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Buckle Fuels Late Season Republic FC Surge

Aug 30, 2016 No Comments

Over the course of a season, all teams are faced with players lost to injury, players shipped out and added, and the typical ups and downs. In the end, only the strong survive while the rest are left wondering what might have been. With just a handful of games remaining on the schedule, the 2016 […]

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Led By Dominik Jakubek, Sacramento Republic Continue To Get It Done Defensively

Jun 21, 2016 1 Comment

In soccer and in professional sports in general, we spend an exorbitant amount of time analyzing the offensive side of the ball, while the work that’s done on the defensive side is often overlooked.  Personally, I like to see a goal scored as much as anyone, or a beautiful setup that leads to a goal, […]

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Sacramento Republic FC waste opportunity for showdown with MLS Sounders

Jun 03, 2016 2 Comments

Following a disappointing 3-1 defeat Wednesday night against the visiting Kitsap Pumas (Kitsap), as part of a third round matchup in the 2016 Lamar Hunt U.S. Open Cup tournament, the only conclusion to draw was what a massive missed-opportunity it was for the Sacramento Republic (Republic) given what was at stake. What was at stake […]

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Republic FC continues to demonstrate they’re MLS-ready in friendly with Liverpool FC U21s

May 23, 2016 No Comments

With a pristine blue sky at kickoff, last Saturday night at Bonney Field may have appeared like your typical beautiful spring evening in Sacramento to watch soccer (and it was), but for supporters of Liverpool FC (LFC) of the English Premier League (EPL), it was a tremendous opportunity to see their U21 club face off […]

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Sports Glutton sits down with Sacramento Republic FC forward Harry Williams

May 19, 2016 No Comments

Following last night’s Sacramento Republic FC 5-0 victory against the CD Aguiluchos USA — as part of the second round of the 2016 Lamar Hunt U.S. Open Cup — Sports Glutton had a chance to spend a few minutes with 20 year-old Republic FC forward Harry Williams after the match to talk about soccer, his move […]

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Record Crowd Delighted by Republic FC Home Opener Victory

Apr 05, 2016 No Comments

On Saturday night, a record crowd of 11,569 saw the Sacramento Republic FC dominate the visiting Arizona United en route to a 1-0 victory. The score may not reflect a total one-sided affair, but from the opening whistle, the Republic controlled the ball, pace of play and defended exceptionally well. The win improves the Republic […]

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Sacramento Republic FC Continues Quest To Join MLS

Feb 22, 2016 No Comments

As I was walking the sidelines during halftime of the Sacramento Republic vs. San Jose Earthquakes friendly on Saturday night, I couldn’t help but pause for a moment to take in the atmosphere of a raucous and record crowd at Bonney Field and wonder to myself whether 2016 was going to be the watershed moment […]

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