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…

FC Cincinnati Shuts Out Harrisburg City Islanders

A crowd of 16,097 fans filed into Nippert Stadium on Saturday evening to help push FC Cincinnati to a 2-0 victory over the Harrisburg City Islanders in a USL regular season match. A strike by Andrew Wiedeman and a converted penalty kick from Sean Okoli provided more than enough offense for the home side. Solid…

FC Cincinnati Blanks Pittsburgh Riverhounds

As has been the case with much of the young USL season, the story in the Queen City had as much to do with FC Cincinnati’s prowess at the gate as it did with its performance on the pitch. A USL record crowd of 23,375 fans were on hand to witness the FC Cincy’s 1-0 defeat…