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Old 06-11-2015, 02:54 PM
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Just released the 2015 Bradley Soccer Schedule: http://www.bradleybraves.com/SportSe...DB_OEM_ID=3400

10 home games on the schedule, including a preseason visit from Creighton in the annual Danny Dahlquist Memorial Game, and end-of-year visits from both of the 2014 MVC championship squads - Missouri State (regular season) and SIUE (MVC Tourney).
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Story on a couple past BU soccer players...
WOJCIECH WOJCIK and TIM REGAN

http://www.nasl.com/news/2015/07/23/...th-coach-regan
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speaking of soccer...maybe Bradley can gain from the big boost in soccer interest since the women won the World Cup...
those who said the "bump"wouldn't last a week and would be forgotten were wrong...

Not only was there wild interest in the Women's World Cup with big crowds and huge TV audiences...

now going on four weeks later - the women's professional soccer league is seeing a boost in ticket sales in every market..
PLUS an all time record attendance was just set in Portland.
http://nwnewsnetwork.org/post/world-...occer-how-long

Also huge crowds are filling the stadiums on the COCCACAF Gold Cup (LINK), and even MLS Soccer is seeing a boost to record ticket sales...

Then today a completely packed 75,000+ are enjoying a friendly match in Santa Clara!!! - LINK


Sure - maybe somewhere down the road it will drop off - but right now soccer is hot - hope we see big crowds this fall for BU Soccer.
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We have heard these kinds of predictions many times in the past, and they have never fulfilled expectations.

Even in the recent Pam Am Games, the attendances for the soccer matches were below expectations.
http://www.cbc.ca/news/canada/hamilt...ance-1.3148266
http://menafn.com/1094279558/Hosts-C...o-Golden-Start

And some of the best US markets for MLS soccer have seen dropoffs in this past year or two
http://www.sounderatheart.com/2015/7...ket-saturation

And the CONCACAF Gold Cup Semifinals soccer match between the US and Cuba this past week at M&T Bank Stadium in Baltimore went well with the USA winning 6-0, thanks to Clint Dempsey's hat trick, but attendance was a disappointing 37,994, compared to a similar semifinal match 2 years ago in the same venue that drew over 70,000 fans.
http://thebaltimorewire.com/2015/07/...-bank-stadium/

And even the claims of "record ticket sales" for recent Women's World Cup matches in Canada were shown to be a bit exaggerated. When calulated on a "per match" basis, the average attendance per match was lower than any year since 2003!
http://www.startribune.com/soccer-sh...kes/310220461/

And the increased interest in women's soccer after past Women's World Cups has been short-lived. Previous women's pro soccer leagues, the WUSA and the WPS disbanded within 3 years of past Women's World Cups due to lack of interest.
This article reports on the past failures to sustain interest, and that even now many of the current NWSL (National Women's Soccer League) teams are seeing a dropoff in attendance. All but one of the NWSL teams are averaging between 1,600-4,600 fans per game
http://www.oregonlive.com/portland-t..._player_1.html
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Story on a couple past BU soccer players...
WOJCIECH WOJCIK and TIM REGAN

http://www.nasl.com/news/2015/07/23/...th-coach-regan
another story on former BU soccer player Wojciech Wojcik & his pro career
http://www.bigdsoccer.com/2017/1/10/...city-energy-fc
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