Birmingham Legion FC at BBVA Field. Photo by Pat Byington for Bham Now
Hammer Down Birmingham! Our beloved pro soccer team,
Legion FC, announced today that it will welcome Atlanta United FC back to kick off its 2021 season with a preseason friendly on Sunday, March 28, at 3:30 pm CT at BBVA Field. Continue reading “BREAKING: Legion FC to take on Atlanta United FC on March 28 at BBVA Field”
Have you been to Tip Top Grill? Photo via their Facebook page
As part of Bham Now’s neighborhood series, we’re taking a look at Birmingham’s Southwest community. Southwest has a lot to offer and some of your favorite places may be in this community without you even knowing.
Continue reading “Exploring Birmingham’s Southwest community + 2 must-try local restaurants”
Birmingham Legion (in black) take on Memphis 901 FC in the USL Championship League on July 15, 2020. Photo courtesy of Trent Giles
Ok Birmingham – time to make a donut run.
Birmingham Legion FC pulled off the perfect season opener in front of an ESPN 2 national television audience cruising to a 3-0 victory over arch-rival Memphis 901 at BBVA Field. Continue reading “Donut time! Birmingham Legion FC defeats Memphis and U.S. Soccer hero Tim Howard in opener”
Mayor Randall Woodfin and the Brigade’s Nic Gulas leads a cheer during the game in February 2020. Photo by Pat Byington for Bham Now
Imagine if Alabama played Auburn for a season opener?
Continue reading “Legion FC to play season opener at home against rival Memphis on July 15 on ESPN 2”
Birmingham Legion FC drew a record crowd against MLS powerhouse Atlanta United on February 8, 2020. Photo by Pat Byington for Bham Now
“Over there its so quiet. Over here its a riot! Walking along, singing our song, walking in a Legion Wonderland.”
Continue reading “Songs, cheers, great soccer, sold out stadium, Birmingham Legion FC has arrived”
Magic City Brigade, the Birmingham Legion supporter group. Photo from the Magic City Brigade Facebook page
Hammer Down Birmingham!
Continue reading “Birmingham Legion FC to kick-off 2020 preseason vs. 2018 MLS Cup Champions, Atlanta United”
Legion players with clients from United Ability, a United Way partner organization. Photo courtesy of United Way of Central Alabama
Want to go out for a great time and support a worthy cause?
Birmingham Legion FC has designated its next home game on Friday, September 13, 7:00pm against St. Louis F.C. at BBVA Field as United Way Community Day.
Continue reading “Celebrate United Way Community Day with Birmingham Legion FC at home on September 13”
Magic City Brigade supporters group at BBVA Field (Photo courtesy of Birmingham Legion FC)
When I moved to Birmingham from the UK, I was ecstatic to learn pro-soccer was on the way. I set about getting to know people I could join to watch future games and found Magic City Brigade, the Birmingham Legion FC supporters group who have unwavering loyalty to the team and provide a sea of noise within the stadium. Find out more about the Brigade and how they’ve developed a vibrant community for people who share a common love for soccer in Birmingham.
Continue reading “Meet Magic City Brigade; Birmingham’s growing ‘soccer family’ of Legion FC supporters. 5 things you need to know”
APRIL 27, 2019 – ST. PETERSBURG, FLORIDA: The Tampa Bay Rowdies match against Charlotte Independence at Al Lang Stadium. The match ended in a 1-1 tie. (Photo by Matt May/Tampa Bay Rowdies)
On Saturday, June 1st, one of U.S. Soccer’s most legendary teams, the
Tampa Bay Rowdies will be taking on the Birmingham Legion F.C. at BBVA Field on the campus of UAB.
Continue reading “Soccer’s Tampa Bay Rowdies and Birmingham are forever connected by fight song”
Birmingham United Soccer Association team. Photo from the BUSA Facebook page
Youth soccer in Birmingham just got a big boost from
Continue reading “Birmingham Legion FC has formed a new developmental youth soccer league for boys and girls”
Win two VIP weekend passes to Cocina at the Track tickets to the Honda Indy Grand Prix of Alabama at the Barber Motorsports Park April 5-7. (Photo submitted)
Today is perhaps one of the busiest Spring weekends of sporting events in recent memory here in Birmingham. Grand Prix racing, football, soccer, hockey and yes… even College basketball’s Final Four.
Continue reading “5 sporting events in Birmingham, including UAB Football, Indy Grand Prix of Alabama, Bulls and Legion FC”