Chattanooga Football Club Opens Season With Road Win

Sunday, May 11, 2014
The Chattanooga Football Club opened their 2014 season with a 2-0 road win over the Georgia Revolution in Conyers, Ga.

Luke Winter scored on a free kick in the first half.

Header by Michael brooks assiste by John carrier in the second have gave them a 2-0 lead.

The team will be at home on Wednesday as they host an opening round game of the Lamar Hunt US Open Cup.  The tournament is the oldest ongoing soccer competition in the United States.

Chattanooga will face the Wilmington Hammerheads at 7:30 at Finley Stadium on Wednesday.   A large Chattanooga crowd is expected. 

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