2011 Roster...

Discussion in 'Charleston Battery' started by Mister Obvious, Jan 1, 2011.

  1. Mister Obvious

    Arsenal
    United States
    May 20, 2006
    Charleston, SC
    Club:
    Arsenal FC
    Nat'l Team:
    United States
    The current roster is a big mystery, because it hasn't been updated. Hopefully, we can keep our nucleus and bring in some experience.
     
  2. Mikey mouse

    Mikey mouse Member

    Jul 27, 1999
    Charleston, SC
    Club:
    Charleston
    Nat'l Team:
    United States
    Always tough to keep a champion squad together, especially in the lower divisions. Even tougher now that we are D3 as both D2 teams and MLS teams will be looking to (and have teh ability to) offer better deals.

    That said. Auggie will be at the monthly Regiment meeting on Jan 12 and is prepared for questions and you know my number one question will be who is locked and who is definately not coming back in 2011.
     
  3. Mister Obvious

    Arsenal
    United States
    May 20, 2006
    Charleston, SC
    Club:
    Arsenal FC
    Nat'l Team:
    United States
    The Charleston Battery has agreed to terms with midfielder Nicki Patterson. A native of Lanark, Scotland Paterson comes to the Battery after spending the 2010 season with the Real Maryland Monarchs. Paterson joins the Charleston Battery subject to USSF approval.

    Patterson was a member of Scottish side Motherwell’s youth academy but his first senior contract was with Scotland’s Hamilton Academicals. In 2005 Paterson moved to the US to attend and play for the University of Las Vegas – Nevada where he was a four-year starter.

    Battery Head Coach Mike Anhaeuser commented “Nicki is a solid pro who and player that fits in with the qualities we are looking for. He will bring experience to our squad in the midfield.”

    After college Paterson joined the Harrisburg City Islanders in 2009 before switching to the Real Maryland Monarchs for the 2010 season.


    http://www.charlestonbattery.com/news.asp?y=2011&page=1&id=572
     
  4. Mister Obvious

    Arsenal
    United States
    May 20, 2006
    Charleston, SC
    Club:
    Arsenal FC
    Nat'l Team:
    United States
    here is the updated roster from the club's site...

    16 Stephen Armstrong M 5-10 165 7/23/1976 Cape Town, South Africa
    12 Yeniel Bermudez D 5-11 170 10/8/1985 Cienfuegos, Cuba
    19 Levi Coleman F 6-2 187 12/14/1986 Tulsa, OK
    17 Jon Gruenewald M 5-10 155 2/5/1987 Manlius, NY
    15 Alioune Gueye M 5-5 160 2/27/1987 Ziguinchor, Senegal
    13 Kevin Jackson M 5-11 165 7/5/1978 Pittsgrove, NJ
    5 Nigel Marples D 6-1 180 11/3/1985 Delta, BC
    21 Brandon Massie D 5-9 164 10/27/1987 Chesapeake, VA
    Nicki Paterson M 5-11 165 1/19/1985 Lanark, Scotland
    24 Zach Prince M/F 5-10 160 3/30/1988 Columbia, SC
    30 Keith Wiggans GK 5-11 175 9/6/1981 Charleston, SC
    20 Mike Zaher D 5-10 160 9/24/1985 Las Vegas, NV
     
  5. Mikey mouse

    Mikey mouse Member

    Jul 27, 1999
    Charleston, SC
    Club:
    Charleston
    Nat'l Team:
    United States
    Zaher is in Norway on trial. Havent heard how it is going since he got there a couple weeks ago.

    Colin Falvey still has a year option but he is down in NZ until March at the earliest. I though Bermudez was out of contract according to the article a couple months ago in the Alaska paper.

    I saw Kevin, Massie, Armstrong helping out during the USL combine and Marples is doing youth camps. Haven't seen Wiggans lately but he got engaged around the first of the year.

    Heinamann has gone to the Crew of course and Neagle, after his time in Finland, is now on trial in Seattle.
     
  6. MenaceFan

    MenaceFan New Member

    Jul 18, 2010
    Ma Cameron's
    Club:
    Aberdeen FC
    Nat'l Team:
    Scotland
    Looks like a solid core there. Glad to see Armstrong is sticking around and suiting up another year. I'm not bashful about my admiration for his play and how critical I think it is in overall team success.

    Loving the schedule as well, only a couple of conflicts with work at Riley Park. . .
     
  7. Mikey mouse

    Mikey mouse Member

    Jul 27, 1999
    Charleston, SC
    Club:
    Charleston
    Nat'l Team:
    United States

    nice, I too feel armstrong brings far more to the table than just his play on the field. I know he is a motivator, mentor, and leader at practice and off the pitch too.

    He has had some injuries over the years but I am glad he is still with the team too.
     
  8. fatbastard

    fatbastard Member+

    Aug 1, 2003
    Lincoln (ish), Va
    Club:
    DC United
    Nat'l Team:
    United States
    Good for Mike. I like him as a player, and he's a good guy.
    But I also like it when you guys employ at least 2 ex-United players and with him overseas and Wilson retired, we'll have to cut someone and send him your way - perhaps next month you'll see someone you like ;)
     
  9. Mikey mouse

    Mikey mouse Member

    Jul 27, 1999
    Charleston, SC
    Club:
    Charleston
    Nat'l Team:
    United States
    Wilson is still here in the area. I have heard some rumors about him maybe playing home games this season but they are from fourth hand sources so who knows? I do know he will be out at the Buad. weather he will be wearing a jersey or civvies is the question.

