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USL Pro Week 24: A Look Ahead

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Week 23 was tense as nine red cards were produced and a massive altercation occurred between the Wilmington Hammerheads and the Orange County Blues.

Expect this week to have more of the same.

The USL Pro regular season is winding down, and playoff positions are on the line.

Richmond Kickers versus Charlotte Eagles: USL PRO streaming, prediction, lineups, and gamethread

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Before #DCUafterdark later tonight, watch the Kickers take on the Eagles.

The Richmond Kickers return to City Stadium to take on the Charlotte Eagles, who are the owners of the only victory over the Kickers this season. While this game was being billed as the game that could clinch a spot in the playoffs for Richmond, they actually qualified based on the results of last night's games.

USL Pro Week 12: A Look Ahead

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Oklahoma City Energy FC and head coach Jimmy Nielsen face a difficult task this weekend with a long trip to the east coast.

The Energy will play a double-header this weekend, with a Friday night game at the Wilmington Hammerheads and then the following night at the Charlotte Eagles.

Anangono brace leads Reserves to 3-2 win

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Two goals from Juan Luis Anangono led the Chicago Fire Reserves to a 3-2 win over USL-Pro's Charlotte Eagles on Friday night. The Fire found themselves trailing by two after 15 minutes thanks to goals by former Revolution midfielder Zak Boggs and Jorge Herrera. Anangono scored his first in the 21st minute and Quincy Amarikwa leveled the match in first half stoppage time.

Who is Winning the USL-Pro Preseason so far?

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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 →

Queen City Soccer Club to replace Charlotte Eagles in USL PRO in 2015

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While all they have currently is a website and a twitter account, Queen City Soccer Club will replace the Charlotte Eagles in USL PRO in 2015.

As you may have heard, the Charlotte Eagles are rumored to be dropping down to USL PDL; the ownership group of the Charlotte Hounds, a professional lacrosse team, will be buying their USL PRO rights, with a supposed eye towards joining MLS.

2013 USL-Pro Regular Season Attendance Statistics!

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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 →

Dwyer scores record four goals to lead Orlando City SC to USL Pro title

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For the second time in three seasons, Orlando City Soccer Club has won the USL Pro Championship.

In front of a USL Pro record crowd of 20,886 at the Citrus Bowl, Orlando City ran riot, defeating the Charlotte Eagles, 7-4, thanks to a record four goals from on-loan forward Dom Dwyer.

Orlando City Breaks Record Attendance With 20,000+ Fans at USL Pro Final: Daily Soccer Report

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Orlando City Soccer Club won the 2013 USL PRO Championship Game Saturday night after defeating Charlotte Eagles 7-4 in front of 20,886 fans at the Citrus Bowl in downtown Orlando.

The 20,000+ attendance was the largest attendance ever for an Orlando City game and an USL PRO match.

"To play in front of more than 20,000 tonight was amazing," said Orlando City Head Coach Adrian Heath.

Dwyer Returning to Orlando for Final this Weekend

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It was announced today that Dom Dwyer will be returning to Orlando City this weekend for their USL Pro Championship game against the Charlotte Eagles. Dwyer had been named to the USL Pro's all league team for scoring 15 league goals in just 13 games with the club.
The effort to bring back Dwyer had apparently been worked on for a few days from reading the Tweets from Orlando City president Philip Rawlins, who when asked on the 2nd if it was too late to get Dwyer back for the finals said "We are speaking to SKC, fingers crossed.

City Islanders fall to Charlotte Eagles in Quarter Final 3-1

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The Harrisburg City Islanders fell at the first hurdle as the USL PRO playoffs kicked off tonight. The Charlotte Eagles' Jorge Herrera was tonight's star notching two assists and a goal. A bland fist half saw both teams end the half goalless. The second half started eventfully with Islander midfielder Jason Pelletier seeing yellow within the first minute.

Fire defeat Charlotte 2-0, advance in USOC

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A new look line-up put together a solid performance against USL-Pro side Charlotte Eagles enabling the Fire to advance to the fourth round of the US Open Cup tournament. Frank Klopas featured a starting eleven that included most of the usual first choice selections including newly acquired forward Mike Magee.

Fire's USOC third round draw announced

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US Soccer has released the potential match-ups for the third round of the 2013 US Open Cup tournament after coin flips this morning to determine the pairings. The Fire will play the winner of the match between the Seattle Sounders U-23 (PDL) team and the Charlotte Eagles (USL Pro). That game will be played on May 21 in Charlotte.

Richmond Kickers vs. Wilmington Hammerheads: Streaming, lineups, prediction, and GameThread

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After a week off, the Richmond Kickers are back in action with two games this weekend: the first tonight, against the Wilmington Hammerheads, and the second tomorrow night, against the Charlotte Eagles. For those of you unfamiliar with USL Pro, each team typically gets between 3 and 5 of these weekends per season, which are done to help reduce travel costs; to compensate, USL Pro teams are allowed 5 subs per game.

