Dragons Ready to Roar as Season Kicks off in Fresno This Saturday
The Dragon has been hibernating for nine long months, and this weekend it will awaken in Fresno, California. That’s right Dragons fans another exciting season of PDL in northern California returns. Your Burlingame Dragons FC will take on their small town rival, the Fresno Fuego. You will be able to view all the exciting play live on the internet channel called Youtube.
The Dragons had one heck of a season last year. Some might say the team that we assembled last year was fated to go to the playoffs and beyond. However, the soccer gods had other plans in mind. We did indeed make the playoffs, but the "beyond" was just out of reach. We traveled to the hot, dry fields of Tuscon, Arizona to seek the PDL Championship Silverware, but alas it was not in the cards. The lads performed wonderfully and gave it their all. In the end, the Dragons finish the season with a record of 8-6-2, reaching the Western Conference Championship Semi Final Round. A fine finish to a wonderful season.
This year's Dragons saga is much different than years past. The winds of change are blowing! The Dragons renewed their affiliation contract with the famed MLS club the San Jose Earthquakes just after the first of the year. With our new contract in place, the Dragons were able to bring on a new head coach and some new front office staff. We were overjoyed to land San Jose Earthquakes Hall of Famer Joe Cannon to Coach the Dragons this 2017 season. In a very short time, Cannon has put together a group of gents ready for the challenge. We know the road to victory this season will not be easy and we are hungry for the win!
The Dragons home opener is Sunday, May 14, 2017, at Burlingame High school. We are lucky again this year to be at the same venue as years past. The field in Burlingame is such a great place to watch soccer. Located close to downtown Burlingame and right on the Caltrain line, it is easy to get to from many great restaurants and bars. This year we will be offering free food for the first three games included in your ticket price. We have lined up some great vendors, Nachoria, Maverick Jacks and Blue Line Pizza who will sponsor the food for those games. The bounce house, Torch the Dragon, and of course, great soccer on the field all returns this month.
Burlingame Dragons Soccer is back!