2011 Los Angeles Blues season

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Los Angeles Blues
2011 season
Owners United States Ali Mansouri
United States Maryam Mansouri
Head Coach United States Charlie Naimo
Stadium Titan Stadium
USL Pro Division: 3rd
Overall: 7th
USL Pro Playoffs Divisional Semifinals
U.S. Open Cup Third Round
Top goalscorer League: Cesar Rivera (6)
All: Cesar Rivera (7)
Highest home attendance USL Pro: 704 vs Dayton 15 July 2011
USOC: 3,627 vs LA Galaxy 28 June 2011
Lowest home attendance 144 vs Antigua 7 August 2011
Average home league attendance 382
Home colors
Away colors

The 2011 Los Angeles Blues season is the inaugural season of the club. For the 2011 season, the Blues will be playing in the USL Pro, the third tier of the United States soccer pyramid. This season marks the first time in the modern era of American soccer that three professional soccer clubs play in the Greater Los Angeles metropolitan area.

Review and events[edit]

Match results[edit]

Lists of matches, featuring result, attendance (where available) and scorers, grouped by competition (league, cup, other competition). Do not include friendly matches.

Legend[edit]

Win Tie Loss

USL Pro[edit]

U.S. Open Cup[edit]

League standings[edit]

American Division[edit]

Pos
Team
GP
W
T
L
GF
GA
GD
Pts
Qualification
1 Orlando City (C) 24 15 6 3 36 16 +20 51 2011 USL Pro Commissioner's Cup, 2011 USL Pro Playoffs
2 Wilmington Hammerheads (A) 24 14 3 7 42 30 +12 45 2011 USL Pro Playoffs
3 Richmond Kickers (A) 24 12 5 7 35 21 +14 41
4 Charleston Battery (A) 24 10 5 9 24 25 −1 35
5 Charlotte Eagles 24 9 6 9 32 29 +3 33
6 Antigua Barracuda 24 9 2 13 32 32 0 29

Source: USL Pro official standings
Rules for classification: Points, then tiebreak: 1) Head-to-head record based on total points in League games, 2) Total wins in League games, 3) Goal difference in League games, 4) Goals scored in League games, etc.[1]
(CC) = Commissioner's Cup (best regular season record); (A) = Advances to USL Pro Playoffs; (D) = Divisional winners.
Only applicable when the season is not finished:
(Q) = Qualified for the USL Pro Playoffs, but not yet to the particular phase indicated; (E) = Eliminated from playoff-contention.

National Division[edit]

Pos
Team
GP
W
T
L
GF
GA
GD
Pts
Qualification
1 Rochester Rhinos (A) 24 12 4 8 31 23 +8 40 2011 USL PRO Playoffs
2 Harrisburg City Islanders (A) 24 10 7 7 37 30 +7 37
3 Los Angeles Blues (A) 24 8 9 7 34 29 +5 33
4 Pittsburgh Riverhounds (A) 24 7 6 11 23 32 −9 27
5 F.C. New York 24 6 7 11 27 37 −10 25
6 Dayton Dutch Lions 24 2 6 16 21 54 −33 12

Source: USL Pro official standings
Rules for classification: Points, then tiebreak: 1) Head-to-head record based on total points in League games, 2) Total wins in League games, 3) Goal difference in League games, 4) Goals scored in League games, etc.[2]
(CC) = Commissioner's Cup (best regular season record); (A) = Advances to USL Pro Playoffs; (D) = Divisional winners.
Only applicable when the season is not finished:
(Q) = Qualified for the USL Pro Playoffs, but not yet to the particular phase indicated; (E) = Eliminated from playoff-contention.

Club[edit]

Roster[edit]

as of May 22, 2011[3]

Note: Flags indicate national team as defined under FIFA eligibility rules. Players may hold more than one non-FIFA nationality.

