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  Richmond, Virginia - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia
Richmond is located on the fall line of the James River in the piedmont region of Virginia and is at the center of the Richmond Metropolitan Statistical Area (MSA).
Yet Richmond shortly recovered, and, in May 1782, was incorporated as a town "to be styled the City of Richmond." Richmond was incorporated as a city in 1842.
Richmond city government consists of a city council with representatives from nine districts serving in a legislative and oversight capacity, as well as a popularly elected, at-large mayor serving as head of the executive branch.
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 ipedia.com: Richmond, Virginia Article   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-04)
Richmond is the capital of Virginia, a state (officially the Commonwealth of Virginia) of the United States of America.
The City of Richmond is surrounded by Henrico, Hanover, and Chesterfield Counties having a total metropolitan population of 1,126,262 in 2003.
Richmond is the corporate home of the Philip Morris USA division of Altria Group; Genworth Financial, the former insurance arm of GE; home electronics retailer Circuit City; and the United Network for Organ Sharing, the principal clearinghouse for organ transplants in the United States.
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 Richmond Kickers - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia
The Richmond Kickers are an American professional soccer team, which will move to the USL Second Division, the third level of the United States soccer pyramid, for 2006, after several years in the second level (USISL, A-League, and USL First Division).
The Kickers were founded in 1993, playing their first season in the USISL, playing in the league's amateur division.
The James River Cup is an annual competition held between the Richmond Kickers and the Hampton Roads Mariners (now Virginia Beach Mariners) in which the team with the most points at the conclusion of all scheduled matches between the two teams.
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 Reference.com/Encyclopedia/Richmond, Virginia
Richmond is surrounded by Henrico and Chesterfield counties, located to the north and south of the city respectively.
Richmond is also the home of the Richmond Braves, a minor league baseball team; the Richmond Kickers, a minor league soccer team, the Richmond Bandits, a minor league football team; and the Richmond RiverDogs, a minor league ice hockey team.
Richmond benefits from an excellent position in reference to the state's transportation network, lying at the junction of east-west Interstate 64 and north-south Interstate 95, two of the most heavily traveled highways in the state, as well as along several major rail lines.
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 www.RhinosSoccer.com :: RHINOS AND KICKERS BATTLE TO 0-0 DRAW   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-04)
Kickers forward Kevin Jeffrey had the best chance for the home team early when his point-blank shot from 10-yards out was was deflected wide by Rochester goalkeeper Scott Vallow.
Richmond midfielder Tim Brown tried to shoot the bouncing ball into the corner of the net but a Rochester defender was at the far post and cleared it out of harm’s way.
Richmond had one last first-half effort to break the ice in the 40th minute when midfielder Sascha Gorres sent a well-positioned cross, finding Cephas in the box.
www.rhinossoccer.com /news/p07202005.shtml   (557 words)

 JS Online: Richmond's shocker really no surprise
So it was no small feat for the Richmond Kickers to knock off the defending champs in the Eastern Conference finals, ousting the Rhinos on sudden-death penalty kicks on Saturday night.
Richmond's Ronnie Pascale was out with a sprained ankle, and Milwaukee's Dan Popik rested while Henry Ring got thestart, on loan from the Chicago Fire of Major League Soccer.
Richmond scored first in the 31st-minute, but the Rampage was able to escape with a 1-1 draw.
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 United Soccer Leagues (USL)
Myers signed with the Richmond Kickers as assistant coach in January of 1997, helping the organization compile a 148-85-24 professional record in seven seasons.
The Richmond Kickers Destiny will enter their second season in 2005 after finishing the inaugural season with an overall record of 5-7-2, fourth in the Central Conference Atlantic Division.
The Richmond Kickers are currently seeking assistant coaches for the Richmond Kickers Destiny (W-League) and the Richmond Kickers Future (PDL).
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 Seattle Sounders - Richmond Kickers, 2005 Oct 1
A goal by Richmond's Sascha Gorres gave the visiting Kickers the lead in the first half, then Maikel Galindo's first goal for the Sounders leveled the match in the second half.
Richmond had the best of the first half, the first shot coming in the 3rd minute from Mike Burke's quick free kick, headed bouncing at goal Matt Delicate, parried up and caught on the line by goalkeeper Preston Burpo.
Richmond substitute Robert Ssejjemba had a chance when he sped up the middle for a 15-yard shot that went two yards over the top near corner.
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 Richmond Kickers 1-1 Nott'm Forest (Att, 6,176) || Forest FC - Unofficial Nottingham Forest News and Views
Nottingham Forest held Richmond Kickers to a 1-1 draw on their own soil last night in front of a healthy crowd of 6,176 fans in a 7,000 seater stadium.
The Reds were held to a 1-1 draw by American A-League side Richmond Kickers last night, which was a good result as Forest played pretty well throughout, despite this being only their second game of a tour in which all of their opponents are mid-way through their seasons and at optimum fitness.
