Connect with us


Lionsbridge FC: Cleveland’s next opponent

Tonight, Cleveland SC begin their 2023 season with a first round US Open Cup match with Lionsbridge FC. Who is Lionsbridge FC? So glad you asked.


Lionsbridge FC

Who: USL League Two team from the Virginia Peninsula. Founded in 2017, the club has had success in the USL2’s Chesapeake division, winning the division last year and making it to the USL2 quarterfinals.


What: Named for the bridge that spans the lake in Mariner’s Park.

Where: Newport News, Virginia


League: USL League Two


Social: Twitter Instagram


Colors: Blue, Black and White


Sponsor: Chic-Fil-A


Home matches: TowneBank Stadium, on the campus of Christopher Newport University.





To say they are a bit excited to join the US Open Cup as one of the 28 independent teams is an understatement!



Coach and Players:


Chris Whalley: HC at Chowan University in Murfreesboro, NC. He played collegiately at Mercyhurst College.





This is a rather young roster with players from his college and other universities. 



This will be the first time the two clubs have met. The livestream will be here.

The winner will play the Richmond Kickers.





Cleveland SC is ready!




Tickets: US Open Cup Thursday, March 23. But there’s NO BETTER WAY then to enjoy the match LIVE! 


I am a math teacher in SW Ohio. Born and raised in NE Ohio, I am married with four sons who keep the flame burning for all things Cleveland. I cover soccer, betting, football and anything that focuses on the human side of sports.

Click to comment

Leave a Reply

Your email address will not be published. Required fields are marked *





Show Your Team Spirit

NEO Sports Insiders Newsletter

Sign up to receive our NEOSI newsletter, and keep up to date with all the latest Cleveland sports news.

Recent Comments


More in Main