Once D.C. United is done, there is still more soccer to watch: the Richmond Kickers take on the Charleston Battery at 7:30 PM.
After the D.C. United game is over, soccer isn't over for the day. You can watch the Richmond Kickers and D.C. United loanees take on both United's and Richmond's fiercest USL PRO rival: the Charleston Battery.
I assigned each returning team in USL-Pro a letter grade based on how impressed I've been with its off-season/preseason up to this point (the morning of February 28). Tell me why you think my grades are completely arbitrary. Austin da ... Continue reading â†’
Here's a numerical rundown for each team in USL-Pro in alphabetical order. I also created fake awards to bestow on each club. Charleston Battery: High 5111, June 22 v VSI Low 2057, June 5 v Charlotte Difference 3054 Average 3554 ... Continue reading â†’
MLS and attendance figures have long been a topic of conversation in US Soccer circles. This week I want to look at the issue from a different perspective. In this week's USL Pro Spotlight, we are taking a look at what type of impact a visiting MLS Reserve squad had on USL Pro clubs attendance numbers.
Just one day after appearing on "Off The Bench", Coach Bill Becher and his Harrisburg City Islanders, took the field at home against the Charleston Battery to defend their perfect 3-0-0 record. However, the City Islanders went on to lose the match 2-1 and notch their first loss of the 2013 season.
RICHMOND, VA â€“ The Richmond Kickers captured three points at City Stadium Saturday night with a 4-1 win over the defending USL PRO Champions Charleston Battery.Zimbabwean International Joseph Ngwenya opened scoring and D.C. United forward Casey Townsend registered a pair of goals for the Kickers while Battery defender John Wilson's tally prevented the shutout in front of 2,497 fans.
RICHMOND, VA â€“ (Wednesday, April 10, 2013) â€“ The Richmond Kickers return to City Stadium this Saturday, April 13 when they host the defending USL PRO Champions Charleston Battery at 7:00 p.m. The enhanced game day experience begins when the gates open at 6:00 p.m. with live music from The People's Blues of Richmond, draft beer trucks, Richmond's legendary Food Trucks and a new and improved Family Zone.
All bundled up for the overstated Canadian cold... brrrrrrrrrr... Y-014B - The Yorkies Toronto FC new signing form
Name : Ryan Richter Club : Charleston Battery College : La Salle University Years as a pro : 2 Acquired via : â˜ Trade / â˜ Free Agent / â˜‘ Waivers / â˜ Coerced out of retirement Because of interest : â–¡ Montreal signed him / â˜ Stolen from Montreal / â˜‘ none of the above
Say something nice: Ryan Richter has been biding his time for his breakout move, and this could be it.
The Chicago Fire began their third leg of training camp Wednesday in South Carolina, wherethey will take part in the Carolina Challenge Cup for the third-consecutive season.They will play two MLS clubs, Houston Dynamo on Saturday and VancouverWhitecaps on Saturday, Feb.
For the second time in three years, the Charleston Battery are the USL Pro champions.
The Battery ended their dream playoff run on by grabbing a 1-0 victory over the Wilmington
Hammerheads in the USL Pro Championship at Blackbaud Stadium on Saturday night, giving Charleston
their second title since 2010 and fourth overall.
Both D.C. United and their USL PRO affiliate drew 2-2: the Richmond Kickers did it against the Charleston Battery on the road.
The Richmond Kickers started their season last night against their old foe, the Charleston Battery. And while the team was often sloppy with their passes, and not yet on the same page throughout the team, they did score two goals to draw with the Battery 2-2.
The Islanders enter a crucial stretch of four games in nine days with away matches on back-to-back nights in Charleston and Charlotte followed later by a contest against an MLS Reserve side. Is this normal?
For those of you who just can't get enough soccer, there are plenty of more MLS games this weekend.
You've already watched D.C. United versus the Chicago Fire. You've already watched the Richmond Kickers versus the Charleston Battery. And yet there is an empty hole in your heart, one that can only be filled by more soccer.
The quarterfinals of the US Open Cup have two underdogs left.
The Carolina Railhawks, of the Division 2-NASL, and Orlando City of Division 3-USL Pro, will try to win Wednesday night to move forward to the semifinals in the 100th edition of the U.S. Open Cup, one of the oldest Soccer tournaments in the world.
Real Salt Lake (7-5-3, 24 points) scored a thumping 3-0 win over an under-confident San Jose (3-6-6, 15 points) at Rio Tinto on Saturday, June 1. The goals came from Javier Morales, Ned Gravaboy and Robbie Findley, all in the first half of the game.