Richmond won a corner against the run of play and Tim Brown gets his head on the end, makes a decent connection, and sharply places it into the lower corner of Gerrard's net.
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 Wilmington Hammerheads | News
Richmond, VA -- In continued efforts to provide the Richmond community with an innovative, successful and entertaining soccer club, the Richmond Kickers would like to announce the decision to re-align the professional team, shifting to the USL Second Division (USL2) for the 2006 season.
The Kickers’ mission has been to grow the beautiful game of soccer through a successful soccer club that entertains, invites community participation, and inspires all.
As a USL professional franchise since 1993, the Kickers have been a part of Richmond history and culture for 13 years, and are currently the longest standing independent sports franchise in Richmond.
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 United Soccer Leagues (USL)
The Kickers will compete in a 20-game league schedule during the months of April through August, of which 10 are regular season home games to be played at the University of Richmond Stadium (just off the Downtown Expressway) pending any changes at the Annual League meetings this coming weekend.
The Kickers will continue to compete in the U.S. Open Cup and will be given the opportunity to challenge teams from across the country including teams from Major League Soccer and USL First Division.
The Kickers hold a vision of the sport for this community and it is our duty to accomplish it,” mentions Depcrynski.
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 Kevin Jeffrey.
Glasgow and Jeffrey should be able to be in time to take their place in the squad for the all important Toyota Classic quarter final clash against the in form CL Financial San Juan Jabloteh at the Hasely Crawford Stadium on Friday 21.
Richmond are currently third in the southeastern Division of the League.
He is scheduled to rejoin the Kickers for the second of a two year contract next year.
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 About Richmond - VCU School of Dentistry
The city of Richmond, located on the mighty James River, provides an intriguing backdrop for the energetic academic and social life on the VCU/MCV campuses.
Performances by the Richmond Symphony, the Virginia Opera, the Richmond Ballet, theater companies and music stars can be enjoyed at the Carpenter Center for the Performing Arts, the Classic Amphitheatre or several other city venues.
Richmond is an ideal site for a major university and the reason why many students choose to attend VCU / MCV.
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 MLSnet.com - News - 08/02/2005
A year ago, it was the Richmond Kickers who claimed victory against their MLS rivals -- a result made even more illustrious a few months on when D.C. United won the fourth MLS Cup of their storied club history.
The Kickers have twice knocked off MLS teams, the win against United a year, and 3-0 victory against the Colorado Rapids in the second round in 2000 before falling to the San Jose Earthquakes in the third round.
By virtue of their 2004 record, the Kickers entered the competition at the third round along with three other teams; the other four eligible USL First Division sides entered the Open Cup at the second round.
www.mlsnet.com /MLS/news/mls_news.jsp?ymd=20050802&content_id=38582&vkey=news_mls&fext=.jsp   (730 words)

The Whitecaps opened their 2005 playoff campaign in Virginia with a scoreless tie away to the Richmond Kickers, in the first of a two-game total-goal series.
Richmond had more possession in the second half, and forced Josh Wicks to deal with a number of dangerous crosses, but the Kickers failed to get a good shot on target.
Richmond limped into the playoffs on an 11-game winless streak, which saw them drop from first place in mid-July to sixth spot.
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 D.C. United - News - 08/04/2005
RICHMOND, Va. -- Despite a second-half scare, D.C. United reversed their upset of a year ago, overcoming the Richmond Kickers of the USL First Division to advance to the quarterfinals of the Lamar Hunt U.S. Open Cup with a 3-1 victory Wednesday night at University of Richmond Stadium.
After Richmond's McColm Cephas hit a stunning response to Freddy Adu's first-half tally, two late goals from Christian Gomez saved D.C.'s blushes as they escaped with the victory, gaining a measure of revenge for their 2-1 upset by Richmond at the same stage of last year's competition.
Richmond finally carved open the D.C. back line in first-half injury time, giving lively striker Chris Carrieri a clear look at the goal from the top of the penalty box, but his low shot was parried away by a sprawling Troy Perkins, deputizing for Nick Rimando for the night.
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 © 2005 Demosphere International, Inc.
RICHMOND, VA — (Monday, January 10, 2005) — The Richmond Kickers Soccer Club is pleased to announce the recent partnership with Demosphere International, Inc. to launch the club’s newly designed website www.RichmondKickers.com in the near future.
An all inclusive website, the Richmond Kickers Soccer Club is able to receive content feed from the United Soccer Leagues website for the Richmond Kickers (USL First Division), Richmond Kickers Future (PDL), Richmond Kickers Destiny (W-League) and the Richmond Kickers Youth Soccer Club Super Y-League teams.
Designated the "Official Provider of Web Development and Hosting Services of the Richmond Kickers," Demosphere International, Inc. is an Information Technology company based in Northern Virginia that has catered to the technology needs of soccer organizations for the past 15 years.
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 Richmond Kickers Soccer - News   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-04)
RICHMOND, VA (Tuesday, February 22, 2000) The Richmond Kickers announce the signing of midfielder/defender Kevin Knight to a one-year contract.
