Calpain United 2002
Grad League Soccer Champions

The inaugural season of Calpain United, the summer of 2002, was a very successful one. The team placed first overall, coming out of the regular season with 9 wins and 1 draw. They faced Mech United in the playoff quarterfinals, defeating them by a score of 5-0. The semifinal matchup against Grads United proved more of a challenge, with the game being in a 1-1 draw after extra time. Four penalty strikes to win 4-1 ensured that Calpain United would move onto the finals. In the final, they faced Mixed Nuts (photographs shown below), and won by a score of 3-0.

[Alex + Ayham (390k)]
Alex and Ayham
[Dave playing the man (470k)]
Dave playing his man
[Tudor vs Cormac (425k)]
Tudor vs Cormac
[Alex moving forward (338k)]
Alex moving forward
[Erik + Dave (440k)]
Erik and Dave
[Ali beating his man (360k)]
Ali beating his man
[Erik heading to Ali in the box (430k)]
Erik heading to Ali in the box
[Mixed Nuts playing out of their end (420k)]
Mixed Nuts playing out of their end
[Umar heading away from the goal (420k)]
Umar heading away from the goal
[Tudor beating three players (345k)]
Tudor beating three players
[Ali playing good defense (345k)]
Ali playing good defense
[The Team (345k)]
The Team