Kickers Prediction Game of Awesome Round 6

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 Saturday, May 24 at 7:00 PM at City Stadium. This is part of a long stretch of games for the Kickers  (4-1-4) and they’ll be looking at another one on Wednesday with the Open Cup. For now though all eyes are the visiting Charlotte Eagles  (3-5-0)

Match Preview covers the history between the teams and who you should keep on eye on.

Prediction Reasoning Score

RVANews Soccer Guru

Richmond-Kickers-Logo I’ve shown an amazingly lack of faith so far this year but now I’m back aboard the Kickers bandwagon and I’m playing a big ole’ tuba. I’m not even sure what that means. Despite the travel and the packed schedule I think the Kickers pull out a gutsy hard fought win. 3

Red Army

Richmond-Kickers-Logo Charlotte has gotten us the last two times, including in the playoffs last year.  It’s not going to happen again, at least not this week.  The team is starting to gel, and with actual rest for the first time in a while the good times will keep on keeping on.  2-0 Kickers 3

Richmond Kickers

Richmond-Kickers-Logo I am just going to come out and say that I really don’t like those Eagles. They keep messing everything up for us. Revenge will be had by the Kickers and we will win, especially since they know there isn’t any Kick It Hunny right now. I hear it’s coming back soon though!!! 3

Total Soccer Show

draw Tie. On paper, the Kickers should beat the Eagles … but that’s what we thought going in to the USL Pro semi-final game last season. And playing three games in five days recently could weigh the Kickers down. But I feel goals in the air, so I’m saying 2-2, with George Davis IV having reason to celebrate once again. 3

Special Bonus Video Kickeroo going to town on a Crocodile

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.

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Richard Hayes

When Richard isn’t rounding up neighborhood news, he’s likely watching soccer or chasing down the latest and greatest craft beer.

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