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Club party at Kickers game on Sat 6/25

Saturday 6/25/2016



Location: City Stadium - 3201 Maplewood Ave, Richmond, Virginia 23221 - view map >>
When: Sat 6/25, from 5:30pm (kickoff is 7pm)

RCFC players and family & friends are invited to the club's annual Kickers party on Saturday 6/15. Fee is covered by the club and includes food, drinks and 2 beers. RSVP on our Facebook page to book your place or contact your manager. The party is at the field level area, so we'll get a real feel for the game (sweat splatters, cursing etc!).



The Great Escape - D2 avoids the drop with win

Sunday 5/15/2016


RCFC D2 redeemed their season by avoiding relegation in a 6-0 win over Rockafire on Sunday 5/15/2016, in the final game of the season



Clubs hosts 10th annual Copa Navidad



8:45am-11am, Sun 14 Dec 2014 @ SCOR


Richmond City FC will be hosting our 10th Annual Copa Navidad on December 14 from 8:45-11am at SCOR (1385 Overbrook Rd, RVA 23220). Our annual "futbol for a cause" indoor game brings all members of Richmond City FC together to raise money for a local charity.

The recommended donation is $20 to play and all funds raised will be donated to the Fan Free Clinic. The Fan Free Clinic is a non-profit organization that provides medical treatment, health education, social services and advocacy for those in the Richmond area with limited or no access to care.

You can make your donation in advance via Paypal below.

Registration will take place beginning at 8:30 and the game will begin promptly at 8:45. Please arrive prior to 8:45 as the game will start on time this year as we have to be off of the field by 11am.

RSVP to your team manager or on the Facebook event page




Division 2 team photo - Fall 2014



Clubs hosts 9th annual Copa Navidad



9:45am-12pm, Sun 08 Dec 2013


Where: SCOR-Richmond Indoor Soccer facility

Who: All interested RCFC members will be registered into 2 teams each with an even distribution of CO-ED players. The result will be 2 (or more) COED teams that will play each other in a full indoor soccer match for bragging club rights.

What to bring: the price of admission for each participant is at least $25.00 (feel free to donate more) which will be donated to the Fan Free Clinic, a non-profit organization that provides medical treatment, health education, social services and advocacy for those in the Richmond area with limited or no access to care.

Action: RSVP- to your team manager

Check back for event update and rosters

View event details on Facebook >>

You can even pre-pay your donation via Paypal...




Club charity tournament raises $800

December 2011

In its 7th (yes 7th) Annual Copa Navidad club tournament, Richmond City FC raised $800 for the charity, Richmond’s Fan Free Clinic . This is the 2nd year that RCFC has supported the Clinic, which provides medical care and access to Richmond's poor and uninsured.

In the tournament, the club's trandThe Richmond City FC Blues faced the Maroons today for bragging rights.
View all photos from the event >>





Donation to Fan Free Clinic

5 Dec 2010

Richmond City FC successfully completed its 6th annual Copa Navidad charity fund raiser event. The Richmond City FC Blues faced the Maroons today for bragging rights. Despite the match ending in a hard fought draw, the real winner was this yearⳠcharity designee: RichmondⳠFan Free Clinic , providing medical care and access to Richmond's poor and uninsured. Richmond City FC is proud to raise money this Holiday season to support the Clinic and its mission.
Thank you, Fan Free Clinic, for all that you do.

View all photos from the event >>


1st division win again

Nov 2010

RCFC Division 1 team has regained the division title in the CVSA Fall 2010 season.

View large version >>


Premier runners-up in State Cup

Aug 2010

Premier team was narrowly beaten in the State Cup final, but proved to be a contender for the Premier title this Fall season

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City wins Division 1 title !!!

Dec 06, 2009

RCFC division 1 team finally won the title that has eluded them for many seasons - 1st division champions. Congratulations to all.

