Soccer continues to gain ground on the American sporting landscape in a manner almost unimaginable even a few years ago. Pro teams are being founded in cities where fans are banding together–before they even have a team to root for–and demonstrating the strength of their potential market. The success stories have gotten almost too frequent to count; the most recent is Louisville City FC, who announced that they’ll soon begin play in a lower-tier US league. This decision was based in no small part on the work of the passionate Louisville Coopers supporters’ group, who rallied soccer fans under colors, a logo and a frame of mind, and who are sure to support the new club well.
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