Detroit City FC’s Growth Continues With Leap to USL Championship

Before talking about where they were going, the Detroit City FC owners felt compelled to tell them again where they came from.

Because amid all the excitement — and a little bitterness — surrounding Tuesday night’s official announcement that the popular local professional soccer club is making another leap up the American soccer pyramid and joining the second tier of the United Soccer League Championship early next spring, they knew. that there would be questions.

Detroit City FC fans flocked to Keyworth Stadium in Hamtramck.

In addition to the “when” and the “where” — Detroit City FC will make its USL Championship debut in March, with home games still held at Hamtramck’s Keyworth Stadium — there was the “how” and the “why” that had to be addressed. And for the local community-built dynamo, that was the point of a meeting Tuesday night at the Detroit City Clubhouse, where the team’s front office met with supporters to share the broad outline of its new way forward.

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