2013 Richmond Kickers season

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Richmond Kickers
2013 season
Owner Richmond Kickers Youth Soccer Club[1]
Head Coach England Leigh Cowlishaw
Stadium City Stadium
USL Pro 1st
USL Pro Playoffs Semifinals
U.S. Open Cup Third Round
Highest home attendance 4,921
vs. Orlando City SC (August 14
USL Pro Regular Season)
Lowest home attendance 787
vs. Icon FC (May 21
U.S. Open Cup)
Average home league attendance League: 2,637
Playoffs: 3,402
Cup: 2,770
Home colors
Away colors
Third colors

The 2013 Richmond Kickers season was the club's twenty-first season of existence. It was the Kickers' seventh-consecutive year in the third-tier of American soccer, playing in the USL Professional Division for their third season. The Kickers finished the season atop the USL Pro table, but lost in the semifinals of the playoffs.

Competitions[edit]

Preseason[edit]

USL Pro[edit]

Main article: 2013 USL Pro season

Overall Standings[edit]

Pos
Team
GP
W
T
L
GF
GA
GD
Pts
Qualification
1 Richmond Kickers (CC) 26 15 10 1 51 24 +27 55 Commissioner's Cup, Playoffs
2 Orlando City (A) 26 16 6 4 54 26 +28 54 Playoffs
3 Charleston Battery (A) 26 13 6 7 48 29 +19 45
4 Harrisburg City Islanders (A) 26 14 2 10 55 39 +16 44
5 Charlotte Eagles (A) 26 10 11 5 44 39 +5 41
6 Los Angeles Blues (A) 26 11 7 8 52 37 +15 40
7 Pittsburgh Riverhounds (A) 26 10 8 8 36 33 +3 38
8 Dayton Dutch Lions (A) 26 10 7 9 43 46 −3 37
9 Wilmington Hammerheads 26 11 4 11 35 39 −4 036
10 VSI Tampa Bay 26 9 5 12 41 39 +2 32
11 Rochester Rhinos 26 6 10 10 25 39 −14 28
12 Phoenix FC 26 5 7 14 28 41 −13 22
13 Antigua Barracuda 26 0 0 26 11 91 −80 0

Source: USL Pro official standings
Rules for classification: 1st Head-to-head; 2nd number of matches won; 3rd goal difference.
(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.

Wilmington deducted one point for fielding an ineligible player on July 21 against Pittsburgh. [2]

VSI Tampa Bay eliminated from contention, should they be tied for 8th at 34 points with Dayton. Dayton will advance on head to head.

Match Results[edit]

USL Pro Playoffs[edit]

U.S. Open Cup[edit]

Statistics[edit]

Appearances and Goals[edit]

No. Nat Pos Player Total Regular Season U.S. Open Cup Playoffs
Apps Goals Apps Goals Apps Goals Apps Goals
0 United States GK Ryan Taylor 1 0 1 0 0 0 0 0
1 England GK Ryan Jones 4 0 4 0 0 0 0 0
2 Cameroon DF Yomby William 28 1 24 1 2 0 2 0
3 United States DF Shane Johnson 19 1 17 1 2 0 0 0
4 United States MF Luke Vercollone 26 5 22 5 2 0 2 0
5 United States MF Michael Callahan 27 2 23 1 2 0 2 1
7 England FW Matthew Delicâte 17 6 15 6 0 0 2 0
8 United States MF Joseph Haboush 12 1 11 1 1 0 0 0
9 Colombia MF Juan Arbelaez 15 0 13 0 0 0 2 0
10 United States MF David Bulow 8 1 6 1 1 0 1 0
11 United States FW Evan Fowler 1 0 1 0 0 0 0 0
12 United States MF Brian Ownby (on loan from Houston Dynamo) 19 7 17 7 0 0 2 0
14 United States MF Nate Robinson 27 4 23 4 2 0 2 0
15 United States MF Vaughn Fowler 1 0 1 0 0 0 0 0
16 United States FW Casey Townsend (on loan from D.C. United) 4 2 4 2 0 0 0 0
17 United States FW Jason Yeisley 14 1 13 1 1 0 0 0
18 United States DF Alex Lee 20 1 18 1 0 0 2 0
20 Canada MF Philippe Davies 20 1 18 1 1 0 1 0
21 United States MF Conor Shanosky 14 2 12 2 0 0 2 0
23 Germany DF Sascha Görres 22 0 19 0 1 0 2 0
24 United States MF Collin Martin (on loan from D.C. United) 1 0 1 0 0 0 0 0
25 Uganda DF Henry Kalungi 24 0 20 0 2 0 2 0
27 Zimbabwe FW Joseph Ngwenya 22 11 18 9 2 1 2 1
29 Jamaica FW Michael Seaton (on loan from D.C. United) 16 5 13 5 1 0 2 0
33 United States DF Taylor Kemp (on loan from D.C. United) 5 0 5 0 0 0 0 0
50 United States GK Andrew Dykstra (on loan from D.C. United) 24 0 20 0 2 0 2 0
99 Zimbabwe MF Stanley Nyazamba 22 4 18 2 2 2 2 0

