The Charleston Battery soccer team restored media credentials to The Post and Courier on Friday afternoon.
The newspaper will resume coverage of the USL team at Saturday night’s match with the Wilmington Hammerheads at MUSC Health Stadium on Daniel Island.
“After reviewing the situation and discussing it with those involved, the Charleston Battery has agreed to return the credential privileges of the Charleston Post and Courier immediately,” said USL President Jake Edwards in a prepared statement. “The USL recognizes the importance of media coverage and reporting and values the media’s position of telling the stories of our players, coaches, teams and the League.
“The League has spoken to The Charleston Post and Courier today to discuss the situation and offer its regrets. As one of the league’s oldest franchises the Charleston Battery and USL have had a long relationship with the newspaper and we have always appreciated its coverage of the team and the League. We will be taking the appropriate steps to prevent instances like this from happening again.”
The Battery revoked the paper’s media credentials on Thursday, citing an email sent by a Post and Courier business reporter inquiring about a lawsuit filed against team owner Eric Bowman.