Prior to every home game a panel of so called experts will predict the outcome of the Richmond Kickers game. Each expert receives 1 point for each correct prediction. At the end of the season the winner gets a trophy and pack of gum.
Kickers play this Friday, May 9 at 7:00 PM . Kickers are 2-1-3 and Arizona United sit at 2-1-1 and haven’t played on the road this year. The Kickers are presenting the Kickers Fiesta Latina, with live Latin music from Timbason La Original at 6:00 p.m. and tickets to the VIP Fiesta Tent, including Modelo beer and all-you-can-eat tacos are on sale now for $20 at Richmond Kickers.com.
Match Preview is here. Our panel overall gives the nod to the Kickers and once again one so called expert is raining on the Kicker parade.
BREAKING NEWS: Due to demand Wild Wolf Kick it Hunny will not be available until later in May at City Stadium. Apparently we drank it all. It’s still available in select bars including Gus’ Bar and Grill, Post Bellum, and Station 2 might have a keg or two around.
RVA News Soccer Guru (Richard Hayes): All of Richard’s soccer knowledge comes from playing FIFA on the original Playstation and standing in bars, drinking, and yelling at the television. He also helps run RVA DCU and American Outlaws Richmond Chapter, which mainly involves drinking and yelling at televisions.
Red Army (Matt Myers): Matt was sent off by Leigh Cowlishaw in a summer camp scrimmage as a pre-teen but has not held that against the team. He’s coming to grips with being a relatively old man now after seeing the youngsters in the Red Army and on the Kickers roster. He’s also attended way more matches than he should admit to, especially for having lived in Richmond a total of one out of the last 13 years.
Richmond Kickers (Kickeroo): The Kicker from down under. He doesn’t really like anyone who isn’t a fan of the Kickers. A daredevil who will pretty much try anything and everything but would rather not talk (on the advice from lawyers) about the incident with the scooter and the Flaming Hoop of Death. He’s also sensitive marsupial who enjoys long walks on a dew covered soccer field and watching the sun set behind the goal post. He also shares something with the new Kickers beer, Kick it Hunny: Hops.
Total Soccer Show (Daryl Grove): Daryl is English so every thing he says about footsoccerball naturally carries more weight because he says it a British accent. He is also part of the excellent local radio show and podcast Total Soccer Show that keeps track of all soccer related things in an intelligent and fun way. If you’re not listening to the Total Soccer Show you need to change that post haste.