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USL CHAMPIONSHIP

2019/2020 Season

POS TEAM W D L PTS
1 Phoenix 24 6 4 78
2 Reno 18 6 10 60
3 Fresno 16 9 9 57
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Rising earn 20th straight win in abandoned match

Saturday's USL Championship match between Phoenix Rising and LA Galaxy II was abandoned with six minutes remaining over concerns about player safety.

Phoenix's Ben Spencer had just scored to put the Rising ahead 4-1 in the 77th minute when a beer can was thrown onto the field that landed in close proximity to several Galaxy II players. A statement from the Phoenix Rising identified the perpetrator as a "non-Phoenix Rising supporter."

The referees suspended the match, which took place at Phoenix's...

Among the Chugs: How Phoenix Rising's Dollar Beer Night became a 13-0-0 phenomenon

Since starting their promotion in 2017, Phoenix have not lost a game on Dollar Beer Night.

*Editor's note: Phoenix continued their winning streak to make it 14-0-0 with a win over Sacramento Republic FC on Aug. 23.

SCOTTSDALE, Ariz. -- Clay Meschke had seen the belt sit on a shelf at his local skate shop for a while.

It was like a fanny pack for beer, with six insulated holders across the front and snaps in the back. He knew he needed it, but for what? Though he wasn't sure, every time the 26-year-old went in, the belt was still there, untouched, unsold. Finally, one day he offered...

Toe Poke Daily: Phoenix Rising's amazing winning run on $1 beer night continues

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Phoenix Rising make it 11-0-0 on $1 beer night

Clubs often try gimmicks to get supporters through the door. Some of them work, others fall flat. But USL Championship side Phoenix Rising have nailed it.

What's the...


Ex-Chelsea, Ivory Coast striker Didier Drogba announces retirement

Former Chelsea striker Didier Drogba announced his retirement on Wednesday, calling time on a 20-year career in which the bullish centre forward won four Premier League titles and the 2012 Champions League.

Drogba, who had been playing in the United States for Phoenix Rising, had two spells at Chelsea, scoring 164 goals in 381 games having spearheaded the west London club's revival under owner Roman Abramovich.

"When I think of the last 20 years of my professional career, looking at this picture...

Didier Drogba indicates he'll continue playing after USL Cup loss

Didier Drogba joined Phoenix Rising in 2017 as player and co-owner.
Didier Drogba has played for USL club Phoenix Rising FC, where he is a co-owner, since 2017.

Former Chelsea and Ivory Coast striker Didier Drogba seemingly hinted on Friday that he will continue playing football, one day after the Phoenix Rising FC's defeat in the final of the United Soccer League Cup.

Drogba, a player and co-owner at the Phoenix club since 2017, had previously said that he would retire at the end of the season, which has now come to a close with the 1-0 loss to Louisville City FC.

Drogba did not address the topic following Thursday's match, but he posted on Friday a message...