Richmond Kickers

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Stoppage-time goal gives Richmond Kickers 1-1 draw

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Newly signed Franck Tayou saves a point for the Kickers

The Tampa Bay Rowdies lived up to their nom de guerre as they faced off with Richmond Kickers in a physical match at City Stadium.

Richmond stuck with a 4-2-3-1 formation, albeit with a few players shuffled for Saturday night's match.

Richmond Kickers' away struggles continue against Toronto

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With two shots cleared off the line, Richmond unable to find an answer for TFC II

The Richmond Kickers' struggles on the road continued Wednesday as they suffered defeat to Toronto FC II. A 2nd half goal by Salvador Bernal Flores made the difference. 4-0 at home, Richmond had only mustered an 0-2-1 record in away matches.

Richmond Kickers back to their winning ways at City Stadium

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An early goal gave Richmond three points, and relief keeper Matt Turner turned heads

After struggling on the road, the Richmond Kickers dispatched Toronto FC II with a 1-0 win at City Stadium Saturday night. Following two straight losses, Richmond sought to get back on track and secure points against a competitive opponent in TFC II.

D.C. United

Where in the World is Alhaji Kamara?

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The answer to this may pertain to D.C. United's summer moves.

While D.C. United's scoreless streak of non PK goals continued in their loss to Toronto FC, the thought lingers: just where is forward Alhaji Kamara?

The 23-year old forward scored a hat trick for the Richmond Kickers just more than 3 weeks ago and has 4 goals this year.

Chris Korb makes the difference in Richmond Kickers 1-1 draw

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The D.C. United veteran nabbed an assist in his first game back

The Richmond Kickers were able to hold on and earn a point at City Stadium Saturday night. Facing off against a stout FC Cincinnati squad, an early Richmond goal was matched in the second half by the visiting team, leaving the Kickers at 2-4-1 on the season.

Lionel Messi maintains God status in El Clasico, D.C. United/Spirit/Kickers recaps & more: Monday Freedom Kicks

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A tremendous rivalry game and a bunch of local soccer for your reading.

What a trippy little game that was. Soccer, right?

Recaps of D.C. United's draw with the New England Revolution by us (with more from us here), MLS (with more from them here) and WaPo. The Bent Musket has things from the Land of Heaps.

Alhaji Kamara Leads Richmond Kickers to First Win in Four Matches

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The Richmond Kickers get their first win of the season with help from D.C. United.

The 1-3-0 Richmond Kickers faced off Saturday against the 1-2-2 Pittsburgh Riverhounds during a rain soaked game at Richmond's City Stadium. Richmond was coming off three straight losses, a situation the team has never been in under coach Leigh Cowlishaw's leadership.

Richmond Kickers announce D.C. United loanees

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Five players from the District will spend most of their time in RVA

The Richmond Kickers announced today the five players that D.C. United will send on loan to the USL club: Chris Durkin, Alhaji Kamara, Maxim Tissot, Chris Odoi-Atsem, and Eric Klenofsky. These players will be on indefinite loan, but are eligible for recall at any time.

D.C. United season review: Travis Worra

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The man who rose most on the depth chart gets a look.

Signed as an undrafted free agent at the beginning of 2015, Travis Worra appeared on the bench of D.C. United's 2015 CONCACAF Champions League quarterfinal campaign, backing up Andrew Dykstra as Bill Hamid was out because of offseason surgery.

D.C. United season review: Miguel Aguilar

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We review the year of the young winger who made more appearances in Virginia than in the District

D.C. United's first round pick one year ago, Miguel Aguilar has spent most of his time playing either for United in secondary competitions, such as the early stages of the US Open Cup and CONCACAF Champions League, or with United's USL affiliate, the Richmond Kickers.

Report: D.C. United homegrown target also drawing interest from Union Academy

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D.C. United is making a push to sign 16-year-old youth international Chris Durkin, but he's also drawn interest from the Philadelphia Union Academy.

D.C. United is reportedly making a heavy push to sign talented youth international Chris Durkin amid potential suitors in Europe and here in Philadelphia.

New York Red Bulls

USL Week 11: A Look Ahead

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Didier Drogba is set to steal headlines this weekend in his debut for Phoenix Rising FC as they take on Vancouver Whitecaps 2.

While the 39 year-old Ivorian will steal some of the spotlight, the game of the weekend might be in New Jersey on Sunday afternoon. The fourth place New York Red Bulls II welcome third place Louisville City FC.

USL Look Ahead: Week 2

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After a very successful opening weekend for the new second division league, Week 2 seeks to deliver further entertainment for the USL.

Saturday opens the slate with several compelling matches to watch. The Pittsburgh Riverhounds and FC Cincinnati clash in a regional rivalry match after the former tied in a shootout in week one with the New York Red Bulls II, who themselves will face the Richmond Kickers.

