Nashville FC

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Nashville FC
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Full name Nashville Football Club
Founded 2013
Stadium Vanderbilt Soccer Complex
Nashville, Tennessee
Ground Capacity 2,400
President United States Chris Jones
Coach United States Bryan Johnson
League NPSL - South Region
Southeast Conference
2014 4th, Southeast Division
Playoffs: Eliminated
Current season

Nashville Football Club is a soccer organization based in Nashville, Tennessee. The team announced they would participate in the National Premier Soccer League starting with the 2014 season. The team was founded by two separate groups, Nashville Atlas FC, an ownership group, and a supporters group that intended to form a team as a fan owned group. In February of 2014, the two groups merged to form a single club for the 2014 NPSL season. The club has two teams currently participating in the Middle Tennessee Soccer Alliance, Nashville’s largest competitive adult league, and has already partnered with the TN State Soccer Association (TSSA), an organization with over 20,000 registered players in the middle Tennessee area alone. [1]

Nashville's primary supporter groups are the Roadies and the Yellow Hammer.

The club's colors where chosen from the Nashville city flag with the yellow and white stripe being used on the home jersey as well. The club's crest is a traditional circular design with local items in mind…for example, the three stars represent our great state; the divide represent the line of battles that took place here during the civil war; the fleur de lis is taken directly from the city seal & the overall crest sort of has the look of a record…representing "Music City."

On May 24, 2014, Nashville FC held its first ever home match at Vanderbilt Stadium, defeating the Atlanta Silverback Reserves 3-1 in front of a crowd of nearly 2,000 fans.[2]

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