Phoenix Rising FC ECNL

Discussion in 'ECNL Forum' started by azsoccermom, Jul 4, 2018.

  1. Driveandpay

    Driveandpay Member

    Actually 5 if you count the goalie that just joined recently. All impact players. Three are US Training Camp Invites. Get your popcorn and enjoy the show.
     
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  2. Soccer Dad

    Soccer Dad Active Member

    3 da players joined the 01/00 team after high school. 1 del sol 2 Rsl
     
  3. Upper90

    Upper90 New Member

    Didn't arsenal 04g pick up scds da player or two?
     
  4. Desert Hound

    Desert Hound Active Member

    Any names?
     
  5. Sweeper

    Sweeper Active Member

    I heard a couple more 04 SC Del Sol DA players are leaving for the ECNL clubs in the next few weeks.
     
  6. THE_INTERSECT

    THE_INTERSECT New Member

    They are up to 9 so far.
     
  7. UpperV

    UpperV New Member

    No. They all went to Phx Rising! 8 players and counting
     
  8. tjinaz

    tjinaz Member

    Wow.. that is crazy. I have never seen an elite team self destruct like that.
     
  9. THE_INTERSECT

    THE_INTERSECT New Member

    9 total have gone to rising from SCDS DA since Nov.
     
  10. Soccer Dad

    Soccer Dad Active Member

    I wounder if people who thought it was a bad idea for KC to move her daughter still think that
     
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  11. Desert Hound

    Desert Hound Active Member

    It depends on who you ask. If you ask the kids that moved over they think it is great. If you are one of the kids who lost a starting spot or maybe a spot on the team they think the idea is terrible.

    The greater point is to remember the following:
    - clubs are happy to demote players if they think the replacement is an upgrade
    - just because you have been there for years doesn't really make a difference to most clubs
    - they market off their top teams doing well in the various leagues be it APL, ECNL or DA.
     
  12. THE_INTERSECT

    THE_INTERSECT New Member

    Well Said!
     
  13. It is competitive soccer. If clubs are holding tryouts, I would hope they would select the “best” players to form a competitive team. I find the rational of “loyalty” to a player at the competitive level ridiculous (especially U14 and up). Why bother with tryouts? Internships, jobs, entrance in to college, etc. are all competitive. That is life. That is why there are multiple teams within a club, multiple clubs within a city, and leagues within a region. I would want to give the message to my child, if it is something that is important to you and that is your goal to make a top team, then work harder, train harder, play harder to earn that spot next time.
     
  14. Tiki-Taka-Freak

    Tiki-Taka-Freak Active Member

    In theory I agree with you, but there is politics, favoritism, nepotism etc. The best players don't always land on the best teams because of it. That is life though. You just keep moving on. Coaches are a factor as well. One coach can be in love with a player and a different coach could feel the total opposite. Finding the right fit is a challenge.
     
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  15. azsoccerdadofDD

    azsoccerdadofDD New Member

    Chemistry too. A team of good players that have played together for a few seasons and know each other is an asset in and of itself.
     
  16. yadayada

    yadayada Member

    That's only true if they are talented players. Port Of Sub is full of teams that have played together for years.
     
  17. azsoccerdadofDD

    azsoccerdadofDD New Member

    Ya think?
     

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