Michigan Stars FC

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Full name Michigan Stars FC
Nickname(s) The Stars, MSFC
Founded 1982; 36 years ago (1982)
Dissolved January 2, 2018; 6 months ago (2018-01-02)
Stadium Hurley Field, Berkley, Michigan
Ground Capacity 7,000[1]
Head Coach Morris Lupenec
League National Premier Soccer League
Current season

Michigan Stars FC was a soccer team located in Metro Detroit. The team was established in 1982 and played in the National Premier Soccer League Midwest Division–Great Lakes Conference.[2] FC Sparta Michigan was formerly the Windsor FC Spartans.[3] The team originally joined the NPSL as FC Sparta Michigan but was purchased by Dearborn Sports Enterprise (DSE) in January 2014 and rebranded Michigan Stars FC.[4]

The team ceased operations on January 2, 2018.[5]


Year Tier League Regular season Playoffs Open Cup
2013 4 NPSL 5th of 6, Midwest-Great Lakes (2-8-2) Did Not Qualify Not Eligible[6]
2014 4 NPSL 4th of 5, Midwest-Great Lakes West (4-9-1) Did Not Qualify Did Not Qualify
2015 4 NPSL 9th of 13, Midwest (4-7-1) Did Not Qualify Did Not Qualify
2016 4 NPSL 3rd of 7, Midwest-Great Lakes West (5-3-4) Did Not Qualify Did Not Qualify
2017 4 NPSL 6th of 8, Midwest-Great Lakes (3-5-6) Did Not Qualify Did Not Qualify

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  1. ^ http://www.worldstadiums.com/north_america/countries/united_states/michigan.shtml
  2. ^ "GROWTH CONTINUES FOR NPSL". November 2, 2012. Archived from the original on 14 December 2013. Retrieved 14 November 2012. 
  3. ^ "FC Sparta Michigan joins crowded minor league soccer scene in Metro Detroit". March 13, 2013. Retrieved 1 April 2013. 
  4. ^ "Archived copy". Archived from the original on 2014-01-11. Retrieved 2014-01-11. 
  5. ^ "An Important Message From The Michigan Stars". Michigan Stars FC. Retrieved 2 January 2018. 
  6. ^ Josh Hakala (9 April 2013). "Great Lakes Division teams decline 2013 US Open Cup berths as NPSL entries finalized". TheCup.us. Retrieved 7 May 2013. 

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