BDSL June Grades

Some fun bulletin board material as Michael Schieber thinks your team is terrible and can't make the playoffs. Does anyone read this part though?

Premier June Grades

Amherst Sharpshooters:

May Grade – A

June Grade – A-

One liner: Ho-Hum. More wins for Amherst Sharpshooters in Premier.

May Prediction -  2nd

June Prediction – 2nd

 

BSC Raiders:

May Grade – B+

June Grade – A+

One liner:  Gold standard of BDSL is as shiny as ever

Preseason Prediction – 2nd

May Prediction – 3rd

June Grade – 1st

 

Buffalo United SS:

May Grade – A-

June Grade - A

One liner: Regular season means nothing. Will this be the year they breakthrough in the postseason.

Preseason Prediction – 1st

May Prediction –3rd

June Prediction – 3rd

 

Celtic United:

May Grade – C

June Grade – D-

One liner: Let’s figure it out please. K thanks. Missing the playoffs would be a colossal failure.

Preseason Prediction – 4th

May Prediction – 6th

June Prediction – 7th

 

Clarence:

May Grade – B+

June Grade – C-

One liner: Gritty times ahead here for Clarence if they want playoffs

Preseason Prediction – 7th

May Prediction – 6th

June Prediction – 10th

 

East Aurora FC:

May Grade – C+

June Grade – F-

One liner: It’s these types of results that not only relegate a team but looks also could mean the end of their BDSL existence.

Preseason Prediction – 10th

May Prediction – 8th

June Prediction – 12th

 

Lackawanna FCY:

May Grade – C-

June Grade – A-

One liner: Ali Shawish is playing out of his goddamn mind. He has more then half of the 27 LFCY goals this year.

Preseason Prediction – 8th

May Prediction – 9th

June Prediction – 4th

 

Queenston FC:

May Grade – D

June Grade – B+

One liner:  Can they avoid their standard terrible July result? If they can then they’ll earn their first ever Premier playoff berth.

Preseason Prediction – 9th

May Prediction –10th

June Prediction – 5th

 

SoHo FC:

May Grade – B-

June Grade – C-

One liner: Coming back to life after looking DOA as always

Preseason Prediction – 5th

May Prediction – 4th

June Prediction – 6th

 

Southtowns FPFC:

May Grade – A

June Grade – C+

One liner: No playoffs but a foundation to build on here.

Preseason Prediction – 12th

May Prediction – 8th

June Prediction – 9th

 

Williamsville Willies:

May Grade – C-

June Grade - D

One liner: Looking more and more like a return to Champo for these lads.

Preseason Prediction – 6th

May Prediction – 12th

June Prediction – 11th

 

Wolfpack:

May Grade – B+

June Grade – B-

One liner:  Good year but averaging a goal a game will mean no playoffs.

Preseason Prediction – 11th

May Prediction – 11th

June Prediction – 8th

 

 

 

Championship May Grades:

BSC International:

May Grade – A+

June Grade - B

One liner: Maybe have the best individual stars in all of Championship division.

Preseason Prediction – 2nd

May Prediction –  1st

June Prediction – 1st

 

Beast City SC:

May Grade – A-

June Grade – B-

One liner: A slight stumble but this young team has enough good pieces to beat anyone.

Preseason Prediction – 1st

May Prediction – 2nd

June Prediction – 4th

 

Buffalo Bantu:

May Grade – F

June Grade – F+

One liner: Hello D1…. A shell of the team they once were.

Preseason Prediction – 3rd

May Prediction – 10th

June Prediction – 12th

 

Celtic Hoops

May Grade – F-

June Grade – C+

One liner: Signs of life = No relegation

Preseason Prediction – 10th

May Prediction – 12th

June Prediction – 8th

 

Lykan FC:

May Grade – C-

June Grade – B+

One liner:  Huge game vs Polonia. Will the late surge be enough for a playoff berth?

Preseason Prediction – 11th

May Prediction – 11th

June Prediction – 6th

 

NMB FC:

May Grade – C

June Grade – D-

One liner: What happened here? They need two results to save themselves including a win over West Side.

