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Detroit City Football Club

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What Investors Say

Thousand Mile Inc
LEAD INVESTOR
Invested $1,000 this round
Everywhere I go all my life when people ask me where I’m from, I feel a surge of pride when I can say Detroit. That blessing has always been my bedrock. Futbol is a great game, and this is really cool. Iggy Pop

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What Friends Say

ML Elrick Fox 2 News
"Detroit City FC may be Detroit's most successful startup since the Model T."
Detroit Free Press
"Welcome to the wildest party in town."

In the news

All spring Detroit City FC matches canceled; fans tell club to keep the money
April 27, 2020
Detroit City FC finally went pro, and now it has nowhere to go. The National Independent Soccer Association on Monday announced the cancellation of its men's spring season because of the coronavirus pandemic. This decision affects all of DCFC's matches that were scheduled through mid-June.
Detroit City FC: The football team rising from America's biggest ruin
April 17, 2020
Trevor James has seen a lot in his footballing life. In the 1980s, he played for the LA Lazers, a short-lived indoor soccer cousin to the famed LA Lakers, attracting a similarly glitzy Hollywood crowd to the city's Forum arena.
Detroit City FC signs first TV deal with Stroh's support
February 4, 2020
Detroit City Football Club fans will be able to watch Le Rouge on le tube this season.The popular soccer team signed its first television deal ahead of its debut season as a professional sports team, according to a Tuesday news release.The one-year deal applies to men's and women's games. DCFC is...
Copa90: Your New Favorite Club - Detroit City FC
November 19, 2019
In our new ongoing series, let COPA90's resident fan culture obsessive Martino make the case for why you should be paying attention to some of the most fascinating teams from across the world of football. Say hello to Your New Favourite Club.
Detroit City FC adds women's soccer team for 2020 season
September 19, 2019
Detroit City FC announced Saturday night it is adding a women's soccer team for the 2020 season. The club will play in United Women's Soccer, beginning next spring, with home matches at Keyworth Stadium in Hamtramck.
Detroit City FC stuns Mexican first division Club Atlas 2-1 before 7,478 spectators
September 8, 2019
Detroit goalie Nate Steinwascher (Photo: Daniel Mears, Detroit News) Yazeed Matthews poached his first goal for Detroit City FC and it was perhaps the biggest one in club history. The former AFC Ann Arbor player's strike in the 58th minute lifted DCFC to an improbable 2-1 victory over Liga MX Club Atlas in an international friendly Saturday before a 7,478 spectators at Keyworth Stadium.
The ultimate guide to Detroit City FC and Keyworth Stadium
April 1, 2019
In 2012, Detroit City FC (a.k.a. DCFC, City, Le Rouge) started as an experiment in amateur soccer. Since then, it's continually grown in fan support, game day experience, and connection to the community. 2020 is a year of firsts: the men's side will play its inaugural year as a professional club and a women's side will make its debut.
DCFC Youth: Love of soccer bridges huge cultural divides in diverse Michigan city
March 31, 2019
HAMTRAMCK, Michigan - With two boys in maroon soccer jerseys in the back seat of her SUV, Maria Martínez navigates slippery, pot-holed streets past the chain-link fencing of a General Motors assembly plant slated for closure, multi-lingual awnings of Yemeni restaurants and Polish bakeries, a green-and-white brick neighborhood mosque and the neon signs of a hipster bar.
Detroit City Fieldhouse opens after renovations
October 22, 2018
The former City Sports Center is now home to the Detroit City Fieldhouse, complete with new fields and a club house. Leagues started earlier this month, and a grand opening is scheduled for October 27.
Detroit City FC ends season in lopsided loss to Serie A Frosinone Calcio before 7,887 crowd
August 1, 2018
Detroit City FC played Frosinone Calcio, representing Italy's Serie A, one of the world's top soccer leagues. The fourth-tier Le Rouge paid dearly, receiving a 10-0 shellacking from the recently promoted side in a friendly Tuesday before a record crowd of 7,887 at Keyworth Stadium.
