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”
This weekend is a busy one for sporting events in the south. You’ve got A-Day Games happening in Tuscaloosa and Auburn; The Masters happening in Augusta, Georgia; Birmingham Legion heading to St. Louis; and the Birmingham Bulls entering the SPHL Playoffs in Pelham! Here’s your weekend guide to watching and celebrating #sports this weekend in Birmingham.Continue reading “Where to watch Alabama and Auburn A-Day games + more sports including the Masters and Birmingham Legion this weekend in Birmingham”
The wait is almost over! The Birmingham Legion‘s inaugural game is scheduled to kick-off at BBVA Field on March 9th.
Well, the college football season may have ended with a “thud” for Alabama Crimson Tide fans (they are welcome to join UAB’s parade!), but have no fear, for the first time ever, the Birmingham metro area will have 4 professional sports teams playing almost simultaneously this winter and spring.
Members of the Magic City Brigade, the supporters group for the Birmingham Legion Football Club, were smiling from ear to ear during the announcement of Tom Soehn, as the first head coach for the Legion.
Birmingham Legion F.C. rocked the local Magic City soccer community on Monday with the announcement that their first player to join the USL team will be hometown hero Chandler Hoffman.
Soccer is growing faster than ever in Birmingham. Need evidence? Check out these 5 big stories.
Earlier this month, the Birmingham Legion announced that the Birmingham Hammers soccer team will be playing one last season in the USL PDL league. . The club will be playing its 2018 season on the campus of Samford University.
In front of a filled to capacity room of supporters at Good People Brewing Company, Birmingham Legion Football Club (FC) announced Jay Heaps – former Major League Soccer (MLS) player and former head coach for the New England Revolution – as president and general manager of its professional United Soccer League (USL) team.
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Getting the right name for a soccer team is really important. It sets the tone for the entire club and fan base.
The long anticipated naming of Birmingham’s United Soccer League (USL) professional team is over. The official brand of OUR new team is….