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United Premier Soccer League Announces Weatherford FC as Central Conference Expansion Team

North Texas-Based Pro Development Club Joins UPSL for the 2019 Spring Season
Published Jul 31, 2018

The United Premier Soccer League (UPSL) is excited to announce Weatherford FC as a new member starting with the 2019 Spring Season.

Based west of Ft. Worth (Tex.), Weatherford FC will begin UPSL Pro Premier play in the Central Conference North Division. The club will host its home matches Kangaroo Stadium (250 Eureka St., Weatherford, TX 76086) in compliance with UPSL's Minimum Standards.

United Premier Soccer League Central Conference Manager Matt Kahla said, "The Central Conference continues to grow with quality clubs. When Brandon Medrano, a former player at Keene FC, approached me about opening up Weatherford FC with his Dad, Everardo, as Owner, I was very excited to help him get the process started. I am confident that Weatherford FC will be a great addition to the North Division for the 2019 Spring Season."

Everardo Medrano is Owner of Weatherford FC. The team is operated by Brandon Medrano and Curtis Vance.

Weatherford FC General Manager Brandon Medrano said, "We're very excited to be joining the UPSL. There's tons of talented players in this area, and they've all been looking for something like the UPSL and its clubs to help raise the level here. We're working hard to bring a quality product to the players and fans in Weatherford because we believe in the UPSL Pro/Rel Model and what it can mean for communities like ours across the country."

Medrano, 24, is a native Texan and former varsity soccer player at Weatherford High School. He played collegiate soccer at Abilene (Tex.)'s McMurray State and Ranger (Tex.) College.

Vance, 24, is the Director of Communications for Weatherford FC.

The club soon will announce tryouts and its upcoming game schedule.

About Weatherford FC

Weatherford FC is an American Soccer club currently based in Weatherford, Tex., and a new member of the United Premier Soccer League. Weatherford FC plays in the UPSL Pro Premier.

Founded in 2018, Weatherford FC can participate in the qualifying rounds for the Lamar Hunt U.S. Open Cup through their affiliation and membership with the UPSL, the U.S. Soccer Federation (USSF) and the United States Adult Soccer Association (USASA).

Contact:
Direct: 817-458-2525
Email: weatherfordfc2018@gmail.com
Twitter: @weatherfordfc

United Premier Soccer League

The UPSL was formed in 2011 and currently includes more than 200 teams in Alaska, Arizona, California, Colorado, Florida, Georgia, Idaho, Illinois, Indiana, Iowa, Kansas, Massachusetts, Michigan, Minnesota, Missouri, Nebraska, Nevada, New Hampshire, New Jersey, New Mexico, New York, North Carolina, Ohio, Oklahoma, Oregon, Pennsylvania, Rhode Island, South Carolina, Texas, Utah, Virginia and Wisconsin. UPSL is the fastest growing Pro Development League in the USA, with 300-plus teams targeted for 2018 Fall Season. Each UPSL team is individually owned and operated, and is responsible for maintaining either UPSL Pro Premier Division or Championship Division minimum standards.

UPSL teams are all eligible to participate in the U.S. Open Cup Qualifying Rounds through the leagues affiliation with the U.S. Soccer Federation (USSF) and the United States Adult Soccer Association (USASA).

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