San Jose were coming into the game in poor road form (0-4-2), with a 1-0 defeat on the road against FC Dallas and having been knocked out of the US Open Cup by Charleston Battery.
Luke Lohr and Pedro Gomes continue to debate the finer points of soccer. Luke talks about watching Nigel Reo-Coker's first match in an MLS uniform, Pedro makes fantasy predictions and two guests join for insider perspectives. Chris Schlosser, VP for MLS Digital joins Luke to talk about the new MLSSoccer.
Heading into the final match of the preseason, here's where everybody in camp stands.
Five games in the bag, and we all have a pretty good idea what D.C. United's depth chart will look like going into the opener on March 8. But just to make sure we keep up with these things, here's where our minutes tracker stands after Wednesday night's draw against the Charleston Battery.
On tap tonight: Stone Arrogant Bastard, Jim Beam and Coke, Coca-Cola Classic, and 21st Amendment Sneak Attack.
The Filibuster crew is back again, and are this time joined by commentor DCuniverse, who won our haiku contest a few weeks ago. We review D.C. United's 2-0 win over the Houston Dynamo in the Carolina Challenge Cup, as well as preview the Coffee Pot Cup throwdown on Wednesday against the Charleston Battery.
After it was announced yesterday that D.C. United would be participating in the 2014 edition of the Carolina Challenge Cup, the Charleston Battery announced the full slate today. Joining D.C. United and the host Charleston Battery will be the Seattle Sounders and the Houston Dyanmo, two teams that always seem to give D.
Later today, the Houston Dynamo will face off against Eastern Conference rival Chicago Fire in the opening match of the 2013 Carolina Challenge Cup. This year marks the tenth running of the preseason tournament which pits Major League Soccer clubs against teams in the United Soccer League.
The event is hosted by the USL club Charleston Battery and has welcomed a number of MLS clubs in years past.
As D.C. United begins their preseason with indoor training in Washington, D.C., there are a number of trialist who are with the team. Typically, these trialists are shed as the preseason wears on, but often one or two will stick. So, besides Diego Restrepo, who are these trialists?
Matt Van Oekel (G, Minnesota Stars): Van Oekel has played in 32 games in three years for the Minnesota Stars of NASL and played with the Minnesota Thunder before that.
The Portland Timbers announced their opening round match for the 2013 U.S. Open Cup is here in Portland, where they will face the Austin Aztexs or Wilmington Hammerheads. Meanwhile, the Timbers U-23 team advanced to round two with a win over the Sacramento Gold, and will now battle the Charleston Battery for the right to host the San Jose Earthquakes in round four.
The Men in Red will head for Charleston, South Carolina and Blackbaud Stadium to once again participate in the Carolina Challenge Cup (CCC). The Fire will be joining fellow MLS teams Houston Dynamo and Vancouver Whitecaps, as well as the hosts, Charleston Battery. The Fire will be coming into the CCC off the heels of a 1-0 win over the San Jose Earthquakes, courtesy of a Jeff Larentowicz penalty kick.
Dane Kelly is the latest player to go on trial for the Union this season. The forward from the Charleston Battery has been considered one of the USL PRO s top forwards for the past two seasons. Kelly led the Battery with 11 goals in 23 games played this term. He was brought to Charleston for the 2011 campaign from Tivoli Gardens in the Jamaican National Premier League (JPL) on loan.
This Saturday afternoon, the Harrisburg City Islanders will host the Charlotte Eagles in the quarterfinals of the 2013 USL PRO Playoffs. The match is scheduled to start at two o'clock in the afternoon at Skyline Sports Complex on City Island.
Have We Met?
The players and fans of the City Islanders are hungry for playoff success after an early exit last year in the first round from eventual champion Charleston Battery.
In this episode Luke Lohr and Pedro Gomes debate what a ball-boy (ball person) means to a team and how players should or shouldn't react to them. FC Dallas and the Portland Timbers are showing serious class and DC United just isn't. Head Coach of the Charleston Battery Mike Anhaeuser steps in to talk about his team's 5 game winning streak.
I will be taking over for Aaron Campbell this time around and this week's WWW will be about the Caps' players who have been sent out on loan. This Year's Loan Deals It was announced yesterday that Residency product Ben Fisk and new Ghanaian signing Emmanuel Adjetey will be headed to the Charleston Battery on .
After a couple of quite days, the Fire are back in action tonight against the Battery for the 2nd game of CCC play. The Men in Red notched a 3-2 win back on February 16th against the Dynamo. The victory was propelled by goals from Sherjill MacDonald and Jeff Larentowicz, as well as a Houston own goal.