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The Charlotte Eagles are a professional soccer club based in Charlotte, North Carolina. They play in the Second Division of the United Soccer Leagues, the 3rd level in the American soccer pyramid, and are an openly Christian organization. The Eagles enjoyed a brief spell in the A-League (now the USL First Division) before financial troubles caused them to return to the lower level. The striker (wearing red jersey) has run past the defender (in white jersey) and is about to take a shot at the goal, while the goalkeeper positions himself to stop the ball. ... For other places or people named Charlotte, see Charlotte (disambiguation). ... State nickname: Tar Heel State Other U.S. States Capital Raleigh Largest city Charlotte Governor Michael Easley Official languages English Area 139,509 km² (28th)  - Land 126,256 km²  - Water 13,227 km² (9. ... The United Soccer Leagues Second Division is a professional mens soccer league in North America, part of the United Soccer Leagues (USL) league pyramid. ... The term Christian means belonging to Christ and is derived from the Greek noun Χριστός Khristós which means anointed one, which is itself a translation of the Hebrew word Moshiach (Hebrew: משיח, also written Messiah), (and in Arabic it is pronounced Maseeh مسيح). Christian is primarily an adjective, describing an object associated... The United Soccer Leagues First Division is a professional mens soccer league in North America. ...

The Eagles also field a women's team. The Charlotte Lady Eagles. The Lady Eagles play in the Atlantic Division of the USL W-League. Currently, the club plays its home matches on the grounds of Waddell High School in Charlotte. The W-League is the first modern womens soccer league in the United States. ...

The club's local rivals include The Atlanta Silverbacks, Richmond Kickers and Charleston Battery of the USL First Division, the Wilmington Hammerheads and the Northern Virginia Royals of the Second Division. 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 Richmond Kickers are an American professional soccer team, which currently plays in the USL First Division, the second division of the United States. ... The Charleston Battery are a U.S. professional mens soccer team based in Charleston, South Carolina. ... The Wilmington Hammerheads are a minor league soccer team based in Wilmington, North Carolina. ... The Northern Virginia Royals are a third division mens professional soccer team in the Second Division of the USL. Throughout the last several years, the Royals have enjoyed minor league affiliation with D.C. United, the first division Major League Soccer area powerhouse. ...

Men's Honors

  • Pro Soccer League (Now USL Second Division) Champions - 2000
  • Southern Derby winners - 2001

Women's Honors

  • W-2 League Champions - 2001

United Soccer Leagues
1st Division: Atlanta Silverbacks | Charleston Battery | Minnesota Thunder | Montreal Impact | Portland Timbers | Puerto Rico Islanders
Richmond Kickers | Rochester Raging Rhinos | Seattle Sounders | Vancouver Whitecaps | Toronto Lynx | Virginia Beach Mariners
2nd Division: Charlotte Eagles | Cincinnati Kings | Harrisburg City Islanders | Long Island Rough Riders
New Hampshire Phantoms | Northern Virginia Royals | Pittsburgh Riverhounds | Western Mass Pioneers | Wilmington Hammerheads

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