Revolution’s Turner and Wright heading to USL on loan

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Matt Turner returns to a familiar setting with the Richmond Kickers while first round draft pick Brian Wright might make his pro debut with the Tulsa Roughnecks.

Matt Turner will once again return to the Richmond Kickers on loan as the USL side travels to play New York Red Bulls II this weekend.

90th minute equalizer gives the Richmond Kickers a point

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Late-match heroics from Brian Ownby even the score against New York Red Bulls II

Richmond's road trip through the Northeast continued Saturday at Red Bull Arena. The Kickers hadn't secured an away point since April 1st, and D.C. United loanees Miguel Aguilar, Jalen Robinson and Luke Mishu were there to help get them back on track.

Rochester Rhinos

Raul Gonzalez Breaks Scoring Drought for Richmond Kickers

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The rookie's first professional goal saved a point on the road against Rochester

Richmond's scoring drought finally broke while on the road against 2015 USL champs Rochester Rhinos Sunday afternoon. The match saw Rochester dominate possession early, but Richmond found a new hero in recently signed Raul Gonzalez.

USL Week 10: A Midweek Look Ahead

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With USL sides involved in the U.S. Open Cup, the first double game week of the season is upon us.

The Rochester Rhinos match against the Tampa Bay Rowdies will headline the midweek slate as the USL Game of the Week on ESPN 3. ESPN picked a good one as the Rowdies will look to take sole possessionof the top spot in the East.

Old Guard Shield highlights tradition in USL

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The Supporters Group-founded cup looks to remind everyone how they got here

Last Friday morning, you might have noticed a pretty interesting story develop. Headed up by the Steel Army out in Pittsburgh, the Old Guard Shield is an upcoming regular season tournament (think Cascadia Cup) between the Rochester Rhinos, Richmond Kickers, Harrisburg City Islanders, Charleston Battery and (obviously) the Pittsburgh Riverhounds.

Philadelphia Union

Swansea City announces 2017 US summer tour

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Swansea City manager Paul Clement will bring his team to the United States this summer for three friendlies and a training camp.

The Swans will head to the United States on July 13 where they’ll be based in Philadelphia. The first opponent will be a friendly against Philadelphia Union on July 15.

Swansea City announces 2017 US summer tour

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Swansea City manager Paul Clement will bring his team to the United States this summer for three friendlies and a training camp.

The Swans will head to the United States on July 13 where they’ll be based in Philadelphia. The first opponent will be a friendly against Philadelphia Union on July 15.

Louisville

Richmond Kickers fall to Louisville City in USL Eastern Conference quarterfinals

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Andrew Dykstra kept 10-man Kickers team in the game for bulk of the match

A hard-fought season for the Richmond Kickers came to an end Sunday night as they lost a quarterfinal playoff game against Louisville City FC. On the road against a side that scored fifty-two goals during the regular season to Richmond's thirty-three, the Kickers had a nightmare start after going down to ten men in the fourth minute.

Richmond Kickers suffer first loss since July at Louisville City

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Heroics from Andrew Dykstra not enough to stave off Louisville attack

The Richmond Kickers' ten match unbeaten streak was broken on the road in Louisville Saturday night. A stagnant offense resulted in eighteen shots from Louisville to just one from Richmond. Though two shots on goal slipped by him, Andrew Dykstra made several crucial saves to keep Richmond in the game.

Another Horton clean sheet secures point for Richmond

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Ten man Richmond still finds point against conference leaders

The Richmond Kickers faced off against a tough Louisville City FC team at City Stadium on Saturday night. Louisville was coming off a two-game winning streak and looked to secure their position atop the Eastern Conference. Richmond sought to maintain their unbeaten status at home.

Charlotte Independence

Richmond Kickers battle Charlotte Independence to a 0-0 draw

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Two goals called back kept Richmond from securing three vital points

The Richmond Kickers saw their prospects for a home playoff game dwindle Wednesday as they drew 0-0 against Charlotte Independence at City Stadium. With both teams seeking the top four spot required to host a playoff game, the game was chippy but also low on mistakes.

Swansea City to play friendlies in Richmond and Charlotte in July

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Premier League soccer club Swansea City have announced a preseason tour to the United States that will feature friendly games against Richmond Kickers and Charlotte Independence in July, 2016.

The Welsh club, who finished 12th in the 2015/16 Premier League, will be in the United States for 11 days this summer.

Swansea City to play friendlies in Richmond and Charlotte in July

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Premier League soccer club Swansea City have announced a preseason tour to the United States that will feature friendly games against Richmond Kickers and Charlotte Independence in July, 2016.

The Welsh club, who finished 12th in the 2015/16 Premier League, will be in the United States for 11 days this summer.

Revolution goalkeeper gets first professional win

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Matt Turner helped the Richmond Kickers (USL) grab a 1-0 win on Saturday night.

New England Revolution goalkeeper Matt Turner collected his first professional win on Saturday night, helping the Richmond Kickers (USL) to a 1-0 win over Toronto FC II.

