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Don't hand a third-straight Buffalo & District Soccer League premier division title to the BSC Raiders quite yet, or even write Sharpshooters in pen as the dynasty's finals opponent. Of the remaining sides in the postseason, it's upstart Lackawanna FCY with perhaps the greatest potential to stun the Goliaths. Taha Omar's team scuffled a bit toward the end of the reg…

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The Buffalo & District Soccer League season has surpassed the halfway mark, and story-lines abound. Few will be surprised to see BSC Raiders and Amherst Sharpshooters at the top of the table, and one of the teams promoted from the championship division - Pendleton United - still win-less. But the first seven weeks of the season have been littered with surprises, wit…

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Only four teams remain in contention in the Buffalo & District Soccer League's premier division playoffs, and just two of them were projected to make it this far. Sunday's semifinal match-ups for the league's top tier are staggered so you can watch both live, if you're that devoted to men's amateur soccer in Buffalo. Here's the rundown for each game. No. 1 seed BSC…

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With a traveling roster of just 14 players facing difficult weather conditions, Lackawanna FCY fell short in the quarterfinals of the Werner Fricker Cup, losing 2-0 to host Vereinigung Erzgebirge on Sunday in Warminster, Pa. V-E broke a scoreless deadlock with a penalty kick in the 65th minute, then added an insurance goal late to advance to the tournament's semifinals.…

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By taking down BUSS in penalty kicks in the Tehel Cup Final last summer, Yemen Elite – now referred to as Lackawanna FCY – earned the right to represent the Buffalo & District Soccer League in the Werner Fricker Open Cup Region I quarterfinals. Faress Saleh's team will pay a visit to Vereinigung Erzgebirge at 2:30 p.m. April 15 at 130 Davisville Road, Warminster, Pa…