USL Pro Spotlight Week 6: And Then There Were Two

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Article By: Pedro Gomes

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.

Rhinos Wrap: Goals Hard to Come By Over Weekend

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The first win of the 2013 season continus to elude the Rochester Rhinos (0-3-1, 1 point), who recorded a draw and a loss over the weekend.

Matt Horth started up top for the Rhinos against the Charlotte Eaglesin Friday's 0-0 draw. Horth went 81 minutes, while Tyler Polak and Gabe Latiguestarted at left backand on the right side of the midfield, respectively.

USL Pro: A Look Back at Week 20

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The final weekend of almost every regular season has its share of drama, and the USL Pro's season finale was no different as two teams snuck into the playoffs while another saw its postseason hopes vanish.

The Harrisburg City Islanders and the Wilmington Hammerheads booked the final two spots in the postseason and the Charlotte Eagles fell out of sixth place and the playoff picture by losing on Sunday.

USL Pro: A Look Back at Week 19

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The Charleston Battery booked their place in the USL Pro postseason this past weekend, and they did so in convincing fashion.

The Battery clinched a playoff berth and snapped a five-game winless skid by mauling the Rochester Rhinos, 4-0, in their penultimate game of the season on Saturday.

USL Pro: A Look Back at Week 18

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The Wilmington Hammerheads took a giant step towards assuring themselves of being in the postseason this past weekend, and they did so by grabbing a pair of results against a team that was expected to beat them.

The Hammerheads went 1-0-1 in their two games in two days against the Charleston Battery, first grabbing a late 2-2 draw on the road on Friday before picking up a 2-1 win at home on Saturday.

Kickers Set to Battle Barracuda FC

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RICHMOND, VA – (Wednesday, August 1, 2012) – The Richmond Kickers return to Richmond City Stadium this Friday, August 3 to host Antigua Barracuda FC. Kicking off at 7:00 p.m., Friday's match-up marks one of the Kickers' final four regular season games of the 2012 campaign and will be critical in shaping the USL PRO standings.

Richmond Kickers

Richmond Kickers 2-1 Charlotte Eagles: Kickers overcome a sloppy second half

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The Richmond Kickers overcome a sloppy second half to get three points.

The Richmond Kickers outlasted the Charlotte Eagles 2-1 tonight at City Stadium, in a game that was a tale of two halves.

The first half was a show of the Kickers dominance in possession, controlling the ball for long stretches at a time.

Richmond Kickers vs. Charlotte Eagles: Streaming, lineup, prediction and gamethread

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If you can't make it to RFK, make it a two screen experience and watch the Richmond Kickers too.

While I hope that most of you will be at our meetup in Lot 8 today, some of the fanbase lives too far away to make it or can't make it today due to a host of other reasons. If you fall into that category, don't despair: you can watch D.

Paid Their Dues: Okai Advances To Championship

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Union draftee Stephen Okai is heading to the USL PRO Championship, after the Charlotte Eagles defeated the Commissioners' Cup-holding Richmond Kickers. The Eagles will face 2nd-placed, likely MLS-bound Orlando City SC, who they have never beaten.

Justin Mapp played a full 90 minutes on Saturday in Montreal's bore 0-0 draw with the Union.

Richmond Kickers 1-2 Charlotte Eagles: Kickers fall short in the semifinals

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The Richmond Kickers crashed out of the playoffs today against the Charlotte Eagles, losing 2-1 at home. The Kickers were sluggish throughout the first half and the beginning of the second, only becoming frenetic near the end of the game as time ticked slowly away. It was an uncharacteristically bad performance from the Kickers defense and it ends their quest for a double, having already won the Commissioner's Cup.

Richmond Kickers vs. Charlotte Eagles: USL Pro semifinal streaming, lineups, predictions, and GameThread

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The Richmond Kickers are back in action tonight, taking on the Charlotte Eagles in the USL Pro semifinals. The first regular season game between the two was a high scoring affair in which Conor Shanosky had to score on a stoppage time header to tie the game up at 3 goals apiece. The other game was a much tighter affair, with Joseph Ngwenya scoring the game's only goal, so any result is possible between these two teams.

Harrisburg report: USL PRO scheduling quirks mean difficult nine day stretch

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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?

VIDEO:: Richmond Kickers vs Charlotte Eagles

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Check out the highlights from Saturday's 3:3 draw with the Charlotte Eagles.

Richmond Kickers vs. Charlotte Eagles: Streaming, lineups, prediction, and GameThread

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After earning a key three points on the road in Wilmington, North Carolina, last night, the Richmond Kickers came immediately home to prepare for the Charlotte Eagles. The Eagles currently sit two points shy of the Kickers, with two wins against Antigua Barracuda and the Pittsburgh Riverhounds, and two ties against Orlando City and Rochester Rhinos.

