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Louisville Ky soccer fans learn the first six returning players to Louisville City FC

  From LouisvillecityFC.com. LOUISVILLE, Ky. — One of the USL’s stingiest defenses will return six stalwarts for the 2016 campaign, Louisville City FC announced on Monday. Coach James O’Connor’s team finished 14-8-6 in its historic inaugural season, allowing just 35 goals en route to the Eastern Conference final. The Club exercised team options on goalkeepers Scott Goodwin and Greg Ranjitsingh, full backs Sean Reynolds and Enrique Montano, and central defenders Tarek Morad and Conor Shanosky. The six returning defensive players combined for 9,465 minutes of action for Louisville City in 2015. “Each one of these returning players are important components in…


Louisville City FC Brings On Chicago Fire’s Collin Fernandez

Louisville, KY (June 9, 2015) — Louisville City FC announced today that 18-year-old midfielder Collin Fernandez has joined the club on-loan from Major League Soccer’s Chicago Fire. Fernandez, a current member of the U.S. U-18 Men’s National Team player pool, was also named to the roster for the U-14 Boy’s National Team trip to Mexico in 2011 and spent 2013 at the U.S. U-17 Residency Program in Bradenton, Florida while moving through the Fire Academy ranks. “Collin is a very young talented player who also has national team experience,” Louisville head coach, James O’Connor said. “We feel he will be…


Louisville City FC Faces a Tough Test From the West On Saturday

Louisville, Ky. – Following a dramatic 1-1 draw with Pittsburgh last Sunday, Louisville City FC enters its fifth game of the regular season against another new USL franchise and member of the Western Conference, the Tulsa Roughnecks. Louisville City will be looking to stay unbeaten and climb the ladder in the Eastern Conference standings when the two clubs meet on Saturday at 7:30 at Louisville Slugger Field. The Roughnecks (1-2-1 4pts) will come into the match with much momentum after a 4-3 victory over Seattle Sounders II. It was a match in which 4 different Tulsa players scored and broke…