How Detroit City FC lures in big overseas clubs
April 1, 2018
How does a semi-pro soccer club in Hamtramck land home matches with a first-tier Mexican team and with Germany's legendary second-division punk rock team? The answer for Detroit City FC is a combination of reasons: The foreign teams are seeking to bolster their brands among U.S.
Copa90: The Club MLS Wishes It Could Have - Detroit City FC
August 6, 2017
Detroit has become a battleground for the soul of American soccer. With a wildly successful 4th division team enjoying grassroots success and an investment g...
Detroit City FC beats Venezia in playoffs tune-up
July 19, 2017
Hamtramck - Detroit City FC's tune-up for the NPSL playoffs turned into a nervy 2-0 victory over Venezia FC in an international soccer friendly Tuesday before 5,418 spectators at Keyworth Stadium. Roddy Green and Elijah Rice supplied the goals for DCFC, which opens the postseason Saturday at home against Dakota Fusion FC.
Detroit Cougars legacy lives on as Glentoran rookies enjoy experience of lifetime in Motor City
May 29, 2017
The legend of the Detroit Cougars, woven into the fabric of Glentoran and Irish League folklore, will forever be retold but never replicated. et, in their own way, the Glens' rookie class of 2017 will be able to look back on their 50th-anniversary celebration of the Cougars' 1967 exploits in Motor City as a one in a lifetime experience.
Detroit soccer fans are saying 'No' to MLS
December 12, 2016
On a muggy, overcast day in May, Drew Gentry, otherwise known as Sergeant Scary, climbed on top of a Honda CRV in a parking lot, both hands clad in skeleton gloves, clutching a black megaphone that he didn't really need.
FIFA TV: Detroit (Soccer) Is Back!
August 25, 2016
Detroit City FC was started by five friends, and the semi-pro team in the struggling city has been accepted with passion by the community. More FIFA Football...
Detroit City FC capture the imagination - and provide symbol of hope - with Keyworth Stadium renovation
February 13, 2016
And the owners of the club did not have to look far for inspiration to renovate the stadium - not only to house their increasingly popular team after outgrowing their current facility but, more importantly, for posterity's sake. FDR's speech said it all.
Seidel: Fans go extra mile to support Detroit City FC
October 29, 2015
CLOSE Before the pitch about their new pitch, about 400 fans of Detroit City FC gathered, many drinking beer, and some broke into a chant. "This is awe-some!" they chanted, starting to clap. "This is awe-some!" Sean Mann, co-owner of the soccer team, grabbed a microphone. "From the bottom of our hearts, thank you!"
The locals bringing soccer back to Detroit: 'We want this to last for generations'
August 6, 2015
Eventually, the people of Detroit became tired of the unfulfilled promises to bring a professional soccer team back to their city. First, there was the campaign of MLS Detroit, who, in 2004, believed that finding funding for such a team was "only a matter of time." That never materialized.
Grassroots through the concrete - Howler Magazine
April 27, 2015
Soccer flowers in Detroit By Adam Doster | Photographs by Jon Deboer / DCFC Here at Harry's, a two-story brick sports bar on the south end of Detroit's historic Cass Corridor, members of the United States' unlikeliest soccer fan group have spent the last hour inhaling burgers and beer while watching the World Cup round-of-16 match ...
Detroit City FC grows into unlikely success story from 1994 World Cup roots
April 9, 2015
Twenty-one summers ago, a patch of grass was placed in a hulking stadium in suburban Detroit. And from that patch of grass, something amazing would flourish. It was 1994 and the Pontiac Silverdome needed real sod to become the first indoor venue to host the World Cup.
Detroit City FC brings soccer culture and excitement back to downtown (with video)
July 11, 2012
Smoke fills the air but it is not nearly as intoxicating or inescapable as the screams echoing from inside it. It's a stifling hot day in Detroit and there is nothing anyone can do to stop raging masses of people from losing control.
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