Take on Red Bulls before consecutive road matches
WILMINGTON, NC August 14, 2014 – Wilmington Hammerheads FC will travel to take on New York Red Bulls Reserve on Friday, August 15 at 8:00 p.m. ET at Lubetkin Field at NJIT. The Hammerheads are looking to rebound following a 2-1 loss in stoppage time against the Dayton Dutch Lions last weekend at Legion Stadium.
The Red Bulls enter Friday’s match after suffering a 3-1 loss against the Harrisburg City Islanders last week at Skyline Sports Complex. After Harrisburg notched three goals, midfielder Michael Bustamante prevented New York from remaining scoreless with the lone goal of the night in the 65th minute.
New York has competed against three USL PRO clubs during their 2014 reserve league schedule prior to Friday’s matchup versus the Hammerheads; claiming a 3-0 victory over the Dayton Dutch Lions, equalizing 1-1 with the Charleston Battery, and falling 1-0 to Oklahoma City Energy.
This weekend’s match versus New York Red Bulls Reserve will not be streamed live for viewing.
The Hammerheads have a tough schedule coming up with three road games in five days on the West Coast. Wilmington is scheduled to face Sacramento Republic FC on Wednesday, August 20 followed by Orange County Blues on Saturday, August 23 and LA Galaxy II on Sunday, August 24.
Wilmington is scheduled to host Orlando City on Thursday, August 28 at Legion Stadium to make up the match previously scheduled for July 3 that was cancelled due to Hurricane Arthur. All tickets dated for July 3 will be honored for this match.
For more information regarding Wilmington Hammerheads FC or to purchase tickets, please contact (910) 777-2111 or visit online at www.wilmingtonhammerheads.com.
Wilmington Hammerheads FC Professional Soccer USL PRO
The Hammerheads are a professional soccer franchise founded in 1996. Competing in USL PRO, the Hammerheads have grown to be an internationally recognized organization. USL PRO is the most sophisticated and best operated professional league beneath and in support of Major League Soccer in the United States and Canada. The goal of Wilmington Hammerheads FC is to provide an opportunity for players to develop and reach their goals, while providing affordable family entertainment to Wilmington and the surrounding areas.