2011 Pittsburgh Riverhounds season

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Pittsburgh Riverhounds
2011 season
OwnerGene Klein
Head CoachJustin Evans
StadiumChartiers Valley Stadium
USL Professional DivisionTBD
USL Pro PlayoffsTBD
U.S. Open CupSecond Round
Highest home attendance1,421 vs Charlotte 6 August 2011
Lowest home attendance624 vs Charleston 6 May 2011
Average home league attendance1,130
2013 →

The 2011 Pittsburgh Riverhounds season will be the club's thirteenth year of existence, as well as their twelfth season of playing professional soccer. This year, the Riverhounds will be playing in the newly created USL Professional Division, which encompasses the third tier of third-tier of American soccer.

Previously, the Riverhounds played in the tentative USSF D2 Pro League, where they finished third overall in the second division table and made the semifinal round of the playoffs.

Review and events[edit]

Match results[edit]


USL Pro[edit]

U.S. Open Cup[edit]



As at June 10, 2011[1]

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

No. Position Player
0 United States GK Gregory Blum
1 United States GK Hunter Gilstrap
3 United States DF Kyle Veris
4 Croatia DF Nikola Katic
5 United States DF Sterling Flunder
6 United States MF Adam Gazda
7 United States MF Thomas Gray
8 United States FW Matthew Fondy
9 South Africa MF Thabiso Khumalo
10 United States MF Matt Tuttle
11 United States FW Jason Yeisley
No. Position Player
12 United States DF Mike Seth
13 United States DF Louie Rolko
14 United States MF Stefan Lundberg
15 United States MF Ben Horner
16 United States FW Jeremy Deighton
17 Ghana MF Samuel Appiah
18 United States DF Neil Shaffer
19 United States MF Jason Kutney
20 United States FW Chad Severs
21 Japan MF Shintaro Harada
24 United States GK Derek Yobbi

Management and Staff[edit]

  • United States Justin Evans - Head Coach[2]
  • United States John Rotz- Assistant Coach
  • Netherlands Jeroen Walstra - Goalkeeper Coach
  • United States Jason Kutney - Chief Executive Officer/Director of Youth Development
  • United States Gene Klein - Technical Director




# Date Player Pos. Previous Club Transfer type Fee/Notes Ref.
9 March 14, 2011 South Africa Thabiso Khumalo MF United States Louisville Lightning Free Did not renew contract. Signed with club on free transfer. [3]
17 March 31, 2011 Ghana Samuel Appiah MF United States Houston Dynamo Free Released by Houston. Signed with club on free transfer. [4]
April 1, 2011 United States Neil Shaffer DF United States Robert Morris Colonials Free Undrafted in MLS, signed pro contract. [5]


See also[edit]


  1. ^ "Archived copy". Archived from the original on 2011-08-16. Retrieved 2011-06-30.CS1 maint: Archived copy as title (link)
  2. ^ "Archived copy". Archived from the original on 2011-06-13. Retrieved 2011-06-30.CS1 maint: Archived copy as title (link)
  3. ^ "Khumalo Returns to Pittsburgh". Oursportscentral.com. Archived from the original on 29 June 2011. Retrieved 30 June 2011.
  4. ^ "Archived copy" (PDF). Archived from the original (PDF) on 2011-09-27. Retrieved 2011-06-30.CS1 maint: Archived copy as title (link)
  5. ^ "Robert Morris Soccer Player Neil Shaffer Signs Professional Contract With Pittsburgh Riverhounds". NortheastConference.org. 1 April 2011. Retrieved 30 June 2011.