The Ocean City Nor’easters are looking to keep up winning ways against Bermuda
Hogges as we enter July and the final stage of the USL PDL regular season. With
only 5 games to go, nobody can afford to slip up as they race for the all
important playoff spots.
Another new rivalry but with an international twist. The Hogges have slightly
edged the four games they have contested winning 2, losing 1 and drawing 1. The
Bermuda Hogges double up as the Bermudan national U23 team and use the USL PDL as a challenging league for the young, aspiring Bermudans. The owner of the
team, Shaun Goater, made his name as a player with Manchester City of the
English Premier League scoring 101 goals in 184 appearances as well as playing
for Manchester United, Nor’easters partner club Reading FC and Bristol City.
The Nor’easters winning streak is at 5 games and the plan for Sunday is to extend that in front of a large Ocean City fanbase. The crowds at Carey Stadium have been loud and excited in their support of the Nor’easters but now the schools are out and the sun is shining even brighter the hopes from the club is that it will be one of the biggest crowds ever to come and watch this winning team.
Coach Oswald told us his thoughts ahead of the big game "The Bermuda match will be a challenge for us. They are much better then their record shows, but this is a must win match for us as we inch our way closer to the playoffs. Every team in the division is chasing us point wise and we have to keep it that way."