Georgia Revolution

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Georgia Revolution
Georgia Revolution Logo.png
Full name Georgia Revolution
Nickname(s) Revolution
Founded 2010
Stadium RYSA Soccerplex
Conyers, Georgia
Ground Capacity 1,000
Owner United States Rockdale Youth Soccer Association
Head Coaches United States Fields Brown
United States Rafe Mauran
League National Premier Soccer League
2013 2nd, Sunshine Division
Playoffs: DNQ
Current season

Georgia Revolution is an American soccer team based in Conyers, Georgia, United States. The team plays in the Southeast Division of the National Premier Soccer League (NPSL), the fourth tier of the American soccer pyramid.

The team, which is associated with the Rockdale Youth Soccer Association (RYSA), plays its home games at the RYSA Soccerplex. The team's colors are royal blue, white and red.

History[edit]

The Georgia Revolution were founded in 2010 to begin play in the National Premier Soccer League (NPSL), the fourth tier of the American soccer pyramid, roughly equal to the USL Premier Development League (PDL). The team was created to serve as the top level of the Rockdale Youth Soccer Association, which was founded in 1972, hence the "est. 1972" on the club's crest.[1] The Revolution defeated Jacksonville United 2-1 in its first game on May 13, 2011.[citation needed]

US Open Cup success[edit]

The Revolution qualified for the 2012 Lamar Hunt U.S. Open Cup, defeating PDL side Mississippi Brilla on May 15, 2012 on a header goal scored by Hailob Habtom in extra time. They moved on to the next round and faced the NASL's Atlanta Silverbacks, where they lost 1-0 thanks to a goal by Raphael Cox. Later in their season they defeated the reigning NPSL champions, Jacksonville United, 7-3 in a regular season match.

The Revolution would again qualify for the Open Cup in 2013 and see a rematch against second division state rivals, Atlanta Silverbacks, losing 3-2.[2]

Players[edit]

Year-by-year[edit]

Year Division League Regular Season Playoffs Open Cup
2011 4 NPSL 2nd, Southeast Did not qualify Did not enter
2012 4 NPSL 1st, South-Southeast-East Division Final 2nd Round
2013 4 NPSL 2nd, Sunshine Did not qualify 1st Round

Head coaches[edit]

Stadia[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.

  • 2010-2011 - 1000

References[edit]

  1. ^ Robert L. Boggus, Jr. "History of the RYSA". RYSA.net. Retrieved June 8, 2013. 
  2. ^ Matt Stigall (May 22, 2013). "2013 US Open Cup Second Round: Atlanta Silverbacks top Georgia Revolution again in rematch". TheCup.us. Retrieved June 8, 2013. 

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