Saturday, July 28

LD Update: NASL & USL Pro Game Night; W-League & NPSL semi results

The NASL's lone match of the night had enough goals for an entire weekend's slate of games in the league as Fort Lauderdale won a thriller with Atlanta.

In USL Pro Friday night, all four home sides were victorious, three with shutouts. While Charlotte picked up another win, their sixth in a row, to continue their climb, the big news on the night was Orlando City clinching the regular season title and the accompanying home field advantage in the postseason.

Friday, July 27

LD Update: Pro signings; Women's championships

In a midweek showdown Wednesday night, the Wilmington Hammerheads and Orlando City played to a stalemate.

Orlando City 1:1 Wilmington Hammerheads - The game went past an hour of play before the visitors got on the board through Bryce Taylor, who beat two defenders to tally in the 68th minute, making the hosts regret a saved Rodrigo Lopez penalty kick from minutes earlier. Matt Luzunaris would provide the equalizer six minutes from time, heading in a cross from Dennis Chin. - MORE

Wednesday, July 25

LD Update: League honors; WPSL final four pairings

USL Pro News: After becoming the team's all-time leading scorer, Matthew Delicate was honored as the league's Player of the Week, highlighting the Team of the Week.

W-League News: In advance of the Final Four this weekend, the league unveiled the 2012 All-League Team.

WPSL News: The league unveiled the pairings for the Final Four in Pensacola, FL. The matches, determined in an unknown fashion, pit top seed (based on points-percentage) Gulf Coast Texans against the third seed Salt Lake United in a showdown of the two unbeaten teams in the semifinals. The other semifinal will see the second seed Aztec MA square off against Oklhahoma FC. - PLAYOFF BRACKET

Super-20 News: The league announced the Men's and Women's All-Tournament teams, recognizing Karisa Price of the Colorado Rapids as the Women's Most Valuable Player and the Chicago Fire's Felipe Cortez as the Men's MVP.

Tuesday, July 24

LD Update: Cunningham to San Antonio; Blues tie Municipal; W-League honors

NASL News: The San Antonio Scorpions have signed MLS all-time leading scorer Jeff Cunningham, most recently of Guatemala's Comunicaciones... In another move, the Carolina RailHawks transferred Chris Nurse to the Puerto Rico Islanders... Fort Lauderdale Strikers midfielder Mark Anderson was chosen as the league's Offensive Player of the Week while Tampa Bay Rowdies defender Frankie Sanfilippo was named the Defender of the Week.

USL Pro News: The LA Blues posted a positive result with a scoreless draw against Guatemala's Municipal, which kicks off its CONCACAF Champions League campaign next month... Orlando City announced that it will have San Jose Earthquakes player Jean Alexandre on loan for the remainder of the season after previous short-term loans.

Monday, July 23

LD Update: Amateur & elite youth league playoffs - MLS affiliate results & WPSL forfeit issues

Today was all about the amateur playoffs. In addition to the five elite semi-pro & amateur leagues, the USL Super-20 League and US Soccer Development Academy league crowned champions in a busy day that featured numerous MLS-affiliated sides.

PDL News: The Conference Championships were decided Sunday with only one of the three tournament hosts winning. The Carolina Dynamo advanced to the league semifinals next weekend with a stoppage time game-winner for a 1-0 decision against the Ottawa Fury. They will face Orlando City U23, who won in their home state, 4-2 in Ocala, against the Austin Aztex. The other semifinal will see the Seattle Sounders U23 side, 2-0 winners against host Ventura County Fusion, face Forest City London, who knocked off both division champions in the Central Conference, downing the host Michigan Bucks, 2-1, to avenge a series sweep during the season (1-0, 2-1). - PLAYOFF BRACKET

Sunday, July 22

LD Update: NASL & USL Pro Game Nights; Amateur league playoffs

San Antonio kept hold of first with a narrow victory while the Tampa Bay Rowdies used a showdown for second to leap over the Puerto Rico Islanders. The Carolina RailHawks used a storm-delayed victory against Minnesota to move within two points of the fourth-place side.

An off night for Charleston allowed the Rochester Rhinos to move into second with a victory while the Richmond Kickers, mired mid-table, celebrated Matthew Delicate becoming the team's all-time leading goal scorer with a late goal in a win.