Another Successful USL PRO Try Out

The Dayton Dutch Lions FC held their third and final tryout for their men’s USL Pro for the 2013 season on Saturday, March 2, 2013.  62 registered players from all over the U.S. and from as far away as England and the country of Georgia battled frigid temperatures to showcase their talents at Athletes in Action Sports Complex in Xenia, OH in one last hope for a spot on the 2013 roster.  This final tryout was sponsored by Chipotle located on Wilmington Pike in Bellbrook.

Dutch Lions Technical Manager, Patrick Bal stated that talent was exceptional at this tryout and that at least four players will be approached for the 2013 season.  Says Bal, “Except for the cold and snowy day it was a perfect tryout. Every year we pick up players from our tryouts and also this year we saw some great talent and already contacted a few players that we’re interested in for the upcoming season. We want to thank all players for coming to Dayton and give us the opportunity to see their talents. It was a high level tryout.”

The Dayton Dutch Lions FC is a professional soccer team that is affiliated with the United Soccer League (USL).  The team established its presence in Dayton, Ohio in 2009, and fielded teams in 2010, 2011 and 2012 seasons.  In 2012, they competed in the quarterfinals of the Lamar Hunt U.S. Open Cup after defeating the Columbus Crew 2-0 at Crew Stadium.

The 2013 home season opener against the Pittsburgh Riverhounds is scheduled for Saturday, April 20, 2013 at 7:30 p.m. at Miami Valley Stadium at Beavercreek High School. 

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    DDL Soccer Complex

    All practices and games of the Dayton Dutch Lions FC Men’s team (USL PDL) and Women’s team (USL W-League) will be at the Dayton Dutch Lions FC Soccer Complex in West Carrollton. The stadium seats 3500 people. In 2014 the Dayton Dutch Lions FC and Dayton Outpatient Center (DOC) installed an new artificial turf field in the stadium. DOC Stadium was opened in May 2014 when former 2x “FIFA Best Player in the World” Ruud Gullit kicked off the game against LA Galaxy II in the USL PRO League.


    The address is: 5833 Student St., West Carrollton, Ohio, 45449

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