Fall 2018 Roster Released

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Savannah, Ga - Coach Menke has released his first Roster Selection as Head Coach of the Savannah Clovers. Old and new faces make up the Roster that will compete in the UPSL Mid Atlantic Southeast Conference. J. W. May has been brought on to fill the Goal Keeping ranks after the departure of Nestor Zepeda. Tomas Lopez returns to the Clovers after a season playing with AFC Mobile in the Gulf Coast Premier League. Brion Kelly, Inmer Reyes, Hector Hernandez, Gaston Rodriguez and Madison Hagan have all been added to the Roster after a successful tryout. Week 1 UPSL National Player of the Week Henry Bane returns along with Captain Jay DeAlmedia who led the Clovers with 10 goals in the Spring 2018 UPSL Season. Other returning players include Paul Van Scherpenseel, Kike Carcamo, Ali Bassir, Miguel Lopez, and Jared Seff. See full Roster below.

 

GOALKEEPERS

Ali Bassir

J. W. May

 

MIDFIELDERS

Erik Salaises

Henry Bane

Danny Reddin

Alex Rosillo

Oscar Peña

Timo Mesa

Tomas Lopez

Pablo Rios

Inmer Reyes

David Jackson

Kike Carcamo

Miguel Lopez

Hector Hernandez

Jesus Ulloa

Gaston Rodriguez

 

DEFENDERS

Davis Williford

Brian Pineda

Brion Kelly

Bryce Wells

Will Ruppert

 Paul Van Scherpenseel

 Jorge Zelaya

 Ashe Hall

 Jared Seff

 Alex Chamberlin

 

FORWARDS

Jay DeAlmedia

Madison Hagan

Logan Merry

ABOUT SAVANNAH CLOVERS: DERIVED FROM FIRST CITY SUPPORTERS, SAVANNAH CLOVERS FOOTBALL CLUB WAS FOUNDED ON JUNE 23, 2016 AS AN AMATEUR SOCCER CLUB. OPERATING AS A NON-PROFIT, WE HOPE TO ENGAGE PLAYERS, FANS AND LOCAL BUSINESSES IN AN EFFORT TO GIVE BACK TO OUR COMMUNITY. IN SPRING OF 2018, THE SAVANNAH CLOVERS WILL COMPETE IN THE NEWLY FORMED UPSL SOUTHEAST CONFERENCE. FORMED IN 2011, THE UPSL IS A SANCTIONED 5TH DIVISION SOCCER LEAGUE. Click here for Savannah Clovers Season Tickets.  

ABOUT THE UNITED PREMIER SOCCER LEAGUE: UPSL is the fastest growing Pro Development League in the USA, with 140-plus teams targeted for 2018 Spring Season. Each UPSL team is individually owned and operated, and is responsible for maintaining either UPSL Pro Premier Division or Championship Division minimum standards. UPSL teams are all eligible to participate in the U.S. Open Cup Qualifying Rounds through the leagues affiliation with the U.S. Soccer Federation (USSF) and the United States Adult Soccer Association (USASA).

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Learn more about Coach Menke

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  Coach Menke at Colorado Rapids

Coach Menke at Colorado Rapids

 

Savannah, Ga - The Savannah Clovers would like to welcome Garrett Menke as our new Head Coach. Garrett has over 14 years of coaching experience and will be a valuable member of our organization. Garrett holds a USSF and FA coaching license and worked under Coach Oscar Pareja during his stint at MLS side Colorado Rapids. Growing up in England, Garrett fell in love with the world's game. "I grew up next to some of the greats, Cantona, Beckham, Schmeichel, Johnson. From that point on I knew soccer would play a huge part in my life. I would either be playing at the highest level or coaching.". In addition to the Colorado Rapids, Garrett has also coached with the Colorado Storm, Colorado United, Silver Creek and Lutheran High School in Colorado. Locally, he's coached at Calvary Day School.

"We're happy to bring on Garrett as our Head Coach. His many years of experience and growth potential is something our club is intrigued by. We know Garrett will do a his best to field a talented squad and display an exciting playing style." - Brian Sykes, Club President.

You can catch Coach Menke and the Savannah Clovers at Memorial Stadium for our 2018 UPSL Fall Season through November. Single Match Tickets are now available! See you there!

