This Date in Sidekicks History

August 19

Player Motivation

1988: Team president David Shuttee announced that Mark Karpun, who was one of only 3 players still on the roster from the Charter Season, would not be offered a contract before Training Camp. Citing only one roster space available after 17 other players had signed contracts or come to terms, Shuttee announced that Karpun, at the time the club's second leading scorer, would be invited to Training Camp to compete for the final position available.

Always Remember the First Time


Record Book


Regular Season Games

Schedule Released

1987: The 1987-88 schedule was released on this date.


Future Opponents

1992: The L.A. United franchise was awarded by the CISL.


Hat Tricks

1994: Tatu and Nick Stavrou each scored three goals vs Sacramento on this date.