Phoenix Rising vs Portland Timbers 2 2020 preview

Portland Timbers 2 travel to Casino Arizona Field to play Phoenix Rising FC this Saturday, March 7, 2020. It is the first USL Championship match of the year for these Western Conference foes. Phoenix finished 1st place in the Western Conference last season with 78 points, before being upset in the 2nd round of the playoffs…

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Loudon Clear U.K.

In my first ever piece on Loudoun United, one of the main topics I covered was the exciting news that Estonian International Erik Sorga had signed for Loudoun for the forthcoming season. On researching the 20-year old, it soon became apparent that the striker had bright future in the game. What I did not expect…

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Loudon Clear U.K.

Until I joined the Podcast team on Across the Pitch to initially speak about my club-Accrington Stanley, Football/Soccer in the US had largely passed me by. Apart from watching clips of Franz Beckenbauer, George Best and Pele playing in the NASL in the 1970’s and taking a brief interest in the exploits of English players…

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Phoenix Rising vs OKC Energy FC

OKC Energy FC travel to Casino Arizona Field in Tempe, Arizona to play Phoenix Rising FC on Friday, October 18, 2019. It is the second and final USL Championship regular season match-up of the year between these two clubs, and is also the final regular season match for both clubs. Although they are still running away…

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Phoenix Rising vs Real Monarchs

Real Monarchs travel to Casino Arizona Field in Tempe, Arizona to play Phoenix Rising FC on Saturday, October 12, 2019. It is the second and final USL Championship regular season match-up of the year between these two clubs, and is also the deciding match int the inaugural Four Corners Cup competition. Phoenix is currently at 9…

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New Mexico United vs Phoenix Rising

Phoenix Rising FC travel to Isotopes Park in Albuquerque, New Mexico to play New Mexico United on Saturday, September 28, 2019. It is the second and final USL Championship regular season match-up of the year between these two clubs who have quickly become rivals in spite of this being New Mexico’s expansion season. Phoenix comes into the…

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Fresno FC vs Phoenix Rising

Phoenix Rising FC travel to Chukchansi Park in Fresno, California to play Fresno FC on Saturday, September 21, 2019. It is the second and final USL Championship regular season match-up of the year between these two clubs who are currently at the top of the Western Conference table. Phoenix comes into the match on a 20-game-winning-streak,…

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