Alabama FC to kick off season May 30

Published 9:30 pm Tuesday, May 27, 2014

By DREW GRANTHUM/Sports Writer

The Alabama FC women’s soccer squad will kick off its season May 30, as the team will take on the Georgia Revolution.

The squad is a member of the Women’s Premiere Soccer League, and features local collegiate talent as well as some of the stars of the Birmingham United Soccer Association.

According to a release by the team, the WPSL is an independent national league whose primary goal is to provide high-level soccer for players who are currently playing in college, players who have played in college and or very talented high school age players.

The game will take place at Sports Blast Field No. 2, and the team will also play games at Oak Mountain High during the 10-game season.

According to the release, the 2014 Alabama FC roster features many current and former BUSA players from the area who represent such prestigious college programs like Duke, Clemson, Alabama, Samford, Auburn, UAB, Montevallo, just to name a few of the schools represented.

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