Author: Birmingham Backline

Legion FC’s Next Big Decision: Head Coach

Surely by now you’ve heard about Birmingham’s hottest new soccer franchise, Legion FC. Standing on the shoulders of the Birmingham Hammers, Legion FC will start USL league play in March of 2019. In recent weeks, Legion FC has announced its branding and crest, hired former New England Revs head coach Jay Heaps as president of…

Hammers Settle for Draw with Inter Nashville – A Fair Result

Riding high off of their season opening victory at the Atlanta Silverbacks last week, the Birmingham Hammers (1-1-0) welcomed Inter Nashville (1-1-0) to Sicard Hollow Athletic Complex on Saturday night. In front of a crowd of about 1,000 patrons, the two teams exchanged possession and pressure throughout the match, ultimately exchanging a pair of goals…

The Birmingham Hammers 2017 Schedule: Avoiding the Sophomore Slump

The Birmingham Hammers announced their 2017 NPSL schedule earlier this week. Despite still needing to finalize a few roster spots and wrap up a few last-minute touches to the team, the path to a 2017 NPSL Southeast Conference Championship has become much clearer. “We have several interesting matchups this summer,” said club President Morgan Copes, “most…