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Club charity event raises $450

December 2009

RCFC hosted its annual Copa Navidad which is a special match for all club players. Approx 25 players from division1, 2 and coed teams participated and raised $450 for LoveFutbol, a charity that builds soccer fields in impoverished communities worldwide..


Cory Lapastora

The player profile this week is Cory Lapastora, Division 1 team player. He is pictured below at a recent photo shoot, modelling the new team kit for Spring 2010!! He will be signing autographs at the Copa Navidad!


Fall 2009 season

RCFC is fielding 3 teams this season playing in the CVSA league - Men's Division 1, Men's Masters (Division 2), Coed (Coed Competitive Division).


City competes at Neptune Tournament


Coed - large version  »

Mens large version »

The RCFC Mens team and Coed team went down to VA Beach for Neptune tournament over weekend of 8-9 Aug. The Coed team reached the final but lost 1-0. The Mens team won 2 matches and lost 1 so didn't make the next round. A good time was had by all.


City wins twice in spring 2009


Men's division 2 »


Coed team »

RCFC is proud to have 2 championship teams - the Division 2 and Coed teams own their respective divisions this spring 2009.


City win title!

Nov 2008
RCFC won the 30+ division (Fall 2008) to give City it's first title in CVSA league. The last game of the season saw the 30+ win 2-0, against rivals United, to clinch the elusive prize. Visit 30+ team »

 

The other RCFC teams finished as follows:

Division 1 team placed 3rd.

40+ team placed 9th


Photos added!

Sep 2008

A great mix of photos of the 40+ team have been added to our photos section.
View photos »


City are VIPs at Kickers game

09 Aug 2008

About 40 players, family & friends attended the VIP tent at the Kickers last league game on 8/9. Photos to follow.

Fall season approaches

Aug 2008

So far, 3 RCFC teams are registered for the fall season:

All players are due to pay their fees now.


Summer draws near

Aug 2008

 

We had 3 teams playing in CVSA summer league -

  • division 1 placed 4th and lost in the playoff semi-final.
  • division 4 team placed 6th and lost in playoff quarter-finals.
  • Coed team placed 5th and is currently in playoffs

Coed team will play the Neptune tournament (9-10 Aug, VA Beach).

How the spring season ended

May 2008

  • 1st division - narrowly lost out on winning the divion. A tie in the last game meant they finished runners-up for the 3rd time in the last few seasons.
  • Masters had a good run in the Copa Bruce cup losing 2-1 in the semi-finals. In the league, they placed mid-table.
  • 40+ team finished mid-table.
  • Coed team were runners-up in their 2nd season.

Spring season opener

06 March 2008

Of the four RCFC teams, only the Coed was able to achieve a win (well sort of). Their 4-0 lead was ended at halftime on Tuesday evening when the ref decided the rain was too much - match will be rescheduled. The other teams didn't do so well. The Open team had a double loss: a 3-0 defeat and keeper, Gonzalo Bearman, is out for the rest of the season due to a bad injury.

  • RCFC Coed 4 v 0 Ballhooters
  • RCFC Open 0 v 3 Lions
  • RCFC 30+ 3 v 6 Dynamo
  • RCFC 40+ 1 v Lions



Open Indoor regains championship

Tue 18 Dec 2007

The men's open indoor team lifted another indoor championship at RISE. This is the 3rd championship in the last 4 seasons.

 

View men's indoor team »

Copa Navidad

Sat 08 Dec 2007

The club's 3rd annual Copa Navidad was attended by about 30 players. The event consists of a indoor match, and donations to the USSF Passback program:

 

Here is the list of donations (sung to the tune of the 12 days of Christmas!!) :

  • 11 soccer balls
  • 10 pairs of soccer shoes
  • 10 pairs of shin guards
  • 12 pairs of socks
  • 2 shirts
  • 7 pairs of shorts
  • 1 coach's drawing board
  • and a referee's whistle!!!

