Friday, October 28, 2011

Former Battery players Neagle and Alonso key for Seattle's push for MLS Cup

In 2008 Osvaldo Alonso was USL's Rookie of the Year and the Battery's MVP of the year.  In 2009 he became a key player in MLS's expansion team, the Seattle Sounders.

Lamar Neagle came to Charleston in 2010 and went on to help the Battery win its third championship.  In 2011 he joined the Sounders, scoring a couple pivitoal goals and racking up more minutes than he thought he would get this season.

Saturday starts the Sounders push for the 2011 MLS Cup and both Neagle and Ozzie will be playing an important roll as they take on Real Salt Lake (Fox Soccer Channel, 10:00pm EST)

Ozzie was recently lauded by Steve Kelley in the Seattle Times as "playing like a MVP"  and the comments on the article show how much they love Ozzie in Seattle.

Lamar was featured on MLSsoccer as the go to guy after Seattle's Mauro Rosales was ruled out of the match with RSL with a strained MCL.

RSL's Rio Tino Stadium has become a fortress for the home team.  But Neagle cracked the wall when his goal sealed the the first win for a visiting team in 29 matches.


Good luck to both of you.  The Battery faithful will be wishing you the best!

Thursday, October 27, 2011

Where are they now: Cole Peverley

New Zealand International and Battery midfielder Cole Peverley is now playing with Canterbury United.

Peverley is expecting to return to the Battery for the 2012 season.

Cantebury United play in New Zealand's ASB Premeir League.

Tuesday, October 25, 2011

Where are they Now? Brandon Massie

A recent article on the Potomac Soccer Wire Battery player Brandon Massie will be playing with newly fromed Norfolk SharX in the USL indoor league (MISL)

Brandon originally hails from the area and he was excited about being close to home.

"I was excited to learn that Norfolk might have a team and I knew I wanted to come home and give it a shot. Now that I've made it, I'm so happy to be a part of this community again. I am also happy that my parents will be able to see me play again. I've been playing in Charleston for two seasons and with them at the games in Norfolk it will be just like old times!"

You can learn more about the Norfolk Sharx by visiting their website

Good luck to Brandon!

Friday, October 21, 2011

Where are they now: Nicki Paterson

Charleston Battery midfielder Nicki Paterson looks set to join the Baltimore Blast, an indoor team playing in USL's Major Indoor Soccer League (MISL) during the off season.   Their season runs from November 12 to March 5 and it looks like they have video streaming for the home matches at least.  All indication point toward Nicki returning to the Battery for the 2012 Season.

Look for an official announcement from the Baltimore Blast soon.  Here is the Blast website for more info 

Monday, October 17, 2011

Where are they now: JC Mack

The Return of the Mack.

Last season, JC Mack was sidelined after showing promise down the wings for the Battery.  His recovery has been slow but Mack is a fighter and has been working hard to be ready to be back on the pitch when the season starts up in 2012. 

Here is a video he put together and in case you didn't know, JC is a bit of musician as well.  I'm pretty sure he wrote the rap and put together the samples for his latest video.


"All men are created equal, some work harder in preseason!"  

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