Articles by Sid van Druenen

CDLFC partners with ECP Sports

The Cincinnati Dutch Lions FC made an exciting move in their “Partners in Soccer” with the latest connection with ECP Sports. The partnership with ECP Sports College Soccer is another positive step in the player development pathway that CDLFC and the PDL boast, #Path2Pro. The seventh partnership for CDLFC bridges the gap from youth soccer […]

Topic(s) Cincinnati Dutch Lions FC, Partners in Soccer

CDLFC Appreciation

For the 2017 PDL season, the Cincinnati Dutch Lions appreciate the sponsors and partners that have invested in the club. We would like to recognize them and hope our supporters continue to show their support to all CDLFC partners. 2017 Sponsors Mercedes-Benz of Fort Mitchell — Located just five minutes from Downtown Cincinnati and right off […]

Topic(s) Cincinnati Dutch Lions FC, Men

Busy Media Season for CDLFC

It did not take long into 2017 for the Cincinnati Dutch Lions to start making headlines in the PDL or Cincinnati-area. On January 20, it was revealed that CDLFC was under new ownership, with Hans Philippo taking over as majority shareholder and Bob Rack being named president. That announcement started a positive trend of CDLFC […]

Topic(s) Cincinnati Dutch Lions FC, Men

CDLFC Season Recap

The 2017 Cincinnati Dutch Lions concluded their season at 5-6-3 (W-L-D) on July 13. A season that did not end as anticipated from the staff and players saw many positives from previous seasons. Under the guidance of Head Coach Sid van Druenen, CDLFC were able to set club records in goals allowed and shutouts. In […]

Topic(s) Cincinnati Dutch Lions FC, Men

CDLFC Fall in WV

  Season opening opponent for CDLFC ended up being the spoilers of a season with the same result as the opener. West Virginia Chaos were able to topple CDLFC 0-1 in both matchups this season. A game that was similar to the opener, CDLFC were unable to put away any of the numerous chances that […]

Topic(s) Cincinnati Dutch Lions FC, Men

Third Straight 0-0 Draw for CDLFC

For the second time in a week, the Cincinnati Dutch Lions and Dayton Dutch Lions have played to a 0-0 draw. In between the matchups, CDLFC played the Michigan Bucks to a 0-0 draw on Saturday. The shutout for CDLFC marks a fourth straight shutout and sixth on the season. During the shutout streak, CDLFC […]

Topic(s) Cincinnati Dutch Lions FC, Men

CDLFC and Bucks Play to 0-0 Draw

  A critical matchup on Saturday night in Pontiac, Michigan between 1st place Michigan Bucks and 3rd place CDLFC finished in a 0-0 draw. The draw clinched a playoff berth for the Bucks and eliminated CDLFC from PDL postseason play. The 0-0 draw was only the second time the Bucks have been shutout this season […]

Topic(s) Cincinnati Dutch Lions FC, Men

Dutch Lions Stalemate

The second matchup of the season between the Cincinnati Dutch Lions and Dayton Dutch Lions finished with a much different scoreline than the early season match which finished 4-0 in favor of CDLFC. After 90 minutes, the two Dutch Lions squads finished with a 0-0 draw. For the second straight game, CDLFC were able to […]

Topic(s) Cincinnati Dutch Lions FC, Men

CDLFC Sink Rovers

  In the third and final matchup of the season against the Derby City Rovers, the Cincinnati Dutch Lions were able to prevail and win the series 2-1-0. For the second straight win against Derby City, CDLFC were able to put up a 3-0 scoreline. With the win, CDLFC moves to 5-5-0 on the season […]

Topic(s) Cincinnati Dutch Lions FC, Men

Win Streak Snapped in St. Louis

The two-game win streak CDLFC was riding came to an abrupt end on the road against the St. Louis Lions at the Tony Glavin Soccer Complex. In the return leg of the home-and-home pairing between non-divisional opponents evened the record at one win and one loss for each side. It took two penalty kicks and […]