    Zaher was on a two week trial which I think it ended last week but I havent seen or heard any updates
     
  10. Mikey mouse

    Mikey mouse Member

    Jul 27, 1999
    Charleston, SC
    Club:
    Charleston
    Nat'l Team:
    United States
  11. ccuba71

    ccuba71 Member

    Jan 18, 2007
    Miami, Fl
    Club:
    FC Barcelona
    Nat'l Team:
    Brazil
  12. Mikey mouse

    Mikey mouse Member

    Jul 27, 1999
    Charleston, SC
    Club:
    Charleston
    Nat'l Team:
    United States
    From the artilce he was in a couple months ago it sounded like he was out of contract. When i saw his name I was surprised.
     
  13. ccuba71

    ccuba71 Member

    Jan 18, 2007
    Miami, Fl
    Club:
    FC Barcelona
    Nat'l Team:
    Brazil
    Yes, I am close friend of him and he ask me to represent him. On december the team sent him a letter confirm him that them want to return for one more season, but he said that he ask to the team to release him and them let him got. I spoked with Coach A. yesterday and I beleive that he talk me that Bermudez still under contract and that is one of the thing that I try to clarify right now. Also I am trying to bring to the team to cuban players: Jose Manuel Miranda the Cuban Goalkeeper from the cuban under 23 team, the one that played against USA and latter defected together with Bermudez, and Yaisel Torres, Ozzie partner in the midfielder when our team (Pinar del Rio) won the last Cuban Title.
     
  14. Mikey mouse

    Mikey mouse Member

    Jul 27, 1999
    Charleston, SC
    Club:
    Charleston
    Nat'l Team:
    United States
  15. fatbastard

    fatbastard Member+

    Aug 1, 2003
    Lincoln (ish), Va
    Club:
    DC United
    Nat'l Team:
    United States
    per goff today:
    *Former United [and Battery] defender Mike Zaher has joined ex-DCU keeper Josh Wicks in Finland.
     
  16. Mister Obvious

    Arsenal
    United States
    May 20, 2006
    Charleston, SC
    Club:
    Arsenal FC
    Nat'l Team:
    United States
  17. Mikey mouse

    Mikey mouse Member

    Jul 27, 1999
    Charleston, SC
    Club:
    Charleston
    Nat'l Team:
    United States
    Zaher had been on trial with a Norwegian club http://www.yanks-abroad.com/get.php?mode=content&id=7398 and thats where I lost track. IFK Mairenhemn is where Lamar Neagle (USL2 MVP last year) went to play for a few months, he is now on trial with seattle

    It is entirely possible he has gone there and looks like I will have to put on my deerstalker hat once again.....

    EDIT: Zaher is on trial and using a crappy translator this is what I found
    He played the entire match Saturday ending in a 1-0 loss to IFK.

    the latest post on the official site I think says he is still a test player but is going to play another preseason match...
     
  18. Mister Obvious

    Arsenal
    United States
    May 20, 2006
    Charleston, SC
    Club:
    Arsenal FC
    Nat'l Team:
    United States
  19. CCSUltra

    CCSUltra Member+

    Nov 18, 2008
    Cleveland
    Club:
    Hertha BSC Berlin
    Nat'l Team:
    United States
    Any word on if Alioune will be back for 2011?
     
  20. Mikey mouse

    Mikey mouse Member

    Jul 27, 1999
    Charleston, SC
    Club:
    Charleston
    Nat'l Team:
    United States
    The last I heard he was trying to latch on with a club in Africa (angola I believe)

    The club still has him under contract and if Ali's wishes to play in Africa falls through, he will be back. But if the moves that Auggie has made is any indication, he isn't expecting him back (we had several midfielders on trial and just signed Evan Taylor, a Jamaican International who plays a similar role.

    He was a large part of our success last year and a great guy who I wish the best for. I know he was missing home and I guess Angola is alot closer than South Carolina.
     
  21. SoccerPrime

    SoccerPrime Moderator
    Staff Member

    Apr 14, 2003
    Club:
    Real Salt Lake
    Nat'l Team:
    United States
    Thread updated and stickied, per request.

    Good luck this season, but watch out for Orlando! ;)
     
  22. Mikey mouse

    Mikey mouse Member

    Jul 27, 1999
    Charleston, SC
    Club:
    Charleston
    Nat'l Team:
    United States
    thanks for the change.

    As to Orlando, It will be good to see Fuller again...
     
  23. Mister Obvious

    Arsenal
    United States
    May 20, 2006
    Charleston, SC
    Club:
    Arsenal FC
    Nat'l Team:
    United States
  24. Mikey mouse

    Mikey mouse Member

    Jul 27, 1999
    Charleston, SC
    Club:
    Charleston
    Nat'l Team:
    United States
    FWIW I found this on wiki

    he had visa issues in 2010 as well trying to sign with AC ST Louis.

    also found this article
    http://www.clydefc.co.uk/news/2011/02/16/3804/
     
  25. Mister Obvious

    Arsenal
    United States
    May 20, 2006
    Charleston, SC
    Club:
    Arsenal FC
    Nat'l Team:
    United States
    excellent work as usual with your Google Fu
     

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