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Déjà Roo: 2009 USL-2 Championship, Kickers vs Charlotte from August 29, 2009

By Patrick Wood, 06/03/20, 2:45PM EDT


Kickers Legends Mike Burke and Ronnie Pascale to Call the Match

RICHMOND, Va. – (Wednesday, June 3, 2020) – The Richmond Kickers continue the new live feature, Déjà Roo, presented by Absolute Stone Design this Saturday night at 6:30 p.m. This series looks back at matches in Kickers history with live commentary from players and coaches that were in the match to bring fans unique content and activate our loyal partnerships. Catch the broadcast live on the Kickers Facebook and Twitter pages. Fans can ask questions throughout the match in the broadcast chats.

This week’s Déjà Roo will look at the 2009 USL-2 Championship match that featured the Kickers hosting the Charlotte Eagles at City Stadium back on August 29, 2009. The Eagles took a 1-0 lead into halftime, before three second half goals for the Kickers saw Richmond claim it’s second trophy in four years. 

During the match, Kickers Manager of Digital Content, Nathan Heintschel will be joined by Kickers Legends midfielder Mike Burke and goalkeeper Ronnie Pascale. Now a Technical Director for the Richmond Kickers Youth Club, Burke holds the franchise record with 61 assists. The perennial fan favorite amassed nearly 18,000 minutes in a Richmond Kickers uniform over 11 seasons and garnered Supporter’s Choice MVP honors on six consecutive occasions before retiring from professional soccer in 2012. A long-time veteran of the Kickers, Pascale made a club-record 304 appearances over 13 seasons in Richmond between 2000-12. The North Salem, N.Y. native also leads the club with 97 shutouts.