Major League Football (MLFB) Announces Mobile as Final Host City and 2022 Schedule
Port City joins Canton, Little Rock and Virginia Beach to form MLFB’s Core Four
Full match schedule also announced
LAKEWOOD RANCH, FL /ACCESSWIRE/June 23, 2022/ Major League Football (OTC PINK:MLFB) – Major League Football announced today Mobile, Alabama as the fourth and final hometown of its inaugural season, starting August 9e.
Previously announced mobile joins Canton, Ohio, Little Rock, Arkansas, and Virginia Beach, Virginia as MLFB’s “Core Four” – four football-hungry cities that support MLFB’s vision of exciting football played in a sustainable business model.
The Mobile team will be known as Alabama Airborne and its home games will be played at Ladd Peebles Stadium. Arkansas Attack home games will be played in history War Memorial Stadium. Virginia Armada home matches are set for Virginia Beach Sports Complex while Ohio Strength fans can cheer on their team at Canton Hall of Fame Bowl.
“Today, I’m thrilled to announce that Mobile is the fourth host city for MLFB,” said MLFB CEO Frank Murtha. “Mobile joins Canton, Little Rock and Virginia Beach as a “core four.” These four incredibly supportive markets not only provide a terrific foundation for this season, but also a solid foundation for spring 2023 as we begin our quest to become America’s home for spring professional soccer.
“While each community is unique, Mobile, Little Rock, Canton and Virginia Beach all had what we felt were the essential ingredients for success – a football support tradition, strong demographics and appropriate facilities,” Murtha said. “With the addition of Mobile to our lineup of leagues, we truly believe we have found a ‘core’ and are positioned for growth this season and beyond.”
Mobile leaders issued statements of welcome and support for MLFB’s decision to establish a team in their city.
Mobile Mayor Sandy Stimpson commented“We are thrilled to be one of only four cities in the country to host an MLFB team for training camp and summer games. Not only will these events have a significant economic impact, but I know that the hundreds of visitors traveling with MLFB will enjoy all that Mobile has to offer. MLFB has chosen the right place to kick off this summer season. As they will soon see, we were born to celebrate.
Connie Hudson, Mobile County Commission Chair welcomed MLFB saying, “On behalf of the Mobile County Commission, I am pleased to welcome Major League Football to our beautiful Mobile County, Alabama. To each of the visiting league teams and staff members, we hope you have a wonderful experience and enjoy your time in Mobile as you prepare for the seasons this fall and next spring. Best wishes for success in your upcoming match schedule as well!”
To finish, Danny Corte, Executive Director of the Mobile Sports Authority added, “On behalf of the Mobile Sports Authority, we extend a warm welcome to Mobile, Alabama, to the teams and staff of Major League Football as they enter their first training camp as well as their first season of competition. We look forward to co-hosting (along with Ladd-Peebles Stadium) the league’s first training camp this summer as well as co-hosting two games in August as the league prepares for its first spring season. complete in 2023. We hope teams and staff can take full advantage of our beautiful region between practices while teams work to come together. Please let us know if we can improve your stay in Mobile. Good luck to everyone!”
MLFB has also announced its full 2022 game schedule for this season.
August 9 attack in Arkansas @ Virginia Armada
August 9 Ohio Force @ Alabama Airborne
August 16 Virginia Armada @ Ohio Strength
August 16 attack in Arkansas @ Alabama Airborne
August 22 Virginia Armada @ Arkansas Attack
August 23 Alabama Airborne @ Ohio Strength
August 30 Ohio Force @ Arkansas Attack
August 30 Alabama Airborne @ Virginia Armada
Championship game on September 6. Teams to be determined.
Home Teams Bold and Italic
Information on how to purchase tickets will be announced Tuesday on our website.
Earlier, the MLFB announced Terry Shea, Earnest Wilson, Jerry Glanville, and Bill Conley as head coaches for its inaugural season.
Together, these coaching veterans have over 150 years of coaching experience at all levels of football. Each expressed their passion for helping young men grow personally and professionally.
Coach Jerry Glavilleone of the most charismatic men to coach professional football, will serve as head football coach for MLFB Alabama Airborne. Coach Glanville’s teams are known for their defensive tenacity. He has coached several professional players and developed hungry defenders at all levels of football. Coach Glanville has held numerous college and professional coaching positions, including head coach of the Houston Oilers from 1986 to 1990 and the Atlanta Falcons from 1990 to 1993.
fans of the Arkansas Attack will be delighted by the head coach by Ernest Wilson affinity for an open offence. Coach Wilson was an early adapter of the popular “Air Raid” offense and worked with championship coaches such as Tony Dungy, Dennis Green and others. Wilson served as offensive coordinator at Jackson State and Hampton College as well as head coach at Elizabeth City State.
The head coach Terry Shea, a highly respected attacking ‘guru’ with over 50 years of coaching experience, will lead the Virginia Armada. Shea served as head coach at San Jose State and offensive coordinator for legendary Bill Walsh at Stanford. After many years in the NFL with the Chiefs, Bears, Dolphins and Rams, Coach Shea returned to helping young players develop with the MLFB.
Ohio Coaching Legend Bill Conley was named head coach of Ohio Strength. After a successful playing career at Ohio State, Conley began his coaching career in Ohio high school football before returning to his alma mater as recruiting coordinator under John Cooper and Jim Tressel. A longtime assistant coach at Ohio State, Conley also enjoyed a long and successful tenure as Division II Ohio Dominican head coach.
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