Preseason Prediction – 6th

May Prediction – 5th

 

Niagara FC:

May Grade – B

June Grade – A-

One liner: My dark horse pick riding strong into a post-season spot.

Preseason Prediction – 7th

May Prediction – 7th

June Grade – 5th

 

Pendleton United FC:

May Grade – B+

June Grade – A+

One liner: Just win baby!

Preseason Prediction – 8th

May Prediction – 4th

June Prediction – 2nd

 

Polonia:

May Grade – B+

June Grade - B

One liner: I feel like there is another shock result here from that that might cost them a playoff spot.

Preseason Prediction – 12th

May Prediction – 8th

June Prediction – 7th

 

Rangers:

May Grade – B-

June Grade – C-

One liner: A step back from them which I was surprised to see considering their roster vs others.

Preseason Prediction – 4th

May Prediction – 6th

June Prediction – 9th

 

Roos FC:

May Grade – B

June Grade – B-

One liner:  Went on cruise control a bit too early. Need to get healthy to compete with top teams.

Preseason Prediction – 5th

May Prediction – 3rd

June Prediction – 3rd

 

West Side FC:

May Grade – C

June Grade – B-

One liner:  Playing teams tough all season. Should secure them another Championship season in 2019.

Preseason Prediction – 9th

May Prediction -  9th

June Prediction – 10th

 

 

 

1St Division May Grades

Blizzard FC:

May Grade – B

June Grade - B

One liner: Seem like a playoff team but a step behind the favorites. Will their late adds make a difference?

Preseason Prediction – 4th in Pepper + wildcard

May Prediction – 3rd in Pepper + wildcard

June Prediction - 3rd in Pepper + wildcard

 

Buffalo Celtic:

May Grade – C-

June Grade - C

One liner: Are they improving? Impossible to say. Might be involved is the play out game again this year.

Preseason Prediction – 8th in Pepper

May Prediction – 8th in Pepper

June Prediction – 8th in Pepper

 

Crimson SPAL FC:

May Grade – B+

June Grade - B

One liner: Really never in doubt playoff wise. Can Tarbell make the playoff difference?

Preseason Prediction – 2nd in Pepper

May Prediction - 2nd in Pepper

June Prediction – 2nd in Pepper

 

Crusaders FC:

May Grade – F

June Grade – D-

One liner: On life support. Have to find a win here or D1 and BDSL existence is in danger.

Preseason Prediction – 3rd in Pepper + wildcard

May Prediction – 6th in Pepper

June Prediction – 7th in Pepper

 

Dutch FC:

May Grade – B

June Grade - C

One liner: Owen Adamec is approving to be a hell of a player but I’m not sure he can do enough to get them into the postseason.

Preseason Prediction – 5th in Mingle

May Prediction – 5th in Mingle

June Prediction – 6th in Mingle

 

FC Quake:

May Grade – B+

June Grade - A

One liner: Just churning along. Probably the most consistent team in all of D1 (and apparently the most well behaved).

Preseason Prediction – 3rd in Mingle + wildcard

May Prediction – 2nd in Mingle

June Prediction – 3rd in Mingle + wildcard

 

Grand Island FC:

May Grade – D

June Grade – B+

One liner: Ok now this is the team I was hoping for before the season started.  Rounding into form for the playoffs.

Preseason Prediction – 1st in Mingle

May Prediction – 2nd in Mingle

June Prediction – 4th in Mingle

 

Great Lakes Africa:

May Grade – B+

June Grade – D+

One liner: A weird feeling the bottom might be dropping out of these guys here.

Preseason Prediction – 6th in Pepper

May Prediction – 4th in Pepper + wildcard

 

Hamburg FC:

May Grade – C+

June Grade – D+

One liner: Doesn’t look promising. At best they make the play out game.

Preseason Prediction – 7th in Mingle

May Prediction – 8th in Mingle + relegated in play out game

June Prediction – 9th in Mingle

 

Honey Badgers:

May Grade – C

June Grade – C-

One liner: Better in last two games but might be a case of too little too late.

