All-Surrey soccer

All-Surrey soccer

Four local sides start play in the Vancouver Metro Soccer League

Sam Gill of the Central City Brewing Rovers (left) and ICST Pegasus’ Goldy Takhar battle for the ball during a Vancouver Metro Soccer League (VMSL) game at Newton Athletic Park on Sept. 8. The two Premier Division teams played to a scoreless tie.

The game was one of six played Saturday in Newton, the first day of play in the 12-team VMSL Premier Division schedule. Two other local teams were in action. The Delta Hurricanes defeated Richmond FC Hibernians 3-2, while the Surrey United Firefighters fell 1-0 to West Van FC.

Surrey United is in Burnaby tonight (Friday) to play Estrella de Chile to start Week Two of the VMSL schedule.The Rovers are at home at 4 p.m. tomorrow at Newton Athletic Park against Coquitlam Metro Ford Wolves, while Pegasus is on the North Shore for a game with Norvan Pacific. On Sunday, the Hurricanes will be the home team at 2 p.m. at John Oliver Park in North Delta with Columbus FC the visitors.

Surrey North Delta Leader