RailHawks elsewhere: a look at where former Carolina players are this season

mblake@newsobserver.comApril 8, 2014 

With the Carolina RailHawks’ season opener this Saturday, it’s time to track where some of the former RailHawks players are right now. As of Tuesday afternoon, only six former players are scattered about the rest of the North American Soccer League.

“Former player” is a wide-ranging term in this case.

Some fan favorites stayed multiple seasons – like Daniel Paladini and Matt Watson – while another, Tom Heinemann, was only in Carolina for a month. The list also includes Sainey Touray, who was injured for his one season in Carolina and never appeared in a game. A few other names on the list were in Carolina for less than a full season on loan from another team – like Kenney Walker, Matt Luzunaris and all three listed with the Richmond Kickers.

It should be noted that two previous RailHawks players – Aaron King and Jun Marques Davidson – returned to the club this offseason.

Former RailHawks playing in North America:

Major League Soccer

Chicago Fire: Matt Watson.

Columbus Crew: Daniel Paladini.

Los Angeles Galaxy: Kenney Walker.

New England Revolution: Brad Knighton.

New York Red Bulls: Jonny Steele.

Toronto FC: Gale Agbossoumonde.

Free agents: Daniel Woolard, Josh Gardner.

Second Division (NASL)

Fort Lauderdale Strikers: Chris Nurse, Martin Nunez.

Minnesota United: Pablo Campos, Floyd Franks.

Ottawa Fury: Tom Heinemann.

San Antonio Scorpions: Sainey Touray, Julius James.

Tampa Bay Rowdies: Brian Shriver, Frankie Sanfilippo.

Third Division (USL PRO)

OKC Energy: Gareth Evans.

Orange County Blues: Allan Russell.

Orlando City: Brad Rusin, Austin Da Luz.

Richmond Kickers: Michael Callahan, Matthew Delicâte, Henry Kalungi.

Rochester Rhinos: Matt Luzunaris.

Wilmington Hammerheads: Brian Ackley.

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