Preseason Prediction – 7th in Pepper

May Prediction – 7th in Pepper

June Prediction – 9th in Pepper

 

Los Chupacabras:

May Grade – A-

June Grade - A

One liner: Playoff bound plus on a magical Tehel Cup run. Fun year for Los Chupas

Preseason Prediction – 2nd in Mingle

May Prediction – 1st in Mingle

June Prediction – 1st in Mingle

 

Mes Que FC:

May Grade – A+

June Grade – A+

One liner:  Who are these guys and what have they done with Alden?

Preseason Prediction – 9th in Mingle

May Prediction – 6th in Mingle

June Prediction – 2nd in Mingle

 

OP Alliance:

May Grade – A+

June Grade – A-

One liner: Look to be a cut above every other team in D1. Will be interested to see if this transfers over to playoffs.

Preseason Prediction – 5th in Pepper

May Prediction – 1st in Pepper

June Prediction – 1st in Pepper

 

RVS United:

May Grade – D-

June Grade – C-

One liner: Not a pretty season but surviving the drop is a prize enough.

Preseason Prediction – 6th in Mingle

May Prediction – 7th in Mingle

June Prediction – 7th in Mingle

 

Rampart FC:

May Grade – B+

June Grade - C

One liner: Meh sums it up nicely.

Preseason Prediction – 4th in Mingle + wildcard

May Prediction – 4th in Mingle + wildcard

June Prediction – 5th in Mingle

 

Tonawanda United:

May Grade – D

June Grade – C+

One liner: Better of last and they’ll need that to continue to keep playoff hopes alive

Preseason Prediction – 1st in Pepper

May Prediction – 5th in Pepper

June Prediction – 4th in Pepper + wildcard

 

Tri Town United:

May Grade – D+

June Grade – D+

One liner: Every time I want to completely bury then they grab a win.

Preseason Prediction – 8th in Mingle

May Prediction – 9th in Mingle

June Prediction – 8th in Mingle + relegation via play out game

 

Ukraine:

May Grade – F+

June Grade – C+

One liner: If they can grab results in the next two games they are suddenly playoff bound.

Preseason Prediction – 9th in Pepper

May Prediction - 9th in Pepper

June Prediction – 6th in Pepper

 

 

 

2nd Division May Grades

11 Stars FC:

May Grade – F

June Grade – F-

One liner: No comment needed

Preseason Prediction – 7th in Odenbach

May Prediction – 10th in Odenbach

June Prediction – 10th in Odenbach

 

Celtic 1888:

May Grade – B-

June Grade – A+

One liner: Impressive from ’88.  An all Celtic Final?

Preseason Prediction – 3rd in Simpkin

May Prediction – 4th in Simpkin

June Prediction – 2nd in Simpkin

 

Celtic Brigade:

May Grade – B-

June Grade – A+

One liner: Impressive from Brigade. An all Celtic Final?

Preseason Prediction – 7th in Simpkin

May Prediction – 5th in Simpkin

June Prediction – 3rd in Simpkin + wildcard

 

Clarence Rebels:

May Grade – C

June Grade - F

One liner: Terrible swoon in June. Youngsters learning lessons I’m sure here in first BDSL season.

Preseason Prediction – 2nd in Simpkin

May Prediction – 3rd in Simpkin + wildcard

June Prediction – 8th in Simpkin

 

DSC Buffalo:

May Grade – B+

June Grade – C

One liner: Lurking with their games in hand but I don’t think there is enough here for a playoff berth.

Preseason Prediction – 5th in Simpkin

May Prediction – 2nd in Simpkin

June Prediction – 4th in Simpkin

 

Delco Academy:

May Grade – C+

June Grade - B

One liner: A pretty solid team stuck in a monstrous conference. Hardest schedule out of any remaining team in D2

Preseason Prediction – 5th in Odenbach + wildcard

May Prediction – 8th in Odenbach

June Prediction - 8th in Odenbach

 

Devils:

May Grade – C+

June Grade – B+

One liner: Could sneak into the postseason if things fall their way. Good first year in D2 for them.

