Detroit City FC kicks off this Saturday

This Saturday, Detroit City FC will host AFC Cleveland at Cass Tech High School, marking soccer’s official return to downtown Detroit. Detroit City, entering its first season in the National Premier Soccer League (NPSL), is looking forward to a busy month of May as they prepare for their 14 game schedule, which will include 8 home games.

In the days before the opener, Detroit City head coach Kylie Stannard will be guiding his team through a brief training camp held a the University of Detroit, Mercy. Stannard’s team will include current and former standouts from Michigan State, Michigan, UDM, Oakland, Bowling Green and South Carolina, as well as a number of talented and experienced players that call southeast Michigan home.

Cass Tech will open to the public at 6 pm on May 12. Admission at the gates will be $5, while a season ticket to all 8 games will cost $30.

To heighten the game day experience, Detroit City FC will feature local food vendors El Guapo and Mac Shack, which will be offering tacos and mac and cheese, respectively. Furthermore, plentiful and secure parking will be available surrounding the field, both in lots adjacent to the field as well as at the Masonic Temple, a short 2 block walk from the pitch.

Detroit City FC will compete in the Midwest Division of the NPSL, a national, minor- league soccer organization. Below is the home league schedule for Detroit City FC, nicknamed Le Rouge:
May 12, 7 p.m. vs, AFC Cleveland
May 26, 1 p.m. vs. Erie Admirals
June 2, 1 p.m. vs. Greater Binghampton FC June 16, 7 p.m. vs. FC Buffalo
June 23, 7 p.m. vs. AFC Cleveland
July 1, 1 p.m. vs. Erie Admirals

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