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GRIEST TAKES THE HELM

DAYTON, OH. – The Dayton Dutch Lions FC have appointed Dan Griest to serve as head coach for the 2018 Premier Development League season. Griest, who also serves as a head coach with the Ohio Celtic Alliance youth soccer, will join the club immediately. “I am excited to announce Dan Griest as our new Head […]

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Amankona on Pro Trial

  The Dayton Dutch Lions are pleased to have another player reaching to make the next level as we continue to be a “Gateway to Professional Soccer”. Dayton Dutch Lion, Amass Amankona, who played 12 matches for the club this summer, just finished his PDL season with the OKC Energy’s U23 team.  He was listed […]

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Game Day Preview: DDL vs WV Chaos

Tonight, our Men’s team concludes their 2017 PDL campaign with a home match against the West Virginia Chaos. Coming into this game on a three game winning streak, West Virginia was able to jump DDL in the standings, and secure a third place finish in the Great Lakes division with a win over the Cincinnati […]

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Game Day Preview

On Monday, July 10th, the Dayton Dutch Lions Men’s PDL team plays their second to last home game of the season. It will be Part 3 of the matchup between Ohio’s two Dutch Lions teams, as the Cincinnati Dutch Lions return to DOC Stadium. Both teams have hosted a game, leaving one final matchup to […]

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Dutch Lions vs Michigan Bucks: Part 3

Tonight, the Dayton Dutch Lions FC are on the road to face the Michigan Bucks. This is the third and final meeting between two clubs, and the only time that DDL will play the Bucks in Michigan. The two clubs have been evenly matched over the past two seasons, which has provided some exciting and […]

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PHILPOT HITS WINNER ON THE ROAD

(Jeffersonville, IN 6/17/17)  The Dayton Dutch Lions FC (4-4-0) bounced back in wonderful fashion with a 1-0 road win.  Cameron Philpott (SC Upstate/New Zealand) provided the winning touch with a superb one-time volley off a cross from Alex Amankwaah (Univ. of Dayton/Ghana).  The victory provided a sweep of the host, Derby City Rovers (1-4-1), as […]

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FIRST LOSS OF THE SEASON

West Carrollton, OH (May 27, 2017)  The Dayton Dutch Lions (2-1-0) suffered their first loss of the season to the Cincinnati Dutch Lions(1-1-0). While it was Dayton’s first loss, Cincinnati earned their first win of the season.  It leaves Dayton in second place of the Great Lakes Division. Dayton made some minor change to its starting […]

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PDL Try Outs moved to March 4th

The Dayton Dutch Lions FC have announced that the PDL try outs scheduled for Sunday, November 13th have been cancelled, due to the low amount of registrations received. The next round of open try outs will be held on March 4th, 2017 and everyone registered for these try outs is automatically registered for the next […]

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PDL open try outs on Nov. 13

The Dayton Dutch Lions FC is happy to announce its first round of open try outs for the 2017 PDL season. Try outs will be held at DOC stadium on November 13 2016 under the supervision of Head Coach Sid van Druenen and his staff. “Playing in the PDL is a great opportunity for players […]

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5 Cedarville University Players Join DDLFC

DAYTON, OH – The Dayton Dutch Lions FC is excited to announce the addition of five Cedarville University players to the 2016 PDL roster. Paulo Pinto, Paul Messerly, Bradley Schluter, John Schwien and Connor Gilmour all helped the Yellow Jackets achieve a 15-4-2 record and a strong run in the NSCAA Division II Championship Tournament. […]

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PDL 2nd Open Try Outs Announced

DAYTON, OH – The Dayton Dutch Lions FC are excited to announce an open tryout for its Men’s team that competes in the USL PDL. The tryout will be held at DOC Stadium in West Carrollton OH, on Sunday March 20th, from 12.00pm to 5.00pm. The tryout will be run and overseen by Head Coach […]

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2016 PDL Schedule Released

The Dayton Dutch Lions FC, participating in the Premier Development League, announce their 2016 match schedule. The Lions competing at the highest level of amateur soccer in North America will open the season at home on Saturday, May 21 at DOC Stadium in West Carrollton, Ohio. The 14 game schedule is highlighted by home and […]

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Chris Froschauer selected in MLS Superdaft

Dayton, Ohio – Goalkeeper, Chris Froschauer, who played for the Dayton Dutch Lions FC PDL team during the 2015 season, has been drafted by the Colorado Rapids with the second pick, in the third round. Froschauer, from Union, KY represented the Ohio State Buckeyes during his senior year in college and finished the season as Big […]

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PDL try outs review

On November 21st and 22nd the Dayton Dutch Lions FC held their first open try outs for the 2016 PDL season. A group of 45 aspiring players attended the Saturday session. The day started with a presentation given by the club’s Director of Soccer and Head Coach Sid van Druenen followed by a 90 minute […]

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2016 PDL Try Outs

The Dayton Dutch Lions FC have announced their open try outs for the 2016 PDL season. Try outs will be held on November 21st and 22nd at the DOC stadium in West Carrollton, OH. Try outs are open to everyone 17 years old and older. All interested players can register here. The Dayton Dutch Lions FC’s […]

Scratching the Pitch Guest Feature

Scratching the Pitch was invited by Dayton Dutch Lions FC head coach Patrick Bal to travel with the team to a PDL match against Derby City Rovers. What follows is a description of the match and a narrative that attempts to show what life is like on the road in the amateur soccer league. 1:30 PM […]

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DDLFC vs Michigan Bucks Recap

Dayton – The Dayton Dutch Lions FC (3-6-2, 11pts) welcomed the Michigan Bucks (9-1-2, 29pts) to DOC Stadium on Saturday evening. Michigan leads the Great Lakes Division of the Premier Development League, so Dayton knew a tough game await them. Michigan outscored Dayton 6-1. Michigan went straight for the Dayton goal. Lions’ keeper Chris Froschaur […]

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DDLFC Win Third Straight, Beat Pittsburgh 2-0

Dutch Lions Win Third Straight at DOC Stadium beating Pittsburgh U23 2-0 Dayton – The Dayton Dutch Lions FC (2-6-2, 8pts) played the Pittsburgh Riverhounds U23 (2-6-2, 8 pts) at DOC Stadium on Thursday night. It was a hard fought game on both sides, but the Lion’s came out victorious winning their third game at […]

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Lions Look To Continue Home Win Streak

Dayton Dutch Lions FC Looking To Continue Home Success Dayton, OH – July 8, 2015 –The Dayton Dutch Lions FC play their second straight game at DOC Stadium in hopes to continue their home win streak. Following victories over the Toronto FC Academy and Southern West Virginia King’s Warriors, the Lions look to push their […]

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Dayton Win Second Game Of Season

Lions Win At Home To Continue Hot Streak The Dayton Dutch Lions FC (1-6-2) welcomed the Southern West Virginia King’s Warriors (3-2-4) to DOC Stadium for the first of two games against Dutch Lions’ teams. Dayton came out the winner tonight scoring 2 to SW Virginia’s 1. The Cincinnati Dutch Lions play SW Virginia next […]

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