Detroit United

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Detroit United
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Full name Detroit United
Founded 2002
Stadium Bicentennial Park
Livonia, Michigan
Ground Capacity ????
Owner Republic of Macedonia George Juncaj
Head Coach Republic of Macedonia George Juncaj
League Michigan Premier Soccer League
USASA

Detroit United is an American amateur soccer team based in Detroit, Michigan, United States. Founded in 2002, the team plays in Region II of the United States Adult Soccer Association, a network of amateur leagues at the fifth tier of the American Soccer Pyramid.

The team plays its home games at Bicentennial Park in nearby Livonia, Michigan. The team's colors are red, white and blue.

History[edit]

Founded in 2002 by George Juncaj, a former semi-professional soccer player from Montenegro,[1] Detroit United plays in the Michigan Premier Soccer League, which is a member of the United States Adult Soccer Association Region II group of leagues. United finished second in the MPSL Premier Division in 2006,[2] third in 2007,[3] and second again in 2008.[4]

United entered the Lamar Hunt U.S. Open Cup for the first time in 2007, but lost to RWB Adria in the regional qualification semi finals. They qualified for the tournament for the first time in 2010, beating Nebraska team 402 FC in a PK shootout in the final round of their regional qualification tournament, before losing 2-0 to professional USL Second Division side Pittsburgh Riverhounds[5] in the first round of the tournament proper.

Players[edit]

2010 USOC roster[edit]

Note: Flags indicate national team as defined under FIFA eligibility rules. Players may hold more than one non-FIFA nationality.

No. Position Player
Albania MF Luigi Djokic
Albania MF Nic Djokic
United States DF Thomas Eller
United States FW Fernando Gatica
United States GK Ryan Mathe
Italy MF Jake Munchiando
United States DF Adam Nesbitt
No. Position Player
Liberia MF Worteh Sampson
United States FW Sam Sappo
United States MF Kenny Simon
United States DF Thomas Stark
Bulgaria FW Jeremy Stoychiff
United States DF Zach Wilkes

Year-by-year[edit]

Year Division League Regular Season Playoffs Open Cup
2007 5 USASA Did not qualify
2010 5 USASA First Round

Head coaches[edit]

Stadia[edit]

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