Preseason Prediction – 6th in Simpkin

May Prediction – 8th in Simpkin

June Prediction – 6th in Simpkin

 

FK Bosna:

May Grade – A-

June Grade – A-

One liner: Surprise of all of D2 for me is FK Bosna crashing the playoff party. They make Odenbach all the more of a gauntlet.

Preseason Prediction – 10th in Odenbach

May Prediction – 7th in Odenbach

June Prediction – 3rd in Odenbach + wildcard

 

Future Stars:

May Grade – A

June Grade – D-

One liner: Yuck. June was rough for them and it doesn’t get much easier going forward.

Preseason Prediction – 8th in Odenbach

May Prediction – 7th in Odenbach

June Prediction - 7th in Odenbach

 

Great White Buffalo:

May Grade – C+

June Grade - B

One liner: Similar to Delco they are a quality team that just is in tough vs some very good teams.

Preseason Prediction – 4th in Odenbach + wildcard

May Prediction – 5th in Odenbach + wildcard

June Prediction – 6th in Odenbach

 

Kingsmen SC:

May Grade – D+

June Grade - F

One liner: Maybe it wasn’t the best idea to stay in D2?

Preseason Prediction – 10th in Simpkin

May Prediction – 9th in Simpkin

June Prediction – 9th in Simpkin

 

Lykan United:

May Grade – B+

June Grade - B

One liner: Can’t afford to cough up any points here down the stretch but right now I have them in.

Preseason Prediction – 6th in Odenbach

May Prediction – 4th in Odenbach + wildcard

June Prediction – 4th in Odenbach + wildcard

 

Meerkats FC:

May Grade – F - - -

June Grade – F- - - 

One liner: Insert your own joke about them here.

Preseason Prediction – 8th in Simpkin

May Prediction – 10th in Simpkin

June Prediction – 10th in Simpkin

 

Olean 1854 FC:

May Grade – A+

June Grade – A+

One liner: Just blew teams away in June. Best team in all of D2 right now though losing Gayton is a blow.

Preseason Prediction – 3rd in Odenbach + wildcard

May Prediction – 2nd in Odenbach

June Prediction – 1st in Odenbach

 

Queen City Pride:

May Grade – C-

June Grade – C

One liner: Mixed bag from this team. Not at their best this year.

Preseason Prediction – 4th in Simpkin

May Prediction – 7th in Simpkin

June Prediction - 7th in Simpkin

 

Revolution SC:

May Grade – B

June Grade – B+

One liner: Heating up at the right time. A playoff berth would be incredibly impressive

Preseason Prediction – 9th in Simpkin

May Prediction – 6th in Simpkin

June Prediction – 5th in Simpkin

 

WNY United Reds:

May Grade – C-

June Grade – D-

One liner: Competitive but that’s really not good enough.

Preseason Prediction – 9th in Odenbach

May Prediction -  9th in Odenbach

June Prediction – 9th in Odenbach

 

West Seneca FC:

May Grade – B-

June Grade – A-

One liner: Won the West Seneca derby and playing great here. Primed for a deep run.

Preseason Prediction – 1st in Odenbach

May Prediction – 3rd in Odenbach + wildcard

June Prediction – 2nd in Odenbach

West Seneca Panthers:

May Grade – A+

June Grade – B-

One liner: Tough go in June for Panthers but maybe they keeping their eyes toward the end game and not the week in and out grind.

Preseason Prediction – 2nd in Odenbach

May Prediction – 1st in Odenbach

June Prediction – 5th in Odenbach + wildcard

 

Youngstown Marksmen:

May Grade – A

June Grade – B+

One liner: Back to back vs the Celtic should prove who the king of Simpkin really is here.

Preseason Prediction – 1st in Simpkin

May Prediction -  1st in Simpkin

June Prediction – 1st in Simpkin

 

 

 

3rd Division May Grades

Bangarang FC:

May Grade – F

June Grade - D

One liner: Bangarang? More like Badarang. Am I right? Guys? Hello?