Knight’s contract with the Richmond Kickers includes an option year.
The financial terms of the contract were not disclosed by the team.
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 Charleston Battery
The Charleston Battery lost to the Richmond Kickers tonight at Blackbaud Stadium by a score of two goals to one in front of, 4,571.
Richmond came from behind to defeat the Battery dropping Charleston to a record of 12-6-7, 43 points still good for 1st place in the Southeast Division.
In the 54th minute Josh Henderson fired the ball past Richmond goalkeeper, Ronnie Pascale but was denied by the woodwork as the ball glanced off the post.
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 Minnesota Thunder Professional Soccer Team   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-04)
RICHMOND, VA. (August 2, 2002) - In a tight battle reminiscent of their first meeting on field, the Minnesota Thunder relinquished a disappointing 3-2 win in overtime to the Richmond Kickers.
Kickers' forward Kevin Jeffrey delivered the ball to Henderson in the 51st minute, allowing a swift cross inside the near post.
Richmond received dramatic news in the 70th minute, when key-man Henderson left the game on an ejection.
www.mnthunder.com /news/Display.php?NewsItemId=726   (570 words)

 MLSnet.com - News - 07/19/2004
D.C. United travel just down I-95 to face their A-League neighbor Richmond Kickers in the fourth round of the U.S. Open Cup -- but it's the first time that the clubs that won Open Cup championships in 1995 and 1996 have met in the competition since 2001.
The Kickers are back in the competition for the fifth time as a A-League team, their '95 championship coming with current Richmond midfielder (and long-time United player) Richie Williams in the team.
In 2002, the Kickers defeated PDL (fourth division) Raleigh CASL Elite 3-0 in the second round before falling 3-0 to the Columbus Crew.
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RICHMOND, VA -- Rookie midfielder Clyde Simms of the Richmond Kickers tallied his first professional goal on Saturday night, and it turned out to be a crucial one, as the Kickers defeated rival Charleston Battery 1-0 at U of R Stadium in front of 2,734 happy fans.
Richmond is now 6-3-3 for 21 points and is resting nicely in the top half of the standings.
41st minute: A through ball is played through to Simmonds, who appeared offside to the Kickers defense, but Pascale is quick off of his line and slides for the ball just outside of the penalty box to clear it away for the save.
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Coming into today's match the Richmond Kickers had dropped 3 of their last 4 and owned the final playoff spot in the Eastern Conference.
Unfortunately it was short-lived as the Kickers answered in the 67th minute when David Hayes found a loose ball inside the box and buried it under the crossbar to cut the deficit in half.
After a scoreless opening 10 minutes of sudden death overtime, Richmond capped off a solid comeback when substitute forward Kevin Jeffrey tapped home a corner in the final minute of the match for his 3rd of the season to send the Lynx and their fans home dissappointed.
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 Richmond defeats Riverhounds, 2-1
The Riverhounds had lost five consecutive road games and the Richmond Kickers had won seven home games in a row going into their A-League soccer game last night.
So it was no surprise that both streaks continued as the Kickers scored twice in the second half to nip the Riverhounds, 2-1, before a crowd of 1,663 at the University of Richmond City Stadium.
The Kickers (8-4-0, 32 points) and the Riverhounds (4-6-1, 18 points) traded scoring chances in the first half, but neither team could find the back of the net.
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 Yellow Jacket Volume 86 Issue 13   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-04)
Earlier this week, the top-level semi-professional soccer team, the Richmond Kickers, came to Ashland for an exhibition match-up with the Yellow Jackets.
The Kickers proved to be in great shape as they ran all over the field, wearing down the Jackets' attack.
Bobby Ukrops, son of the founder of the Ukrops supermarket chain, scored five goals for the Kickers in their 9-0 defeat of the Jackets.
www.rmc.edu /directory/studentorgs/yj/volume86/issue13/sports3.html   (200 words)

 Welcome Visitor and Newcomer
Please call Richmond Canal Cruises at (804) 649-2800 for details on reserving a 1-hour private charter aboard a canal boat for up to 38 passengers on one of canal boats.
Richmond Ice Zone is located at 636 Johnston-Willis Drive, in Richmond.
Home games for Richmond's only indoor football team are played at the Richmond Coliseum, located at 601 East Leigh Street in Richmond, Virginia.
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SEATTLE — The Seattle Sounders were crowned champions of the United Soccer Leagues First Division after defeating the Richmond Kickers 4-3 in the penalty kick round of the USL First Division Championship match Saturday night at Qwest Field.
Richmond midfielder Sascha Gorres bagged a brilliant goal in the first half to put the Kickers up 1-0, and Seattle forward Maykel Galindo got a much-deserved equalizer midway through the second.
Richmond’s attack suddenly threatened to come to back to life in second half stoppage time, and the Sounders spent most of the final three minutes of regulation desperately clearing balls out of their penalty area.
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