Loudoun United FC
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.
|Full name||Loudoun United Football Club|
|Founded||July 18, 2018|
|Head coach||Ryan Martin|
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.
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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. 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.
The main supporter group of Loudoun United is the Loudoun Stampede. The supporter group hosts tailgates, events, and watch parties.
Players and staffEdit
- Includes USL Regular Season, USL Playoffs, U.S. Open Cup. Excludes friendlies.
|Richie Williams||United States||January 28, 2019||May 30, 2019||9||2||4||3||22.22|
|Ryan Martin||United States||May 30, 2019||present||25||9||2||14||36.00|
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|Chief operating officer||Adam Behnke|
|Marketing and media manager||Emma Carlin|
|Player support specialist||Perez Moodley|
|Technical director||Stewart Mairs|
|Head coach||Ryan Martin|
|Assistant coach||Jason Boxx|
|Assistant coach||Luciano Emílio|
|Assistant coach||Jack Stefanowski|
- "Loudoun United FC Joins the USL for 2019". United Soccer League. Retrieved July 18, 2018.
- "We Byde Our Time". loudoununitedfc.com. Retrieved May 7, 2019.
- 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.
- "D.C. United and Loudoun County in discussions to develop facility for training and second division team". D.C. United. Retrieved December 20, 2017.
- Olsen, Emily (July 18, 2018). "D.C. United announces new USL affiliate Loudoun United FC". Pro Soccer USA. Tronc. Retrieved July 18, 2018.
- "The Loudoun Stampede". Retrieved October 18, 2019.
- "Roster". www.loudoununitedfc.com. Retrieved March 8, 2019.
- "Loudoun United FC Roster". www.uslchampionship.com. Retrieved March 8, 2019.
- "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.
- "Technical Staff". www.loudoununitedfc.com. Retrieved April 6, 2019.