Soccer Archive: April / May 2010
Palace Overpowered By League Leader, Austin
Crystal Palace Baltimore's two-game win streak was snapped May 29 when the hosts were defeated by the Austin Aztex, 2-0, at UMBC Stadium.
Palace Baltimore Charges To Upset Portland Again
Crystal Palace Baltimore picked up their first home victory of the season May 22 with a thrilling 2-1 win over the Portland Timbers at UMBC Stadium.
Inter Milan v. Manchester City To Baltimore in July
Following a successful World Football Challenge matchup last summer with Chelsea and AC Milan, Baltimore is set for another international preseason game. Inter Milan will face Manchester City, July 31 at M&T Bank Stadium.
Palace Baltimore Ends Trip With Win
Crystal Palace Baltimore ended their five-game road trip May 19 with a 1-0 victory over the Rochester Rhinos at Marina Auto Stadium.
Palace Baltimore Fall To Austin, 2-1
Austin Aztex's 2-1 win over Palace Baltimore May 16 gives Aztex the league record and gives Baltimore drops to just one win on the season.
Injuries Will Play Key Role In Determining Cup Champ
The lead-up to the 2010 World Cup next month in South Afica has included its share of intrigue, controversy, and accusations of conspiracy. It has all been overshadowed by the overwhelming story so far -- injuries to key members of contending teams.
Palace Baltimore Upsets Portland For First Win
In the middle of their five-game road trip Crystal Palace Baltimore produced one of the biggest upsets of the 2010 USSF Division 2 season May 13, defeating the Portland Timbers, 1-0.
Soccer World Descends on South Africa
This summer, South Africa will be host to the 64-game World Cup finals for the first time.
Palace Baltimore Picks Up First Point Of Season
In the second game of their five-game road trip, Crystal Palace Baltimore was able to hold the Vancouver Whitecaps to a 0-0 draw at Swangard Stadium May 8.
Palace Baltimore Falls To St. Louis
AC St. Louis wasted no time getting on the score sheet against Crystal Palace Baltimore May 1. St. Louis scored just 52 seconds into the game and held on for the 1-0 victory, dropping Baltimore to 0-3 on the season.
Missed Opportunities Hurt Palace
Crystal Palace Baltimore scored its first goal of the season Saturday, but it wasn't enough, as Baltimore lost to Puerto Rico, 3-1. The team now faces a five-game road trip, starting with a May 1 matchip against A.C. St. Louis.
Palace Baltimore Falls To Defeat In St. Louis
Crystal Palace Baltimore had some opportunities to defeat St. Louis on their home field but fell short. They now sit at the bottom of the USSF Division 2 standings.
CP Baltimore’s Teixeira Honored As A Top Player
Val Teixeira has been given an honorable mention by USLsoccer.com as one of the best and most influential USL Second Division Players of the past decade. The versatile Portuguese veteran served as the club’s captain in 2008 and 2009.
Crystal Palace Falls In Home Opener
Crystal Palace Baltimore's debut match in the United States Soccer Federation Division 2 league ended in a 1-0 defeat to the FC Tampa Bay Rowdies.
Lack Of Consistency Leads To Early End for Blast
The Blast ended their 2010 MISL season with a playoff loss to Monterrey La Raza, the second in a two-game series. The back-and-forth game was indicative of the Blast's season, one in which the squad reached dramatic highs and dramatic lows.
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