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Valley United Soccer Club of UPSL King of Santa Clarita soccer mecca!

| Sports | May 26, 2015

Valley United Soccer Club (2-0-1, 7 points) has a long tradition in the area with their youth programs having supplied superstar talent to local colleges.

NORTHRIDGE, California – Valley United Soccer Club of the United Premier Soccer League has made an impact in Santa Clarita remaining unbeaten against Santa Clarita teams when they easily beat FC Santa Clarita 2-0 on Saturday at their home field in Northridge.

United (2-0-1, 7 points) has a long tradition in the area with their youth programs having supplied superstar talent to local colleges and Santa Clarita’s UPSL teams Storm and FC. Master’s College player’s goalie Casey Phillips is United’s keeper and Scott Landon a rising soccer star at age 16 was learning in their youth system that offers camps and teams for girls and boys of all ages to learn and develop their soccer skills.

With Valley United Soccer Club only being ten miles from Santa Clarita with their youth camps and home games being played at Heritage Christian High School – South Campus it’s easy to see why the Santa Clarita soccer mecca is taking notice.

With Valley United Soccer Club only being ten miles away it’s easy to see why the Santa Clarita soccer mecca is taking notice.

Only being ten miles from Santa Clarita with their youth camps and home games being played at Heritage Christian High School – South Campus it’s easy to see why the Santa Clarita soccer mecca is taking notice.

This is United’s inaugural season in the UPSL looking to give their youth players a professional outlet to achieve higher goals while playing where they grew up. Established 26 years ago United is no stranger to winning as their trophy display is full from 15 State Cup titles, 8 Far West Regional Championships, a National Championship and the NIKE world Championship and they are looking to add more.

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Head coach Linda Garcia and her team now sits a top the UPSL table, one point clear of the next challenger after two back-to-back wins in as many weeks.

Head coach Laura Garcia and her team now sits a top the UPSL table, one point clear of the next challenger after two back-to-back wins in as many weeks.

Head coach Laura Garcia and her team now sits a top the UPSL table, one point clear of the next challenger after two back-to-back wins in as many weeks. Even with changes in the lineup and losing their star striker they have managed to continue to earn wins.

Now undefeated at their home grounds United will remain there for their next two matches as they welcome So Cal Real (0-0-0, 0 points) MAY 30 and Banning USA (0-1-0, 0 points) JUNE 6 with both games kicking off at 5:00 p.m. PST.

For more information about Valley United Soccer Club’s home match or their youth programs visit their website www.valleyunitedsoccer.com

Valley United Soccer Club youth system offers camps and teams for girls and boys of all ages to learn and develop their soccer skills.

Valley United Soccer Club youth system offers camps and teams for girls and boys of all ages to learn and develop their soccer skills.

About Malik Basurto

Malik Basurto has been a freelance journalist most of his life, being born in Northern California growing up and now residing in Southern California. He has worked as a journalist and a newscaster on radio, having won an Edward R. Murrow award for small market newscast. He was a reporter/writer on the team that won a Golden Microphone for the best newscast over 15 minutes of the Evening Updates. Basurto earned a degree in journalism from California State University Northridge, writing for the campus paper covering all sports using the byline Malik Lee. Under the same byline he covered the city of Compton and did movie reviews for the Los Angeles Wave Newspaper. While working on his degree, Basurto covered High School football for the Los Angeles Daily News and wrote biographies for the San Fernando Business Journal. Basurto began his journalism career writing for the Cleveland High School paper in Reseda, California.

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