Louisville City Stumbles Against FC Cincinnati

FC Cincinnati hosted Louisville City FC on Saturday in the third and final 2016 regular season installment of the River Cities Cup. With the New York Red Bulls II charging through the season, Louisville needed a result to maintain control of the top spot in the USL East. After losing to New York earlier in…

FC Cincinnati Attendance Legitimately Fantastic

Through just 60 percent of its first season in the USL, FC Cincinnati has already racked up a number of accomplishments on and off the pitch. The burgeoning club sits in third place near the top of the USL Eastern Conference standings, but a real measure of the team’s soccer success must wait until the inaugural…

Photo Roll: FC Cincinnati vs Crystal Palace

With FC Cincinnati set to begin a tough slate of league matches tonight, there is just a few more hours to bask in the excitement of the friendly at Nippert Stadium against Crystal Palace. What better way to do that than with a photo album. Thanks to Joe Craven for capturing all of the memories…

FC Cincinnati and Crystal Palace Provide Premier Show

FC Cincinnati hosted an international friendly against Crystal Palace FC at Nippert Stadium on Saturday evening in front of a sold out stadium. The 35,061 fans, who made up the largest crowd to ever attend a soccer game in Ohio, witnessed the home side fall 0-2 to the visitors from across the pond. In a match…

Story in Photos: FC Cincinnati vs Toronto FC II

FC Cincinnati came from behind to beat Toronto FC II in front of another huge crowd at Nippert Stadium last Saturday evening. Various outlets have recounted the tale, but the story is incomplete without without the emotion captured by the lens. That’s why Scratching the Pitch is proud to present the photographic work of Joe Craven.…

FC Cincinnati Come Back to Beat Toronto FC II 2-1

The second and final regular season match between FC Cincinnati and Toronto FC II took place on beautiful Saturday evening at Nippert Stadium. A boisterous crowd of 19,112 witnessed a 2-1 victory for the home side. The victory extended Cincinnati’s unbeaten streak to nine in the USL regular season and gave the Orange & Blue…

FC Cincinnati Falters Late Against Richmond Kickers

Sometimes, the number of goals a team scores and allows can be overshadowed by the timing of events. Such was the case for FC Cincinnati on Saturday evening against the visiting Richmond Kickers. Cincinnati got on the scoreboard early and carried the one-goal lead deep into the match. Richmond persisted and stole two points with an…