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Encyclopedia > Carolina Railhawks
Carolina RailHawks FC
Full name Carolina RailHawks
Football Club
Nickname(s) RailHawks
Short name RailHawks FC,
Hawks
Founded 2006
Ground SAS Stadium
Capacity 7,000 (seated)
Chairman Chris Economides
Manager Vacant
League USL First Division (2007)
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Carolina RailHawks Football Club is a professional soccer team located in Cary, North Carolina set to play in the USL First Division in the 2007 season. 2006 (MMVI) is a common year starting on Sunday of the Gregorian calendar. ... The SAS Stadium is a 7,000 seat stadium in Cary, North Carolina that is primarily used for soccer. ... This is a list of major football (soccer) stadia, grouped by country and ordered by capacity. ... The United Soccer Leagues First Division is a professional mens soccer league in North America. ... Image File history File links left arm of kit template File history Legend: (cur) = this is the current file, (del) = delete this old version, (rev) = revert to this old version. ... Image File history File links unknown soccer jersey pattern File history Legend: (cur) = this is the current file, (del) = delete this old version, (rev) = revert to this old version. ... rightarm of kit template File links The following pages link to this file: Arsenal F.C. Ajax Amsterdam AZ Alkmaar A.S. Roma Torino Calcio A.C. Milan ACF Fiorentina Bristol City F.C. Charlton Athletic F.C. Chievo Verona Chelsea F.C. England national football team Wikipedia:WikiProject Football... Image File history File links Kit_shorts. ... socks of kit template File links The following pages link to this file: Arsenal F.C. Ajax Amsterdam AZ Alkmaar A.S. Roma Torino Calcio A.C. Milan ACF Fiorentina Bristol City F.C. Charlton Athletic F.C. Chievo Verona Chelsea F.C. England national football team Wikipedia:WikiProject Football... Image File history File links left arm of kit template File history Legend: (cur) = this is the current file, (del) = delete this old version, (rev) = revert to this old version. ... Image File history File links unknown soccer jersey pattern File history Legend: (cur) = this is the current file, (del) = delete this old version, (rev) = revert to this old version. ... rightarm of kit template File links The following pages link to this file: Arsenal F.C. Ajax Amsterdam AZ Alkmaar A.S. Roma Torino Calcio A.C. Milan ACF Fiorentina Bristol City F.C. Charlton Athletic F.C. Chievo Verona Chelsea F.C. England national football team Wikipedia:WikiProject Football... Image File history File links Kit_shorts. ... socks of kit template File links The following pages link to this file: Arsenal F.C. Ajax Amsterdam AZ Alkmaar A.S. Roma Torino Calcio A.C. Milan ACF Fiorentina Bristol City F.C. Charlton Athletic F.C. Chievo Verona Chelsea F.C. England national football team Wikipedia:WikiProject Football... Football is a ball game played between two teams of eleven players, each attempting to win by scoring more goals than their opponent. ... Cary is the second largest city in Wake County, North Carolina. ... The United Soccer Leagues First Division is a professional mens soccer league in North America. ... 2007 (MMVII) will be a common year starting on Monday of the Gregorian calendar. ...


The expansion of the USL to Cary, NC was announced on January 26, 2006 at a press conference at SAS Soccer Park. Managing Partner Chris Economides of Triangle Professional Soccer announced that he and an ownership group consisting of Frank DuRoss, Steve Donner, and Boris Jerkunica had purchased a USL-1 division expansion franchise and intended to begin play in the Spring of 2007. January 26 is the 26th day of the year in the Gregorian calendar. ... 2006 (MMVI) is a common year starting on Sunday of the Gregorian calendar. ... SAS Soccer Park, located in Cary, North Carolina, is a multi-field athletic facility, used primarily for youth, college, and semi-professional soccer. ...


