2017 PDL and WPSL Season Photos

The Dayton Dutch Lions would like to thank our amazing photographer, Curt Cosenza! Curt flawlessly captures the action of both our men’s PDL and women’s WPSL games. The perfect timing of his shots provide us with amazing material to post on our website and social media. Below are the links to his 2017 Dayton Dutch Lions […]


The Dayton Dutch Lions FC congratulate U17 Boys Senior Academy player, Lucas Hudson-Groves, in being the latest DDL player heading overseas.  Lucas will be spending at least the next 12 months in the academy of Basingstoke FC in Basingstoke, UK, which is in Hampshire, about an hour west of London. He has agreed for the […]

The Dayton Dutch Lions are proud to announce that Michael Yantz and Amass Amankona have been named to the PDL’s 2017 All-Central Conference Team. The Central Conference’s best Starting XI were voted on by the members of the conference. The Lions joined playoff qualifiers, Michigan Bucks, Thunder Bay Chill, and Des Moines Menace with two […]

First Step In Making Dream Come True

The Dutch Lions would like to congratulate DDL Academy player, Oliver Tucker, who has been selected to join the Barcelona All-Star Squad. Oli will travel to Barcelona in early September to train at the FC Barcelona Headquarters, play matches against Spanish youth academy teams, and watch two La Liga matches from reserved seats at Camp […]

Fun Time at Camp

This week, the Dayton Dutch Lions are finishing a fun summer full of soccer camps. DDL would like to thank all of the players who came out and trained with us throughout the summer. We consider it a privilege to have been chosen to help so many of the youth in the Miami Valley area […]

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 […]

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 […]

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 […]


(West Carrollton, OH 7/9/17) With great sadness we were informed by the soccer club ADO Den Haag today that Sylvia Nooij, former player of the Dayton Dutch Lions FC Women’s team in 2014, died yesterday at the age of 32. She was only part of the Dayton Dutch Lions FC team for one season, but […]


(West Carrollton, OH 7/8/17)  The WPSL Dayton Dutch Lions (2-5-1) finished the season with a 7-1 loss to the Fire & Ice SC (6-0-0).  The win clinched the Valley division crown and the playoff birth that goes with it for the visitors.  Similar to last year for the Lions, Fire & Ice put their stamp […]


On Saturday July 8th, The Dayton Dutch Lions FC (2-4-1) will host league leading Fire and Ice SC (5-0-0) in the final game of the 2017 season.  Fire and Ice SC will come to DOC Stadium looking to protect their undefeated record and stay atop of the Valley Division standings.   The Dutch Lions currently sit […]

WPSL Game Day Preview: DDL @ FC Pride

The Dayton Dutch Lady Lions (2-4-0) return to action today, Friday, June 30th at 7pm.  The Dutch Lions currently sit in third place in the Valley division of the WPSL.  Friday’s opponent will be FC Pride who play their home games at Lawrence Soccer Complex near Indianapolis.  FC Pride (1-2-0) is coming off a 4-2 […]

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 […]


(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 […]


The Dayton Dutch Lady Lions (2-2-0) return to DOC Stadium Saturday, June 17th at 7 PM. The Dutch Lions currently sit in second place in the Valley division of the WPSL with six points from their first four games. Today’s opponent will be FC Pride who is based out of Indianapolis. Pride FC (0-2-0) is […]


(West Carrollton, OH 6/16/17)   The Dayton Dutch Lions FC (3-4-0) will travel to Louisville, Kentucky to take on the Derby City Rovers (1-3-1) today. This will be the second meeting between these two teams in 2017. The previous matchup was a 2-0 home win for the Dutch Lions. In that contest, the Dutch Lions were […]


The Dayton Dutch Lions (3-4-0) reach the midpoint of the season sitting in 4th place of the Great Lakes Division.  After a 2-0-0 start to the season, they have struggled to convert their scoring chances and the match against the Michigan Bucks (5-1-0) was no different as they fell 1-0.  The Lions can walk off […]


Tonight, the Dayton Dutch Lions FC return to DOC Stadium after three road matches in their second of three games in 2017 with the Michigan Bucks. In 2016, the series between the two teams was split, with each team earning a win on their home field. In 2017, the Dutch Lions won the first game […]


The Dayton Dutch Lions FC is pleased to announce an addition to their roster this week. Brazilian born Thomaz Freitas looks to add his talents midway through the 2017 PDL season. Thomaz is a recent graduate from Notre Dame College where in his senior season he tallied 3 goals and 3 assists. Last summer he […]


With all the “drama” of tryouts, are you still looking for a club that will provide an individual focus that will help you reach your full potential? Finding the right fit can be challenging, so we encourage you to come to our supplemental tryout, Thursday, June 8th from 6:30-7:30pm at DOC Stadium, and see what […]

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    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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