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Loudoun United FC is an American professional soccer team based in Leesburg, Virginia. The team was founded in 2018 as the reserve team of D.C. United and made its debut in the USL Championship in 2019.[1]

Loudoun United FC
Loudoun United FC logo.svg
Full nameLoudoun United Football Club
FoundedJuly 18, 2018; 15 months ago (2018-07-18)
StadiumSegra Field
Capacity5,000
OwnerD.C. United
Head coachRyan Martin
LeagueUSL Championship
WebsiteClub website
Current season

HistoryEdit

On July 18, 2018, the team was officially announced by USL and D.C. United as were the team's name, colors and crest. Loudoun United FC replaced Richmond Kickers as D.C. United's USL affiliate.[1]

Colors and badgeEdit

Loudoun United FC colors are black, red and white, the same as parent club D.C. United. The club's crest contains the red-and-white gyronny seen in the flag and coat of arms of Loudoun County, as well as a winged horse in homage to both D.C. United's eagle logo and the county's long association with equestrian sports.[2]

SponsorshipEdit

Season Kit manufacturer Shirt sponsor
2019–present Adidas The National[3]

StadiumEdit

The club plays at Segra Field, a new 5,000-seat stadium at Philip A. Bolen Memorial Park in Leesburg. The stadium was built by D.C. United and the county government for $15 million.[4][5] Construction began in 2018, and was completed in August 2019. They debuted in their new stadium in a game against the Charlotte Independence that ended 3–3 in front of 5,015 spectators.[citation needed]

Club cultureEdit

The main supporter group of Loudoun United is the Loudoun Stampede. The supporter group hosts tailgates, events, and watch parties.[6]

Players and staffEdit

Current rosterEdit

Where a player has not declared an international allegiance, nation is determined by place of birth. Squad correct as of March 8, 2019.[7][8]

No. Position Player Nation
1 Goalkeeper Calle Brown   United States
2 Defender Hunter Gorskie   United States
3 Defender Peabo Doue   United States
4 Defender Donovan Pines ([A])   United States
5 Midfielder Noah Pilato   United States
6 Forward Gordon Wild ([A])   Germany
7 Midfielder Carlos Alvarez   United States
8 Forward Elvis Amoh   Ghana
9 Forward Kyle Murphy   United States
10 Forward Shinya Kadono   Japan
11 Forward Orlando Sinclair   Costa Rica
12 Midfielder Connor Presley   United States
13 Defender Allexon Saravia   El Salvador
14 Midfielder Kevin Paredes ([B])   United States
15 Forward Griffin Yow ([A])   United States
16 Forward Antonio Bustamante ([A])   United States
17 Midfielder Andrew Lubahn   United States
18 Goalkeeper Colin Miller   United States
19 Goalkeeper Earl Edwards Jr. ([A])   United States
20 Forward Christian Sorto   United States
22 Defender Harri Hawkins   England
23 Midfielder Sandor Bustamante   United States
24 Midfielder Collin Verfurth   United States
25 Forward Alioune Ndour   Senegal
27 Defender Miguel Garduño   Mexico
28 Defender Robby Dambrot   United States
29 Defender Shane Wiedt   United States
30 Midfielder Nelson Martinez ([B])   United States
31 Defender Chris Odoi-Atsem ([A])   United States
33 Midfielder Jacob Greene ([B])   United States
35 Midfielder Theodore Ku-DiPietro ([B])   United States
36 Defender Adam Lundegard ([B])   United States
44 Midfielder Moses Nyeman ([A])   United States
53 Midfielder Jeremy Garay ([B])   United States
55 Midfielder John Murphy   United States
77 Goalkeeper Sebastian Conlon ([B])   United States
91 Forward Gabriel Segal ([B])   United States
99 Midfielder Alexis Cerritos   El Salvador
  1. ^ Signed to first team contract with D.C. United.
  2. ^ D.C. United Academy player.

Head coachesEdit

  • Includes USL Regular Season, USL Playoffs, U.S. Open Cup. Excludes friendlies.
Coach Nationality Start End Games Win Draw Loss Win %
Richie Williams   United States January 28, 2019 May 30, 2019 9 2 4 3 022.22
Ryan Martin   United States May 30, 2019 present 25 9 2 14 036.00

StaffEdit

Executive
Chief operating officer Adam Behnke
Marketing and media manager Emma Carlin
Player support specialist Perez Moodley
Technical staff
Technical director Stewart Mairs[citation needed]
Head coach Ryan Martin[9]
Assistant coach Jason Boxx[10]
Assistant coach Luciano Emílio
Assistant coach Jack Stefanowski

ReferencesEdit

  1. ^ a b "Loudoun United FC Joins the USL for 2019". United Soccer League. Retrieved July 18, 2018.
  2. ^ "We Byde Our Time". loudoununitedfc.com. Retrieved May 7, 2019.
  3. ^ Staff (March 2, 2019). "Loudoun United FC Announce National Conference Center as Official Hospitality and Founding Jersey Partner". Loudoun United FC. Retrieved March 7, 2019.
  4. ^ "D.C. United and Loudoun County in discussions to develop facility for training and second division team". D.C. United. Retrieved December 20, 2017.
  5. ^ Olsen, Emily (July 18, 2018). "D.C. United announces new USL affiliate Loudoun United FC". Pro Soccer USA. Tronc. Retrieved July 18, 2018.
  6. ^ "The Loudoun Stampede". Retrieved October 18, 2019.
  7. ^ "Roster". www.loudoununitedfc.com. Retrieved March 8, 2019.
  8. ^ "Loudoun United FC Roster". www.uslchampionship.com. Retrieved March 8, 2019.
  9. ^ "Loudoun United FC have announced the hiring of Ryan Martin as the second Head Coach in club history". Loudoun United FC. May 30, 2019. Retrieved August 21, 2019.
  10. ^ "Technical Staff". www.loudoununitedfc.com. Retrieved April 6, 2019.

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