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Allegheny Valley school officials to consider youth club’s request to use soccer field

Emily Balser

The Allegheny Valley School Board will hold a special meeting Thursday to consider a proposal from Arsenal Football Club of PA to use a district soccer field.

The meeting will be held at 3:30 p.m. at Acme Elementary School, 300 Pearl Ave. in Cheswick.

District spokeswoman Jan Zastawniak said the proposal is for Arsenal’s use of the field next to Springdale High School and a long-term agreement with the club.

Zastawniak said she didn’t know any further details of the proposal.

Arsenal didn’t immediately respond to a request for comment.

Their website describes the organization as a “competitive youth soccer club located in Western Pennsylvania that provides professional training in alignment with U.S. Soccer’s philosophy and approach.”

Their website lists several fields the group uses, including J.C. Stone Field and McKinney Soccer Complex in North Park, Hampton High School, Pittsburgh Indoor Sports Arena in Harmar, Shady Side Academy Middle School, Shady Side Academy High School, Shaler Area Middle School, Shaler Area High School, Southpointe Fieldhouse in Canonsburg, St. Mary’s of the Assumption, Squaw Run, The Neighborhood Academy in Pittsburgh and Wildwood Sports Complex in Hampton.

Emily Balser is a Tribune-Review staff writer. You can contact Emily at 724-226-4680, [email protected] or via Twitter .

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