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Words: David Barr Little Rock Rangers of the NPSL and Chattanooga Football Club of the National Independent Soccer Association have agreed to play a home and home series which will pit the Rangers versus a professional soccer team in the upcoming 2020 season. The two clubs are very close in relationship and many things including the Rangers supporters club the Red Watch have been patterned after the former NPSL club in Tennessee. “Personally, this is so exciting to me,” Jonathan Wardlaw, President and General Manager of Rangers said of the announcement. “Chattanooga FC actually plays a big part in our…
By Benjamin Peacock It's not the story the Little Rock Rangers players and staff nor the over 2,000 fans in the stands of War Memorial Stadium had written in their minds, but the 2019 season came to an end Wednesday night. The Rangers faced Demize NPSL in the Heartland Conference semifinal four days after meeting them in the final season match. The playoff battle came down to penalty kicks that resulted in Demize's advancement and the Rangers' final showing on the pitch for the year. It was a match in which the Rangers dominated set pieces, shots, and possession, but…
By: Benjamin Peacock Let's start with the good news. The Little Rock Rangers are in the Heartland Conference playoffs. More on that in a moment. The bad news is the Stags dropped the last regular season match to Demize NPSL 0-2 on Saturday night at War Memorial Stadium, finishing the season with a 4-5-1 record. The Rangers looked to come out strong with early shots taken by midfielders Trevor Reed and Jaden Hoth. But it would be Demize who struck first in the 29th minute. Following at 35 minutes, striker Lance Crabtree, freshly minted to Team of the Week by…
The Red Watch – Giving to the City and Club Words: David Barr Soccer in the United States has a flavor all its own. The ingredients are of course the style of play and what is happening on the field but just as importantly the atmosphere. At War Memorial Stadium and on the road on most occasions, Little Rock Rangers have a devoted group who loves their city and club – the Red Watch. “When I was in the process of getting the ball rolling on the club’s creation,” Rangers president Jonathan Wardlow explained. “I talked with the Chattanooga FC…
By Benjamin Peacock It was rematch night at War Memorial Stadium, with the Little Rock Rangers taking on FC Wichita in the penultimate match of the Heartland Conference season. It was a must win match if the Rangers hoped to hold on to playoff and home advantage hopes, and they rose to the occasion, winning 4-1. Coming off a 10 day break while many of the other teams created chaos in the conference standings below them, the Rangers came out firing on all cylinders. Shots were plentiful in the first half. Forward Donald Benamna started it off at 3 minutes…
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