By Patrick Brickson Birmingham Legion has never been this high. The first goal in franchise history was as clever as it was decisive, and somehow it was matched in brilliance not 5 minutes later by none other than Chandler Hoffman.
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Matchday 3: Battle in the Blue Grass
By: Patrick Brickson It’s never too early to start making rivals. Louisville is a short five-hour drive up I-65 from Birmingham, close enough by American professional sports standards. Smack in between the two cities is Nashville, another municipality with a blossoming soccer scene.
Busy Off-week for Legion FC
By: Tyler Patchen Despite a bye week for Legion FC, as international sides are set to compete against each other this week, the local club is constantly tuning and making moves to secure its standing as Spring comes around.
Soccer: The “Sport of the Future”? I think not!
By: Vince Schilleci Soccer is not the sport of the future here in the US. Soccer is the sport of over 3,000,000 youth registered to play throughout the US year in and year out. Soccer is the sport of little girls that have traded in ballet shoes for soccer cleats. Soccer is the sport of…
Come on you ‘Boys in Black’
A persistent drumbeat permeated the souls of 5,800 Legion FC fans on Sunday afternoon; anticipation was building in the supporters section all throughout the first half. Bump ba dump bump! Bump ba dump bump! Bump ba dump bump! Bump da dump bump! Can you hear it?
From Bristol to Birmingham: Building a Supporter’s Culture in the Magic City
The Birmingham BackLine is your source for local soccer news in the Magic City. Today’s Guest Blogger is Simon Iles. Simon is a British Football fan in exile, having moved to the States in the Fall of 2015. He lives in Birmingham with his wife, who he is still determined to convert to soccer fandom. …
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…
Hammers vs Chattanooga FC: Three Specific Predictions
Well folks. The weekend is upon us. And you know what that means… Hammers Soccer! And man alive, we’ve got an exciting one this weekend. Where will you be this Saturday evening at 7PM? If you are reading this blog and you live in the ‘Ham, I for damn sure hope you’ll be at the SHAC…