Knoxville, Tenn. – On Saturday, May 11 at 7:30 p.m., the Knoxville Force will kick off their third season at home against the Mississippi Storm. A semi-professional soccer team playing in the National Premier Soccer League, the Knoxville Force feature a number of local players, including many of the region’s top collegiate players as well as national non-collegiate and international players.
WHAT: Knoxville Force vs. Mississippi Storm
WHEN: Saturday, May 11 – 7:30 p.m.
WHERE: Regal Soccer Stadium – University of Tennessee Campus
“Nothing is more exciting than the beginning of the season and we have high expectations for a great summer of soccer in Knoxville,” said Derek Broadley, Knoxville Force Head Coach. “Soccer is one of the fastest growing sports in the area and we have experienced a tremendous amount of support from the community over the past two seasons. We’d love to have even larger crowds this season and really create one of the most fun and exciting atmospheres in our league.”
Saturday will mark the first of five scheduled home games for the Force with the remaining games scheduled for June. Following the conclusion of the regular season, the post-season conference tournament will take place in mid-July.
For more information, including ticket prices, roster information and the full schedule, please visit www.knoxvilleforce.com.
About Knoxville Soccer LLC
The Knoxville Force and Knoxville Lady Force are owned and operated by Knoxville Soccer LLC, a Knoxville-based sports business. The mission of Knoxville Soccer LLC is to serve as a focal point for social change by offering soccer programs and projects that enhance the health and well-being of a broad and diverse population of the Knoxville community. Through the formation and fielding of professional men’s and women’s soccer teams in the Knoxville area, Knoxville Soccer LLC offers soccer programs and projects that enhance the health and well-being of a broad and diverse population of our community, including the underprivileged youth living in high-risk areas and under-represented social and ethnic groups.