Season in Review: 02/03 Academy Boys

Recognizing one of our most successful groups. Our Arsenal FC’s 02/03 Academy boys team just recently finished up their 2021 competitive season, and we want to take this time to congratulate all of the graduates on an outstanding youth career. The Arsenal 02/03 Academy team was developed at the U16 level from an original pool…

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State Cup Success & Regionals Prep

Our club crowned three PA West State Cup winners and two GLC regional league winners. Congratulations to our State Cup and regional league winners! Our club is very proud and wishes all the players the best of luck at the regional tournaments for which they have qualified. 2006 Boys – State Cup & GLC Champions…

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Recap and Streaming Links for Columbus Crew Friendlies

Top Pittsburgh talent hosted Columbus Crew SC Academy on Saturday, February 27th. The Columbus Crew SC Academy traveled to Pittsburgh to face-off against a collection of top PA West boys players as Arsenal and Hotspurs assembled their best combined teams for a day of friendlies. This is part of our ongoing collaboration with the Hotspurs.…

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Deep Practice: Our Virtual Academy

These days, training goes beyond the pitch. If we saw any silver linings from our forced hiatus from team training due to Covid-19, it was the opportunity for our club to innovate and improve our approach. We strive to remain connected to our players beyond their team training sessions. While some clubs saw Zoom meetings…

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Arsenal and Hotspurs Launch Regional Training Centers

Regional Training Centers are a safe space for player development. We’re excited to share more about our collaboration with Hotspurs Soccer Club beginning this fall. The collaboration benefits all players, with those from the Arsenal Academy Program and the Hotspurs College Prep Phase (U16-U19) having the opportunity to earn a spot with the NPSL or…

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Returning to Play: Green Phase Safety Reminders!

A reminder to maintain safety above all else. As Allegheny County enters the “green” phase and youth sports are slowly allowed to return to play, it is important to remember that necessary restrictions will still be in place. Our club has worked with physicians on the front lines of the pandemic to create a comprehensive…

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