Real Maryland FC and Real Sporting de Gijón Form Partnership
Silver Spring, MD -- Real Maryland FC announced today that it has formed a partnership with Real Sporting de Gijón who plays in La Liga, Primera Division of Spain. The Spanish club was established June 1, 1905 in Gijón, Asturias. Known as the Rojiblancos because of their red and white striped jerseys, their home field is El Molinon Stadium.
“I couldn’t be more proud of the relationship between the two clubs,” said Owner Victor Moran. “I believe the new relationship will benefit both clubs from the youth level all the way to the professional level.”
The partnership is focused on multiple aspects of player and club development. Various aspects of the new relationship include:
The partnership offers a tremendous opportunity in the development and identification of talented players, especially young talent. “I believe it is the goal of every young player to go overseas to get a shot,” said General Manager David Noyes. “We are very fortunate to be able to offer this to the local youth.” By building this relationship it helps to improve the quality of football both in the USL and at the grassroots level of Maryland.
Real Maryland FC participates in the Second Division of the United Soccer Leagues. All 2009 Regular Season Home Games will be played at Lester Stadium at Richard Montgomery High School in Rockville, MD. For more information, please visit www.realmaryland.us or contact General Manager David Noyes at (301) 933-6460.