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2016 PDL season

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Champion(s)  Michigan Bucks
Dates  6 May 2016 – 17 Jul 2016
Matches played  469
Biggest away win  KWU 7, TFC 0 (May 17)
Goals scored  1,472
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Biggest home win  DSM 9, WSA 0 (June 25) MCH 9, PIT 0 (July 16)
Highest scoring  DSM 9, WSA 0 (June 25) MCH 9, PIT 0 (July 16)
Longest winning run  7, Fresno Fuego (May 19 - June 18)
Longest unbeaten run  13, San Diego Zest FC (May 14 - end of season)
Similar  2011 PDL season, 2009 PDL season, 2016 Lamar Hunt US, 2017 Major League Soccer se, 2015 Lamar Hunt US

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The 2016 USL Premier Development League season was the 22nd season of the PDL. The regular season began on May 6 and ended on July 17. The Michigan Bucks were the season champions.

Contents

Name Changes

  • Golden State Misioneros became LA Laguna FC.
  • Springfield Synergy became Saint Louis FC U23.
  • Folding/Moving

  • Forest City London – moved to League1 Ontario
  • Houston Dutch Lions – moved to National Premier Soccer League
  • Puget Sound Gunners FC – Folded
  • Boston Rams – Folded
  • Real Colorado Foxes – Folded
  • D.C. United U-23 – Folded its PDL team
  • Orlando City U-23 – Folded its PDL team
  • Ocala Stampede – Folded
  • On Hiatus

  • Laredo Heat
  • Tiebreakers

    1. Head-to-head results
    2. Goal differential
    3. Goals scored

    Playoffs

  • After extra time
  • Conference Championships

    The PDL Conference Championships were held on the weekend of July 22–24, with the four conference champions advancing to the PDL Semifinals.

    PDL Championship

    The PDL Championship semi-finals are to be held on the week of July 24–31. The 2016 PDL Championship Game will be held on the weekend of August 5–7.

    Awards

  • Most Valuable Player: Chevaughn Walsh (OCN)
  • Young (U21) Player of the Year: Sven König (KWU)
  • Coach of the Year: Demir Muftari, (MIB)
  • Defender of the Year: Alhassan Abubakar (MIB)
  • Goalkeeper of the Year: Ryan Cretens (CAR)
  • Creative Player of the Year: Adam Najem (MIB)
  • Eastern Conference

    F: Nathan Regis (OCN), Santiago Moar (CHE), Chevaughn Walsh (OCN) *
    M: Arun Basuljevic (NYR) *, Marco Micaletto (CHE), Paul Marie (REA)
    D: Cameron Botes (CHE), Juan Sanchez (CHE), Marquez Fernandez (BAL) *, Peyton Ericson (TMT)
    G: Ryan Cretens (CAR) *

    Central Conference

    F: Sven König (KWU), Sullivan Silva (TBC), Russell Cicerone (MIB)
    M: Aleksi Pahkasalo (DRC), Anthony Putrus (TBC), Sergio Camargo (KWU)
    D: Alhassan Abubakar (MIB) *, Tom Owens (MIB) *, Austin Ledbetter (DMM), Moustapha Fofana (DRC)
    G: Nico Campbell (DMM)

    Western Conference

    F: Mark Verso (GSF), Christian Chaney (FRE) *, Dominic Russo (CGY) *
    M: Michael Turner (TUC), Erik Holt (SDZ), Jose Hernandez (GSF)
    D: Josh Smith (BUR), Niko De Vera (POR), Gordon Hall (TUC), Nathan Aune (WAS)
    G: Augustin Rey (FRE)

    Southern Conference

    F: Carlos Araujo (VIL), Bruno Henrique (MIO), Mohamed Kourouma (MIA)
    M: Tosan Popo (SWF), Lucas Coutinho (SFS) *, Noah Keats (OKC) *
    D: Kimathi Kaumbutho (SWF), Fernando Machado (MIO), Sebastian Pineda (OKC), Josh Taylor (OKC) *
    G: Paulo Pita (VIL)

    * denotes All-League player

    References

    2016 PDL season Wikipedia


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