#SupportLocalSoccer

Support Local Soccer Edition #1, Week of 5/21/18

With all of the great NPSL & USL PDL teams playing in the DMV this summer, we decided to make a weekly guide updating you on all the chances you have to watch some of the top local talent in the country! Every Monday from now on we’ll be posting all the local NPSL/PDL/NWSL/MLS/NCAA opportunities you’ll have to watch some great local talent and teams. Starting off this week is the chance to watch FC Baltimore vs Atlantic City FC tonight at CCBC Essex, the game will be both live streamed on the FC Baltimore website as well as covered live on our twitter page!

NPSL this week:

FC Baltimore (Home) vs Atlantic City FC (Away) (FRIENDLY)

Where: CCBC Essex

When: TONIGHT 5/23

Time: 6:30 PM

Live Stream? Yes, available at:  https://t.co/UNyr5e93jU

Game Info: Tickets are $10 for Adults and $5 for kids, It’s Baltimore Celtic SC night at CCBC and a lot of the clubs youth players will be out cheering on the home side in their second home game! FC Baltimore opened up their NPSL season with a 5-2 win over Virginia Beach City FC, who won the division in 2017 with an undefeated season, and will be confident heading into their 2nd game with Atlantic City FC. Goal scorers in FC Baltimore’s opening game were Joshua Fawole (Loyola MD), Avionne Flanagan (USF), Tyler Gabarra (NC State), Tre Pulliam (UMBC) and Grant Robinson (GMU). ACFC has kicked off 2018 with a 1-1 record, the New Jersey side beat FC Monmouth 2-0 before falling over the weekend 1-0 to Junior Lone Star SC. Sidney Rivera, a ODU alum and a former professional player with Puerto Rico FC, will captain Atlantic City FC and will be a player to watch out for in tonights friendly as he looks to make it back to the professional game after a strong summer in the NPSL.

FC Frederick (Home) vs Legacy 76 (Away)

Where: Hood College (Thomas Athletic Field)

When: Friday, 5/25

When: 6:00 PM

Live Stream: No

Game Info: FC Frederick open up their season with back to back home games on Friday and Sunday against VA Legacy and Virginia Beach City FC. Legacy 76 are currently sitting at 1-1 on the year after losing their season opener 4-1 to Virginia Beach City FC but grabbed a 2-0 win against Charlottesville Alliance FC over the weekend off of goals from Julian Ngoh (W&M) and Jeffrey Wolons (VT) in the 86th and 87th minute respectively.

FC Frederick (Home) vs Virginia Beach City FC (Away)

Where: Hood College (Thomas Athletic Field)

When: Sunday, 5/27

Time: 5:00 PM

Live Stream: No

Game Info: FC Frederick open up their season with back to back home games on Friday and Sunday against VA Legacy and Virginia Beach City FC. Virginia Beach City FC, last years division champions, are 1-1 on the year after a big 4-1 win over Legacy 76, with goals coming from Sebastian Refi 2x, Trevor Knight & Tyequis Stallins, before falling to FC Baltimore 5-2 this past weekend.

 

Teams with no games this week:

Northern Virginia United FC & Charlottesville Alliance FC

 

USL PDL this week:

 

Evergreen FC (Home) vs Lehigh Valley United (Away)

Where: Evergreen Sportsplex (Leesburg, VA)

When: Saturday, 5/26

Time: 8:00 PM

Live Stream: Will update here, closer to game time!

Game Info: Evergreen started off the season with a 1-1 home tie against Lionsbridge FC in a #DMVDerby before going 0-2 last week with another match against Lionsbridge, this time around culminating in a 5-2 win for the home side before Evergreen returned home on Saturday with a 2-0 loss to Reading United. Evergreen will look to get their season back on track with a result against a Lehigh Valley team that is currently 0-2 on the year after 2-0 and 2-1 losses to Reading United & the New York Red Bulls U23, respectively.

 

Lionsbridge FC (Home) vs Myrtle Beach Mutiny (Away)

Where: Pomoco Stadium (Christopher Newport University)

When: Saturday, 5/26

Time: 7:00 PM

Live Stream: Will update here, closer to game time!

Game Info: The DMV’s newest PDL side has kicked off 2018 with an undefeated start, going 1-0-2 through the first 3 weeks of the PDL season! After back to back 1-1 ties to start the season, Lionsbridge opened up week 3 with a 5-1 defeat of the Evergreen Hammers with James Ellis grabbing 2 goals and Max Poelker, Simon Fitch & Travis Cooke all grabbing a goal each! Lionsbridge will face a Myrtle Beach team that has opened up their summer with a 1-2 loss to the Charlotte Eagles on opening weekend before defeating the Carolina Dynamo 6-0 over the weekend.

 

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