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Single Game Tickets Now on Sale: Save time and money! Get your single game tickets online or in-person at Whole Foods Market in Newport News. Single-game tickets are now available for all 9 home games at POMOCO Stadium – including the May 16 home opener, D.C. United U23 on June 9 and four Fireworks games on May 19, May 26, July 3 and July 7.
Roster Announcements: The Lionsbridge FC roster is starting to take shape. So far, 21 players have been revealed. Find the roster on the TEAM page.
Article: Peninsula-based startup, Frog-Skin, will provide Lionsbridge FC and Riverside Sports Medicine Staff with innovative product to treat soft-tissue injuries.
Article: Lionsbridge FC and Whole Foods Market announced a wide-ranging partnership that will provide soccer fans with additional opportunities to celebrate throughout the season. Starting in April, Whole Foods Market will serve as the club's official retail ticket outlet.
Article: Onelife Fitness has become the Official Health Club of Lionsbridge FC. The team’s players will have full access to Onelife Fitness’ Peninsula locations. The partnership includes awesome benefits for Lionsbridge FC online ticket buyers and Onelife Fitness members.
Article: Lionsbridge FC has added a home game to its inaugural season schedule at POMOCO Stadium against the All-Navy Soccer Team on Wednesday night, May 30. The All-Navy Soccer Team consists of the top players currently enlisted in the United States Navy. The pre-game festival will begin at 5 p.m., and the game will start at 7 p.m.
Article: Lionsbridge FC has announced the addition of a marquee opponent to its inaugural season schedule at POMOCO Stadium. The team will host the Under-23 squad from the storied Major League Soccer franchise, D.C. United, on Saturday night, June 9. The pre-game festival will begin at 5 p.m., and the game will start at 7 p.m.
Article | Video: Lionsbridge FC has appointed Chris Whalley as head coach. Whalley, an 11-year veteran NCAA Division I and II head coach, has guided three college programs to dynamic results and unprecedented success. Collectively, Whalley’s teams have posted 127 wins, 68 losses and 25 draws. He has led teams to three NCAA Division II Tournaments and a number one national ranking. Whalley brings a strong reputation as a program builder and comes highly recommended by coaches at Stanford, Cornell and Appalachian State.
Schedule Announcement: Lionsbridge FC announced its 2018 home schedule, which features nine home contests. The home opener is set for Wednesday, May 16 at POMOCO Stadium on the campus of Christopher Newport University. Purchase Season Ticket Wristbands)
Article: Lionsbridge FC has Mosquito Joe to its growing list of partners. The national brand whose headquarters are in Hampton Roads will provide a free Lionsbridge FC team poster to all kids attending games at POMOCO Stadium this season.
Article: Lionsbridge FC and Nike have entered into an agreement making the iconic global brand the Official Apparel Provider for Lionsbridge FC. Nike will supply custom designed kits to players, coaches and support staff. Nike is also the exclusive manufacturer for Lionsbridge FC Season Ticket Jerseys.
Article: Lionsbridge FC has announced a partnership that designates Tradition Brewing Company as the club’s Official Craft Brewery. The brewery's award-winning craft beer will be available at Lionsbridge FC games at POMOCO Stadium.
Article: Lionsbridge FC has announced a jersey sponsorship and comprehensive community partnership with Chick-fil-A that will see the pair partner on community engagement and retail opportunities.
Article: Lionsbridge FC announces major, multi-year partnership with Riverside Health System. The partnership ensures that Lionsbridge FC players will receive first-class sports medicine support.
Article: Lionsbridge FC will play its home games at POMOCO Stadium on the campus of Christopher Newport University and will compete in the PDL, the top amateur league in North America.
Article: Daily Press on the formation of Lionsbridge FC
1) Reflect and add to the amazing spirit that already exists on the Peninsula; 2) Provide positive role models for our young people; 3) Shine a light on the important work being done by the non-profit organizations in our community; 4) Support local businesses; 5) Provide a first-class experience for players who are looking to launch their professional soccer careers.
It's about more than soccer. It's about community. It's about a family night out. It's about local flavor. Every game at Christopher Newport University's POMOCO Stadium is a community festival with something for everyone: music, local beer, food trucks, bounce houses and fireworks.
Why "Lionsbridge FC?"
Since 1932, the Lions Bridge has been an iconic Peninsula landmark, majestically situated in The Mariners' Museum and Park on the banks of the James River. The bridge has long served as a gathering place for our residents and Lionsbridge FC will add to this history.