FCB Holiday Tournament

FC Brandywine 2016 Holiday Futsal Tournament. All information and registration through the link below https://fcbrandywine.wufoo.com/forms/fc-brandywine-futsal-tournament-2016/ Schedules Boys – U9, U10 & High School 16 Boys – U11 to U14 Girls – U11 to U14 Boys U8, U15 – Girls U9, U10, U15 (Updated 2016.12.22)

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U9 Girls Become FC Brandywine’s First State Cup Champions

Congratulations to the U9 Girls for becoming FC Brandywine’s First State Cup Champions…..The girls were true champions in the way they battled through crazy conditions of wind, snow, and the heat.  They beat an great Hershey Team 2-1 in the finals to become Champions of the EPYSA Turkey Hill Challenger Cup. Congratulations to Bridget Ward,…

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A Message From The FC Brandywine Board…

With the warm weather upon us, optimism and excitement of getting back outside on the grass to play soccer is here….  Everyone has been busy during the winter season preparing for the outside spring season and upcoming 2016-2017 soccer seasons. With the upcoming United States Soccer Federation Youth Soccer changes, and as with any change,…

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FC Brandywine 2015 Fall Season Champions

As the Fall Season is coming to a close this weekend, we wanted to thank and recognize all the teams for their hard work and commitment to the program.  We have been training since June and we could not be more proud of all the teams.  A special congrats to the finalists and champions of the…

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Updates to US Soccer Youth Development Recommendations

On August 24, 2015 the U.S. Soccer Federation announced significant changes to the youth soccer environment to be implemented in the coming years.   Since that date the board of FC Brandywine has been collecting information and communicating with other local clubs in the area. Fundamentally, these changes have been made in the interests of long…

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U.S. Soccer Player Development Initiatives

Over the past year, US Soccer has been working on an initiative to  improve player development in our country.  The proposal, first made public in December 2014, was presented to, and approved by the US Soccer Board of Directors in July.  The pillars of the player development initiatives are mandating standardized small sided games for…

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FC Brandywine U8 Academy Program

A Player Focused Approach to Youth Soccer… “Emphasis is development over winning.  Winning is important, it’s a soccer game and you play to win, but the most important part in youth especially at the younger ages is to have coaches understand and focus on development and on teaching and not the weekend game.” – Claudio…

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Small-sided Soccer Games Philosophy

What are small-sided games? These are soccer games with fewer players competing on a smaller sized field.  These are fun games that involve the players more because fewer players are sharing one ball. Why small-sided games? Because we want our young soccer players to touch the soccer ball more often and become more skillful with…

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