Philadelphia Union Loans Midfielder to Wilmington Hammerheads FC

Corben Bone joins Wilmington for remainder of season

Wilmington, NC – The Wilmington Hammerheads FC is pleased announce a loan agreement with Major League Soccer’s Philadelphia Union that sends midfielder Corben Bone to Wilmington for the remainder of the season. Per Major League Soccer, USL PRO and club policy, the terms of the deal were not released.

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Corben Bone joins Wilmington for remainder of season

Corben Bone joins Wilmington for remainder of season

Bone joins the club as the team works toward the end of the season with a playoff berth at stake. An accomplished attacking midfielder, Bone has spent the last four seasons in MLS; three with the Chicago Fire and the current 2014 season with the Philadelphia Union. Prior to his professional career, he attended Wake Forest University and was an integral part of the 2007 team that would win the 2007 NCAA National Championship. He earned numerous honors at Wake Forest including: ACC Freshman of the year in 2007, NCAA 1st Team All-America in 2008 and 2009.


“This is a very important loan for us as we move into the final stretch of the season,” said Hammerheads Technical Director Carson Porter. “Corben is a high-level talent that will be an exciting addition to our attack, and someone that our fans will enjoy watching as well.”


Bone will finish his training week with Philadelphia before meeting the Hammerheads in New York where he will make his debut when Wilmington takes on New York Red Bull Reserves on Friday night at Lubetkin Field.


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The Hammerheads are a professional soccer franchise founded in 1996. Competing in USL PRO, the Hammerheads have grown to be an internationally recognized organization. USL PRO is the most sophisticated and best operated professional league beneath and in support of Major League Soccer in the United States and Canada. The goal of Wilmington Hammerheads FC is to provide an opportunity for players to develop and reach their goals, while providing affordable family entertainment to Wilmington and the surrounding areas.