THE BEAUTIFUL BLOG Bay Area Soccer: Oakland Roots return in August, SJ Quakes aim for MLS Tourney semis, NSL adds teams

By Douglas Zimmerman of SFGate

NSL adds three more Bay Area teams

 NSL Pacific announced San Pablo FC, Richmond Sol FC, and NorCal Rush Soccer will join the newly formed open division league. San Pablo and the Sol will play its home matches in Richmond, while Rush plays out of Daly City.

San Pablo, owned by Juan Alejandre Sr. has played in several Bay Area leagues since the 1970’s.

Richmond Sol has a youth development academy that plays in the NorCal league.

The Pacific division now has ten teams. The three new teams join Real San Jose, Oakland Stompers, Contra Costa FC, AFC San Francisco Hearts, San Leandro United, Pajaro Valley United, and Stockton TLJ FC. Those teams announced joining the league on July 1.


04 Aug - San Pablo Football Club Holds First Tryouts

Story and Photos By Denis Perez-Bravo of the Richmond Pulse

ORINDA — Around 35 young players equipped with face masks participated in drills and scrimmages during San Pablo Football Club’s first tryouts at Wilder Park in Orinda on July 30. San Pablo FC announced the following day that the coaching staff had narrowed their picks down to...