View team photos »

 

End of season party and awards

30 Nov 2007

The club hosted its end of season party at Extra Billy's BBQ. Team awards were also presented for player of the season. View the photos ». Awards were:
Club trophy to Open indoor for winning the Fall championshiop
Sean Michaels for the Coed »
Glyn Hughes for Veteran's »
Ryan Short for Master's »
Jeff Reczek for Open ».

 


Indoor team win championship

16 Oct 2007

The men's indoor team won the open division title for the 2nd time this year. They achieved this with a 8-0-0 performance.

 

 



City's start to the Fall season

16 Sep 2007

With the first 2 games under our belts, City's teams have performed quite well with 1 win and 1 loss.
Men's division 1 »
Men's 30+ »
Men's 40+ »
Coed »


City in state tournament

26 Aug 2007

City competed in the MDCVSA State Cup over Labor Day weekend, but could only achieve 1-0-2 with a team short on subs. It was a good pre-season training especially in 100 degree heat. Thanks to all who participated.


City managers for Fall 2007

20 July 2007


Shaun Peace, manager, men's division 1


Christian Falyar, manager, men's 30+


Winston Lucombe, manager, men's 40+

RCFC Open team has announced Shaun Peace as the team's new manager who will take over this summer in preparation for the Fall 2007 season. Shaun will also manage the new coed team.

 

Peace takes over from previous manager, Mike Hundley who has managed the Open team over the last 2 seasons, helping the team achieve runners-up spots in division 1.

 

The men's 30+ also sees Christian Falyar back at the helm, and Winston Lucombe remains manager of the men's 40+.

 


Latest Club Gear For Sale

22 April 2007


Orders are now being taken for the new range of club gear.
Visit the new gear shop  »

 

 


RCFC win Indoor Championship

05 March 2007

 

The RCFC Men's Indoor team won Open B division championship this week. They stormed to victory with a loss-less season.

 

Pictured back L-to-R: Ian MacDonald, Ty Wellington, David Hunsucker, Russell Miller, Daryl Grove,
Front L-to-R: Jon Deutsch, Shaun Peace, Andy Rippeon

 

More on Open Indoor team »

 

 

 

 

 

 

Photos from club party and awards

20 Jan 2007

 

All RCFC players got together for the end of season party at Extra Billy's. Team awards and player of the season awards were also presented.
View the photos »


Player awards went to :

  • Men's Open team - David Hunsucker
  • Men's 30+ team - Rick Wood
  • Men's 40+ team - Marty Steigmann

The Wolf's finger is back

19 Jan 2007

 

After a long absence from between the posts, due to injury to his fingers early in the Fall season, RCFC's 30+ keeper, Wolf is back ready for Spring 2007.

 

Pictured attending the Club's annual Copa Navidad, Wolf proudly shows off his mended finger.

 

In order to afford the cost fo surgery for his new bionic finger players' fees for Spring are expected to be inreased by $5 !!!

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

City Cup Clash: RCFC Open 2 v 0 RCFC Masters

03 December 2006

 

The much-anticipated 2nd round CVSA cup clash between two RCFC teams ended with a win for the Open team.

 

View lots of match photos »

 

Match report: RCFC Veterans win final game 3-1

19 November 2006

 

The fall season ends with a victory for the 40+ team.

Read full report »

Game on! City teams meet in cup clash

15 November 2006

 

An RCFC win is guaranteed in the 2nd round of the CVSA Cup, as RCFC division 1 team take on RCFC Masters on Sunday 3rd December 2006. The Masters team earned the tie after their huge giant-killing win over division 1 team, CLG Flames. RCFC 1st division had a longer path by beating veterans team, Sounders, and then 1st division Hawkeye in a play-in game to reach the 2nd round. A good game is expected and all friends and family are invited to come along to cheer on both RCFC teams. Both teams to meet up at Extra Billy's after the match.

