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Virginia Beach Mariners
Before the Virginia Beach Mariners disbanded due to lack of ownership on March 30th, 2007, the club used to play in 1st division of United Soccer League.
The team was founded as Hampton Roads Hurricanes in 1994, but after playing their inaugural season, the team was renamed to Mariners, and later in 2003 team got its most recent name, which was Virginia Beach Mariners.
The team became the part of A-League after they went on a break in 1997. Since 1999 till the day team was folded, Mariners played their home games at Virginia Beach Sportsplex that is located in Virginia Beach, Virginia.
The Virginia Beach Submariners was the USL Premier Development League Club that was added by Mariners in 2006.
As the ownership of the Submariners was changed, after the disbandment of the Mariners, the team was renamed to Hampton Roads Piranhas after it was taken over by a Women?s W-League Soccer club, Hampton Roads Piranhas.
During their match Mariners had their first chance at scoring the goal in the 8th minute of the first half, a chance which was not availed by the team.
Jakob Fenger got an open on the right, to pass on the ball to Tefore Bennett who was in position of making a far post run, by unfortunately Fenger?s shot went well wide. Seattle?s Welton made a shot in the 17th minute deflected a bit towards the near post only to be saved by Matt Nelson?s dive.
Darren Caskey, who has marked him self as the top scorer of Mariners, had shot, later in the match, from over the arc, but that shot went a bit to over and wide. Later in the 32nd minute in to the match, Fenger made another shot but that was caught by the hands of Burpo.
After Nelson, along with the ball, breached the line as he slid through, thus providing Seattle with a Free Kick from the right edge of the penalty area. The free kick was taken by Seattle?s Klaas, which was cleared by the defense.
Graham?s 2nd marvelous header was hit in the 44th minute after Kevin Sakuda took a 20 yard shot which deflected towards the corner. After that header the possession of the ball was taken by Levesque, who then took a shot that went well wide.
The second half of the match kicked off as the Mariners? Fenger ran a cross through the goal area. But eventually Fenger failed to get the ball to the goal.
In the 55th minute in to the match, Welton of Seattle found 12 open yards from goal. Under Nelson, Welton made his shot towards the goal, only to be saved by Nelson.
In the 70th minute into match Levesque was awarded with a long free kick, but it wasn?t availed from him as his shot went well wide.
The spark of offensive play was brought into the game by Seattle?s Franklin Chacon, who bent a nice cross to Levesque?s head only to take a shot that went wide in the 79th minute of the match.