Transfers[edit]

In[edit]

No. Pos. Player Transferred From Fee/Notes Date Source
8 MF Harboush, Joseph !United States Joseph Haboush United States VCU Rams Free February 12, 2013 [3]
18 DF Lee, Alex !United States Alex Lee United States FC Dallas Free March 5, 2013 [4]
9 DF Arbelaez, Juan !Colombia Juan Arbelaez United States VCU Rams Free March 15, 2013 [5]
27 MF Ngwenya, Joseph !Zimbabwe Joseph Ngwenya United States D.C. United Free April 11, 2013 [6]

Out[edit]

No. Pos. Player Transferred To Fee/Notes Date Source
9 MF Hiroyama, Nozomi !Japan Nozomi Hiroyama Unattached Retirement August 30, 2012 [7]
22 GK Pascale, Ronnie !United States Ronnie Pascale Unattached Retirement November 14, 2012 [8]
MF Heins, Ryan !United States Ryan Heins Unattached Not signed
MF Foglesong, Bobby !United States Bobby Foglesong Unattached Not signed
MF Dos Santos, Gerson !Brazil Gerson Dos Santos Unattached Not signed

Loan In[edit]

No. Pos. Player Loaned From Start End Source
50 GK Dykstra, Andrew !United States Andrew Dykstra D.C. United April 3, 2013 August 30, 2013 [9]
33 DF Kemp, Taylor !United States Taylor Kemp D.C. United March 19, 2013 August 30, 2013 [10]
24 MF Martin, Collin !United States Collin Martin D.C. United July 17, 2013 July 24, 2013 [11]
12 MF Ownby, Brian !United States Brian Ownby Houston Dynamo March 22, 2013 August 30, 2013 [12]
29 FW Seaton, Michael !Jamaica Michael Seaton D.C. United March 19, 2013 August 30, 2013 [10]
21 DF Shanosky, Conor !United States Conor Shanosky D.C. United March 19, 2013 August 30, 2013 [10]
16 FW Townsend, Casey !United States Casey Townsend D.C. United March 19, 2013 August 30, 2013 [10]

Loan Out[edit]

No. Pos. Player Loaned To Start End Source

References[edit]

  1. ^ "KICKERS ANNOUNCE NEW OWNERSHIP GROUP". Retrieved 24 February 2013. 
  2. ^ "Hammerheads Have Point Deducted". www.uslsoccer.com. July 26, 2013. Retrieved July 27, 2013. 
  3. ^ "KICKERS SIGN HOMEGROWN TALENT". richmondkickers.com. Retrieved 15 February 2013. 
  4. ^ "KICKERS SIGN ALEX LEE". richmondkickers.com. Retrieved 5 March 2013. 
  5. ^ "KICKERS SIGN ARBELAEZ". richmondkickers.com. Retrieved 18 March 2013. 
  6. ^ "KICKERS SIGN NGWENYA". richmondkickers.com. Retrieved 3 November 2013. 
  7. ^ "Kickers' Hiroyama announces retirement". Richmond Times-Dispatch. August 30, 2012. Retrieved 15 February 2013. 
  8. ^ "PASCALE ANNOUNCES RETIREMENT". richmondkickers.com. Retrieved 15 February 2013. 
  9. ^ "D.C. United loans goalkeeper Andrew Dykstra to the Richmond Kickers". dcunited.com. Retrieved 3 November 2013. 
  10. ^ a b c d "Four to the Richmond Kickers". dcunited.com. Retrieved 3 November 2013. 
  11. ^ "Collin Martin loaned to Richmond". dcunited.com. Retrieved 3 November 2013. 
  12. ^ "KICKERS ACQUIRE OWNBY ON LOAN". richmondkickers.com. Retrieved 3 November 2013.