Turner was loaned to the Kickers after the club's usual starter Ryan Taylor suffered a season-ending injury against the Charlotte Independence.

Revolution Transfers 2016: Matt Turner loaned to the Richmond Kickers

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Goalkeeper Matt Turner has been loaned to the Richmond Kickers.

New England Revolution goalkeeper Matt Turner has been loaned to the Richmond Kickers (USL), according to RVA is RED.

Turner, 21, signed with the Revolution on March 3rd after a successful preseason trial. The rookie spent four years at Fairfield University, serving as the starter for the 2014 and 2015 seasons.

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Cosmos set up U.S. Open Cup fourth-round showdown with NYCFC

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The New York Cosmos set up an all-New York matchup in the fourth round of the 2016 U.S. Open Cup with their third-round victory over the Jersey Express on Wednesday.

The win by the Cosmos was one of seven by NASL sides during the 15-game slate on Wednesday. Six USL teams moved on to the fourth round as well.

Richmond Kickers US Open Cup moved to 11am due to schedule conflict

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The Richmond Kickers have to play at 11AM tomorrow since the Fort Lauderdale Strikers can't read a calendar

The Richmond Kickers will be forced to play their third round US Open Cup match tomorrow at 11 AM due to the fact that the Fort Lauderdale Strikers, their NASL opponent, double booked their home stadium with an international friendly.

The Rest

Richmond Kickers’ struggle continues with 1-0 loss to Charleston Battery

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A controversial penalty call cost the Kickers' a point on the road

Richmond had a tough task ahead as they faced top of the table Charleston Battery on the road over the weekend. Still trying to find the solution to their goal-scoring problem, coach Leigh Cowlishaw started Anthony Grant up top for the Kickers.

2017 US Open Cup Second Round

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The 2017 US Open Cup Second Round added teams from the NASL and USL, but four amateur clubs made it through to the next round. That included unaffiliated amateur team Christos FC knocking out the Richmond Kickers. The Eric Wynalda coached LA Wolves also continued their run, knocking out Chula Vista FC.

Christos FC upset Richmond Kickers in the US Open Cup

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Another professional DMV team has a bad performance

Terrible performances from professional soccer teams from the Greater-DMV continue, with the Richmond Kickers losing to the amateur Christos FC of Baltimore in the US Open Cup. The last lower-division semifinalists will be sent home in a similar manner to their other games so far this season.

Match recap: Richmond Kickers 0, Harrisburg City Islanders 0

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City Islanders capture an away point with a scoreless draw in Richmond

Harrisburg and Richmond came into their second match-up of the season facing similar issues. Each team had been playing solid on defense, but neither team had been able to generate much offensive production. Saturday's match in Richmond seemed like the perfect opportunity for somebody to break out and kick their season into high gear.

Turner Burned on Villa-esque Goal in Richmond

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Less than 24 hours after David Villa's 50-yard wundergoal that set social media on fire, Revolution goalkeeper Matt Turner found himself on the wrong side of a similar effort on Saturday in USL action.

Turner, who was loaned to the Richmond Kickers for the weekend, was caught out off his line in the 79th minute when Ottawa Fury FC forward Steevan dos Santos launched a shot from the halfway line that sailed over the goalkeeper and into the back of the net.

Richmond Kickers set for $20M renovation of City Stadium

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The Kickers new home is going to be where they've been all along

Now that D.C. United's stadium has traveled through the bureaucracy of Washington, their friends down I-95 are hoping to have an easier time getting their new stadium approved. The Richmond City Council has introduced a bill that will allow the Richmond Kickers to invest $20 million in upgrades to their current home.

Miguel Aguilar and Andrew Dykstra help Richmond defeat Orlando City B

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Richmond clinches playoff appearance and stretches unbeaten streak to 10

The Richmond Kickers dispatched Orlando City B during the second leg of a home-home series Saturday night. After coming back to earn a point on the road in Florida last week, Richmond looked for a strong performance at home to solidify themselves in the top of the group.

Match report: Richmond Kickers 0-0 Bethlehem Steel

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Ryan Richter secured a clean sheet for Bethlehem by stopping two sure-fire goals that had beaten his keeper. PSP has a report.

Richmond Kickers equalize in epic fashion against FC Cincinnati

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Defender Hugh Roberts scored in the 94th minute to earn a point on the road

Having not won a match since May 18, the Richmond Kickers faced a tough challenge against FC Cincinnati, who have done well in their debut season. Both teams were eliminated from U.S. Open Cup play by NASL clubs last week, meaning each wanted to bounce back from poor tournament performances with a league win.

Richmond Kickers fall to FC Montreal at home

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A young FC Montreal squad delivers Richmond their first loss at City Stadium

Facing a team yet to gain a single point this season, Richmond looked forward to hosting FC Montreal at City Stadium Saturday night. Montreal is a young, inexperienced squad with plenty of pace but not a lot of form.