 

ABOUT SAVANNAH CLOVERS: DERIVED FROM FIRST CITY SUPPORTERS, SAVANNAH CLOVERS FOOTBALL CLUB WAS FOUNDED ON JUNE 23, 2016 AS AN AMATEUR SOCCER CLUB. OPERATING AS A NON-PROFIT, WE HOPE TO ENGAGE PLAYERS, FANS AND LOCAL BUSINESSES IN AN EFFORT TO GIVE BACK TO OUR COMMUNITY. IN SPRING OF 2018, THE SAVANNAH CLOVERS WILL COMPETE IN THE NEWLY FORMED UPSL SOUTHEAST CONFERENCE. FORMED IN 2011, THE UPSL IS A SANCTIONED 5TH DIVISION SOCCER LEAGUE. Click here for Savannah Clovers Season Tickets.  

ABOUT THE UNITED PREMIER SOCCER LEAGUE: UPSL is the fastest growing Pro Development League in the USA, with 140-plus teams targeted for 2018 Spring Season. Each UPSL team is individually owned and operated, and is responsible for maintaining either UPSL Pro Premier Division or Championship Division minimum standards. UPSL teams are all eligible to participate in the U.S. Open Cup Qualifying Rounds through the leagues affiliation with the U.S. Soccer Federation (USSF) and the United States Adult Soccer Association (USASA).

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The Savannah Clovers find a new home in Memorial Stadium

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Savannah, Ga - The Savannah Clovers are excited to play our entire 2018 UPSL Fall Regular Season at the newly built Memorial Stadium.  The new stadium replaces the old Memorial Stadium built back in 1957. The stadium capacity has been reduced from 15,000 to 5,000 and will now feature a synthetic turf field. A digital scoreboard, full locker rooms and concession stands are just some of the amenities the Clovers and fans will be able to enjoy when the stadium opens to the public. The Savannah Clovers will play the very first soccer game at the facility on 9.15.18 as we host Broncos United Football Club in Week 1 play of the UPSL Mid Atlantic Southeast Conference. Tickets available here. The 12 million dollar project was funded by SPLOST, Special Purpose Local Option Sales Tax and is apart of the Chatham County Parks and Recreation System. 

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Memorial Stadium Highlights

  • $12 Million Construction Project

  • 5,000 Seating Capacity

  • Paved parking lot with overflow parking spaces

  • Team locker rooms

  • Press box for event broadcasting or streaming

  • Synthetic Turf Field

  • Digital Scoreboard

  • Public Bathrooms and Concession

  • Ability to host Match Day Tailgate activities

 

ABOUT SAVANNAH CLOVERS: DERIVED FROM FIRST CITY SUPPORTERS, SAVANNAH CLOVERS FOOTBALL CLUB WAS FOUNDED ON JUNE 23, 2016 AS AN AMATEUR SOCCER CLUB. OPERATING AS A NON-PROFIT, WE HOPE TO ENGAGE PLAYERS, FANS AND LOCAL BUSINESSES IN AN EFFORT TO GIVE BACK TO OUR COMMUNITY. IN SPRING OF 2018, THE SAVANNAH CLOVERS WILL COMPETE IN THE NEWLY FORMED UPSL SOUTHEAST CONFERENCE. FORMED IN 2011, THE UPSL IS A SANCTIONED 5TH DIVISION SOCCER LEAGUE. Click here for Savannah Clovers Season Tickets.  

ABOUT THE UNITED PREMIER SOCCER LEAGUE: UPSL is the fastest growing Pro Development League in the USA, with 140-plus teams targeted for 2018 Spring Season. Each UPSL team is individually owned and operated, and is responsible for maintaining either UPSL Pro Premier Division or Championship Division minimum standards. UPSL teams are all eligible to participate in the U.S. Open Cup Qualifying Rounds through the leagues affiliation with the U.S. Soccer Federation (USSF) and the United States Adult Soccer Association (USASA).

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Savannah Clovers announce 2018 UPSL Fall Schedule

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  Final Spring Regular Season Standings

Final Spring Regular Season Standings

Savannah, Ga - The Savannah Clovers will return for the UPSL Fall Season this September. The Mid Atlantic Southeast Conference saw a bit of a realignment, departure and arrival of new clubs. Union FC, Soda City FC and San Lee FC join the fold of returning clubs in the Clovers, Broncos United FC and Sparta 20/20 FC. The 10 game Regular Season will begin at home on 9/15 as the Clovers host Broncos United FC. The Clovers won 5-0 in the last meeting between the two squads at Floyd E. Morris Field back in Mid July. The Square City Club will again play at home for Week 2 action as we take on Union FC of Monroe, NC. The Clovers first away match will be against Sparta 20/20 FC on 9/29. These two clubs share a unique history in being the first ever UPSL Southeast match up back on March 3rd, 2018. The Clovers will end the Regular Season at home on 11/17, hosting Soda City of Columbia, SC. A match that could prove to be a pivotal for playoff positioning. Match Times and Venue TBD. 

