New Soccer Team Adds to Birmingham’s Story of Revival

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For fans of the other football, it’s exciting news. Last week the United Soccer League announced it would start a new professional team in Birmingham with official play to begin in 2019. That league is the second tier of professional soccer in the United States, but still brings exciting possibilities for the business community. We talk about that, along with Hoover leaders’ efforts to chart a new course for the city in this week’s Magic City Marketplace.

Andrew Yeager

Andrew Yeager

Host/Reporter



Magic City Marketplace

Birmingham is big business and small. But whatever the size of the operation, the marketplace is connected by people who have to grapple with numbers and projections and spin. We try and slice through the psychobabble that can be business news with a weekly discussion of who's up and who's down, why the market reacts a certain way or what a business closing or opening means to you.

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