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Royals Playoff Hopes Dashed After Loss
It was an exciting 2014 season for the AFC Cleveland Royals, but their hopes of making a playoff run came to a halt after losing to the Erie Admirals 2-1. With a great home crowd on Fan Appreciation Day, the Royals came out hot as they were able to dominate the opening moments of the match. Within the opening minutes, forward Vinny Bell and left back Robbie Dambrot were able to put shots on goal. Vinny Bell used his size and strength as he has all season to push the Erie defenders aside, wh...
The Hunt for the Playoffs Continues...
The AFC Cleveland Royals fought the Fort Pitt Regiment to a tough 1-1 draw Wednesday night, after a late Vinny Bell goal evened up the score line. In a true Northeast Ohio fashion, the Cleveland Royals used grit and determination to pull out a draw. Needing every chance they could take, the Royals finally broke through in the 86th minute on a Bell goal. With Fort Pitt stifling key offensive opportunities all night, the Royals knew how important getting a point tonight was. Fort Pitt ha...
AFC Cleveland Defeats Erie in Key Matchup with Playoff Implications
The AFC Cleveland Royals capped off their Fourth of July weekend with some fireworks of their own, securing a key three points as the playoffs near. First half goals from Adam Mitchell and TJ Welch helped the Royals defeat the Erie Admirals 2-1. Tonight’s match was a tale of two halves. In the first 45 minutes tonight the show was all Royals. From the opening minutes tonight, the Cleveland passing attack was on target. Midfielders Antonio Manfut and Smart Osadolar and strikers Vinny Bell ...
Guide to the 2014 NPSL Playoffs
The region champion will be decided by a weekend tournament (July 19-20) comprised of the winner of each conference, as well as one wild card team. The wild card will be awarded to the remaining team from among all the conferences with the highest regular season points-per-game. Seeding for the playoff weekend will be determined by points-per-game over the regular season. The conference champions will be determined by the results from all NPSL regular season matches. ...
Wicked Weather Gives the Royals the Loss
The Erie Admirals came away with a 2-1 win against AFC Cleveland on Sunday after a weather delay and 61 minutes of play. "It was unfortunate that we couldn't finish the game due to the weather," AFC Cleveland head coach Aaron McGuiness remarked. "We played a good first half of soccer and were able to create some good opportunities." The lone goal from the Royals came from Riley Grant in 15th minute. The road loss came after Cleveland defeated conference rival FC Buffalo 2-1 on Friday....
  A Sneak Peek: Training with Noulis!
  Goalkeeping Coach Noulis Siamidis having a training session with AFC Cleveland goalkeepers Spencer Semple. Anthony Flowers & Jon Garber....


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