Real Phoenix FC

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Real Phoenix Football Club
RealPhoenixLogo.jpg
Full name Real Phoenix Football Club
Founded 2012
Stadium Arizona Sports Complex
Glendale, Arizona
Ground Capacity 2,500
Owners Real Phoenix Football Club LLC
CEO Rosario Lopez Jr.
Head Coach Kevin Grub (2012-2013)
League Professional Arena Soccer League
Website Club home page
Current season

Real Phoenix Football Club is an American soccer club based in Phoenix, Arizona. It consists of several different teams:

And a Youth Soccer Academy for both outdoor soccer and Futsal.[1]

The team colors are Red, Black and Gold. Their Mottos are "Ordo Ab Chao (Order out of Chaos)" and "Virtus Junxit Mors Non Separabit (Whom virtue unites, death will not separate)". Their training facility is at Marc Atkinson Middle School in Phoenix.

Originally based at the Barney Family Sports Complex in Queen Creek, Arizona, the team began played the final two home games of the 2012–13 season at the Arizona Sports Complex in Glendale, Arizona.

History[edit]

On June 6, 2012, Real Phoenix FC was created by Rosario Lopez and his family.[2]

Their Futsal team made its debut at the 2012 United States Futsal Federation National Championships, July 13 – 15 at the Anaheim Convention Center. They won one game and lost three.[3]

On August 15, 2012, the team was awarded a franchise in the Professional Arena Soccer League. Their reserve team will play in the Premier Arena Soccer League.[4][5]

Real Phoenix defeated an all-star team from Mexico 7–6 in their arena soccer debut on October 20, 2012.[6] The team left the PASL after the 2012–13 season.

Year-by-year[edit]

Year League Record GF GA Regular Season Playoffs Avg. Attendance
2012–13 PASL 4-12 100 161 4th, Southwestern Did Not Qualify 190

Personnel[edit]

Staff[edit]

  • Rosario Lopez Jr. - CEO / Head Coach, Futsal Team
  • * Kevin Grub - Director of Coaching; Head Coach, PASL & PASL-Premier Indoor Teams[7]
  • * Lonnel Baisey - Trainer

References[edit]

  1. ^ "Start Small, Think Big – Rosario Lopez & Real Phoenix F.C. Are Building Their Program". AZKicksIt.com. July 13, 2012. Retrieved September 6, 2012. 
  2. ^ "Official Press Release: New Soccer Club In Phoenix Announced". AZKicksIt.com. June 6, 2012. Retrieved September 6, 2012. 
  3. ^ 2012 USFF National Championships
  4. ^ "Real Phoenix FC Club News". Real Phoenix FC. August 15, 2012. Retrieved September 6, 2012. 
  5. ^ "PASL Welcomes Real Phoenix, Announces Series of Changes in Arizona". Professional Arena Soccer League. September 19, 2012. Retrieved September 19, 2012. 
  6. ^ "Real Phoenix Defeat Stars Of Mexico 7-6". AZKicksIt.com. October 22, 2012. Retrieved October 22, 2012. 
  7. ^ "Real Phoenix Announce Coaching Staff". AZKicksIt.com. October 3, 2012. Retrieved October 3, 2012. 

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