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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…

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.…

A Rivalry is Born: Georgia Revolution FC vs Birmingham Hammers

There is plenty at stake as the Birmingham Hammers travel to Conyers, GA this weekend. Georgia Revolution FC (pre-season 2-0-0) play host to the Birmingham Hammers (pre-season 1-0-0) in this inter-conference derby on Saturday evening. Being billed as the I-20 Cup, the two squads look to settle years of this southern civic rivalry in the first leg…