GAMEDAY 22: Pittsburgh Riverhounds vs Richmond Kickers

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7:00 PM – Highmark Stadium
Whatch Live Via Youtube

Match Officials, as assigned by PRO

REF: Mr. Henrik Karlsson
AR1: Mr. Alfonso Farjado
AR2: Mr. Maxwell Hartman
4TH: Mr. Tyler Beck

Morning Line Odds via BET365
PIT -125
Draw +240
RIC +275

Now that Mr. Rogers’ Friendly Skies have taken to the air and crashed “gracefully” into the Allegheny, it’s time to get down to business. A shockingly bad Richmond Kickers come to town tonight for a must win game for the Hounds. The Hounds are only one point out of the playoffs, but as the season comes into it’s final stretch the margin of error is getting ever smaller. The team needs to stop treading water like they have over the last month and get some results. Richmond is the perfect opportunity. Not only are they a bottom of the table…



Game 21 Recap: The Hounds went down to Tampa

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The Hounds went down to Tampa,
They were looking for a point to steal
They were in a bind, ’cause they’re way behind,
They were willing to make a deal
When they came across this young man
Dribbling on the field and shootin’ it hot
And Morrell jumped up on the player’s bench and said,
“Boys let me tell you what:
I guess you didn´t know it, but I’m a goal scorer too,
And if you’d care to take a dare,
I’ll make a bet with you
Now you play ok soccer, boys,
but give the Rowdies their due
I bet three points of gold against your souls
‘Cause I think we’re better than you”

The Hounds said, “We’re from Pittsburgh, and it might be reckless,
But we’ll take your bet, we’ll probably regret,
‘Cause we’re a bit of a mess”

Hounds, tie up your…



GAMEDAY 21: Tampa Bay Rowdies vs Pittsburgh Riverhounds

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7:30 PM – Al Lang Stadium

Watch Live Via the YouTubes

Those in the Pittsburgh area may also watch on Pittsburgh CW (Comcast channel 808 or Verizon Fios channel 503)

Officlal Watch Party is at Claddagh

Match Officials, as assigned by PRO:

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REF: Mr. Rosendo Mendoza
AR1: Mr. Matthew Osterhouse
AR2: Mr. Francesco Terranova
4TH: Ms. Janessa Gunn

Morning Line Odds via BET365:

TBR -150

DRAW +250

PIT +333

Officially, the Hounds are on a four match unbeaten streak. They are also, officially, on a five match winless streak. Unofficially, the run feels something like this; good draw at Orlando, unacceptable draw at a half amateur LeHigh Valley, solid professional road point against…



Know Your Enemy Reloaded: Tampa Bay (8-5-7, 4th in East)

Photo by Brian Blanco/Tampa Bay Rowdies

Know Your Enemy Reloaded: Tampa Bay

Tampa Bay seems to be on the right track after a bit of a rough stretch where they went 0-3-4 in May and June, including a 2-0 loss in Pittsburgh in June. After losing to Charleston the week following the Hounds loss, the Rowdies have won 2 of 3 with impressive victories over Cincinnati and Charleston.

The Hounds had a bit of a disappointing against Charleston on Wednesday night and look to bounce back in Tampa. If they are come away with any points on Saturday the Hounds will have to do what few teams have done in Tampa this season.  The Rowdies are 7-1-2 at home this season with the loss coming to the Battery.

Tampa Bay is in 4th place in the East with 31 points, 5 behind first place Charleston and 7…