this Saturday at Finley Stadium in Chattanooga. RCU will have to overcome inconsistent play if they want to be the first team in years to come out of Finley with three points. The team has looked disjointed at times, perhaps due to the revolving lineups as players have joined the squad late. I spoke to RCU veteran Brian Hadley who is the ranking player on the roster, having been with the team since 2008. He's optimistic that the team will come together soon.
CFC Can't Hold On To Lead, Fall in OT
falling 3:2 in the US Open Cup match on Tuesday. CFC held a 2:0 lead with about 30 minutes left to play, but gave up two goals late and one in overtime to lose 3:2 to the USL Pro's Riverhounds. Only one of the four NPSL teams in the tournament survived the first round as the Madison 56ers beat USASA team AAC Eagles 4:0.
Writers Rip US team, Becomes My Hero
We all know the US team has played terribly in the past two weeks. This AP writer gives it to us straight saying Clint Dempsey failed to finish a chance "a third grader should make". NICE! She's not the only one criticizing the US team. This writer compares coach Bob Bradley to George Lucas, and if you've seen Episodes 1-3, you know that's not a compliment.