The team's official name was announced on July 19, 2006 at the halftime interval of the 2006 USL All-Star Match. The RailHawk is a fictitious bird of prey the combines the speed and power of the locomotive with the aggressive and fierce nature of a hawk. Cary originally grew out from a depot on the New Bern, NC - Hillsborough, NC rail line and the CSX and Amtrak lines run directly across from the team's grounds. Hawks are indigenous to the area. The name "RailHawks" was chosen as part of a name-the-team contest which was won by W. Jarrett Campbell, a soccer blogger and Cary resident. Campbell received two lifetime season tickets as his prize. July 19 is the 200th day (201st in leap years) of the year in the Gregorian Calendar, with 165 days remaining. ... New Bern is a city located in Craven County, North Carolina where the Trent River and the Neuse River converge. ... Categories: Companies traded on NYSE | Railway companies of the United States | Alabama railroads | Connecticut railroads | Delaware railroads | Florida current railroads | Georgia railroads | Illinois railroads | Indiana railroads | Kentucky railroads | Louisiana railroads | Maryland railroads | Massachusetts railroads | Michigan railroads | Mississippi railroads | New Jersey railroads | New York railroads | North Carolina railroads | Ohio railroads | Pennsylvania... Acela Express in West Windsor, NJ Amtrak Cascades service with tilting Talgo trainsets in Seattle, Washington Amtrak train in downtown Orlando, Florida For other uses, see Amtrak (disambiguation). ...


The RailHawks are expected to take up a rivalry with the Charleston Battery and the Atlanta Silverbacks in the Southern Derby as well as the Rochester Raging Rhinos due to links between the ownership groups of the two franchises. The Charleston Battery is a U.S. professional mens soccer team based in Charleston, South Carolina. ... The Atlanta Silverbacks are an American professional soccer club who currently play in the USL First Division, a division of the United Soccer Leagues, and the second division in the US Soccer hierarchy. ... The Southern Derby is a fan-based cup competition between United Soccer Leagues First Division teams based in the Southern United States (most notably North Carolina, South Carolina, and Georgia). ... The Rochester Raging Rhinos are a USL First Division professional soccer team in Rochester, New York. ...


External links

  • (English) Official Site
  • (Spanish) Official Site
  • (English) Triangle Soccer Fanatics, an independent supporters club of the Carolina RailHawks
  • (English) Audio presentation of the team's name announcement
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Atlanta Silverbacks | Charleston Battery | Miami FC | Minnesota Thunder | Montreal Impact | Portland Timbers | Puerto Rico Islanders | Rochester Raging Rhinos | Seattle Sounders | Toronto Lynx | Vancouver Whitecaps | Virginia Beach Mariners | 2007: Carolina RailHawks The United Soccer Leagues (USL) is directly affiliated with the United States Soccer Federation (USSF), United States Adult Soccer Association (USASA) and the Canadian Soccer Association (CSA). ... The Atlanta Silverbacks are an American professional soccer club who currently play in the USL First Division, a division of the United Soccer Leagues, and the second division in the US Soccer hierarchy. ... The Charleston Battery is a U.S. professional mens soccer team based in Charleston, South Carolina. ... Miami FC are an American professional soccer club in First Division of the United Soccer Leagues. ... The Minnesota Thunder is a professional mens soccer team based out of St Paul, Minnesota. ... The Montreal Impact (French: Impact de Montréal) is a soccer team in the North American USL First Division. ... The Portland Timbers are Portland, Oregons entry in the USL First Division, the second tier of professional soccer in the United States. ... The Puerto Rico Islanders are a Puerto Rican soccer team, which currently plays in the USL First Division, the second division of the United States of America, that currently play their home games at Juan Ramon Loubriel Stadium in Bayamon, Puerto Rico. ... The Rochester Raging Rhinos are a USL First Division professional soccer team in Rochester, New York. ... The Seattle Sounders are a U.S. professional soccer team based in Seattle, Washington. ... The Toronto Lynx is a soccer team that plays in the North American USL First Division, which is the second division for the United States and top division for Canada. ... The Whitecaps (officially Whitecaps F.C.) are a Canadian professional soccer team, which currently plays in the USL First Division (formerly the A-League) of the United Soccer Leagues (USL), the largest system of national soccer leagues in North America. ... The Virginia Beach Mariners are an American soccer club, who currently play in the USL First Division of the United Soccer Leagues, the second division in the US Soccer hierarchy behind Major League Soccer. ...

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