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New Soccer Team In Huntsville?

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A professional soccer team could be coming to Huntsville. Video: New Soccer Team In Huntsville?
A professional soccer team could be coming to Huntsville. Thu, 21 Dec 2017 00:05:38 +0000 New Soccer Team In Huntsville? A professional soccer team could be coming to Huntsville. WAAY ABC Huntsville, AL in alabama. new at 6... while the buzz continues about a minor league baseball team possibly coming to madison - another sports team is also on the radar - this time in huntsville... and instead of a baseball team.. it's a soccer team... waay 31's scottie kay joins us live tonight in huntsville to fill us in on the possible new team ... and it's potential impact on the city.. scottie? dan/demetria ... no hiding the fact huntsville is a growing city... making it an easy choice for a professional division three soccer team to call it home... and the people i talked with today say they'd be happy to welcome another sports team to the area. "soccer is big here in huntsville. i mean there's a lot of kids that play soccer and, of course, they watch the big league teams just like we do, so they want to emulate them. so i think it'd be great. owner of winning edge sports, alan luna, says he's happy to hear about the possibility of another professional sports team coming to huntsville... especially if it's a soccer team... and he's not the only one... "people enjoy it here. huntsville kind of has an international theme going for it, so soccer being international, but soccer being close to huntsville, it could make a big impact. and chad emerson with downtown huntsville, inc. agrees. emerson says the united soccer league visited huntsville back in october.. and has shown continuous interest in the rocket city ever since... huntsville resident bill kerley says he's not surprised the city impressed the u-s-l.. and made the list of potential homes for a professional soccer team... sot "huntsville's a great place. it is growing. i mean it seems to be non-stop, so a soccer team could do great." emerson says he believes the team would do well in huntsville because of the strong club and recreational soccer presence in the area... he also added the team would give huntsville another form of entertainment. emerson compares it to the huntsville havoc.. with a loyal following and solid attendance. a soccer team could also help huntsville businesses score. sot "it could affect other businesses, other sports stores." sporting store owner alan luna says he's ready for that win. sot "we sell soccer uniforms and it would probably help our uniform business." overall, the people we talked to in huntsville today say they'd be more than willing to check out and cheer on the new team if it comes to rocket city... double sot "i mean if we go and we'll definitely enjoy it." "when the come to town, we'll definitely support them, and we'll have things that they can buy for that sport." we should add that huntsville city administrator john hamilton says even though the league is interested in the rocket city - a huntsville soccer team will not be possible until an owner of a team steps up and is

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