RISING FOR THE RHINOS Late goals lift Rochester to USL title over LA Galaxy II
ROCHESTER, N.Y. Ė It took more than 90 minutes for the Rochester Rhinos to find their first shot on goal, and second-half sub Asani Samuels twice rose to the occasion. Complete story
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W-LEAGUE FOLDS Could not field enough teams for 2016
Yet another women's soccer league has ceased operations. The W-League announced it will fold, and not stage a 2016 season. GOING TO KANSAS CITY Sporting adds USL club, Swope Park Rangers KC
KANSAS CITY, Mo.---Sporting Kansas City has been awarded the United Soccer League's 30th franchise, which will begin play in 2016 as the Swope Park Rangers KC. The Rangers are the USLís 11th MLS-owned and operated club and will play at Swope Soccer Village. RISING FOR THE RHINOS Late goals lift Rochester to USL title over LA Galaxy II
ROCHESTER, N.Y. Ė It took more than 90 minutes for the Rochester Rhinos to find their first shot on goal, and second-half sub Asani Samuels twice rose to the occasion. USL REVIEW Leaders stay in place
With many of the top teams in the Western Conference earning draws in Week 18, the leaderboard remains the same with Seattle Sounders FC 2 and the LA Galaxy II atop the West in points. In the Eastern Conference, the second-place Charleston Battery and third-place Louisville City FC each won during the weekend, cutting into Rochesterís lead after the unbeaten Rhinos came away with a draw. USL REVIEW S2 reclaim first in West; Rio Grande to join league
The USLís Western Conference ended Week 17 of the season with a familiar name at the top, as Seattle Sounders FC 2 recorded a resounding win to reclaim first place in the standings. While S2 was taking care of business at home, the LA Galaxy II were as impressive on the road, as Los Dos continued their impressive second season in the USL.
USL REVIEW Louisville City draws another club record crowd
Louisville City FC continued its remarkable inaugural season on and off the field on Saturday, as another club-record crowd saw the host take victory against the Richmond Kickers at Slugger Field. Meanwhile, the playoff races in both conferences continued to heat up, with six points separating five teams in the East in the race for the final two playoff berths, and four points separating five teams in the West looking to find their way into the postseason.