Category: Birmingham Hammers

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…

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…

Winter 2016 Update: Realignment in the Air

Division realignment was a major topic at the NPSL Annual Owners Meeting in Orlando last weekend (December 2-4, 2016). In the ever-changing world of US lower-division soccer, the NPSL has made some fairly significant changes to its conference structure for the upcoming 2017 season. What was a conference of 6 teams in 2016 is now…