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Alliance of American Football team to be named Birmingham Iron
 
Birmingham Iron logo    09/20/2018

The Alliance of American Football announce the names for four of the eight teams.

The local team will be called the Birmingham Iron.

Colors were also announced and the Iron's will be black, steel grey, silver, and white.

The other names released today are Atlanta Legends, Memphis Express, and Orlando Apollos.
     
     
What's in a name?
Airborne  Airmen  Bears Blackbirds  Dragons  Freeze
Hammers  Spirit  Bankers  Barbarians  Blast
  Bombers  Bruisers
Bubbas
  For the teams that suited up and played, you're probably well aware of their team names.

But what about the teams that were proposed but never played?

Do you think you know all their names? You might remember some of them but I'll bet there are some you've never heard before.

Click here to check out my new page dedicated to all the team names and find out!
     
 
Birmingham Legion name Tom Soehn as head coach
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08/16/2018

The Birmingham Legion name Tom Soehn, 52, as head coach. He most recently served as a scout for the Columbus Crew, after spending four years as an assistant coach and interim head coach with the New England Revolution.

Soehn won a MLS Cup as an assistant coach before claiming a U.S. Open Cup championship as head coach. As an MLS player, Soehn won his first U.S. Open Cup with Dallas and then two more Open Cups and an MLS Cup in three years playing for Chicago.

Soehn has played in numerous leagues; Major League Soccer, Major Indoor Soccer League, Canadian Soccer League, American Professional Soccer League, National Professional Soccer League, and Continental Indoor Soccer League.
     
     
Alliance of American Football awards inaugural franchise to Birmingham
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06/06/2018

Birmingham has been chosen as the seventh of eight cities to be a part of the new league set to kick off in February 2019.

The team will play in Legion Field until a new stadium is built downtown.

Also, former NFL defensive coordinator Tim Lewis was announced as the team's head coach.
     
     
Birmingham Legion's home stadium will be UAB's BBVA Compass Field
     
Birmingham Legion logo    02/09/2018

The Birmingham Legion announce they will play their home games in UAB's soccer stadium, BBVA Compass Field.

In the same announcement, UAB says they will be making improvements to the venue, which will soon seat 6,000 fans.
     
     
United Soccer League team to be named Birmingham Legion
     
Birmingham Legion logo   01/17/2018

The Birmingham Legion will be the name of the local United Soccer League team that will begin play in 2019.
     
     

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