Independence Central's 2021 WPSL Fixture List Revealed
CHARLOTTE (April 20, 2021) – On Tuesday, Charlotte Independence Soccer Club unveiled Charlotte Independence Central's WPSL schedule for the 2021 season, running from May 14 to July 11. Independence Central will compete in the Southern Division in WPSL’s Carolinas Conference, with the fixture dates being announced today.
Independence Central will begin their season with a home match against the Charlotte Eagles.
Dave Carton's side are then set to host a second consecutive match in a row at Manchester Meadows against Wake FC as the season gets underway.
Independence Central are penciled in for their first away clash against Asheville City SC on Friday, June 4. Independence Central will also face SC Bantams on June 6 (home), before a three-game road trip at Charlotte Eagles on June 11, Wake FC on June 27, and SC Bantams on July 7.
They conclude the season with a home match against Asheville City SC on Sunday, July 11.
See the full 2021 WPSL fixture list below.
14 – Charlotte Eagles (H)
18 – Wake FC (H)
4 – Asheville City SC (A)
6 – SC Bantams (H)
11 – Charlotte Eagles (A)
27 – Wake FC (A)
7 – SC Bantams (A)
11 – Asheville City SC (H)
"We view our WPSL Program as a vehicle to spearhead our goals for women's soccer in this community," said Carton. "2021 will see the first season where Independence Soccer Club will compete in the WPSL and USL League Two. We are very fortunate to have the opportunity to provide a superb gameday experience for our players and supporters by creating a superb club atmosphere each time we play. It will be a very exciting summer."
The Women’s Premier Soccer League strives to provide the highest level of developmental opportunities for amateur players in the United States. Entering its 22nd season, the WPSL has grown to more than 100 clubs and is the largest women’s soccer league in the world.
For more information regarding Independence Central, visit independencesoccer.club. Additional information will be forth coming directly to Independence SC’s members.
ABOUT CHARLOTTE INDEPENDENCE SOCCER CLUB: In April 2019, the Charlotte Independence announced a historic formation of the Charlotte Independence Soccer Club (Independence SC). Independence Soccer Club is one of the top-10 largest, youth-to-professional clubs in the United States with a player network of close to 12,000 members, formed from existing youth soccer clubs of Carolina Rapids Soccer Club, Discoveries Soccer Club, and Lake Norman Soccer Club. Together, Independence Soccer Club is positioned to build a better club in serving the surrounding Charlotte-area soccer communities.
Independence Soccer Club is a comprehensive soccer club with playing levels for boys and girls ranging from recreation levels, ECNL, NPL, USL (United Soccer League) Academy, USL League Two, to the USL Championship. The creation of Independence Soccer from Carolina Rapids Soccer Club, Discoveries Soccer Club, and Lake Norman Soccer Club allows for pooled resources from all clubs, which effectively elevates player experiences and club programming, increases in coaches development opportunities, and strengthened partnerships with local municipalities and sponsors. The affiliation with the Charlotte Independence professional soccer team provides players a clear pathway to the highest level of professional soccer. The Charlotte Independence currently plays in the United Soccer League Championship at the Sportsplex at Matthews and is focused on building the profile of the club through culture, community and performance as the team moves to a revitalized 10,000-seat American Legion Memorial Stadium in the spring of 2021.
The creation of Independence Soccer Club has allowed for pooled resources from all legacy clubs, which has effectively elevated player experiences, expanded club programming, increased coaching development opportunities, and strengthened partnerships with local municipalities and sponsors. It has also enhanced marketing efforts, increased sponsorship opportunities, and facilitated future infrastructure development in every single community associated with the club.
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