FC Cincinnati

FC Cincinnati

Nippert Stadium will be packed next Tuesday night when FC Cincinnati takes on the New York Red Bulls of Major League Soccer in the semi-finals of the Lamar Hunt U.S. Open Cup.

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Soccer club FC Cincinnati defeated Miami FC Wednesday night to advance to the semi-finals of the U.S. Open Cup.

The final score was 1-nil off a 68th minute goal from Djiby Fall at Riccardo Silva Stadium in Miami.

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FC Cincinnati held Valencia CF of Spain's top-division La Liga scoreless in the first half Monday night, but the away side ultimately was victorious in a 2-nil finish.

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Hamilton County Commissioners are looking at whether the county can afford to contribute to two proposed sports venues. FC Cincinnati wants a new soccer stadium and US Bank Arena's owners are planning renovations to that facility.

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The U.S. Women's National Soccer Team (USWNT) will play the New Zealand National Team in a friendly in Cincinnati on Tuesday, Sept. 19.

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Upstart soccer team FC Cincinnati continues to thrill fans and draw record crowds. More than 32,000 - 32,287 to be exact - turned out Wednesday night to watch the second-tier United Soccer League (USL) side take on the Chicago Fire of Major League Soccer (MLS) in the Lamar Hunt U.S. Open Cup Round of 16.

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Maybe you've heard her on the national "Bob & Tom" radio show, or seen her at NBA Indiana Pacers games in Indianapolis. Soon you'll see Vanessa Richardson on WLWT-TV's "News 5 Today."

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The Wyoming High School graduate imprisoned in North Korea has been in a coma for 15 months. We're following Otto Warmbier's release and his condition. Plus, FC Cincinnati wants a stadium. We'll talk about how much it could cost taxpayers.

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Soccer fans across central and southwest Ohio had been eagerly awaiting a match-up between Cincinnati's newest professional franchise and one of Major League Soccer's founding teams. They finally got their wish Wednesday night.

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Update: USL has updated its disciplinary report to clarify the reason fornthe suspension.

"Misconduct is for biting an opponent during the match on April 22, 2017," says the league.

Original post: FC Cincinnati's star forward will miss the entire month of May. The United Soccer League today handed down a six-game suspension to Djiby Fall for an incident in last Saturday's match.

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More than 23,000 fans filled Nippert Stadium Saturday night to cheer on soccer team FC Cincinnati. They didn't leave disappointed. Despite opening the season with one win and two losses on the road, FC Cincinnati bested Saint Louis FC 4-0.

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Starting with the season opener Saturday at Charleston Battery, FC Cincinnati fans can watch 31 games on television-- home and away -- this season on one of three Sinclair Broadcasting Group stations.

WSTR-TV (Channel 64) will air Saturday's game at 7 p.m., the first of 23 games on the channel.

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Major League Soccer's top official is praising Cincinnati and its newest sports team FC Cincinnati.

WSTR-TV will simulcast ESPN3's "USL Game of the Week" Saturday in Louisville between Cincinnati and Louisville City FC, with Cincinnati native Heather Mitts as a sidelines reporter.

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Local soccer fans have reason to celebrate this year, there's a new professional soccer team in town bearing the colors orange, blue and white. 

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