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The 2016 Louisville City FC season is the club's second season playing in Louisville, Kentucky in the United Soccer League (USL), in the third tier of the United States soccer league system.

Louisville City
2016 season
OwnerWayne Estopinal
ManagerJames O'Connor
StadiumLouisville Slugger Field
USL2nd, Eastern
USL PlayoffsConference Finals
U.S. Open Cup3rd Round
Top goalscorerLeague: Chandler Hoffman (14)
All: Chandler Hoffman (16)
Highest home attendance10,062
(Jun 25 vs. Cincinnati)
Lowest home attendance5,298
(Apr 2 vs. Orlando)
Average home league attendance7,218
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Contents

BackgroundEdit

The club was formed in 2014 when its United Soccer League license was acquired from Orlando City by minority owner Wayne Estopinal. Louisville City is treated as a unique and new team, with the previous team's history claimed by its Major League Soccer successor, Orlando City SC.

Squad informationEdit

CompetitionsEdit

FriendliesEdit

United Soccer LeagueEdit

All times in regular season on Eastern Daylight Time (UTC-04:00)

Results summaryEdit

Overall Home Away
Pld W D L GF GA GD Pts W D L GF GA GD W D L GF GA GD
30 17 9 4 52 27  +25 60 6 7 2 24 14  +10 11 2 2 28 13  +15

Source: Match reports

Round123456789101112131415161718192021222324252627282930
GroundAHHAAHAAHAAAHAHHHHAAHAHHAHAHAH
ResultWLWWWDDWWDWWDWWDWDWLLWDDLWWWWD
Source: Match reports
A = Away; H = Home; W = Win; D = Draw; L = Loss

ResultsEdit

Schedule source

StandingsEdit

Eastern Conference
Pos Team Pld W D L GF GA GD Pts Qualification
1 New York Red Bulls II (C, X) 30 21 6 3 61 21 +40 69 Conference Playoffs
2 Louisville City FC 30 17 9 4 52 27 +25 60
3 FC Cincinnati 30 16 8 6 41 27 +14 56
4 Rochester Rhinos 30 13 12 5 38 25 +13 51
5 Charlotte Independence 30 14 8 8 48 29 +19 50
Source: 2016 USL Standings
Rules for classification: 1) total wins; 2) total goal differential; 3) total goals scored; 4) points earned against top four Conference finishers; 5) disciplinary points; 6) coin toss or drawing of lots
(C) Champion; (X) Regular Season League Champion.

USL PlayoffsEdit

 
First RoundConference Semi-FinalsConference FinalsUSL Championship
 
              
 
October 2 – Red Bull Arena
 
 
#1 New York Red Bulls II 4
 
October 7 – Red Bull Arena
 
#8 Orlando City B 0
 
#1 New York Red Bulls II (pen.)3 (5)
 
October 1 – Rochester Rhinos Stadium
 
#4 Rochester Rhinos3 (4)
 
#4 Rochester Rhinos 3
 
October 16 - Red Bull Arena
 
#5 Charlotte Independence 1
 
#1 New York Red Bulls II (pen.)1 (4)
 
October 2 – Nippert Stadium
 
#2 Louisville City FC1 (3)
 
#3 FC Cincinnati 1
 
October 8 – Louisville Slugger Field
 
#6 Charleston Battery 2
 
#6 Charleston Battery0
 
October 2 – Louisville Slugger Field
 
#2 Louisville City FC1
 
#2 Louisville City FC (a.e.t.)2
 
October 23 - Red Bull Arena
 
#7 Richmond Kickers 0
 
#1 New York Red Bulls II 5
 
October 1 – Bonney Field
 
#4 Swope Park Rangers1
 
#1 Sacramento Republic FC 0 (4)
 
October 9 – Swope Soccer Village
 
#8 Orange County Blues FC (pen.)0 (5)
 
#8 Orange County Blues FC1
 
September 30 – Swope Soccer Village
 
#4 Swope Park Rangers (a.e.t.) 2
 
#4 Swope Park Rangers 3
 
October 15 - Swope Soccer Village
 
#5 LA Galaxy II 0
 
#4 Swope Park Rangers3
 
September 30 – Switchbacks Stadium
 
#6 Vancouver Whitecaps FC 20
 
#3 Colorado Springs Switchbacks FC1
 
October 8 – Thunderbird Stadium
 
#6 Vancouver Whitecaps FC 2 2
 
#6 Vancouver Whitecaps FC 23
 
October 1 – H-E-B Park
 
#7 Oklahoma City Energy FC2
 
#2 Rio Grande Valley FC Toros 2
 
 
#7 Oklahoma City Energy FC 3
 

ResultsEdit

U.S. Open CupEdit

Louisville City entered the 2016 U.S. Open Cup with the rest of the United Soccer League in the second round.

