Owner outlines plans for S.F. soccer teamThere are so many options for entertainment in the San Francisco Bay Area market that it’s hard to think there is a void.[...] Nick Swinmurn, the founder of Zappos.com and owner of the Burlingame Dragons soccer team, says there is one and he hopes to fill it in a couple of years.Soccer fans who don’t want to drive to San Jose to watch the Earthquakes might enjoy going to a bayside stadium and supporting a San Francisco team.Meet the San Francisco Football Club, which has applied for a United Soccer League expansion franchise to kick off in the spring of 2019.Soccer is so popular, people just want a local product to project their passion on, and attendance is growing in leagues across the country.There is already a lower-division soccer team in San Francisco, the Deltas, who play in the North American Soccer League at Kezar.[...] the shiny stadium with great sight lines should be a better draw than Kezar, no offense to history buffs.USL officials toured the site last week, and seem likely to let the SFFC into the league pending stadium approval.“The USL continues to lead the next phase of growth in professional soccer across the United States,” league president Jack Edwards said.“The fun part is creating it,” said Swinmurn, whose team would play 20 home games in 2019 if accepted.
NYS Entity Status
NYS Filing Date
AUGUST 07, 2014
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NYS Entity Type
DOMESTIC NOT-FOR-PROFIT CORPORATION
2014 - NORTH FORK UNITED SOCCER CLUB INC.
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