Greater Lowell United FC

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Greater Lowell United FC
Greater Lowell United FC Logo.jpg
Full name Greater Lowell United Football Club
Nickname(s) GLUFC, Big Green
Founded 2013
Ground Cawley Memorial Stadium
Lowell, Massachusetts
Ground Capacity 6,000
Co-Founder(s) Tim Melican & Manny Andrade
Head Coach Daniel Hristov
League National Premier Soccer League
2014 Inaugural season
Website Club home page

Greater Lowell United FC is an American soccer club based in Lowell, Massachusetts that plays in the National Premier Soccer League (NPSL), the fourth tier of the American soccer pyramid. The club is set to debut in the Northeast Region’s Atlantic Conference in the spring of 2014.

The team plays its home games on an artificial turf field at historic Cawley Memorial Stadium located in the Belvidere section of Lowell.

History[edit]

Greater Lowell United FC were founded in 2013 as an expansion team to join the National Premier Soccer League (NPSL) for the 2014 season. The club would play in the Northeast Region's Atlantic Conference, playing home games out of Cawley Memorial Stadium.[1][2] The club announced on December 9, 2013 that its head coach for 2014 would be Daniel Hristov.[3]

Current Roster[edit]

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

No. Position Player
16 United States DF Kevin Borba
17 United States FW John Dumbuya
United States DF Johany Gallego
14 United States DF Karl Gauntlett
01 United States GK Sam Manning
13 United States DF Eusebio Marote
22 United States DF Andrew Mattarazzo
18 United States FW Joseph Medeiros
15 United States DF Carlos Monteiro
00 United States GK Zach Rowell
United States MF Matt Sequeira
United States MF Brion Likaj
United States MF Jhony Valencia
11 United States FW Yaw Addow
08 United States DF Alexander Carvajal
12 United States MF Ike Oputa
07 United States FW Jose Maria Oteze
United States FW Lenny Mlati
19 United States FW Doug Searl
20 United States FW Constantinos Vakalfotis

Colours & crest[edit]

The club’s home colors are black and green, while on the road the team wears green and white. The motto Magnus Viridis (Big Green) is prevalent on the club’s coat of arms.

External links[edit]

References[edit]

  1. ^ "THE NPSL COMES TO LOWELL, MA". NPSL. Retrieved 19 November 2013. 
  2. ^ "New soccer team in Lowell will join Premier League". Lowell Sun. Retrieved 20 November 2013. 
  3. ^ "Greater Lowell United Football Club Names Daniel Hristov Head Coach". Greater Lowell United FC. December 9, 2013. Retrieved December 29, 2013.