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2015 USL Playoff Preview: Louisville City vs Charleston

Photo Credit: Chris Humphrey After 120 minutes of frantic soccer, which ended in the Charleston Battery prevailing thanks to a Forrest Lasso winner capping off a comeback, Charleston now face Louisville City FC in the Eastern Conference Semis. Louisville, who snuck up behind the Battery for the second seed in the playoffs,

2015 USL Playoffs Preview: Charleston vs Richmond

As the Charleston Battery and Richmond Kickers look to go head-to-head again in the first round of the USL  playoffs, Saturday night at 7:30pm ET, both teams will know that this game is massive. The Battery have the home field advantage, which could prove vital, though the last meeting between the

Battery Dispatch Charlotte, Lock Up Playoff Date with Richmond

Editor's note: This piece was submitted by Johnathan Ace. Two screamers from Justin Portillo and Dane Kelly gave the Charleston Battery the upper hand against the Charlotte Independence Saturday, before Caleb Calvert got a goal back on 78' for the visitors. Ricky Garbanzo put the icing on the cake just

Week 24 USL Wrap

Editor's Note: Contributors to this piece are Kyle Kepner, Johnathan Ace and Seamus Leonard.    Week 24 shed a little more light on the USL playoff race, as the Rochester Rhinos clinched a first-round bye in the playoffs, and OKC Energy FC may have booked a place (see below). On Wednesday, the Charlotte Independence

Week 23 USL Wrap

Editor's Note: Contributors to this piece include Kyle Kepner, William Brown, Matt Bird, Kyle Heizler, Johnathan Ace, JB, @vanillacokeee_, and Brendan Doherty.   It was a wild one, folks! Let's go!   On Wednesday in Tukwila, WA, Seattle Sounders 2 defeated Colorado Springs Switchbacks FC 3-2, in an entertaining match featuring two of the top

Battery Slump Comes at Terrible Time

You can spell it any which way you like. The Charleston Battery are in a slump. This isn't to say that there aren't multiple factors involved, but what are those factors? The Battery started off great this season, leaving behind a season to forget in 2014 that was only salvaged in

10-Man Montreal Escape Charleston With a Point

FC Montreal and the Charleston Battery shared the points after a goalless draw on Saturday evening. The match got heated in the first half, with Charles Joly being shown a red card, but was a bit subdued in the second half. In the first minute, it was Montreal who started brightest, going down the

Battery sign naming rights deal with local hospital

The Charleston Battery have signed a naming rights deal with MUSC Health through to the end of the decade for naming rights to their stadium. The venue formerly known as Blackbaud Stadium, which sits adjacent to the Headquarters of the software company that was founded by club owner, Tony Bakker, will

Early Rhinos Goal stuns Charleston

The Rochester Rhinos moved nine points ahead of the Charleston Battery after a Steven Dos Santos goal in the 10th minute was enough to see the home side over the line. The Rhinos started well, and saw an interchange on the edge of the box nearly give them a chance at

Battery rue missed chances in loss to TFC2

Skylar Thomas came up with the game winner, with a header at the back post with two minutes to go, in a match where the Charleston Battery will feel they should have won on a trip to Toronto. The Battery created chances early, first through a free kick by Ricky Garbanzo which