Detroit City Football Club wins first-ever matchup with MLS team
While the City of Detroit never landed a Major League Soccer franchise, we at least can now say we’ve beaten an MLS team with the Detroit City Football Club pulling off a thrilling 2-1 upset win Tuesday (April 19) night over the Columbus Crew.
Detroit City FC men’s side claims NISA fall championship
DETROIT – In its first professional season, the Detroit City FC men’s side defeated the Oakland Roots, 2-1, to claim the Fall National Independent Soccer Association title under the lights at Keyworth Stadium on Friday night. City got off to a slow-paced start as Oakland was able to hold on to large amounts of possession in the first half hour. Le Rouge created a few opportunities as a Kevin Venegas cross whipped across the box in the 15th minute but missed the foot of three separate DCFC players. Le Rouge entered the final 45 minutes once again needing a spark. Carroll played every minute over the five matches in the 12-day span for Le Rouge.
AFC Ann Arbor to face off against Detroit City FC Sunday
ANN ARBOR - The Mighty Oak's second-to-last home game is going to be a big one. See them play rivals Detroit City FC at Concordia University on Sunday from 3 p.m. to 5 p.m.With the 2019 National Premier Soccer League Great Lakes Conference regular season nearing its end, AFC Ann Arbor is hoping to tally another win against Le Rouge. AFC's all-time time record versus Detroit: four wins, two draws and two losses. So go yell "Come on You Might Oak" at the top of your lungs and show your support in this anticipated match in Ann Arbor. All About Ann Arbor is powered by ClickOnDetroit/WDIV.
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 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.