Rust Belt Derby Dates Set

FC Buffalo will look to rebound from a last place finish in the inaugural Rust Belt Derby beginning with May 31’s road date in Cleveland against the reigning Royals.

The Blitzers managed only two points from the four contests last season, tying AFC Cleveland once and Detroit City once while dropping the other ties against their Rust Belt rivals. Cleveland’s 8 points were enough to win the trophy, while DCFC snagged 5 points.

2013 Rust Belt Derby Dates

May 17 – AFC Cleveland at Detroit City FC
May 31 – FC Buffalo at AFC Cleveland
June 9 – AFC Cleveland at FC Buffalo
June 23 – FC Buffalo at Detroit City FC
July 5 – Detroit City FC at AFC Cleveland
July 7 – Detroit City FC at FC Buffalo

Point Structure

Win= 3 Derby Points

Tie= 1 Derby point to each team

Loss= 0 Derby Points

In case of a tie the teams tied will get 1 Derby Point for a “Goal For” and -1 Derby Point for a “Goal Against”