Fredericksburg Hotspur

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Fredericksburg Hotspur
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Full name Fredericksburg Hotspur
Nickname(s) Hotspurs
Founded 2010
Stadium UMW Battleground Stadium
Fredericksburg, Virginia
Ground Capacity 1000
Owner United States Matt Galligan
Head Coach United States Jason Kilby
League USL Premier Development League
2011 6th, South Atlantic
Playoffs: DNQ
Website Club home page
Current season

Fredericksburg Hotspur is an American soccer team based in Fredericksburg, Virginia, United States. Founded in 2010, the team plays in the USL Premier Development League (PDL), the fourth tier of the American Soccer Pyramid, in the South Atlantic Division of the Eastern Conference.

The team plays its home games at the UMW Battleground Stadium on the campus of the University of Mary Washington.[1] The team's colors are red, black and white.

The team is part of the larger Fredericksburg Area Soccer Association, which has been a fixture in the Central Virginia soccer scene for more than 30 years, and which began its involvement with USL in 2010 with 10 teams participating in the USL Super Y-League and USL Super-20 League.

History[edit]

Fredericksburg Hotspur was announced as a USL Premier Development League expansion franchise on September 16, 2010.[2] The team played its first game on May 7, 2011, a 2-0 loss to the Virginia Beach Piranhas.[3]

Players[edit]

Current roster[edit]

2012 Roster[4]

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

No. Position Player
00 United States GK Colin Newcity[5]
1 United States GK Ryan Taylor[6]
5 England DF Nik Rich
2 Switzerland DF Karel Manrau[7]
23 United States DF Grant Silvester[8]
4 England DF Dale Robins-Bailey[9]
25 Senegal DF Assane Keita[10]
3 Costa Rica DF Dennis Castillo[11]
24 United States DF Lemuel Lyons
26 United States DF Patrick Bain[12]
18 United States MF Nate Shiffman[13]
7 United States MF Ryan Sappington[14]
22 Trinidad and Tobago MF Travis Mulraine[15]
19 United States MF Don Smart
9 United States MF Gene Daniels
No. Position Player
8 Jamaica MF Romena Bowie[16]
17 Trinidad and Tobago MF Evans Wise[17]
14 United States MF Matt Truslow
10 Mexico MF Mario Herrera Meraz[18]
16 United States MF Dylan Bowman[19]
13 United States MF Jacob Keller
11 United States MF Josh West[20]
9 United States FW KC Onyeador[21]
21 United States FW Ryan Zinkhan[22]
15 Saint Kitts and Nevis FW Tishan Hanley[23]
12 United States MF Kyle Emerick
United States MF Chris Dunn[24]
United States DF Jacob Weiss
United States FW Demar Stephenson

Year-by-year[edit]

Year Division League Regular Season Playoffs Open Cup
2011 4 USL PDL 6th, South Atlantic Did not qualify Did not qualify
2012 4 USL PDL 5th, South Atlantic Did not qualify Did not qualify

Head Coach[edit]

Assistant Coaches[edit]

Stadium[edit]

Average attendance[edit]

Attendance stats are calculated by averaging each team's self-reported home attendances from the historical match archive at http://www.uslsoccer.com/history/index_E.html.

  • 2011: to be announced

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