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.
Match Day 2: Legion FC makes roster moves to solidify attack as Ottawa Fury brings stingy defense to the Magic City
By: Tyler Patchen After Birmingham Legion FC’s inaugural game, having suffered a 0-2 loss to Bethlehem Steel, the team is looking for another shot at victory in Saturday’s showdown with Ottawa Fury FC.
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?
Birmingham Backline 2.0 – The Podcast
It’s not every day that you get to say that you were a part of something big from the ground up. But that is exactly what the Birmingham Backline can claim. Back when the Birmingham Hammers were still just a plan on the back of a napkin, I typed out a mission statement for this…
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. …
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…