GSMU Announces Week 8 Top 25 and End of Year Awards


Week 8 of the Grassroots Soccer Media Union Top 25 poll is out this morning and the top 3 stay exactly the same. Detroit City FC continues to rise, now sitting at 4, bolstered by their strong play in the NPSL. FC Arizona rounds out the top 5 of the poll. Orange County FC had the biggest drop of the week, moving down to 13. Boca Raton FC had an impressive rise to 18, with their big win in the South Florida UPSL Championship.

In other GSMU related news, the Union announced a broad slate of end of the year awards planned. The candidates will be nominated and voted on by the members of the Union. Awards will be in many categories, including Player of the Year, a Top XI, and Journalist of the Year. For a complete list of awards and the other details, here’s the press release.

For the full voting tally for week 8, check out the press release from GSMU.

  1. NY Cosmos

  2. FC Golden State

  3. Miami FC

  4. Detroit City FC

  5. FC Arizona

  6. Des Moines Menace

  7. FC Golden State Force

  8. Cal FC

  9. South Georgia Tormenta 2

  10. Minneapolis City SC

  11. Brooklyn Italians

  12. Chattanooga FC

  13. Orange County FC

  14. FC Waco

  15. AFC Ann Arbor

  16. Tropics SC

  17. Greenville FC

  18. Boca Raton FC

  19. Med City FC

  20. Miami United

  21. Florida Soccer Soldiers

  22. Duluth FC

  23. Reading United AC

  24. Tulsa Athletic

  25. San Antonio Runners