soccer

Power the Pitch Rally to take place on Monday

The group that is vying for an Major League Soccer expansion franchise in Charlotte will hold a “Power the Pitch” rally on Monday afternoon at 5:00 p.m. at First Ward Park in uptown Charlotte, with festivities getting underway at 4:30 p.m. with live music, food trucks, and giveaways for those in attendance. MLS officials are…

Charlotte Independence to play in Matthews this season

The Charlotte Independence announced today that the team will play its 12 remaining home games at the Mecklenburg County Sportsplex in Matthews starting on June 17th, when the Independence will take on the Harrisburg City Islanders, as part of the team’s plan of moving towards Division II compliance in cooperation with the United Soccer League,…

Charlotte Independence releases its 2017 season schedule

With the talk about the possibility of Charlotte pursuing a Major League Soccer franchise, the city’s USL team, the Charlotte Independence unfurled its 2017 season schedule, with the Independence opening up the 2017 season at Ramblewood on April 1st as they welcome in the Charleston Battery.  Charlotte will travel to Orlando to face Orlando City…

Eastland Mall site is prime spot for soccer

I came across a tweet today from our friends at BringBacktheBuzz regarding Mayor Clodfelter mentioning the old Eastland Mall site as a potential spot to build a MLS stadium. Do you think the Eastland Mall area would be a good place to build an MLS Stadium? RT-Yes FAV- No pic.twitter.com/GRwQJsglUZ — Bring Back The Buzz™ (@BringBackTheBuz) September…

Eagles Travel to Florida to Wrap Up Regular Season

Charlotte, NC — The Charlotte Eagles hit the road today knowing that even though they have secured the franchise’s first playoff berth since 2009, there is still work to be done. Two games remain in the 2013 USL PRO regular season and two victories for the Eagles would mean that Charlotte gets to host a…