Detroit City FC supporters can become partial owners, have invested more than $1 million so far
DETROIT Detroit City Football Club has become a true grassroots success story -- but the coronavirus (COVID-19) pandemic brought everything to a halt. Because of the pandemic there have been no fans at the games, not ticket sales, no concessions -- a big financial hit. So, the team is raising money and its giving fans a chance to own part of the team. READ: Detroit City FC Womens team concludes its first seasonNormally during a game Keyworth Stadium is packed -- overflowing with fans. Detroit City FC decided to offer up to 10 percent equity of the club to supporters.
Detroit City FC Womens team concludes its first season
HAMTRAMCK, Mich. The Detroit City FC womens team will conclude its inaugural season Sunday with the United Womens Soccer Keyworth Showcase in Hamtramck. In the American soccer world, Detroit City FC is famous for its crowds and its party-like community atmosphere. When it was announced they were launching a womens team, they expected the new team to play for a packed house. READ: How a passion beyond soccer drives Detroit City FCs fierce supportersWhile Keyworth Stadium sat empty, fans still made their support known. Even though this was kind of a good get your feet wet season one.
New Zealand trio, the Beths, to bring heady pop to El Club
click to enlarge Courtesy of Red Light ManagementThink of all the missteps, mistakes, and heartbreaks we could have avoided if only we considered how our future selves would feel about it. Theres something about you/ I wanna risk going through, the Beths sing on Future Me Hates Me the title track from the bands 2018 sophomore record. Hailing from New Zealand and fronted by Elizabeth Stokes, the Beths strike a balance between the energetic pop-punk impulsiveness of Paramore with the sincerity, harmonization, and lyricism of Death Cab for Cutie. (Its no wonder DCFC invited the NZ trio along as support for their UK tour earlier this year.) Get our top picks for the best events in Detroit every Thursday morning.metrotimes.com
Players travel from Iowa to participate in DCFC tryouts
WATERFORD, Mich. – Detroit City FC held tryouts for the 2015 season Friday, with over 60 participants showing up and registering for the two-hour event at Oakland Yard in Waterford. Levi Fistrovic, Ross Hendry, Charles McInnes and Kyamran Tairov used to play for NPSL's Quad City team before it became inactive. "Everyone knows about Detroit City FC. "So it's got to be 'you'll never walk alone, walk on, walk on, with hope in your heart." Detroit City FC will open the season with a friendly against the Muskegon Risers on May 9.
Detroit City FC is one step closer to playoffs with 3-1 win over Fort Pitt
DETROIT – The score at halftime was Fort Pitt Regiment 1 and Detroit City FC 0, but amid the "DC, FC" cross-stadium chant from the fans, DCFC came back in the 56th minute to tie up the game 1-1 with a goal by Latif Alashe. City scored two more before the final whistle to win 3-1. In the 91st minute T.J. VanSlooten headed a beauty into the net to secure the win. DCFC has a must-win situation on Sunday at Michigan State University's DeMartin Stadium against Lansing United, who also won their Friday night game against Indiana Fire, 2-1. The special special field location for this game is due to the big crowd expected.
Detroit City FC fans honor slain soccer referee with red card salute
DETROIT – Fans at Sunday's Detroit City FC game stood for a minute of silence to remember and honor a soccer referee who died this past week after being struck by a player during an adult league match in Livonia. At the 44th minute of City's game against the Cincinnati Saints, everyone in the stands stood up holding a red card for a minute of silence. There also was a minute of silence at the beginning of the match. Story: Thursday funeral set for soccer ref attacked at gameThe demonstration was done in memory of 44-year-old John Bieniewicz. It is alleged a player intentionally punched Bieniewicz while objecting to being ejected from the game on June 29 at Mies Park in Livonia.
Detroit City FC shuts out new cross-town rival Michigan Stars, 3-0
DETROIT – Detroit City FC hosted the Michigan Stars Friday night in front of a record crowd at Cass Tech High School with 2,641 in attendance. Myers came up with the third goal of the night in the 40th minute off a throw-in by Cyrus Saydee. Full Screen 1 / 28Next game:Detroit City FC will host another new Michigan team, Lansing United, at Cass Tech High School at 7:30 p.m. Friday, May 23. Lansing United's coach Eric Rudland's first game of their inaugural season ended in a tie Friday night against Indiana Fire. Lansing will face the Michigan Stars on Sunday to see if they can bring their points up to 4 in the season with Detroit City leading the pack with 6 points and a 2-0-0 record.
Detroit City FC loses U.S. Open Cup match in PKs
LIVONIA, Mich. – Detroit City FC was leading 2-1 late in the game, but couldn't hold on and ended up falling short in penalty kicks. RWB Adria scored in the last minute of stoppage time Wednesday night to force extra time in their first round match of the Lamar Hunt U.S. Open Cup at Livonia Stevenson High School. Adria scored the first goal of the match, but City stormed back. The teams went to extra time tied at 2-2 and needed penalty kicks to decide the match. Detroit City FC vs. Cincinnati SaintsWhen: 1 p.m. Saturday, May 10Where: Cass Tech High SchoolTickets: Tickets are $10 at the gate and $8 if ordered here.