At 231 S. Third St. in downtown Las Vegas, there is an old church that now serves as corporate headquarters for Las Vegas Lights FC, a United Soccer League expansion team that starts play in less than a month.
The team’s newest additions, announced Tuesday, come from three different countries and have played soccer in six different nations.
The United Soccer League expansion team will travel to Fresno FC for its first regular-season game and host Reno 1868 FC in its home opener on March 24.
The United Soccer League team signed local players Adolfo Guzman, Sebastian Hernandez, Marco César Jaime Jr., Julian Portugal and Matt Thomas at a ceremony Monday at team headquarters.
The United Soccer League team will begin play during the 2018 season, starting with an exhibition game against Major League Soccer’s Montreal Impact on Saturday, Feb. 10 at Cashman Field.
The Lights are hoping their leader can blend style and substance to create a product worth seeing in the increasingly crowded Las Vegas sports landscape.
Las Vegas’ new United Soccer League team will look at players from Monday through Wednesday.
The 25-year-old tried out for Las Vegas’ new United Soccer League team at the club’s player combine on Saturday and Sunday at Kellogg Zaher Soccer Complex.
Las Vegas’ new United Soccer League team looked at players for nine hours Saturday at Kellogg Zaher Soccer Complex.
The United Soccer League team will hold its first local combine on Saturday and Sunday at Kellogg Zaher Soccer Complex.
The club announced a three-year deal with the online retailer on Wednesday to serve as the team’s jersey sponsor and exclusive e-commerce partner.
The Las Vegas Lights FC will host Montreal Impact on Feb. 10, the Vancouver Whitecaps on Feb. 17 and D.C. United on Feb. 24.
After he was introduced as coach of the Las Vegas Lights FC soccer team, Jose Luis Sanchez Sola, or “Chelis” for short, invited fans at the news conference to join him for a beer.
The team will hold an open tryout for local soccer players between 17- and 35-years old on Dec. 9 and 10.
The Lights agreed to a three-year deal with Lotus Broadcasting and 1460 AM ESPN Deportes for the station to serve as the radio home for Spanish play-by-play broadcasts, the team announced Thursday.