Author: Birmingham Backline

2017 Hammers Open Tryouts – What We Learned On Day 1

Smart decisions and good first touches – that’s exactly what the Birmingham Hammers’ coaching staff was looking for during open tryouts at Sicard Hollow Athletic Complex earlier this morning. About 50 hopeful players representing eight different nationalities took to the pitch today to display their talents and decision-making while 25-30 supporters and family members cheered…

My Birmingham Hammers Preview: Player Ratings vs. Sandy Springs FC, 4/30/16

Go give the Frugal Footballer’s latest blog a read. He provides great commentary on the Hammers’ opening season match against Sandy Springs FC. Good Stuff! See the link below. In which I preview a soccer game in a very roundabout manner Source: My Birmingham Hammers Preview: Player Ratings vs. Sandy Springs FC, 4/30/16

Knoxville Force vs Birmingham Hammers – Ain’t No Holiday Road

Pack your bags folks. The Boys in Red are road-tripping to Knoxville this weekend. The shadows of the Smoky Mountains beckon. But this ain’t no Holiday Road. The Hammers (0-0-1) take on the Knoxville Force (0-0-1) with the mission of atoning two losses from last year’s exhibition season. With three points in the NPSL Southeast…

Chattanooga wins on the field, Soccer in the City of Birmingham wins off the Field

Chattanooga FC (1-0-0) traveled to Birmingham to take on the Hammers (0-0-1) in the opening match of the 2016 NPSL regular season. The result was befitting of the action on the field. The reigning NPSL Southeast Conference Champs controlled possession much of the game, but had a hard time breaking down the bunkered lines of the Birmingham Hammers.…