Legends FC a Big Presence in Girls Development Academy Playoffs


Legends FC teams qualified for the Developmental Academy Playoffs in three age groups, ‘99, ‘01 & ‘03, as well as the ‘04 earning a spot in their age group showcase.

  • All four of Legends FC’s Girls Development Academy teams finished in the top 15 Nationwide, the best in the Southwest Division.
  • Club ranks 4th in the Nation based on RPI scores & on combined teams’ records for all four teams. 
  • One of only two clubs Nationally to have all four teams ranked in the top 15.
  • One of only two clubs in the SoCal conference to have all three teams qualify for the playoffs.
It’s incredible to see the club have this success in the Girls Developmental Academy considering the high level of competition we faced throughout the season. Our focus has always been on the long term development of the players and teams, it speaks volumes of how the players have approached their development of the game, and how committed the coaching staff, trainers, sports performance staff and club administration have been to helping provide the best possible environment for the players to grow.
— Legends FC Girls DA Director Kevin Boyd

Legends FC Get Past the Semifinals but Fall Short Against FC Dallas in the First Ever Girls U-15 Academy Final


A first-half brace from speedy striker Velize King locked up a spot for Legends FC in the Girls' U-15 Academy Championships Final. Just a minute after the opening goal, she netted twice in the span of six minutes to secure the 3-0 victory for Legends over Dallas Texans.


"Goals from Jaedyn Shaw and Riley Baker propelled FC Dallas to clinch the first-ever U-15 Girls' Academy Championship on Wednesday afternoon. As temperatures reached upwards of 103 degrees at Swope Soccer Village, the first Girls' U-15 Academy Championship required Legends FC and FC Dallas to leave everything on the field. In the end, a world-class strike from Shaw, a volley finish from Baker and a stout defensive effort wrote FC Dallas into the history books."

Source Article: http://www.ussoccerda.com/20180711-news-fc-dallas-2018-us-soccer-development-academy-u-15-champions

* Picture Credit: US Soccer Development Academy

Edwin Torres