2018 Schedule Released

On February 1, the Premier Development League (PDL) released the full 2018 league schedule. For the 2018 season, 74 teams will compete across four conferences and 11 divisions for the top amateur title in the US. The 24th season for PDL kicks off on May 4 with FC Golden State Force and San Diego Zest FC. The PDL Playoffs begin on July 21 and season concludes with the 2018 PDL Championship on August 4. A full schedule and a look at the 12 new member clubs for the 2018 season can be found on uslpdl.com.

The Cincinnati Dutch Lions FC belong in the Central Conference and the Great Lakes Division. The Great Lakes Division includes clubs from Ohio, Kentucky, West Virginia, and Michigan. Opposing member clubs are Dayton Dutch Lions (Dayton, Ohio), Derby City Rovers (Louisville, Kentucky), West Virginia Chaos (Charleston, WV), Michigan Bucks (Pontiac, Michigan), and PDL newcomer Lansing United (Lansing, Michigan).

The CDLFC season begins on Sunday May 20 when Lansing United comes to Northern Kentucky University for a 4:00pm. This match-up is the beginning of a three-game home-stand where CDLFC hosts West Virginia Chaos on Friday May 25 and Derby City Rovers on Friday June 1. The first away match for CDLFC will be at Lansing United on Sunday June 3. Full schedule consists of seven home games and seven away games for each team.


Day Date Time Home Away
Sunday May 20 4:00pm CDLFC Lansing
Friday May 25 7:00pm CDLFC WV Chaos
Friday June 1 7:00pm CDLFC  Derby City
Sunday June 3 4:00pm Lansing CDLFC
Friday June 8 7:00pm CDLFC  Bucks
Sunday June 10 4:00pm Derby City CDLFC
Saturday June 16 7:30pm WV Chaos CDLFC
Saturday June 23 7:00pm Dayton CDLFC
Friday June 29 7:00pm CDLFC Lansing
Sunday July 1 4:00pm Derby City CDLFC
Tuesday July 3 7:00pm CDLFC Dayton
Saturday July 7 7:30pm Bucks CDLFC
Tuesday July 10 7:30pm WV Chaos CDLFC
Friday July 13 7:00pm CDLFC Dayton
Thursday July 13 7:30pm WV Chaos CDLFC


Season tickets to all home games at Northern Kentucky University (500 Louie B Nunn Dr., Highland Heights, KY) are now available through the CDLFC web shop.

The Cincinnati Dutch Lions look forward to the 2018 season and hope to see you in support. Find us on FacebookTwitterInstagram, and YouTube to keep updated on CDLFC happenings in the Cincinnati and Northern Kentucky areas. You can also subscribe to our newsletter to get promotions, breaking news, and more information happening with CDLFC. Contact the Dutch Lions for any questions or appearances or 859-746-5250.

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