The Chattanooga Football Club bounced back from Saturday's loss to the New Orleans Jesters with a 1-0 win over Pensacola City on Sunday.
John Carrier scored an unassisted goal in the 12th minute of play, and the CFC defense made the score hold up as keeper Greg Hartley earned the shutout in goal to help CFC improve to 2-1-1 in NPSL Southeast play.
The Chattanooga FC returns home Wednesday to host the Atlanta Silverbacks from the professional North American Soccer League in U.S. Open Cup action.
The winner of Wednesday's showdown will earn the right to host Major League Soccer's Real Salt Lake in the next round of the Open Cup.
Jim Tanner has worked as assistant sports editor at the Times Free Press since late 2006. He started at the Times Free Press in 2001 and worked as a news copy/design editor from 2001 through 2006. In addition to working as a night and weekend editor producing local and national sports coverage for print and online readers, Jim occasionally writes local sports and outdoors stories. Jim grew up in Ringgold, Ga., and is a graduate ...