For the first time in 15 years, soccer returned to the Upstate. But it was not all sunshine and rainbows. (Photo Credit: Brittany Hildreth) 2018 was a banner year for soccer in Greenville. For the first time in 15 years, soccer returned to the Upstate. Not everything was rainbows and sunshine, though. There has been … Continue reading New beginnings: A look back at Greenville soccer in 2018
We made Soccer Night in Greenville happen. Now, who wants to go? (Photo Credit: John Walsh/Flickr) September 12, 2018: That was the day I saw an intriguing tweet from the Greenville Swamp Rabbits, the Upstate’s ECHL hockey team. The team was finalizing promotions for the season and had decided to leave the last theme night up … Continue reading Greenville Swamp Rabbits plan a soccer takeover on October 27
Leithan “Lugnut” Allen, Greenville FC’s biggest fan, was named the NPSL’s Supporter of the Year for 2018. (Photo Credit: Brittany Hildreth) When Greenville FC launched in November 2017, no one knew what to expect in the inaugural season. Could they be successful? Would people show up? Was Greenville ready for lower division soccer? The season did … Continue reading The NPSL Supporter of the Year is clad in Greenville FC green and gold
The battle between NPSL and the up-and-coming USLD3 hit a fevered pitch this week in Chattanooga. What will it mean for the rest of the country? (Photo Credit: Bruce Thomson) The year is 2018. It is a time where people get angry. It is a time when angry people plant their flags firmly. It is a time … Continue reading NPSL vs. USLD3: Is this town big enough for the both of us?
With a successful season behind them, Marco and Richard Carrizales join us for a wrap-up interview on the 2018 campaign. (Photo Credit: Brittany Hildreth) The inaugural season for Greenville FC is over, but recently, I was able to sit down with the team’s brotherly duo of Marco and Richard Carrizales for an interview for my … Continue reading Season in Review: A sit down with Greenville FC’s leadership
With a heartbreaking loss in Nashville, the 2018 Greenville FC season comes to an end. I mean…. (Photo Credit: Chris Ashley) If a critical, playoff-deciding, season-finale match is played and no one can watch it, does it still hurt when your team loses? Yes. The answer is a resounding yes. FT: @gvlfc 2-3 @internashfc Your Boys in … Continue reading End of the Road: Greenville FC loses their season finale, just misses playoff bid
Greenville FC earned its first-ever home win and first-ever trophy on the Fourth of July, and the playoffs are now in sight. (Photo Credit: Brittany Hildreth) Long before Greenville FC kicked off their inaugural campaign, fans dreamed of a team that would compete for trophies. On Wednesday night, Greenville FC delivered that first trophy, claiming the … Continue reading Jesus Ibarra saves Greenville FC’s playoff lives in rivalry win