GAMEDAY 7: Riverhounds vs City Islanders

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7PM – Highmark Stadium

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Match Officials, as assigned by PRO:

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REF: Mr. Calin Radosav
AR1: Ms. Adrienne McDonald
AR2: Mr. Brandon Smith
4TH: Mr. Alfonso Fajardo

What a time to face Harrisburg, no? The Riverhounds, coming off their most disappointing result of the season, are coming home to play one of the biggest matches of the season. It will be a test to show if the squad has the resilience to bounce back and put together a full 90 minutes against their in-state rivals at a time when three points would be critical. It’s hard to say that you have must-wins in the first 10 matches of the season, but it’s…



ROCK THE GOLD THIS SATURDAY

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Hey Army!

The team is in a bit of a slump and I know some of you all aren’t feeling so hot right now either. You know what would be a good kick in the pants to get things going? A win against Harrisburg on Saturday. An outlandish suggestion I know. Saturday is a confluence of so many things. It’s a rivalry match against those jagoffs from across the state. It’s a match for points in both the Keystone Derby and the Old Guard Shield. On top of everything the Hounds are celebrating 5 seasons at Highmark Stadium that night. What better time to rally behind this team with a good old color rush. LET’S MAKE IT A GOLD OUT YINZ GUYS!

Don’t know if the Hounds are doing anything, don’t care. Let’s make our section rockin. Wear your new gold kit, your old…



Game 6 Recap: Hhhmmm…

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I’m going to be upfront and say I didn’t watch this match, and I don’t expect to have the time to watch the replay. From the sounds of it the game was a soggy affair, and despite the final score the Hounds continued to play decent. So with that said I’m not going to comment on the match in particular. Instead I want to touch on some broader thoughts.

If you were to chart out my confidence and happiness this season it’s been on a downward trend since the opener. Six games in and the Hounds are sinking down the standings with a 1-3-2 record. 5 points in six games. While the team started better this year, at this point things aren’t looking that much different than the recent bad seasons. After six games played in 2014 and 2016 the Hounds…



Know Your Enemy: Richmond Kickers (1-3-0, 14th East)

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The Hounds are on the road for the third Saturday in a row as they travel south again to Richmond to face the Kickers.

The Kickers are struggling at 1-3-0, following three consecutive 1 nil losses to NYRB, Louisville and Ottawa following Richmond’s opening night win over Harrisburg.

They currently sit in 14th place in the East and only Charlotte sit below them in the standings with fewer points. The loss last Saturday to Ottawa was especially brutal for Kickers supporters as they controlled the majority of the match but could not find the back of the net.  A frustrating home performance is something we all can relate to.

Making it worse was the goal they conceded for the winner, a half field effort from Steeven Dos Santos, catching the Kickers keepers sleeping a little…