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Philadelphia Lone Star joining USL Academy League



Philadelphia Lone Star will be part of the USL Academy League’s pilot Mid-Atlantic Division beginning the 2023 season.

“Philadelphia Lone Star is very committed to developing soccer in our community,” stated club President/CEO Paul Konneh in a news release. “This is another great opportunity for the club to continue its growth by providing another elite competition for our young Stars. We are looking forward to what the future holds for the youth-to-professional model in southwest Philadelphia.”

Training will begin soon for the new program for players ages 16-19 with the regular season expected to start in May/June.

More information on the USL Academy League is available at


Matthew Ralph is the managing editor of Philadelphia Soccer Now / Brotherly Game. He's covered soccer at all levels for many years in the Philadelphia region and has also written for, NPSL, PrepSoccer and other publications. He lives with his wife and two young children in Broomall, Pa., but grew up in South Jersey and is originally from Kansas.

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