Articles by Ric Campbell

DUPONT NAMED HM PDL TEAM OF THE WEEK

The Premier Development League named their eleventh Team of the Week and CDL FC midfielder Chris Dupont (Montreal, Canada) earned Honorable Mention honors. Dupont played his best soccer the final week of the season scoring all three of the Lions goals in their three matches. He played 90 minutes in the Lions away match at […]

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LIONS FALL IN FINAL MATCH

Mason, OH (July 17, 2016)   The Cincinnati Dutch Lions FC (1-10-3  6 points) collapsed in the second half and were soundly defeated 5-1 by the Derby City Rovers (7-5-2  23 points).  The loss brings to close a very disappointing season that started brightly, but could not get turned around once the losses started to mount. […]

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MATCH PREVIEW – 7/17 VS DERBY CITY

The final match of the season will kickoff at 4:00 pm at the Mason MultiPurpose Stadium, Sunday, 7/17.  The Cincinnati Dutch Lions FC (1-9-3  6 points) will host the Derby City Rovers (6-5-2  20 points). This will be the second meeting of these two teams in the last week as the Rovers beat the Lions […]

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LIONS LOSE ON THE ROAD

Pittbburgh, PA (July 14, 2016)  The Cincinnati Dutch Lions FC (1-8-3  6 points) headed to the “Steel City” to take on the Pittsburgh Riverhounds (1-7-4  7 points) in an afternoon kickoff with a chance to get out of the Great Lakes division cellar.  Two first half goals lead to defeat. The Lions started quickly and had […]

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LIONS FALL 3-2 TO DERBY

Danville, KY (July 12, 2016)   The Cincinnati Dutch Lions FC (1-8-3   6 points) headed south to take on the third place Derby City Rovers (6-4-2   20 points) and played hard for 90 minutes but fell short in a 3-2 loss.  The Lions were led by Chris Dupont’s brace as they came back from a halftime […]

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MATCH PREVIEW – 7/12 vs DERBY CITY ROVERS

The Cincinnati Dutch Lions FC (1-7-3  6 points) start the last week of the season on the road visiting the third place Derby City Rovers (5-5-2  17 points).  The game will be played at Centre College with kickoff at 7:00 pm.  This will be the first match up between these two teams. The Lions have […]

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BUCKS DOWN LIONS 3-0

Cincinnati, OH (July 7, 2016)   For the third time this season, the Michigan Bucks (9-2-0  27 points) were victorious over the Cincinnati Dutch Lions FC (1-7-3  6 points).   The Bucks are riding a season-high four game winning streak and played confidently throughout the match.  The convincing win places them just one point out of […]

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MATCH PREVIEW: LIONS VS MICHIGAN BUCKS 7/7

The Cincinnati Dutch Lions FC will host the Michigan Bucks on Thursday, July 7th at Withrow University HS stadium.  Kickoff is 7:00 pm.  Tickets are available online at www.cdlfc.com or may be purchased at the gate on game day.  Adults $8.00 and youth $5.00…..five and under are always free. The Bucks sit just one point […]

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K-W KO LIONS

Cincinnati, OH  (June 25, 2016) The Cincinnati Dutch Lions FC (1-6-3) welcomed K-W United (8-1-1) to DOC Stadium. The day was blistering hot and the heat radiated off the turf as play began. Cincinnati began playing their possession style game and created chances early. Despite generating a corner kick and several opportunities, they were unable to […]

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CINCINNATI DRAW WITH LEAGUE LEADER

Cincinnati, OH (June23, 2016)  The Cincinnati Dayton Dutch Lions (1-5-3   6 points) played to a 1-1 draw with leagued leading K-W United FC (7-1-1  22 points) on a rainy, muggy evening.  The defending champions got the early lead, but a very nice assist from Man Of the Match, Jack Clark, led to a Rudy […]

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LIONS FALL SHORT AGAINST BUCKS

Novi, MI  (June 16, 2106)  The Cincinnati Dutch Lions FC (1-5-2  5 points) lost a well-played 1-0 match with the Michigan Bucks (5-1-1  15 points) on Thursday evening.  The Lions continue to struggle to score as chances were created but not converted.  The loss leaves the team in 6th place in the conference with 6 […]

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LIONS HEADED UP NORTH

Cincinnati, OH (June 15, 2016)  The Cincinnati Dutch Lions FC (1-4-2  5 points) will leave tomorrow morning for their 7:30pm kickoff versus the Michigan Bucks (4-1-1  12 points) at Catholic Central HS in Novi, MI.  This will be the second meeting of the two teams, as the Bucks won 3-0 in late May.  The Lions […]

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LIONS GET POINT FOR AFTERNOON EFFORT

Mason, OH (June 12, 2016)  The Cincinnati Dutch Lions FC (1-4-2) took on the Pittsburgh Riverhounds U23 (0-4-1) on a very hot, muggy afternoon in Mason. Each team took home a point in a hard fought game that ended in a 1-1 tie. Cincinnati came out with high intensity; pressing, passing, and moving with focus […]

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THE TIME IS NOW

The Cincinnati Dutch Lions FC will host the Pittsburgh Riverhounds U23 Sunday, June 12th at Mason Multi Purpose Field.  Kickoff is at 4:00pm. “This is a vital match for the boys to turn things around.  We have the toughest schedule in the PDL this year and we play some of the best teams in the […]

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CINCINNATI DUTCH LIONS TAKE ON CROSSTOWN RIVALS

Mason, OH  (June 8, 2016)  The Cincinnati Dutch Lions FC (1-4-1) came home and was hoping for a change in results as they had been playing strong soccer, but not gaining any points.  The visiting Dayton Dutch Lions FC (2-1-1) did not accommodate the hosts and thumped CDL 5-1.   The DDL scored early and […]

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CDL FC to HOST DDL FC

The Cincinnati Dutch Lions FC will host their “brother” team, the Dayton Dutch Lions FC,  for a mid-day classic tomorrow.  The 3:00 pm kickoff at the Mason Multi Purpose field will be the teams third game  in six games and will test the use of the full roster. The CDL is looking to get back […]

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LIONS PLAY HARD, BUT CANNOT GET RESULT

Ontario, Canada (June 5, 2016)  The Cincinnati Dutch Lions (1-3-1) provided another stellar effort in their 1-0 loss to league leading K-W United FC (4-1-0).  A K-W goal late in the first half was enough as neither team could muster many chances in the second half and the Lions travel home after two tough losses. […]

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CDL TAKE LOSS IN FINAL MINUTES

Toronto, Canada (June 3, 2016) – The Cincinnati Dutch Lions fought an uphill battle most of the match and thought they would end up with at least a point, but a late winner in the 88th minute gave Toronto FC Academy a thrilling 3-2 win.  Scott Lamont provided a brace for the visitors, but it […]

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Smyth Earns HM PDL Team of the Week

The Premier Development League named their third Team of the Week for this year and CDL FC forward Austin Smythe (Cincinnati, OH/Univ. of Cincinnati) earned Honorable Mention.  Smythe leads the team in goals, shots and has started all four matches in 2016. He played 90 minutes in the Lions mid-week home opener and scored both […]

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LIONS HEADED NORTH

The Cincinnati Dutch Lions head to Canada for two important matches.  Currently in third place in Great Lakes Division, the Lions look to move up as they meet Toronto FC Academy on Friday afternoon and K-W United FC on Sunday evening. “I am pleased with the growth of our team and look for a good […]

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