SINGLE MATCH TICKETS

Savannah Clovers v Broncos United FC

Savannah Clovers v Union FC

SEASON TICKETS

UPSL Fall Season Tickets

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ABOUT SAVANNAH CLOVERS: DERIVED FROM FIRST CITY SUPPORTERS, SAVANNAH CLOVERS FOOTBALL CLUB WAS FOUNDED ON JUNE 23, 2016 AS AN AMATEUR SOCCER CLUB. OPERATING AS A NON-PROFIT, WE HOPE TO ENGAGE PLAYERS, FANS AND LOCAL BUSINESSES IN AN EFFORT TO GIVE BACK TO OUR COMMUNITY. IN SPRING OF 2018, THE SAVANNAH CLOVERS WILL COMPETE IN THE NEWLY FORMED UPSL SOUTHEAST CONFERENCE. FORMED IN 2011, THE UPSL IS A SANCTIONED 5TH DIVISION SOCCER LEAGUE. Click here for Savannah Clovers Season Tickets.  

ABOUT THE UNITED PREMIER SOCCER LEAGUE: UPSL is the fastest growing Pro Development League in the USA, with 140-plus teams targeted for 2018 Spring Season. Each UPSL team is individually owned and operated, and is responsible for maintaining either UPSL Pro Premier Division or Championship Division minimum standards. UPSL teams are all eligible to participate in the U.S. Open Cup Qualifying Rounds through the leagues affiliation with the U.S. Soccer Federation (USSF) and the United States Adult Soccer Association (USASA).

Match Review: Savannah Clovers v Broncos United FC

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Savannah, Ga - The Square City Club exploded for 5 goals in the second half in a dominating performance over Broncos United FC this past Saturday. Both sides saw early chances wasted in a back and forth affair in the first half. In the 9th min. of play the Broncos forward scuffed a chance to go up 1 nil. 15th min, Clovers earn a corner just to see the header put wide and over the bar. Miguel Lopez's shot in the 30th min was saved and collected  by the Broncos GK. Clovers GK Ali Bassir made two big saves in the 40th and 44th min, preserving the score at 0-0 going into halftime. The Captain, Jay DeAlmeida would break the deadlock in the 63rd min of play, scoring at close range with the Broncos GK caught out of goal. DeAlmeida would add another in the 65th min on an assist from Miguel Lopez. 10 minutes later, Miguel Lopez's efforts on the left side would pay off, pushing the lead to 3-0. Nestor Zepeda, assisted by Oscar Pen, would tally his first goal for the Clovers in the 83rd min. Defender Diego Munafo would cap off the game in the 89th min, converting a free kick opportunity just outside the penalty box. With the 5-0 win over the Broncos, the Clovers end the UPSL Spring Season on 27 points in 3rd place. 46 goals scored with a goal difference of 23. The Clovers would like to thank all the fans and sponsors for supporting us in our inaugural UPSL Season. Be sure to keep up with the Clovers on social media for the lasted news on tryouts and our Fall Season. 

ABOUT SAVANNAH CLOVERS: DERIVED FROM FIRST CITY SUPPORTERS, SAVANNAH CLOVERS FOOTBALL CLUB WAS FOUNDED ON JUNE 23, 2016 AS AN AMATEUR SOCCER CLUB. OPERATING AS A NON-PROFIT, WE HOPE TO ENGAGE PLAYERS, FANS AND LOCAL BUSINESSES IN AN EFFORT TO GIVE BACK TO OUR COMMUNITY. IN SPRING OF 2018, THE SAVANNAH CLOVERS WILL COMPETE IN THE NEWLY FORMED UPSL SOUTHEAST CONFERENCE. FORMED IN 2011, THE UPSL IS A SANCTIONED 5TH DIVISION SOCCER LEAGUE. Click here for Savannah Clovers Season Tickets.  

ABOUT THE UNITED PREMIER SOCCER LEAGUE: UPSL is the fastest growing Pro Development League in the USA, with 140-plus teams targeted for 2018 Spring Season. Each UPSL team is individually owned and operated, and is responsible for maintaining either UPSL Pro Premier Division or Championship Division minimum standards. UPSL teams are all eligible to participate in the U.S. Open Cup Qualifying Rounds through the leagues affiliation with the U.S. Soccer Federation (USSF) and the United States Adult Soccer Association (USASA).

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