Category Archives: LouCity FC

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Grey Matter

LouCity fan Joey Cecil is in the fight of his life with much support along the way. BY KEVIN KERNEN | PHOTOS BY JONATHAN LINTNER OF LOUISVILLE CITY FC  For most 27-year-olds, life is relatively simple. It’s no different for Joey Cecil – a financial educator and Trinity-Bellarmine-Louisville grad – who also has a love…Read More

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LOUISVILLE CITY FC | Tom Farmer:  From Soccer Cynic to Coopers President

BY KEVIN KERNEN | PHOTOS BY EM DASH PHOTOGRAPHY • EMDASHPHOTO.COM  As throngs of new Louisville City fans have discovered, the atmosphere cultivated at Louisville Slugger Field when LouCity takes to the pitch is both captivating and infectious. Perhaps the most extreme example of this is the case of the current president of the Louisville…Read More

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Kickin’ It With Jonathan Lintner

    By Grant Vance | Courtesy photos The world of sports familiarized as a medium where icons are idolized. Prolific characters taking roles as the face of any given team, for any given sport is far from a rarity – especially when it comes to soccer. There are, of course, the David Beckhams and…Read More

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The Future for Louisville City is Unwritten, But Bright

By Kevin Kernen For those who aren’t imminently familiar with Louisville’s City beginnings, a brief history lesson: It was the handiwork of some local and vocal proponents of the sport. The team started play in 2015 and reached the Eastern Conference Finals in both of their first two seasons, something that most people, Coach O’Connor…Read More

Latest LouCity Happenings

“The 41 investors who started this team did it (for three) reasons: One, we all love soccer. Two, we thought professional sports would be great for the city, and we really do. And three, when we saw we needed a soccer specific stadium, we said, ‘Let’s find the best site for that stadium for everybody.’…Read More

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Press Conference | Louisville City Announce Location for new Stadium

Louisville City Football Club has finally found a location for their stadium in Louisville. The stadium will be located in Butchertown, convenient for fans from all local areas. Check out our coverage of the Press conference and interview with chairman John Neace.  

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Kickin’ it With… The Louisville Coopers

For this month’s edition of Kickin it, Kevin Kernen turned his focus from the on-field exploits of Louisville City  to the foremost group of howling, soccer fans who sing their praise from the stands, the Louisville Coopers. By Kevin Kernen | Photos courtesy of M Dash Photography, 502.509.3176, www.mdashphoto.com The end of March heralded the…Read More

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Kickin’ It With… Sean Russell

By Kevin Kernan | Photos Courtesy of Louisville City FC Louisville may not seem like the obvious next step for a player who had just won the league in his home nation, but for one of Louisville City FC’s newest signings, the United Soccer League (USL) seems like the perfect fit.  Sean Russell, a 23-year-old,…Read More

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Kickin’ It With Amanda Duffy

Story by Kevin Kernen | Courtesy Photos [EDITOR’S NOTE: This interview was conducted before Amanda Duffy accepted the position of managing director of operations with U.S. Soccer and National Women’s Soccer League. Duffy is a rockstar in her field, and our community was fortunate to have her for as long as we did. –Angie Fenton,…Read More

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Kickin’ It With… James O’Connor

IN CONTINUING WITH OUR SERIES ON LOUISVILLE CITY, WE SENT WRITER KEVIN KERNEN TO SIT DOWN WITH HEAD COACH JAMES O’CONNOR FOR A CONVERSATION ABOUT HIS JOURNEY FROM HIS PLAYING DAYS IN ENGLAND, COACHING IN AMERICA AND HIS PHILOSOPHY ON THE SPORT.  By Kevin Kernan | Courtesy Photos Kevin Kernen: You’re from Ireland originally, and…Read More