Topic(s) Cincinnati Dutch Lions FC, Men

Late Winner by Sergi Lifts CDLFC

  Late game heroics from Sam Sergi gave the Cincinnati Dutch Lions their first multi-game win streak of the season. An off-and-on overcast night at Northern Kentucky University saw CDLFC beat division leaders, K-W United, 2-1. The CDLFC win levels the record to 4-4-0 and 3rd in the conference, while K-W United drops to 7-2-0. […]

Topic(s) Cincinnati Dutch Lions FC, Men

CDLFC win on Soccer Saturday

After a two-game skid, the Cincinnati Dutch Lions got back to their winning ways on Saturday afternoon. A sweltering heat took the toll on a traveling Derby City Rovers who had played a Friday evening match. Two goals from Ryan Melink and another from Jesse Dingjan saw the hosts come away with a 3-0 win […]

Topic(s) Cincinnati Dutch Lions FC, Men

Bucks Victorious Against CDLFC

The reigning 2016 Great Lakes and PDL National Champion Michigan Bucks emerged 2-0 victors over the Cincinnati Dutch Lions in front of the largest crowd at Northern Kentucky University this season. The loss sets CDLFC back to 2-3-0 while the Bucks move to 3-1-0. For the first time this season, CDLFC was unable to register […]

Topic(s) Cincinnati Dutch Lions FC, Men

CDLFC Score Two Late and Hold On for Win

  For the second straight Saturday, a battle between Lions occurred with Cincinnati Dutch Lions taking on the St. Louis Lions. Like the previous match between CDLFC and the Dayton Dutch Lions, Cincinnati came away with 3 points in the 2-1 win. Unlike the previous three matches for CDLFC, this match was not an in-division […]

Topic(s) Cincinnati Dutch Lions FC, Men

Partners in Soccer

As part of Cincinnati Dutch Lions FC’s community outreach program, we are excited to announce our fifth official “Partners in Soccer” with adult soccer leageue, Gotham Soccer League. The partnership between Gotham Soccer League and CDLFC will continue to emphasize each organization’s desire to provide high level soccer for the local Cincinnati and Northern Kentucky areas. “Gotham […]

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CDLFC Hot Start Not Enough Against Derby City

  Like Saturday’s matchup with Dayton was the first match in a three-game series, Cincinnati hosted Derby City Rovers on Tuesday for the first of their three matches. Unfortunately for Cincinnati, the outcome was not the same and CDLFC ended up dropping the match to visitors Derby City 1-2. For the third straight game CDLFC have […]

Topic(s) Cincinnati Dutch Lions FC, Men

CDLFC Grab First Win on the Road

The first of three matches between the Cincinnati Dutch Lions and Dayton Dutch Lions finished in 4-0 fashion with Cincinnati earning their first win of the season. Dayton, who started off with their first 2-0-0 start in club history, falls to 2-1-0 while CDLFC move to 1-1-0. Cincinnati finished the game with eight shots and […]

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CDL falls despite good showing

The Cincinnati Dutch Lions FC, (0-1-0) started their 2017 season, with a 1-0 home loss, versus the West Virginia Chaos (1-1-1). After a 25 minute weather delay, the clouds cleared up, the sun came out and 300 fans where ready to watch a good game of soccer. From kick off the fans had the opportunity […]

Topic(s) Cincinnati Dutch Lions FC, Men

2017 Season Starts on Sunday

On Sunday May 21 at 6:00pm at Northern Kentucky University’s soccer stadium, the Cincinnati Dutch Lions host West Virginia Chaos to start the Premier Development League season in the Queen City. The 2017 season marks the fourth season for the Club. After a 2016 US Open Cup appearance, which was Cincinnati’s first Open Cup participant […]

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2017 Summer Camps sign up now!

The Cincinnati Dutch Lions FC has announced three soccer camps for youth soccer players in the greater Cincinnati and Northern Kentucky areas, for the summer of 2017. CDLFC summer camps are open to all skills levels and ages 6 to 18. Campers will have an opportunity to interact with high level college and former professional players […]

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