2012 San Antonio Scorpions FC season

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San Antonio Scorpions
2012 season
Owner United States Gordon Hartman
Manager United States Tim Hankinson
Stadium Toyota Field
NASL 1st
NASL Playoffs Semi-Final
U.S. Open Cup Fourth Round
Top goalscorer League: Pablo Campos (21)
All: Pablo Campos (23)
Highest home attendance 13,151
(April 15 vs. Puerto Rico)
Lowest home attendance League: 7,007
(June 9 vs. Atlanta)
All: 3,601
(May 22 vs. Laredo)
Average home league attendance League: 9,176
All: 8,366
Home colors
Away colors

The 2012 San Antonio Scorpions FC season was the club's first season of existence, and first year playing in the North American Soccer League, the second division of the American soccer pyramid. Including the San Antonio Thunder soccer franchise of the original NASL, this was the 3rd season of professional soccer in San Antonio. The Scorpions played at Heroes Stadium in San Antonio.

Competitions[edit]

Preseason[edit]

North American Soccer League[edit]

Standings[edit]

Pos
Team
Pld
W
D
L
GF
GA
GD
Pts
Promotion or qualification
1 San Antonio Scorpions (C) 28 13 8 7 46 27 +19 47 2012 NASL Playoffs semifinals
2 Tampa Bay Rowdies 28 12 9 7 37 30 +7 45
3 Puerto Rico Islanders 28 11 8 9 32 30 +2 41 2012 NASL Playoffs quarterfinals
4 Carolina RailHawks 28 10 10 8 44 46 −2 40
5 Fort Lauderdale Strikers 28 9 9 10 40 46 −6 36
6 Minnesota United 28 8 11 9 34 33 +1 35
7 Atlanta Silverbacks 28 7 9 12 35 46 −11 30
8 Edmonton 28 5 10 13 26 36 −10 25

Updated to games played on 23 September 2012.
Source: NASL Standings
Rules for classification: 1) points; 2) goal difference; 3) number of goals scored
(C) = Champion; (R) = Relegated; (P) = Promoted; (E) = Eliminated; (O) = Play-off winner; (A) = Advances to a further round.
Only applicable when the season is not finished:
(Q) = Qualified to the phase of tournament indicated; (TQ) = Qualified to tournament, but not yet to the particular phase indicated; (RQ) = Qualified to the relegation tournament indicated; (DQ) = Disqualified from tournament. (C) = Commissioner's Cup (regular season champion)


Results summary[edit]

Overall Home Away
Pld W D L GF GA GD Pts W D L GF GA GD W D L GF GA GD
28 13 8 7 46 27  +19 47 8 3 3 29 11  +18 5 5 4 17 16  +1

Last updated: September 23, 2012.
Source: Match reports

Results by round[edit]

Round 1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 11 12 13 14 15 16 17 18 19 20 21 22 23 24 25 26 27 28
Ground A H H A H A H A H H A A H H A A H H H A A H A A A H A H
Result D L D W W W W D D W W L W W L D W W L D W W L D W L L D
Last updated: September 23, 2012.
Source: Match reports

Ground: A = Away; H = Home. Result: D = Draw; L = Loss; W = Win; P = Postponed.

Match reports[edit]

Kickoff times are in CDT (UTC−05) unless shown otherwise

  Win   Loss   Draw

NASL Playoffs[edit]

Lamar Hunt U.S. Open Cup[edit]

Club Information[edit]

Roster[edit]

As of May 11, 2012[1]

No. Name Nationality Position Date of Birth (Age) Previous Club
Goalkeepers
00 Craig Hill United States GK (1987-12-27) December 27, 1987 (age 30) Puerto Rico River Plate Puerto Rico
1 Daryl Sattler United States GK (1980-09-05) September 5, 1980 (age 37) United States FC Tampa Bay
25 Patrick Hannigan United States GK (1982-10-23) October 23, 1982 (age 35) United States Rochester Lancers (indoor)
Defenders
2 Wes Knight United States DF/MF (1986-09-06) September 6, 1986 (age 31) Unattached
3 Dominic Papa United States DF (1987-10-10) October 10, 1987 (age 30) United States FC Tucson
5 Karsten Smith United States DF (1988-06-14) June 14, 1988 (age 29) Unattached
12 Greg Janicki United States DF (1984-07-09) July 9, 1984 (age 33) Canada Vancouver Whitecaps FC
13 Fabian Kling Germany DF (1987-07-24) July 24, 1987 (age 30) United States Fort Lewis Skyhawks
16 Aaron Pitchkolan United States DF/MF (1983-03-14) March 14, 1983 (age 34) Puerto Rico Puerto Rico Islanders
19 Ryan Cochrane United States CB (1983-08-08) August 8, 1983 (age 34) United States New England Revolution
22 Jonathan Greenfield South Africa DF (1982-02-18) February 18, 1982 (age 36) Unattached
Midfielders
4 Matt Gold United States MF (1988-06-14) June 14, 1988 (age 29) Unattached
6 Kevin Harmse Canada DF/MF (1984-07-04) July 4, 1984 (age 33) Unattached
7 Luiz Tiago Brazil MF (1988-03-07) March 7, 1988 (age 29) Unattatched
8 Jeff Jennings United States MF (1987-11-06) November 6, 1987 (age 30) Republic of Ireland Mount Merrion FC
17 Blake Wagner United States DF/MF (1988-01-29) January 29, 1988 (age 30) United States Real Salt Lake
18 Josue Soto United States MF (1989-01-03) January 3, 1989 (age 29) United States Houston Dynamo (on loan)
20 Amaury Nunes Brazil MF/FW (1983-01-26) January 26, 1983 (age 35) Hong Kong Citizen
21 Walter Ramírez Honduras DF/MF (1983-11-07) November 7, 1983 (age 34) Honduras C.D. Vida
23 Javier Saavedra Mexico MF (1974-03-13) March 13, 1974 (age 43) Mexico Tigres UANL
Forwards
9 Pablo Campos Brazil FW (1983-01-29) January 29, 1983 (age 35) United States Carolina RailHawks
10 Hans Denissen Netherlands FW (1984-03-09) March 9, 1984 (age 33) Netherlands Willem II
11 Esteban Bayona Colombia FW (1983-11-25) November 25, 1983 (age 34) United States Laredo Heat
14 Euan Purcell England FW (1985-08-14) August 14, 1985 (age 32) Unattached

References[edit]

  1. ^ "Archived copy". Archived from the original on 2013-01-27. Retrieved 2012-12-28.