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1:43 pm
Wed July 9, 2014

Louisville City Soccer Team Names a President

Djorn Buchholz will be Louisville City FC's first team president.

Louisville’s new soccer team, Louisville City FC, has announced hiring its first president.

Djorn Buchholz has 13 years of soccer executive experience, including management and fan engagement positions. He’s worked with soccer clubs in Indiana, Minnesota and Texas, according to a release sent by the soccer clubs PR team.

His latest role is director of fan experience with the 2013 Major League Soccer champions, Sporting Kansas City.

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7:02 pm
Sun June 22, 2014

Here's The Winning Fan Submission for Louisville City Soccer's Logo

Louisville City Football Club, the forthcoming professional soccer team, has  a new logo.

It's this:

Louisville City FC sent the logo out Sunday evening via Twitter.  

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9:55 am
Sat June 21, 2014

Logo For Louisville City Soccer Club To Be Unveiled Sunday

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Soccer fans attending the Fourth Street Live viewing party of the United States Men’s National Team's next match in the World Cup on Sunday will be be the first to see the new logo for Louisville's new professional soccer team.

USA will take on Portugal at 6 p.m. on Sunday in Manaus, Brazil. During halftime, Louisville City Football Club staff will unveil the new logo.

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12:10 pm
Tue June 10, 2014

The Logo Design Contest for the Louisville City Soccer Team Has Launched

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The logo design contest for Louisville's new professional soccer team has begun.

Last week, franchise owners officially announced that the Orlando City SC franchise would relocate to Louisville starting in spring 2015. Louisville City Football Club will play in the United Soccer Leagues PRO, an affiliate to Major League Soccer comparable to AA baseball.

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8:55 pm
Wed June 4, 2014

What You Need To Know About Louisville's New Professional Soccer Club

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Louisville will be home to a pro soccer team.

But before Louisville City FC takes to Slugger Field (its home turf) when the season begins in spring 2015, you may want to know a few things.

About 200 people showed up Wednesday to Slugger Field for the announcement, including Mayor Greg Fischer and the president of the team's league, USL PRO. A group of Louisville residents known as the Louisville Coopers were also scattered throughout the crowd.

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2:11 pm
Wed June 4, 2014

Louisville is (Officially) Getting a Pro Soccer Team

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Starting next year, Louisville will host a professional soccer club in the Major League Soccer-affiliated United Soccer League PRO division.

Owners of the Louisville City Football Club announced Wednesday that the team will be relocating from Orlando before the 2015 season begins.  USL PRO is a second-tier affiliate of Major League Soccer, comparable to a AA minor league baseball team.

The team is based this season in Orlando, which is getting an MLS franchise next season. 

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