4 things you must do before Labor Day. PLUS a special Birmingham deal to get you there.

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BBVA Field sunsets are unmatched! Photo via Birmingham Legion FC on Facebook.

As the sun sets on another Birmingham, AL summer, there’s still time for one last hoorah. You know Bham Now is here to make this easy. We’ve pulled together the 4 ‘must-do’ places to check out before Labor Day weekend. Birmingham City School employees, be sure to read till the end for a special deal just for you compliments of Adamson Ford.

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Meet Magic City Brigade; Birmingham’s growing ‘soccer family’ of Legion FC supporters. 5 things you need to know

Birmingham Legion supporters from the Magic City Brigade cheer on the team
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.

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Desperate parents’ guide to non-college football sports in Birmingham including The Barons

Birmingham Legion's Matt VannOekel playing one of the non-college football sports in Birmingham
Birmingham Legion Football Club’s Matt VannOekel. Photo from Facebook

Do you (or your kids) love baseball, soccer, football and other sports? We do! That’s why we put together this guide to all the non-college football sports you could hope to watch in Birmingham.

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4 huge sporting events in Birmingham, including the NCAA Indoor Track Championships, March 8-10

Photo from the Magic City Brigade Facebook page.

This coming weekend, March 8-10,  will be huge for sports fans throughout the Birmingham metro area.  The Magic City will be hosting four major sporting events, including the NCAA Division I Indoor Track National Championship at the Crossplex and the inaugural game of the Birmingham Legion FC.

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All the latest Birmingham Legion F.C. news, including their inaugural away jersey

Iconic Birmingham weatherman James Spain tries on the new Birmingham Legion jersey. Photo from the Magic City Brigade Facebook page.

82 days.

That is when the long wait will be over. On March 9th at BBVA Compass Field, the Birmingham Legion Football Club will kickoff its inaugural season.

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Surprise! Birmingham ranked 4th nationally in TV viewership on the opening day of the World Cup.

American Outlaws at the U.S. v Haiti Women’s Friendly at Legion Field. Photo by Pat Byington.

According to the Washington Post, the Birmingham metro media market ranked 4th nationally in TV viewership for the opening World Cup game between Russia and Saudi Arabia.

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