Join Now | 
HomeAboutContact UsPrivacy & SecurityAdvertise
Soccer America DailySpecial EditionAround The NetSoccer Business InsiderCollege Soccer ReporterYouth Soccer ReporterSoccer on TVSoccer America Classifieds
Paul Gardner: SoccerTalkSoccer America ConfidentialYouth Soccer InsiderWorld Cup Watch
RSS FeedsArchivesManage SubscriptionsSubscribe
Order Current IssueSubscribeManage My SubscriptionRenew My SubscriptionGift Subscription
My AccountJoin Now
Tournament CalendarCamps & AcademiesSoccer GlossaryClassifieds
USL PRO this weekend ...
August 16th, 2012 6PM

MOST READ
TAGS:  usl

MOST COMMENTED

[DATEBOOK] The USL PRO regular season concludes this weekend with nine games that will determine the final three playoff participants and the seeding for the six-team playoffs.

Doubleheaders between the Wilmington Hammerheads and Charlotte Eagles in North Carolina and the Harrisburg City Islanders and Los Angeles Blues in California will help decide the playoff field. The Richmond Kickers, who travel to Antigua to face last-place Barracuda FC in a pair of games, sit in fourth place with the best chance of making the playoffs.

-- Wilmington needs only a split with the Eagles to advance to the postseason. Charlotte, however, has been second only to Orlando in its form during the past 10 games, going 8-1-1, and would advance with a win and tie.

-- Harrisburg controls its own destiny. Two wins guarantee the City Islanders a top-six spot. The Blues, on the other hand, need to sweep -- and also get some help -- to reach the playoffs.

-- Richmond still needs one win to guarantee its playoff berth but it would likely finish second behind regular-season champion Orlando City with a sweep in the Caribbean. The Kickers  have a game in hand on both of the teams ahead of them, Rochester and Charleston, and an edge in goal differential on the Rhinos.

Seven games will be available on USLNation.com, including all of the Saturday and Sunday matches.

Standings:
PTS TEAM W-L-T +/-
56 Orlando City 17-1-5 49/17
38 Rochester 11-7-5 26/23
37 Charleston 12-10-1 36/26
35 Richmond 10-7-5 29/25
34 Wilmington 9-6-7 32/30
33 Harrisburg 9-7-6 31/27
33 Charlotte 10-9-3 32/24
29 Los Angeles 9-11-2 24/26
20 Dayton 4-10-8 19/28
17 Pittsburgh 4-14-5 20/38
13 Barracuda FC 4-17-1 14/48

Schedule:
Friday, August 17
Wilmington at Charlotte, 7 p.m. ET
Harrisburg at Los Angeles, 4 p.m. PT
Richmond at Antigua, 7 p.m. ET, USLNation.com
Dayton at Orlando, 7:30 p.m. ET, USLNation.com
 
Saturday, August 18
Pittsburgh at Rochester, 7:05 p.m. ET, USLNation.com
Dayton at Charleston, 7:30 p.m. ET, USLNation.com
Charlotte at Wilmington, 7:30 p.m. ET, USLNation.com

Sunday, August 19
Richmond at Antigua, 7 p.m. ET, USLNation.com
Harrisburg at Los Angeles, 5 p.m. PT, USLNation.com
 
Coverage:
Streaming USL Live
Updates Twitter



No comments yet.

Sign in to leave a comment. Don't have an account? Join Now




AUTHORS

ARCHIVES
FOLLOW SOCCERAMERICA

Recent Soccer America Daily
2015 MLS Preseason Action    
D.C. and Orlando City played to a 1-1 draw in preseason action on Friday. Two matches ...
49ers and NBA Kings ante up on Sac MLS bid    
Sacramento Republic FC ownership continues to grow with the announcement that San Francisco 49ers owner and ...
U.S. women head to Europe without three stars    
Four months ahead of the 2015 Women's World Cup, the USA heads to Europe for friendlies ...
MLS Live and MLS Direct Kick will return    
Out-of-market packages MLS Live, MLS's subscription streaming service, and MLS Direct Kick, MLS's cable and satellite ...
What They're Saying: Paul Rogers    
"Did I want to pull out [of the U.S. team] this close to a World Cup? ...
MLS Trade Central: Agudelo returns to Revs    
The New England Revolution got a boost for its MLS title hopes when 22-year-old Juan Agudelo ...
Chelsea vs. Man City: Showdown At Stamford Bridge     
On Saturday, two of the most expensive teams money can buy will square off in a ...
What They're Saying: Bob Gansler    
"I'm doing fine. I recovered quite quickly, to their surprise. I was able to leave (the ...
Video Pick: Back-heel volley golazo from Chelsea youngster     
Kasey Palmer, an 18-year-old midfielder, scored this beautiful goal in U-21 action against West Ham.
Obituary: Milton Aimi    
Milton Aimi played a variety of roles in spurring the growth of soccer in Texas and ...
>> Soccer America Daily Archives