When you commit to watching USL football, you get an authentic, unfiltered close-up view of football in America. The United Soccer League bridges the gap between the grassroots levels of football with the top class status of the MLS. This is one for all football lovers with the basic aspects of the sport that attract millions sure to be on display. Witness all the thrills and spills first hand and feel the passion of the North Carolina's with Charlotte Independence tickets on StubHub.
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Charlotte, North Carolina is home to major sports franchises such as the Carolina Panthers of the NFL and the NBA's the Charlotte Hornets. It is also home to the Charlotte Independence. The Independence kicked into life in 2014, competing in the USL league and the Independence took on the Charleston Battery in March 2015 in their first ever league game. Despite the determination to succeed in their debut appearance, the Independence went down 3-2 at Transamerica Field. Independence fans may be small in number but remain as vocal and dedicated as any other fan base in the league, cheering on the home players at their 2,300 seater stadium at the Mecklenburg County Sportsplex in Matthews, North Carolina.The Independence share rivalries with geographic neighbours the Charleston Battery, Louisville City FC, and FC Cincinnati, with the winner of Independence-Cincinnati ties taking home the Queen City Cup. Games between these teams are fiercely contested and are sure to rouse the passions of local fans.
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The Independence ended their first season with a record of 10 wins and 8 losses, finishing in 7th, this proved to be a steady start to life in the USL. The 2016 season saw the team record 14 wins while suffering 8 losses, resulting in a 5th place finish. This improved record allowed the Independence to progress to the playoffs. The Independence took on the Rochester Rhinos and went down 3–1 in New York, ending their run at the quarterfinal stage. The Independence narrowly missed out on silverware in 2016 with an away goal defeat in the Queen City Cup. The Independence lost 2-1 at the Nippert in Cincinnati with a 3-2 victory in Charlotte not enough to secure the trophy in front of home fans. The 4-4 aggregate score meant FC Cincinnati claimed the first Cup win via the away-goals rule, a bitter pill to swallow and more fuel for the fire of both the team and the fans. Be sure to follow as the Independence seek to lay claim to the region and establich themselves as a force in the USL with Charlotte Independence Tickets on StubHub.