.
  • Sunday, June 5 – Philadelphia Heritage 1-3 Kensington SC
    • In Kensington’s push for they playoffs, they got their win, but needed a loss by Salone to jump them in the standings. Salone handled their business, Kensington finishes in fourth and miss the playoffs by 1 point.
  • Sunday, June 5 – Oaklyn United 1-1 Danubia SC

Next Up:

  • Salone finish out the regular season on Sunday June 12 vs Oaklyn United at John Bartram HS Field.  Currently the game is listed for 6 p.m. but the time is subject to change so check back for any updates.
United Premier Soccer League (UPSL)
  • Philly Lone Star’s game against Amigos FC New York on Saturday June 4 was postposed with a make up date TBD.
    • Lone Star are trying to hold onto a top 6 finish in order to make the playoffs as the UPSL regular season comes to a close.
NISA Nation
  • Sunday, June 5 – Atlantic City FC 6-1 Albion SC Delaware

Next Up:

  • Atlantic City return to action on Sunday, June 19.
USL League 2
  • Wednesday, June 1 – West Chester United 1-1 Philadelphia Lone Star FC
  • Saturday, June 4 – Lehigh Valley United 1-3 Philadelphia Lone Star FC
  • Saturday, June 4 – Reading United 0-2 Ocean City Nor’easters

Next Up:

  • Wednesday, June 8 – Real Central New Jersey vs Philadelphia Lone Star FC at 7 p.m.
  • Wednesday, June 8 – Ocean City Nor’easters vs Lehigh Valley United at 7 p.m.
  • Saturday, June 11 – Philadelphia Lone Star vs Reading United at 7 p.m.
  • Saturday, June 11 – Lehigh Valley United vs Ocean City Nor’easters at 7 p.m.
  • Saturday, June 11 – Real Central New Jersey vs West Chester United at 7 p.m.
National Premier Soccer League (NPSL)
  • Tuesday, May 31 – Philadelphia Lone Star 1-2 Torch FC
  • Saturday, June 4 – Philadelphia Ukrainian Nationals 4-2 Atlantic City FC
  • Sunday, June 5 – West Chester United 1-1 Philadelphia Lone Star

Next Up:

  • Wednesday, June 8 – West Chester United vs Atlantic City FC at 7:30 p.m.
  • Saturday, June 11 – FC Motown vs Atlantic City FC at 7 p.m.
  • Saturday, June 11 – Jackson Lions FC vs West Chester United at 7 p.m.
  • The Philly Soccer Page Local Lower League Recap Game of the Week:
    • Philadelphia Lone Star vs Philadelphia Ukrainian Nationals
      • Ukrainian Nationals will look to continue their hot start to their NPSL season as they battle Lone Star at John Bartram HS Field at 5 p.m. on Sunday June 12. Game time may be subject to change so be sure to check back for any updates.

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