Fredericksburg Hotspur

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Full name Fredericksburg Hotspur
Nickname(s) Hotspurs
Founded 2010
Dissolved 2014
Stadium UMW Battleground Stadium
Fredericksburg, Virginia
Ground Capacity 1000
Owner Matt Galligan
Head Coach Jason Kilby
League USL Premier Development League
2011 6th, South Atlantic
Playoffs: DNQ
Website Club home page
Current season

Fredericksburg Hotspur was an American soccer team based in Fredericksburg, Virginia, United States. Founded in 2010, the team played 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 played its home games at the UMW Battleground Stadium on the campus of the University of Mary Washington.[1] The team's colors were red, black and white.

The team was part of the larger Fredericksburg Area Soccer Association, which was 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]

In 2014, the team merged with and was rebranded as Fredericksburg FC.[4]

Players[edit]

Current roster[edit]

2012 Roster[5]

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[6]
1 United States GK Ryan Taylor[7]
5 England DF Nik Rich
2 Switzerland DF Karel Manrau[8]
23 United States DF Grant Silvester[9]
4 England DF Dale Robins-Bailey[10]
25 Senegal DF Assane Keita[11]
3 Costa Rica DF Dennis Castillo[12]
24 United States DF Lemuel Lyons
26 United States DF Patrick Bain[13]
18 United States MF Nate Shiffman[14]
7 United States MF Ryan Sappington[15]
22 Trinidad and Tobago MF Travis Mulraine[16]
19 United States MF Don Smart
9 United States MF Gene Daniels
No. Position Player
8 Jamaica MF Romena Bowie[17]
17 Trinidad and Tobago MF Evans Wise[18]
14 United States MF Matt Truslow
10 Mexico MF Mario Herrera Meraz[19]
16 United States MF Dylan Bowman[20]
13 United States MF Jacob Keller
11 United States MF Josh West[21]
9 United States FW KC Onyeador[22]
21 United States FW Ryan Zinkhan[23]
15 Saint Kitts and Nevis FW Tishan Hanley[24]
12 United States MF Kyle Emerick
United States MF Chris Dunn[25]
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 https://web.archive.org/web/20100105175057/http://www.uslsoccer.com/history/index_E.html.

  • 2011: to be announced

References[edit]

  1. ^ FASA To Call UMW Stadium Home
  2. ^ Hotspur, Impact Unveiled
  3. ^ http://pdl.uslsoccer.com/stats/2011/2214266.html
  4. ^ "FASA renamed Fredericksburg FC as club begins rebranding campaign". www.vivaloudoun.com. Retrieved 2016-11-06. 
  5. ^ http://www.uslsoccer.com/teams/2011/33862318.html#ROSTER
  6. ^ http://www.jmusports.com/ViewArticle.dbml?DB_OEM_ID=14400&ATCLID=204971357
  7. ^ http://www.radfordathletics.com/roster.aspx?path=&rp_id=1424
  8. ^ http://www.jmusports.com/ViewArticle.dbml?DB_OEM_ID=14400&ATCLID=204971120
  9. ^ http://www.virginiasports.com/ViewArticle.dbml?DB_OEM_ID=17800&ATCLID=205243876
  10. ^ http://www.jmusports.com/ViewArticle.dbml?DB_OEM_ID=14400&ATCLID=3758668
  11. ^ http://vcuathletics.com/sports/msoc/2012-13/bios/keita_assane_ri3m
  12. ^ http://www.vcuathletics.com/sports/msoc/2012-13/bios/castillo_dennis_xss5
  13. ^ http://maroons.roanoke.edu/roster.aspx?rp_id=8703
  14. ^ http://www.vcuathletics.com/sports/msoc/2012-13/bios/shiffman_nate_qlnz
  15. ^ http://www.bucknellbison.com/sports/m-soccer/mtt/sappington_ryan00.html
  16. ^ Travis Mulraine
  17. ^ http://www.vcuathletics.com/sports/msoc/2010-11/bios/bowie%20romena%20kthb
  18. ^ Evans Wise
  19. ^ http://www.vcuathletics.com/sports/msoc/2011-12/bios/herrera_meraz_mario_086z
  20. ^ http://www.goprincetontigers.com/ViewArticle.dbml?DB_OEM_ID=10600&ATCLID=204955180
  21. ^ http://www.tribeathletics.com/ViewArticle.dbml?DB_OEM_ID=25100&ATCLID=205177974
  22. ^ http://www.clemsontigers.com/sports/m-soccer/mtt/onyeador_kc00.html
  23. ^ http://www.virginiasports.com/ViewArticle.dbml?DB_OEM_ID=17800&ATCLID=205243879
  24. ^ Tishan Hanley
  25. ^ http://www.tribeathletics.com/ViewArticle.dbml?DB_OEM_ID=25100&ATCLID=205177966

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