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Fischer Pushing for Soccer, Wants Stadium Site for Louisville City FC

It looks like packing the house at Slugger Field repeatedly has gotten the attention of city officials, and now Greg Fischer is looking at sites for a new soccer stadium that would also serve as a spot to attract tournaments for all ages. And Mary Ellen Wiederwohl, this week’s Rusty Satellite Show guest, has a new assignment at Louisville Forward. Here’s the news from the Mayor’s office.  LOUISVILLE (September 30, 2015) – Mayor Greg Fischer has asked the staff of Louisville Forward to begin working on plans to enhance the city’s current professional league soccer franchise while also exploring the potential…


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Matt Fondy sets USL scoring record as Louisville City clinches playoffs

Louisville, KY — Needing a win to get into the playoffs, Louisville City FC (14-5-6, 48 points) got a hat trick from Matt Fondy, giving him the USL regular season scoring record with 21 goals, to lead the hosts past the Harrisburg City Islanders (10-10-5, 34 points) 4-0 in the final regular season home game in front of 7,702 fans at Slugger Field Wednesday night. Starting off the scoring in the 19th minute, Lou City set up a series of passes when Magnus Rasmussen sent a short cross inside that found the right foot of Fondy for his first goal of the…


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Louisville City falls 1-0 against Pittsburgh

From LouisvilleCityfc.com. Louisville, KY (August 29, 2015) — With a playoff berth on the line, Louisville City FC (13-5-6, 45 points) was defeated by the visiting Pittsburgh Riverhounds (10-9-5, 35 points) 1-0 in front of a regular season record 8,414 fans at Slugger Field Saturday night. The two top attacking units in all of USL were on exhibit, but one may not have known from the ironic and uncharacteristic displays put forth. The teams combined for only four total shots on goal, with Pittsburgh registering three and Louisville City one. Despite that odd fact, Louisville City would create multiple chances…


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…