Category Archives: LouCity FC


Pat McMahon Brings International Resume to LouCity Squad

BY KEVIN KERNEN | PHOTO COURTESY FC CINCINNATI For the Louisville City faithful, Pat McMahon sticks out as a foe from both the Rochester Rhinos and, more recently, FC Cincinnati. He also brings both a flowing head full of hair and an international resume to a LouCity squad in need of defensive reinforcements. A native…Read More


Thabane Sutu’s Winding, Winning Path

The path to American second division soccer for players and coaches alike is usually a long and winding one. That goes tenfold for Thabane Sutu, the accomplished yet unassuming goalkeeper coach for Louisville City FC. BY KEVIN KERNEN | PHOTOS COURTESY EM DASH PHOTOGRAPHY A native of Lesotho, a country of two million and about…Read More


2017: The Year of the Champions

BY KEVIN KERNEN | PHOTOS BY CHRISTIAN WATSON A little before midnight on Nov. 13, Louisville City captain Paolo del Piccolo and the rest of the 20-strong squad hoisted their third trophy of the season: the United Soccer League (USL) Cup. Rewind back a long nine months to the day the club began their preseason…Read More



New supporter volunteer group seeking people willing to assist. Louisville City FC has launched a new volunteer group for supporters who wish to assist in the growth of the United Soccer League club and soccer throughout the region. Christened the LouCity Bourbon Brigade in honor of the region’s rich bourbon heritage, this new supporter-led volunteer…Read More


Louisville City FC | LouCity Poised For Another Historic Playoff Run

Can They Go One Better This Year? BY KEVIN KERNEN | PHOTOS BY JONATHAN LINTNER FORMERLY OF LOUISVILLE CITY FC  As the calendar turns the page to October, Louisville City and the United Soccer League enter the home stretch of the regular season calendar, the most consequential time of the season for teams whose playoff…Read More


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


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


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


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