Hometown Pride

Hometown Pride

October 15, 2020

Erin Kueht and Bart Miller explain how Louisville City FC is leading a revolution in stadium development in the United Soccer League.

"As our passion for professional soccer has exploded in the United States, Major League Soccer (MLS) has enjoyed rapid and well-documented expansion.

The United Soccer League (USL), thesecond-tier professional soccer league in the U.S., has also seen extraordinary growth in support and popularity, which is reflected in a new generation of stadiums across the league.

The current crown jewel of soccerspecific USL stadiums is Lynn Family Stadium, home to the Louisville City Football Club. 

'LouCity,' based in Louisville, Kentucky, has seen unprecedented success in the USL since its inception in 2014, winning back-to-back USL Cup Championships in 2017 and 2018 and reaching the USL Cup Final again in 2019.

Building upon this momentum and the fervent support of the local community, LouCity has unveiled an iconic new stadium, deserving of the widespread support it has earned on the pitch."

Full article in the 2020 3rd quarter issue of PanStadia & Arena Management.