Mid-season status

28 October 2006

  • The Women's team are the best RCFC performing team, sitting in 2nd place in CASA Women's, with a performance of won 5, lost 1, tied 1.
  • Men's Open (1st division) are still battling for a top half placing but have tied too many games, with 2-1-3.
  • Men's 30+ (Masters) have 1-6-0, and have been unfortunate to lose manager and goalkeeper, Wolf von Duerkheim in the first game, and then replacement keeper, Rik Taylor broke his arm in the next game.
  • Men's 40+ (Veterans) have 1-4-1, but have missed the presence of keeper, Ivan Azzuro, for several matches.
  • The men's 30+ indoor team proudly sits top of the table with 6-1-0, and looks likely to win the league. They will then compete in the playoffs.
  • The men's 40+ indoor team have not fared so well - no wins so far.

Men's 30+ off to winning ways - win 2-0 v Big Nasty

12 October 2006

 

This evening match was 0-0 at halftime, with both sides hitting the woodwork. John Andruss scored midway throught the second, on an assist by Drew Belcher. The team played defensively the rest of the way, and Tim Beczkowski scored a late goal on a counter attack.

 

Hundley becomes Men's Open manager

16 Aug 2006

Mike Hundley has been appointed manager of the men's Open team playing CVSA division 1 this Fall season. Previously Mike had managed the summer Open team, and Open team for the Neptune Soccer tournament this summer.

 

Men's team compete in Neptune tournament

5-6 Aug 2006

RCFC sent a men's team to VA Beach to compete in the annual Neptune Classic 11-a-side tournament. Over the 3 games, City won 1, and lost 2. A fun weekend was had by all players. RCFC competes in various tournaments throughout the year in addition to playing the regualr spring and fall seasons.

 

Wolf - new 30+ manager

23 July 2006

Wolf - bark is worse than his bite!

Rumors are true - Taylor is out and Von Duerckheim is in! Yes, Wolf Von Duerckheim has been appointed the new manager of the Masters 30+ team for their Fall 2006 campaign. Rik Taylor revitalised the Masters team in Spring 2006, and expectations are now high for the new manager. Masters team page »

Roster finalized - Neptune tournament

23 July 2006

The RCFC roster for the Neptune Classic tournament, 5-6 Aug in VA. Beach is now closed. A few new players were added today, following trials at RCFC Stadium in Richmond. Now just requires final payments and double-up on hotels......more »

Party & Awards

24 June 2006

The RCFC Club held its end of season party on Saturday 24th June at club sponsors, Extra Billy's. About 30 attendees congratulated the winners of player of the season......more »

Indoor team finish top spot in Spring table!

17 May 2006

Despite losing one game and having to forfeit another, City finished strongly in the spring league to come out on top, based on goal difference. City qualify for the playoffs and meet Monacan in the semi-finals on Wed 24th May.

Party & Awards

24 June 2006

The RCFC Club held its end of season party on Saturday 24th June at club sponsors, Extra Billy's. About 30 attendees congratulated the winners of player of the season......Read more and view photos »

Indoor team finish top spot in Spring table!

17 May 2006

Despite losing one game and having to forfeit another, City finished strongly in the spring league to come out on top, based on goal difference. City qualify for the playoffs and meet Monacan in the semi-finals on Wed 24th May.

Masters take Barcelona for 6

Sunday 7 May 2006

RCFC Masters beat Barcelona 6-0 to earn some well deserved points.

Open team knocked out of Cup

Wednesday 3 May 2006

City were unlucky to lose 3-2 to Premier side, Fan Rats, in the quarter-final of the CVSA Cup. RCFC Open team were 2 goals down but dug deep to take force extra time. City had the chances to win the game, but the final goal went the other way. A good run in City's first CVSA Cup appearance.

Open team not playing to the Reggae beat

Monday, April 3

In a match that City dominated entirely, it was the Reggae Boyz who came out the very lucky winners, 2-1. Full story »

RCFC runners-up in indoor final

Thursday, March 9

City's men's 30+ indoor team are runners-up in the RISE Indoor 30+ final for winter 2006. Full story »