Sacramento Gold Soccer Team
For Immediate Release
July 7, 2012
In the final game of the regular 2012 National Premier Soccer League season, the Sacramento Gold tied Real San Jose, 3 to 3. Scoring for the Gold were John Jones and Oscar Sandoval, who netted two goals.
Real San Jose goals were scored by Jesse Kehoe, Greivin Pacheco and Johnny Gonzales.
For more information, see the Sacramento Gold websitehttp://sacramentogoldfc.org or contact Cy Rickards at(916) 798-3933.
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For Immediate Release
May 6, 2012
In a back and forth game, San Jose scored first in the 14th minute. Sacramento scored the equalizer in the 27th minute when Adam Owen scored off a cross by Duvall and then took the lead in the 29th minute when Bo Fonseca scored off a corner by Oscar Sandoval.
Real San Jose came back to tie the game in the 56th minute and it was a back and forth game from there, with both teams having a number of scoring opportunities until the Gold scored the winner with just seconds left in the match.
The Gold travel to
Fullerton Simi Valley next weekend in a match against the Hasental FC Fullerton United Rangers. The next home game for the Gold is Sunday, May 20th when they meet the San Diego Boca at 2 p.m. at the River City High School Stadium in West Sacramento.
For more information contact Cy Rickards at firstname.lastname@example.org or (916) 719-0857.
(West Sacramento CA.- March 10, 2012)–Sacramento Gold FC squared off against Real San Jose in a Lamar Hunt U.S Open Cup Qualifying match on Saturday, March 10, 2012 at River City High School. Sacramento came out on top 2-0; both goals where scored by Manolo Piña in the first half of competition.
Piña lit up the scoreboard in the 29th minute after an assist from defender Jon Jones.
Slipping behind the back line, Piña was able to collect the pass and beat the San Jose goalie for the easy tap in.
In the 36th minute Gold FC forward Oscar Sandoval snuck out into the flank and delivered a pin-point cross to the pouncing Piña. After trapping the ball, Piña was able to hit a right-footed shot past the-once-again beaten San Jose goal tender.
The second half continued to be dominated by Sacramento. With a stingy defense and with constant ball possession, Gold FC was able to attack from all angles. In the end, after countless Real goalkeeper saves, San Jose was able to keep the score 0-2.
Gold FC Head coach Ruben Mora Jr., recognized the team effort but is focused on working out some of the kinks. Stating, “We are happy with the outcome, but at times we looked a little rusty. The season crept up on us quick and it’s going to take some time, but we will find our rhythm.”
Up next Sacramento will host North Coast Tsunami on March 24, 2012 at 7pm in River City High School.
Gold FC will open regular season play in April. Further team and season detail will be posted at www.sacramentogoldfc.com
In the first round of qualifying matches for the 2012 Lamar Hunt U.S. Open Cup, the 2010 National Premier Soccer League (NPSL) Champions Sacramento Gold knocked off Real San Jose Saturday night by a score of 2 to 0. The match was played before a cold, but hardy crowd at the Gold’s home field, West Sacramento’s River City High School.
Manolo Pina scored both Gold goals. The first, came in the 29th minute on an assist by Marco Ramirez and the second in the 36th minute on an assist by Oscar Sandoval. The Gold dominated play in the second half but were held scoreless, in large part due to several outstanding saves by the San Jose keeper.
The Lamar Hunt U.S. Open Cup is the oldest ongoing national soccer competition in the United States and is presently open to all United States Soccer Federation affiliated teams, from amateur adult club teams, like the Gold, to the professional clubs of Major League Soccer. The top two tiers Major League Soccer and the North American Soccer League, earn berths into the third and second round propers of the tournament respectively. This is the first time in six years that all first and second division teams automatically qualify into the tournament. The third, fourth and fifth tiers of the pyramid play in a series of qualification and state tournaments to determine the berths into the tournament. These teams will complete the 64 team field in the U.S. Open Cup.
The Gold plays next on March 24th at 7 p.m. at River City High School when they take on the North Coast Tsunami of Eureka.
For more information, see the Sacramento Gold’s website at www.sacramentogoldfc.com or contact Cy Rickards at (916) 798-3933 or email@example.com.