Preseason Prediction – 6th

May Prediction – 6th

June Prediction – 7th

 

Big Green SC:

May Grade – B

June Grade – A-

One liner: Quiet the turnaround from 2017. Good for them.

Preseason Prediction – 10th

May Prediction – 8th

June Prediction – 5th

 

Celtic Classic:

May Grade – D

June Grade – C+

One liner: Hey there are some teams they can play with there are other teams they cannot. But a good month overall.

Preseason Prediction – 12th

May Prediction – 12th

June Prediction – 10th

 

Cheektowaga:

May Grade – B+

June Grade - D

One liner: They are better then their record I think but falling in too many tight games.

Preseason Prediction –8th

May Prediction – 7th

June Prediction – 9th

 

Iron Lungz FC:

May Grade – D-

June Grade – C

One liner: When they lose they lose big.

Preseason Prediction – 9th

May Prediction – 11th

June Prediction – 11th

 

Lasalle FC:

May Grade – C

June Grade – A+

One liner: Haven’t given up a goal in 4 straight as they continue to climb up the D3 standings.

Preseason Prediction – 4th

May Prediction – 5th

June Prediction – 3rd

 

Medina Mustangs FC:

May Grade – A++

June Grade – B+

One liner: If you could call anything a stumble it would be there month of June. I expect them to bounce back nicely.

Preseason Prediction – 3rd

May Prediction – 1st

June Prediction – 2nd

 

Moby Ducks FC:

May Grade – A-

June Grade – C-

One liner: No wins in the last 3 with 2 really hard games left.

Preseason Prediction – 2nd

May Prediction – 3rd

June Prediction – 6th

 

NY Elite:

May Grade – A

June Grade – A-

One liner: Lost to Medina but look to have a leg up on them in the standings. Anything less then promotion is a failure for them

Preseason Prediction – 1st

May Prediction – 2nd

June Prediction – 1st

 

North Buffalo FC:

May Grade – C

June Grade – B+

One liner: Like Big Green 2017 seems another team ago. Might fall just short but building positively.

Preseason Prediction – 11th

May Prediction – 10th

 

Rust Belt United:

May Grade – D-

June Grade – F+

One liner: Let’s just move along. Nothing to see here.

Preseason Prediction – 7th

May Prediction – 9th

June Prediction – 12th

Tesla FC:

May Grade – A+

June Grade – B+

One liner: Tesla FC will probably have a good 6-8 year average gap between them and their next closest D3 playoff team.

Preseason Prediction – 5th

May Prediction – 4th

June Prediction – 4th

 

 

 

O-35 May Grades:

Aliens:

May Grade – B+

June Grade – B+

One liner: Holding onto their second place spot but have the hardest remaining schedule of any team.

Preseason Prediction – 1st

May Prediction – 2nd

June Prediction – 3rd

Aztecas FC:

May Grade – B

June Grade - B

One liner: Honestly I expected way worse so mid table finish is really great for year 1 in my book.

Preseason Prediction – 6th

May Prediction – 5th

June Prediction – 5th

 

Azzurri:

May Grade – B

June Grade – C+

One liner: The defending champs are on the ropes here. Need to win out to have a chance to defend the crown

Preseason Prediction – 4th

May Prediction – 4th

June Prediction – 4th

 

Bluestars FC:

May Grade – A+

June Grade – B+

One liner: Barring a catastrophe they’ve clinched a spot in the championship game.

Preseason Prediction – 3rd

May Prediction – 1st

June Prediction – 1st

 

CS Italia:

May Grade – C+

June Grade – D-

One liner: Hey maybe Ricky Fleck can change things for them.

Preseason Prediction – 7th

May Prediction – 6th

June Prediction – 6th

 

Oranje:

May Grade – D-

June Grade – C+

One liner: A big win over Aztecas gives them a chance to avoid the bottom of the table.

Preseason Prediction – 5th

May Prediction – 7th

June Prediction – 7th

 

West United FC:

May Grade – C-

June Grade - B

One liner: Have been able to climb back into it here but there slow start might cost them unless they run the table.

Preseason Prediction – 1st

May Prediction – 3rd

June Prediction – 2nd