In lower division soccer, there is no “one size fits all” model for franchises. Some are fronted by billionaires trying to buy their way up the pyramid, and some are just a couple of former punk rockers who name their club after a horrendous alcoholic concoction (see Bearfight FC –
XI Questions With… Detroit City FC
Detroit City FC is perhaps the most famous soccer club in the USA outside of MLS, NASL or USL. The club came about as a result of project to bring Detroit neighborhoods together through the power of soccer during a difficult time for the city.
When this weekend began, Detroit City's supporter's were fresh off of wanting a possible change at the helm as it looked certain City would miss the playoffs. After the whistle blew in Hollway Stadium in Ann Arbor, the chants for Ben Pirrman's praises were restored to their normal raucous volume.
Last year’s US Open Cup match between the host Michigan Bucks of the Premier Development League and Detroit City FC of the National Premier Soccer League featured a dominating performance by the PDL side that won 3-0. Wide play and crisp passing were the order of the day as City
League expansion news and rumors pop up regularly and it is hard to keep track of who said what, where and when. Midfield Press has created the News & Rumor Tracker as a monthly installment following the word on the web about possible future NASL clubs.
The past month saw Miami