Dayton Dutch Lions Women Perfect at Midway Point

The Dayton Dutch Lions women put their undefeated record on the line against the Columbus Eagles on Saturday night at DOC Stadium in West Carrollton, Ohio. A pair of goals from Rose Lavelle and another from Meghan Blank were more than enough offense as the Lady Lions defense kept a clean sheet. The 3-0 victory…

Dayton Dutch Lions Fall to KW United FC

Dayton Dutch Lions FC hosted KW United FC at DOC Stadium in West Carrollton, OH on Friday evening. Dayton had battled their Cincinnati namesakes to a 1-1 draw last week, but knew that KW United presented an entirely different challenge. With the defending USL PDL champions coming to town, the Dutch Lions needed to play…

Traveling to Derby City with Dayton Dutch Lions FC

Scratching the Pitch was invited by Dayton Dutch Lions FC head coach Patrick Bal to travel with the team to a PDL match against Derby City Rovers. What follows is a description of the match and a narrative that attempts to show what life is like on the road in the amateur soccer league. 1:30…

Double Dutch Treat

The men and women of Dayton Dutch Lions FC participated in a double-header on Saturday evening at DOC Stadium in West Carrollton. In the early match, the women remained undefeated and atop the W-League Southeastern Conference by drawing level with the Charlotte Lady Eagles. The men upended Toronto FC Academy in the second half of…