Saturday, June 23
LD Update: USL Pro Game Night; MISL adds Chicago; Atlanta signs Klute
Pittsburgh Riverhounds 2:1 Wilmington Hammerheads - Mired in the midfield most of the first half, the stalemate broke five minutes into the second half when another long Corey Hertzog throw-in resulted in the visitors grabbing the lead as Dylan Riley flicked it on to the middle of the six, where Manny Guzman finished. A creative play seven minutes later drew a penalty when Stefan Lundberg was taken down in the box. Matt Kassel would level terms from the spot. With eight minutes left a second consecutive corner for the hosts led to Mike Seth sending a cross to the back post, where Darren Amoo tallied the winner. - MORE
Orlando City 3:0 Harrisburg City Islanders - With another game in Charleston Saturday and a US Open Cup Quarterfinal contest against MLS Philadelphia Union Tuesday, the visitors held the Lions until a stoppage time header from Matt Luzanaris broke it open. Dennis Chin made it a two-goal lead just two minutes into the second half with a chip over Nick Noble. Chin would add a second in the 70th. - MORE
MISL News: The league announced the addition of Chicago as an expansion franchise, playing out of the Sears Centre Arena, for the 2012-13 season.
NASL News: The Atlanta Silverbacks announced that they have signed former U17 and U20 US youth international Chris Klute of the amateur reserve NPSL team to the NASL side.