Kickers host Fiesta latina at City Stadium Saturday, May 4

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RICHMOND, VA - (Friday, April 26, 2013) – The Richmond Kickers are pleased to host Fiesta Latina, presented by Arco Iris Latino Market, on Saturday, May 4. The fun begins at City Stadium when the gates open at 6:00 p.m. with authentic Mexican and Central American food trucks, draft beer trucks and live Latin music.

Major League Soccer

Chivas USA add former Charlotte Eagles defender Okiomah

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With four defenders gone from last year's squad, Chivas USA has inked their third new defensive signing in the last five days.

Chivas USA announced on Monday that they've signed defenderFejiro Okiomah to their squad for the upcoming season. Okiomah signs as a free agent and spent last season with the Charlotte Eagles of USL Pro, leading the club to the USL Pro final.

2013 MLS Reserve Schedule

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On March 6th, the MLS announced the reserve schedule for the 2013 season. You can find the full details of every team here. Here is a look at the Fire's reserve schedule:





March 26

11:00 AM

Columbus Crew

Crew Stadium

May 1

10:00 AM

FC Dallas

Toyota Park Practice Field

May 14

10:00 AM

Houston Dynamo

Houston Amateur Sports Park

June 14

8:00 PM

Charlotte Eagles

Queens University of Charlotte Sports Complex

June 29


Charlotte Eagles

Toyota Park

July 8

10:00 AM

New York Red Bulls

Toyota Park Practice Field

July 17

10:00 AM

Columbus Crew

Toyota Park Practice Field

July 23

2:30 pm

Montreal Impact

CS Claude-Robillard

August 11

10:00 AM

Montreal Impact

Toyota Park Practice Field

August 27

11:00 AM

New York Red Bulls

Montclair St.

MLS Spotlight: John emerges from setbacks, adversity for FC Dallas

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George John has experienced his fair share of setbacks in the past year. But if the FC Dallas centerback's spirits have been dampened, he isn't showing it.

Last summer, a deal that would have sent John to English side Blackburn Rovers FC fell through.

The Rest

Phantoms Eliminated by Charlotte in ET

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The Seacoast United Phantoms were eliminated from the PDL playoffs by the Charlotte Eagles following Saturday's 4-1 extra time loss in the Eastern Conference semifinal in Statesboro, Ga.

Phantoms leading scorer Donnett Sackie put the Granite State side ahead in the 55th minute off a corner kick he nodded into the back of the net.

Odds and Ends 9/16/14

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  • Sanchez out 2-3 weeks due to injury
  • Rumors have the Rapids announcing their USL partnership for next season by aligning with the Queen City Soccer Club in Charlotte, who are taking over the Charlotte Eagles USL spot when the Eagles move to the PDL next season.

Kempin Named to Team of the Week - Sporting Loan Update

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Sporting KC goalkeeper, Jon Kempin picked up team of the week honors in the USL-Pro for his play this past weekend for the Oklahoma Ciy Energy. On a weekend where the Energy played two games on back to back nights, Kempin played the Energy's first game on Friday against the Wilmington Hammerheads. Kempin made five saves for the Energy in their 2-2 draw to start off a road trip that saw them end it with a three game unbeaten run.

Gentile loaned to USL's Charlotte Eagles

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The Reserve League doesn't provide enough games and minutes over the course of the season to give younger players the time on the pitch in live competition needed to develop. With that in mind, The Fire have loaned striker Giuseppe Gentile to USL-Pro side Charlotte Eagles. The club acquired Gentile via waiver draft this past January and he has had some impressive moments scoring a brace in a reserve match against New York on March 24.

Freedom Kicks for 16 January 2014: Xavi, flip throws, and the Charlotte Eagles

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Today, we have Xavi going to New York (maybe), a trade that makes me sad all over again, and the oldest USL PRO franchise is going away.

Freedom Kicks are back, once again, on this the day of the MLS SuperDraft. There will be a separate open thread for the SuperDraft and all of its coverage, so let's use this thread to talk all things non-draft-related.

Harrisburg City Islanders: Quest for the Cup

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by Ray Stellhorn

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.

Notes from this weekend

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Here are a few notes of interest from the last three days and the next few coming up. Reserves lose to Charlotte The Fire dispatched the Charlotte Eagles in USOC play a few weeks ago but the Reserves dropped a 2-1 decision on Friday night. Quincy Amarikwa scored the only goal for the Fire just before the half but Charlotte scored in the 70th and 75th minutes for the victoty.

USL Pro Spotlight Week 11: The Charlotte Eagles - More Than Just a Soccer Club

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Article By: Pedro Gomes

On the field, the Charlotte Eagles look pretty much like any other USL Pro team. They have a mixed-bag of both American and foreign soccer talent on the roster. They play at an intimate college soccer field at Queens University, which holds a capacity of around 5,000 spectators.