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  • Lasso’s header tops comeback as Battery advances in extra time coverWow. What a game. Charleston’s season couldn’t end in the playoffs because of an own goal scored by one of its best defenders, could it? To lose like that, to the same team that eliminated them from the postseason last year, and in the process lose the first home game since May 2014 just seemed like an ...
  • Charleston surges into playoffs with regained form Charlotte's Enzo Martinez looks over his shoulder while Zach Prince, left, and Jarad van Schaik watch his movement.The Charleston Battery locked up third place in the USL Eastern Conference with an exciting 3-1 win over a Charlotte team fighting for its playoff life on Saturday. Charleston was already assured of a playoff spot, but exactly what seed they would have was still up in the air as the last regular-season game began. There ...
  • Two set piece goals spark Battery to win and playoff spot Maikel Chang brings the ball up the field for Charleston against Louisville City FC Saturday.  By Corbin Ensminger The Battery clinched a playoff spot on Saturday after a huge 2-0 win over Louisville City FC at MUSC Health Stadium. Second half goals from Justin Portillo and Dane Kelly sealed the win. The victory, combined with other results around the league, guaranteed that the Battery would at least get a playoff game. If they ...
  • Win over Richmond helps Battery as playoff race tightens vRichmondCharleston reversed its downward momentum with a dramatic 2-0 win on the road in Richmond on Saturday night, moving into fourth place in the USL Eastern Conference. The Battery had not won in six games, and went to Richmond with the weight of two back-to-back losses from the previous week hanging on their backs. It was always ...
  • Battery defense gives up three goals in back-to-back games 08202015-stlvchs-cover-web-740x493Well, that was bad. The Charleston Battery had two road games over three days and lost both of them by a combined score of 6-3. First, they lost a two-goal lead against St. Louis and lost 3-2, then were ransacked 3-1 by Louisville City. The losses mean that the Battery has earned just two points in the last ...
  • Cordoves comes off the bench to earn Battery a point 08152015-cordoves-goal-jerry-coli-main-st-rock-web-740x494Heviel Cordoves wasn’t even supposed to play in Saturday’s game, but he came off of the bench with five minutes to go and scored a goal to salvage a much-needed point for Charleston against Saint Louis FC. He also cleared a ball off the line of his own net in the final minutes to preserve ...
  • Montreal and Charleston get physical, but don’t score 08012015-ED2G0112-webCharleston’s rough stretch of games continued Saturday as they failed to find a winner against a Montreal team that played a man down for the entire second half. The teams drew 0-0, but it was a much better result for the team from Canada. FC Montreal is in 10th place in the East, and has a ...
  • Q & A with Sebastian Thuriere 11813489_881899541886983_6655560571313030_nBattery midfielder Sebastian Thuriere took to the international stage last month, competing for the Haitian national team in the CONCACAF Gold Cup. His team ultimately lost in the quarterfinals to Jamaica, 1-0, but he was able to earn significant playing time, coming off the bench to play against the United States and Honduras. It was a whirlwind ...
  • Double road losses drop Battery to third place CHR072615Two road games. Zero goals, zero points. It was not a good weekend for the Charleston Battery, which had a chance to move into first place in the USL East but instead fell to third. Charleston lost first to Toronto FC II, and then the Rochester Rhinos, both with the same scoreline: 1-0. If Charleston had been ...
  • Win over Wilmington caps off busy weekend for Battery unnamed-2It was a busy and exciting weekend for the Charleston Battery, as they hosted the English Premier League’s West Bromwich Albion on Friday and then picked up three points against regional rival Wilmington the next day. West Brom came away with the 2-1 win on Friday, but the Battery turned in a great performance against the ...
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