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Greater Binghamton FC
Greater Binghamton FC Logo.gif
Full name Greater Binghamton Futbol Club
Nickname(s) GBFC
Founded 2012
Stadium Greater Binghamton Sports Complex
Binghamton, New York
Ground Capacity ~2,000
Owner Bahij Kashou
General Manager Bill Arno
Head Coach Al Mydlinski
League National Premier Soccer League
2013 1st, Keystone Conference
Playoffs: Regional Finals
Website Club home page
Home colors
Away colors
Current season

Greater Binghamton FC (GBFC) is an American soccer team located in Binghamton, New York. The team was established in 2012 and plays in the National Premier Soccer League, the fourth tier of the American soccer pyramid, in the Midwest Division - Great Lakes Conference.[1]

The team plays its home games out of the Greater Binghamton Sports Complex.

History[edit]

Greater Binghamton Futbol Club (GBFC) was founded in 2012 in Binghamton, New York to compete in the National Premier Soccer League (NPSL), the fourth tier of the American soccer pyramid and roughly equivalent with the USL Premier Development League (PDL). The team played their first game on May 13, 2012 a 2-2 draw away against AFC Cleveland.

In their second season, GBFC finished 1st in the Keystone Conference during the regular season with a record of 10-2-2, going on to defeat the New York Red Bulls NPSL squad 2-1 in Binghampton,[2] but ultimately losing to defending NPSL champions, FC LVU Sonic, 1-0 in the Northeast Region finals.[3]

Year-by-year[edit]

Year Division League Regular Season Playoffs Open Cup
2012 4 NPSL 4th, Great Lakes Division Semi-Final Did not qualify
2013 4 NPSL 1st, Keystone Regional Final Did not qualify

Players and staff[edit]

Head coaches[edit]

  • Hristos Dimitriou (2012)
  • Al Mydlinski (2013–present)

Staff[edit]

  • Assistant coach: Andy Davis (2013–present)
  • Technical advisor: Hristos Dimitriou (2013–present)

Stadia[edit]

References[edit]

  1. ^ "New Team In Town". WBNG News. March 6, 2012. Retrieved 16 May 2012. 
  2. ^ "GBFC ADVANCES". NationalPremierSoccerLeague.com. July 21, 2013. Retrieved March 2, 2014. 
  3. ^ "FC LVU SONIC ADVANCES". NationalPremierSoccerLeague.com. July 22, 2013. Retrieved March 2, 2014. 

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