Austin Bold FC

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Austin Bold FC
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Full name Austin Bold Football Club
Founded August 9, 2017; 13 months ago (2017-08-09)
Stadium Bold Stadium
Capacity 5,000
Chairman Bobby Epstein
Head coach Marcelo Serrano
League USL Championship

Austin Bold FC is an upcoming American professional soccer team based in Austin, Texas. Founded in 2017, the team plans to make its debut in the USL Championship in 2019.[1][2][3]

Stadium[edit]

The club will play at a newly constructed stadium on the grounds of the Circuit of the Americas race track, to be located between the amphitheater and the grand plaza.

Ownership[edit]

Bobby Epstein, chairman of the Circuit of the Americas, will lead the ownership group after becoming majority owner in 2017.

Players and staff[edit]

Roster[edit]

No. Position Player Nation
Midfielder Faris Abdi  Saudi Arabia
Defender Edson Braafheid  Netherlands
Midfielder Dario Conca  Argentina
Forward Kléber  Brazil
Defender Sean McFarlane  Jamaica
Forward Isaac Promise  Nigeria
Midfielder Marcelo Saragosa  Brazil
Midfielder Valeri Saramutin  Russia

Head coaches[edit]

  • Includes USL regular season, USL playoffs, U.S. Open Cup. Excludes friendlies.
Coach Nationality Start End Games Win Loss Draw Win %
Marcelo Serrano  Brazil August 3, 2018 present 0 0 0 0 !

Staff[edit]

  • Roberto Silva – general manager
  • Marcelo Serrano – head coach

References[edit]

  1. ^ "USL Announces Return to Austin in 2019". Retrieved August 9, 2017.
  2. ^ "Austin pro soccer franchise will roll in 2019 in 5,000-seat COTA venue". Retrieved August 9, 2017.
  3. ^ "Austin Bold FC Hosts Official Launch". Retrieved August 3, 2018.

External links[edit]