Chicago Soul FC
|Full name||Chicago Soul FC|
Hoffman Estates, Illinois
|League||Major Indoor Soccer League|
The Chicago Soul was a professional indoor soccer team that played in the Major Indoor Soccer League. The Soul joined the MISL as an expansion team named the Chicago Kick in 2011, replacing the defunct Chicago Riot. As of September 2013, the club was no longer listed as a MISL team.
On September 27, 2011, the MISL announced that the Chicago Kick had failed to secure a suitable venue in time and would not play for the 2011–12 season. The Kick would try to join the league for the 2012–13 season.
On June 22, 2012, the MISL awarded the Kick franchise to CEO/Owner Dave Mokry.
On July 6, 2012, the team was renamed the Chicago Soul and Narciso “Chicho” Cuevas was hired as head coach.
|Year||League||Logo||Reg. Season||Playoffs||Attendance Average|
|2012–13||MISL III||4th MISL, 11–15||Semifinals||1,565|
Win % = .423%
Win % = .000
Veteran one time Chicago Sting Play By Play Broadcaster Howard Balson was named to the same post with the Soul. The Public Address Announcer for Soul Home Games at Sears Centre was Brett Myhres.
- "MISL Teams 2013–14". United Soccer Leagues. 2013. Archived from the original on 25 September 2013. Retrieved 16 September 2013.
- Rochester Democrat and Chronicle "MISL drops Chicago team" Accessed 28 September 2011
- MISL Announces Schedule Revisions Archived April 15, 2012, at the Wayback Machine.
- Sears Centre negotiating to host new soccer team
- Chicago Kick soccer coming to Sears Centre
- Chicago Franchise Set For 2012–13 Archived June 24, 2012, at the Wayback Machine.
- Chicago Appoints Cuevas As Coach Archived July 29, 2012, at the Wayback Machine.
- "Rojas Named Soul's Coach". MISL. September 25, 2012. Archived from the original on October 24, 2012. Retrieved September 25, 2012.
- "Soul Names New Inaugural Head Coach In Rojas". Soccer Scene USA. September 25, 2012. Archived from the original on December 28, 2014. Retrieved September 25, 2012.
- "Soul Claim Inaugural Victory". MISL. November 2, 2012. Archived from the original on November 6, 2012. Retrieved November 2, 2012.
- "Novi Marojević Named New Head Coach". Chicago Soul FC. 11 December 2012. Retrieved 17 December 2012.[permanent dead link]