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Memphis 901 FC
Memphis 901 FC logo.png
Full nameMemphis 901 FC
FoundedJanuary 8, 2018; 9 months ago (2018-01-08)
Stadium AutoZone Park
Memphis, Tennessee
Capacity10,000
OwnerPeter Freund
Craig Unger
Tim Howard
Head Coach Tim Mulqueen
League USL Championship

Memphis 901 FC is an upcoming American professional soccer team based in Memphis, Tennessee. Founded in 2018, the team plans to make its debut in the USL Championship in 2019. [1] [2]

Stadium

The club will play on the grounds of AutoZone Park, a baseball stadium which is also home of the Memphis Redbirds of the Pacific Coast League.

Ownership

The club is owned by Peter Freund, principal owner of Trinity Sports Holdings, Craig Unger, and former USMNT goalkeeper Tim Howard. Trinity Sports Holdings' portfolio includes minor league baseball clubs Memphis Redbirds, the Charleston RiverDogs and the Williamsport Crosscutters. Unger also serves as President, General Manager, and part owner of the Redbirds. The consortium also purchased a majority holding in English fifth-tier association football club, Dagenham & Redbridge F.C.. [3]

Players and staff

Roster

As of October 30, 2018[ citation needed]
No. Position Player Nation
Defender Louis Bennett II   United States
Defender Wesley Charpie   United States
Forward Heviel Cordovés   Cuba
Midfielder Raul Gonzalez   United States
Midfielder Dan Metzger   United States
Defender Josh Morton   United States
Forward Luca Uccello   Canada

Head coaches

  • Includes USL Regular Season, USL Playoffs, U.S. Open Cup. Excludes friendlies.
Coach Nationality Start End Games Win Loss Draw Win %
Tim Mulqueen  United States August 3, 2018 present 0 0 0 0 !

Staff

References

  1. ^ "Memphis Joins the USL for 2019 Season". United Soccer League (USL). Retrieved January 8, 2018.
  2. ^ "USL awards Memphis expansion team for 2019". Retrieved January 8, 2018.
  3. ^ "Trinity Sports Holdings Adds East London Football Club". MiLB.com. Retrieved November 5, 2018.

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