Player statisticsEdit

Top scorersEdit

Place Position Number Name USL U.S. Open Cup USL Cup Total
1 FW 17   Chandler Hoffman 14 1 1 16
2 MF 22   George Davis IV 5 0 1 6
3 MF 8   Guy Abend 5 0 0 5
4 FW 9   Cameron Lancaster 4 0 0 4
5 FW 14   Ilija Ilić 2 1 0 3
5 MF 4   Aodhan Quinn 3 0 0 3
5 MF 13   Kadeem Dacres 2 0 1 3
5 MF 10   Magnus Rasmussen 3 0 0 3
5 DF 77   Andrew Lubahn 3 0 0 3
10 MF 11   Niall McCabe 2 0 0 2
10 DF 5   Paco Craig 1 0 1 2
10 MF 12   Mark Anthony Kaye 2 0 0 2
13 MF 36   Paolo DelPiccolo 1 0 0 1
13 MF 24   Kyle Smith 1 0 0 1
13 DF 2   Ben Newnam 1 0 0 1
13 DF 6   Tarek Morad 1 0 0 1
13 DF 5   Conor Shanosky 1 0 0 1
Total 51 2 4 57

Assist leadersEdit

Place Position Number Name USL U.S. Open Cup USL Cup Total
1 MF 24   Kyle Smith 6 0 0 6
1 MF 36   Paolo DelPiccolo 5 1 0 6
3 MF 4   Aodhan Quinn 3 0 2 5
4 MF 11   Niall McCabe 4 0 0 4
5 MF 22   George Davis IV 2 0 1 3
5 FW 9   Cameron Lancaster 3 0 0 3
5 MF 13   Kadeem Dacres 2 0 1 3
5 DF 2   Ben Newnam 3 0 0 3
9 MF 12   Mark Anthony Kaye 2 0 0 2
9 DF 6   Tarek Morad 2 0 0 2
10 DF 5   Paco Craig 1 0 0 1
10 MF 8   Guy Abend 1 0 0 1
10 DF 77   Andrew Lubahn 1 0 0 1
10 DF 15   Sean Reynolds 0 0 1 1
Total 35 2 4 41

Clean sheetsEdit

Place Position Number Name USL U.S. Open Cup USL Cup Total
1 GK 13   Greg Ranjitsingh 10 0 3 13
2 GK 1   Scott Goodwin 2 0 0 2
2 GK 28   Tim Dobrowolski 1 0 0 1
Total 13 0 3 16

DisciplinaryEdit

No. Pos. Name USL U.S. Open Cup USL Cup Total
               
15 DF   Sean Reynolds 6 1 0 0 2 0 8 1
24 MF   Kyle Smith 5 0 0 0 1 0 6 0
2 DF   Ben Newnam 4 0 0 0 0 0 4 0
4 MF   Aodhan Quinn 6 0 0 0 0 0 6 0
8 MF   Guy Abend 3 0 0 0 0 0 3 0
36 MF   Paolo DelPiccolo 4 0 0 0 0 0 4 0
5 DF   Paco Craig 1 0 0 0 0 1 1 1
13 MF   Kadeem Dacres 2 0 0 0 0 0 2 0
9 FW   Cameron Lancaster 1 0 0 0 0 0 1 0
12 MF   Mark Anthony Kaye 2 0 0 0 0 0 2 0
77 DF   Andrew Lubahn 2 0 0 0 0 0 2 0
11 MF   Niall McCabe 1 0 0 0 0 0 1 0
6 DF   Tarek Morad 1 0 0 0 0 0 1 0
1 GK   Scott Goodwin 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 1
20 DF   Enrique Montano 2 0 0 0 0 0 2 0
22 MF   George Davis IV 4 1 0 0 0 0 4 1
5 DF   Conor Shanosky 1 0 0 0 0 0 1 0
Total 45 3 0 0 3 1 48 4

MediaEdit

As with the rest of the USL, all of Louisville City FC's USL matches will appear on YouTube. There is also a weekly Radio show on 790 WKRD.[2]

See alsoEdit

ReferencesEdit

  1. ^ "Roster Louisville City Football Club". Louisville City Football Club. Archived from the original on July 2, 2016. Retrieved July 6, 2016.
  2. ^ "Soccer City Radio Show". Louisville City Football Club. Retrieved July 6, 2016.