Just Like Old Times

It may be just the club’s first half-season in the league, but it already feels like old times. The five-time champion New York Cosmos — who instantly became the North American Soccer League’s most famous and recognizable team the moment they (re-)entered the NASL for the Fall 2013 Season — are at the head of […]

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Mindful of Money

A soccer manager has a lot to think about.  Go for it, or play it safe?  Put things in motion, or wait and see what develops?  Take the sure thing, or try for the big score? Human beings are naturally creatures of emotion.  Managers — who, believe it or not, are human — must look […]

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Fans and players alike are focused on the NASL's wild Fall Season.

Battle in the NASL

While forthcoming franchises in Oklahoma City, Jacksonville, Indianapolis, Ottawa and your own Virginia Cavalry FC are currently engaged in preparation to compete in the famed North American Soccer League, the eight existing NASL clubs are currently engaged in competition for the league’s top Fall Season record. Is it lonely at the top?  Not so much. […]

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Challenges Our Nation Faces This Week (Soccer-Only)

Last night, during a friendly match at RFK Stadium in D.C., our top-ranked-in-the-whole-wide-world United States women’s national soccer team – complete with Abby Wambach, Sydney Leroux and UVA’s own Morgan Brian – were rather unfriendly to their Mexican counterparts.  The U.S. beat Mexico by a touchdown, 7-0, earning the shutout without needing Hope Solo in […]

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Gear Up For School

As kids get set to make the grade, Cavalry FC wants to help with some extra credit. { Ed. note: The Commonwealth of Virginia is holding a tax-free holiday on eligible school supplies and clothing August 2, 3 and 4. This comes not from the Hounds but those legal eagles in Richmond, so see what […]

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NASL Sets 2014 Season Break Around World Cup

Soon after rewarding new franchises to the cities of Jacksonville and Oklahoma City, the North American Soccer League is focusing on a 2014 schedule which will permit fans to fully enjoy the riveting excitement of the FIFA World Cup. At the NASL’s Board of Governors meetings held this week in Dallas, the league decided to continue […]

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Huge In Europe

Those of you familiar with Virginia Cavalry FC’s brother franchise, the Loudoun Hounds, know that the ballclub runs a fun little feature called Hounds Around The World, in which the team (or maybe it’s the team writer, that dastardly fellow) asks for, receives, archives and posts pics from fans wearing HoundsGear at locales globewide.  Houndy […]

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Welcome to the Show (of Promise)

I promised myself I wasn’t going to cry. Promise kept.  But it was a beautiful ceremony. The easy-breezy all-blue weather we ordered was right on time.  The gold of the shovel spades glistened and sparkled under the noontime sun.  Besuited men and high-heeled women clacked across the gravelly construction site, chatting amicably, the talk of […]

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An International “Friendly”

Virginia Cavalry FC’s President and CEO Bob Farren and Loudoun County Chairman Scott York were among the representatives welcoming a high-level contingent of business and political professionals from Loudoun’s sister county in Germany, the Frankfurt suburb of Main-Taunus-Kreis. Loudoun and MTK have a lot in common:  With populations just shy of a half-million, both municipalities […]

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NASL in US Open Cup

The North American Soccer League is midway through its first half, with Atlanta leading a crowded pack as Tampa Bay, Minnesota and Carolina are breathing down the Silverbacks’ backs in the standings.  The race is on for the Spring Championship. But the league is making noise in other ways.  On May 29, the second-tier NASL […]

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