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Long Island Fury

TEAM CONTACT

Director of Football: Paul Riley
Head Coach: Paul Riley
Director of Operations / General Manager: Thomas DeBonis
Asst. Coach: Skip Thorp
Asst. Coach: Mike DeMakis

Contact the team:
Long Island Fury
Attention: Tom DeBonis
Address: PO Box 0863
Baldwin, NY 11510
Phone: (718) 869-9749
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Home Jersey: Red
Home Short: Red
Away Jersey: Navy Blue
Away Short: Navy Blue
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700 Northern Blvd
Old Westbury, NY
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About the Team:

Paul Riley returns to the helm of LI Fury for the first time since the 2009 WPSL National Championship triumph and a two year stint in WPS with the Philadelphia Independence and he is eager to put the club back into championship contention.
"Its fantastic to be back and build a team capable of competing for a championship. We have a  young, speedy and talented squad despite fact we will be very inexperienced. All the players have come through our own Fury program and its our job to get the best out of  them this summer"

LI Fury are also pleased to announce their first round of signings.
US U20 World Cup winner Cari Roccaro (Albertson Fury 93) becomes LI Fury first signing of the 2013 season after returning from an exceptional freshman year at Notre Dame:
"she was college Rookie of The Year and with assets like speed, strength, intelligence and a rare unequivocal love for the game she is a fabulous player and homegrown in Furyland."
Commented Head Coach Paul Riley.

Also signed is Shannon Horgan (Albertson Fury 95) a natural left sided player committed to play for Clemson in 2014.  Riley said,
"despite her tender years she has bite, brains and ball ability. Great left foot and she  has dynamic skill to change any game in an instant"

Cami Kelton (Albertson Fury 96) another youngster at 15 years of age
" she will anchor the midfield and with such a strong soccer IQ, ability to go box to box,Cami will be an integral part of team despite her lack of experience."
Said Riley.

Devon Prendergast (Albertson Fury 91/92), a senior from UConn returns for another season:
" she has a great range of passing, understands tactical aspect of game and is a multi functional midfielder."
Commented Riley.

Goalkeeping will be strong. Expected starter will be Brittany Anghel (Albertson Fury 92) and senior from Syracuse Univ. where she broke all time clean sheet record in 2012 season. Competition will come from a bunch of younger, upcoming stars in form of 16 year olds: Nathalie Nidetch (Albertson Fury 96), Kelly Degregorio  (Albertson Fury 96), and Nicole Sambuco (Albertson Fury 97), Ashley Wilson Albertson Fury 95),
" we have great ability and depth in goalkeeping department and despite our youth they will be a focused and competitive group". Said Riley.

LI Fury open their season on Sunday June 2nd at 5pm at NY Tech in Old Westbury vs FC Bucks.
Tickets are $5 for Adults, FREE for  children under 18.

Come support your home town team!!

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LI Fury are please to announce their second group of signings as they prepare for home opener on Sunday 5pm at NY Tech vs FC Bucks.

Karin Simonian (Albertson Fury 92) now a junior at Notre Dame returns to lead a talented, speed laden front line.
"Karin is worth admission. She is dynamic, quick, and loves beating defenders." said Head Coach Paul Riley.

Added to Karin will be high school senior Amanda Rooney (Albertson Fury Elite) who is headed to UNC for Fall of 2013. Jen Gibbons (Albertson Fury 91) a senior at St Johns, who has been a staple of LI Fury midfield unit over past four years, Jill Mulholland (Albertson Fury 93) junior at Hofstra University, high school sophomore Kerri Covallo (Albertson Fury 96) who has just been called up to the USA U17 National team:
"we have some fantastic depth in the midfield and there will be tough competition for a starting job." said Riley.
"we are looking forward to getting the season started and I hope we will be competitive enough to make the playoffs"

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LI Fury are delighted to announce the signing of WPS star and former USWNT player Tina DiMartino (Albertson Express). After a stellar college career at UCLA Tina played professionally for Goldpride and then Philadelphia Independence under LI Fury coach Paul Riley, where they went onto back to back finals in WPS:
"Tina is a real footballer , silky feet, brilliant soccer brain, and technical/tactical awareness which has been a hallmark of her great career. She will be an important leader and role model on our young team".
Said Riley.

Sister Rosie DiMartino ( Albertson Fury Elite), will be a major part of our team and now becomes the fourth DiMartino to play for LI Fury. She is headed to Boston College in Fall of 2013:
"Rosie is the last member of the soccer Royal family of Long Island. She has many of the same traits of sisters Tina, Vicky, and Gina. Smart, super skills, soft feet, great left peg and a nose for the goal,"
Commented Head Coach Paul Riley.

Christina Klaum (Albertson Fury 95) headed to  Providence in Fall 2014 and Long Island High School Player of the Year will be a key player in the midfield:
"Chrissy is a well oiled machine: can tackle, pass, beat players and reads the game superbly well," said Riley.

Other additions in midfield include:
Mer Speck (Albertson Fury 92), now a junior at Yale University and recent member of U20 USA National team, plus Lia Belizzi (Albertson Fury 92), a junior at Providence College, Bri Hernandez  (Albertson Fury 96) and Syracuse senior Rachel Blum (Albertson Fury 91) round out a deep midfield group.

Defenders include Jess Lucas (Albertson Fury Elite), who will be attending Dartmouth College in fall of 2013. Michelle Iannachio (Albertson Fury 91) senior at St Johns University, Reilly Lucas (Albertson Fury 96), Caroline DeBonis (Albertson Fury 96), and Loyola sophomore Rosie Hayes (Albertson Fury 95):
"back line is stacked full of raw talent and is a terrific mix of experience and youth." said Riley
"to blend all these generations of Fury standouts will be a lot of fun. The team will be energetic, exciting to watch and hopefully extremely competitive. "


About the Coaching:

Type of Players: College(Notre Dame, UConn, Syracuse, Loyola, St. Johns, University of Maryland and Georgetown), high school and those who have graduated from college.

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