No. Position Player
1 Mexico GK Oscar Dautt
2 Cuba DF Erlys García
3 United States DF Josh Suggs
4 United States DF Cameron Dunn
5 United States DF Nelson Akwari
6 Peru MF Jhonny Bravo
7 United States MF Josh Tudela
8 Iran MF Shahryar Dastan
9 United States FW Chukwudi Chijindu (on loan from Chivas USA)
10 Argentina MF Walter Gaitán
11 Jamaica FW Akeem Priestley
12 United States DF Leonard Griffin (on loan from Orlando City)
14 Iran DF Mehrshad Momeni
15 Brazil MF Adriano de Lima
No. Position Player
17 Peru MF Gerardo Bravo
18 United States GK Tony Peiffer
19 United States MF Dane Saintus (*)
20 United States DF Leon Abravanel (*)
21 United States DF Mike Randolph
22 Iran GK Amir Abedzadeh
23 United States DF Justin Valashinas (*)
24 United States MF Cesar Rivera
25 United States FW Israel Sesay
26 El Salvador MF Edwin Miranda
33 Brazil MF Federico Cino (*)
77 Serbia FW Tomislav Colic
Antigua and Barbuda FW Peter Byers
England DF Luke Chambers (*)

Management and staff[edit]

Statistics[edit]

List of squad players, including number of appearances by competition

No. Nat Pos Player Total USL Pro Playoffs U.S. Open Cup
Apps Goals Apps Goals Apps Goals Apps Goals
1 Mexico GK Oscar Dautt 0 0 0+0 0 0 0 0 0
2 Cuba DF Erlys García 0 0 0+0 0 0 0 0 0
3 United States DF Josh Suggs 0 0 0+0 0 0 0 0 0
4 United States DF Cameron Dunn 0 0 0+0 0 0 0 0 0
5 United States DF Nelson Akwari 0 0 0+0 0 0 0 0 0
6 Peru MF Jhonny Bravo 0 0 0+0 0 0 0 0 0
7 United States MF Josh Tudela 0 0 0+0 0 0 0 0 0
8 Iran MF Shahryar Dastan 0 0 0+0 0 0 0 0 0
9 United States FW Chukwudi Chijindu (on loan from Chivas USA) 0 0 0+0 0 0 0 0 0
10 Argentina MF Walter Gaitán 0 0 0+0 0 0 0 0 0
11 Jamaica FW Akeem Priestley 0 0 0+0 0 0 0 0 0
12 United States DF Leonard Griffin (on loan from Orlando City) 0 0 0+0 0 0 0 0 0
14 Iran DF Mehrshad Momeni 0 0 0+0 0 0 0 0 0
15 Brazil MF Adriano de Lima 0 0 0+0 0 0 0 0 0
17 Peru MF Gerardo Bravo 0 0 0+0 0 0 0 0 0
18 United States GK Tony Peiffer 0 0 0+0 0 0 0 0 0
19 United States MF Dane Saintus 0 0 0+0 0 0 0 0 0
20 United States DF Leon Abravanel 0 0 0+0 0 0 0 0 0
21 United States DF Mike Randolph 0 0 0+0 0 0 0 0 0
22 Iran GK Amir Abedzadeh 0 0 0+0 0 0 0 0 0
23 United States DF Justin Valashinas 0 0 0+0 0 0 0 0 0
24 United States MF Cesar Rivera 0 0 0+0 0 0 0 0 0
25 United States FW Israel Sesay 0 0 0+0 0 0 0 0 0
26 El Salvador MF Edwin Miranda 0 0 0+0 0 0 0 0 0
33 Brazil MF Federico Cino 0 0 0+0 0 0 0 0 0
77 Serbia FW Tomislav Colic 0 0 0+0 0 0 0 0 0
Antigua and Barbuda FW Peter Byers 0 0 0+0 0 0 0 0 0
England DF Luke Chambers 0 0 0+0 0 0 0 0 0

Transfers[edit]

In[edit]

Out[edit]

Loan[edit]

In[edit]

Player Pos. Loaned from Start End Ref
United States Chukwudi Chijindu FW United States Chivas USA March 23, 2011 TBD [4]
United States Leonard Griffin DF United States Orlando City March 23, 2011 TBD [4]

Out[edit]

Player Pos. Loaned to Start End Ref
South Africa Ty Shipalane MF United States Richmond Kickers April 16, 2010 April 20, 2010

Awards[edit]

See also[edit]

References[edit]

  1. ^ See Rule 2.11 League Regulations
  2. ^ See Rule 2.11 League Regulations
  3. ^ [1][dead link]
  4. ^ a b "Blues Add Two Key Players to Roster". Oursportscentral.com. 23 March 2011. Retrieved 21 June 2011.