Greensboro, NC: Today the 2013 USASA National Amateur Cup Champions, Carolina Dynamo announced their2014 schedule. The Dynamo home schedule features of a minimum seven Saturday home games against opponents from Kentucky,Ohio, South Carolina, and West Virginia. The Dynamo opens their season at home on Saturday, May 10th Vs. the South Carolina United Bantams. Ticket packages start at just $35 and family packs of season tickets (The Battleground) are on sale now and can be purchased for just $115 by calling the Dynamo office at (336) 669-0841 or by visiting www.carolinadynamo.com.
Tampa, FL: The PDL released its 2014 alignment and schedule today, with the 448-game regular season getting underway on Saturday, May 3. Among the exciting developments for the PDL in 2014 is the addition of a pair of MLS-affiliated clubs.
A total of eight new teams have joined the PDL for 2014,with the Montreal Impact U23 and San Jose Earthquakes of MLS leading the trend of professional clubs placing teams in the PDL. A pair of USL PRO clubs also have added to their developmental structure for 2014, with the Cincinnati Dutch Lions (Dayton Dutch Lions) and Pittsburgh Riverhounds U23 also making their debuts.
For a complete listing of teams, click here:
2014 Carolina Dynamo Schedule
May 10(Sat) SOUTH CAROLINA 7:00 Macpherson Stadium 14(Wed) Open Cup 1stRound TBD TBD 17(Sat) WEST VIRGINIA 7:00 Macpherson Stadium 24(Sat) WEST VIRGINIA 7:00 Macpherson Stadium 28(Wed) Open Cup 2nd Round TBD TBD 31(Sat) RIVER CITY 7:00 Macpherson Stadium June 4(Wed) @ South Carolina 7:00 University of South Carolina 7(Sat) @ West Virginia TBD Schoenbaum Stadium 10/11 or 17/18 Open Cup 3rd Round TBD TBD 14(Sat) CINCINNATI 7:00 Macpherson Stadium 21(Sat) SOUTHERN WESTVIRGINIA 7:00 Macpherson Stadium 28(Sat) @ SouthernWest Virginia 7:00 Bluefield, WV July 5(Sat) @ Cincinnati 7:00 Xavier University 6(Sun) @ River City 4:00 Shelby County Athletic Complex 12(Sat) CINCINNATI 7:00 Macpherson Stadium 15(Tues) @ Southern West Virginia 7:00 Bluefield, WV 18(Fri) @ SouthCarolina 7:00 University of South Carolina HOME GAMES IN ALL CAPS
About the Carolina Dynamo:
Based in Greensboro, the Carolina Dynamo is the oldest minor leaguesoccer team in the nation. The Dynamo is entering our 22nd season in2014. The Dynamo is a team of elite college players with professionalaspirations. They compete for the Dynamo during the summer (our seasonruns May – July/Aug.) playing games in Kentucky, Ohio, NorthCarolina, and South Carolina, prior to entering the playoffs. Manyof our players are drafted by MLS clubs and can been seen playing NationalTV the following year. The Dynamo has 40 former playerscurrently playing professionally, including 19 in Major League Soccer. Some 77 players have been selected in the MLS Superdraft after playing for theDynamo. The Carolina Dynamo is one most successful clubs in all of USSoccer, having won five National Championships, multiple ConferenceChampionships, and 12 Division Titles.
The top developmental men’s league in NorthAmerica, the 2014 PDL features 64 teams within four conferences throughout theUnited States and Canada. The PDL season consists of 14 regular season matchesfor each team, seven home and seven away, and provides elite collegiate playersthe opportunity to taste a higher level of competition while maintaining theireligibility. In addition to league play, PDL teams compete in the Lamar HuntU.S. Open Cup as well as various exhibitions. The PDL has proven to be animportant stepping-stone for top professionals now playing throughout theworld.