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Indoor soccer team has great first season

A local start-up soccer club saw its only team have a great indoor season and finish second among eight squads in its division at the Williamsburg Indoor Sport Complex. Along the way, the Rogue FC U14 Inferno also won its last six matches.

Team head coach Justin Stanley, a volunteer youth soccer coach for Gloucester Parks and Recreation, said some of his players wanted to start a year-round club that did not have the expenses of travel club soccer. Also, parks and rec does not offer an indoor soccer league.

Stanley said he and team parents secured local practice space, obtained the necessary insurance, outfitted the team with uniforms, and covered the cost of registering for winter play at WISC. 

“These kids love soccer and wanted to stay together,” he said in an e-mail. “The players and the parents have worked so hard and contributed so much. I consider this group to be a family.” To reward his players, Stanley said he hopes to take his team to Virginia...

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