The FCIAC girls soccer playoffs by the numbers

New Canaan’s Dillyn Patten (right), and Ridgefield’s Amelia Hynes (13) battle for the ball during the Rams’ 1-0 win at Dunning Field on Saturday, Oct. 13. — Dave Stewart photo
The FCIAC girls soccer tournament kicks off this afternoon with four quarterfinal games at on tap for eight teams.
Here’s a look at some stats on the eight playoff teams, as well as how they fared this season against their quarterfinal opponents.
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FCIAC Quarterfinals – Thurs., Oct, 25, at higher seeds
No. 8 Darien at No. 1 Staples, 3 p.m.
Regular Season Meeting at Staples, Oct. 12: Staples 3, Darien 1
Darien Blue Wave
Record: 9-5-2
Current Streak: Won 2
October: 4-3-1
Last two weeks: 1-2-1
Vs. Playoff Teams: 1-4-2
FCIAC Championships (since 1983): 0 (last won in 2014)
Staples Wreckers
Record: 13-0-3
Current Streak: Won 4
October: 6-0-2
Last two weeks: 4-0-0
Vs. Playoff Teams: 4-0-3
FCIAC Championships (since 1983): 4 (last won in 2014 – co-champs with Warde)

Paul Scholes: ‘I loved Pirlo’s Juventus’
Thursday October 18, 2018

United legend Paul Scholes offered his own take on Paul Pogba’s time in Manchester while expressing his love for Andrea Pirlo’s Juve team The Ex-Manchester United midfielder spoke to ESPN and offered an explanation for why Pogba may be failing to have the impact so many expected. “Has he done enough for United? How old […]

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No. 7 McMahon at No. 2 St. Joseph, 3:15 p.m.
Regular Season Meeting at St. Joseph, Oct. 13: St. Joseph 2, Brien McMahon 0
Brien McMahon Senators
Record: 8-3-5
Current Streak: Won 1
October: 4-1-3
Last two weeks: 2-1-2
Vs. Playoff Teams: 0-3-4
FCIAC Championships (since 1983): 0
St. Joseph Cadets
Record: 13-1-2
Current Streak: Lost 1
October: 6-1-1
Last two weeks: 3-1-1
Vs. Playoff Teams: 5-1-1
FCIAC Championships (since 1983): 4 (last won in 2017)

Juventus interested in signing James Rodriguez
Wednesday October 31, 2018

Reports from German media suggest that Juventus are interested in signing Bayern Munich midfielder James Rodriguez. Sport Bild report that the Colombian international could leave the German champion in January with Juve among of number interested clubs, including a host of Premier League sides. Despite the strong interest, Bild suggest that the Bianconeri could be […]

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No. 5 Wilton at No. 4 New Canaan, 4:30 p.m.
Regular Season Meeting at Wilton, Sept. 7: Wilton 2, New Canaan 1
Wilton Warriors
Record: 10-3-3
Current Streak: Won 3
October: 7-1-2
Last two weeks: 5-0-1
Vs. Playoff Teams: 2-3-2
FCIAC Championships (since 1983): 9 (last won in 2005 – co-champs with Trumbull)
New Canaan Rams
Record: 11-4-1
Current Streak: Won 1
October: 5-2-1
Last two weeks: 3-2-0
Vs. Playoff Teams: 3-3-1
FCIAC Championships (since 1983): 3 (last won in 2009 – co-champs with Ridgefield)

New Canaan-Greenwich football final moved to 10 a.m. Saturday at Boyle Stadium
Tuesday December 04, 2018

New Canaan senior co-captain Garrett Braden (1) sacks Fairfield Prep QB John Iaropoli during the CIAC Class LL semifinals Sunday at Rafferty Stadium in Fairfield. — Dave Stewart photo The New Canaan Rams and Greenwich Cardinals will play for the CIAC Class LL football championship at Boyle Stadium in Stamford Saturday, Dec. 8, at 10 […]

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No. 6 Trumbull at No. 3 Ridgefield (13-2-1), 6 p.m.
Regular Season Meeting at Ridgefield, Sept. 13: Ridgefield 2, Trumbull 0
Trumbull Eagles
Record: 11-5-0
Current Streak: Won 3
October: 6-3-0
Last two weeks: 4-0-2
Vs. Playoff Teams: 2-5-0
FCIAC Championships (since 1983): 8 (last won in 2006)
Ridgefield Tigers
Record: 13-2-1
Current Streak: Won 3
October: 4-2-1
Last two weeks: 3-2-0
Vs. Playoff Teams: 4-2-1
FCIAC Championships (since 1983): 8 (last won in 2016)
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