The USFL set a date Monday for the kickoff of its second season.
The league introduced that April 15 will start 12 months two of the upstart spring soccer league, which turned the primary in practically 4 a long time to run a profitable inaugural season and return for a second. The league additionally introduced that Birmingham Stallions followers can begin to pre-register for season tickets on Ticketmaster.
Stallions head coach Skip Holtz and operating again Bo Scarbrough can be in Birmingham to rejoice the crew’s championship at Avondale Brewing Firm positioned close to Birmingham-Shuttlesworth Worldwide Airport.
“Bo and I are thrilled to be again in Birmingham right now to rejoice our USFL Championship with our followers,” Holtz mentioned in a information launch. “We will’t thank our followers sufficient for the unimaginable assist they gave us throughout our championship run all through the USFL’s inaugural season. All of our gamers and coaches stay up for returning dwelling to Birmingham subsequent March for coaching camp and to begin our title protection at Protecting Stadium on Saturday, April 15.”
Birmingham Mayor Randall Woodfin added, “The Metropolis of Birmingham is honored to have performed dwelling to the inaugural USFL season. Our neighborhood embraced the Birmingham Stallions and rallied behind them as they received the USFL Championship. We stay up for once more partnering with the opposite stakeholders to host the Stallions this spring as they defend their title.”
The Stallions defeated the Philadelphia Stars in July to seize the title. Within the offseason to date, the New Orleans Breakers employed veteran NFL coach John DeFilippo to switch Larry Fedora.
The USFL has already had an affect within the NFL with a number of gamers making rosters. KaVontae Turpin being certainly one of them as a particular groups star for the Dallas Cowboys.