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UPSL Announces New York Expansion with FSA Pro

Warwick (N.Y.)-Based Pro Development Club Joins UPSL for Fall Season
Published Apr 11, 2019

April 11, 2019 – Los Angeles – The United Premier Soccer League (UPSL) is excited to announce FSA Pro as a new league member kicking off with the 2019 Fall Season.

Based in Warwick (N.Y.), FSA Pro begins play in the UPSL Northeast Division, and will host its home games at Hudson Sports Complex (122 State School Rd., Warwick, NY 10990) in compliance with UPSL Minimum Standards.

United Premier Soccer League East Coast Director Jim Antonakas said, "I'm excited to have Fox Soccer Academy Pro join the UPSL Pro Premier Northeast Conference. I think with the world-class facilities that they're establishing that they'll quickly have a program to be reckoned with. To have a current EPL professional player, Christian Fuchs, and his wife Raluca Gold-Fuchs, as owners is truly a bonus. The UPSL really is gaining the attention of soccer people both here and overseas, and we're looking forward seeing FSA Pro's talented players on the field soon."

Professional footballer Christian Fuchs, who currently plays for Leicester City in England, and wife Raluca Gold-Fuchs, who together are co-Founders of Fox Soccer Academy and Hudson Sports Complex.

Fox Soccer Academy and Hudson Sport Complex co-Founder Christian Fuchs said, "Fox Soccer Academy and Hudson Sports Complex have decided to join the UPSL in order to provide Hudson Valley soccer players the opportunity to grow and develop with an elite soccer team that the local community can be proud of. The UPSL operates similarly to European leagues and provides a promotion and relegation system that is crucial to maintain a high level of competition. This opportunity will provide a foundation to develop players and create a pathway for professional opportunities."

Fox Soccer Academy also currently operates a European network of supplemental training in Leicester, London and Vienna, Austria, Fuchs' home town.

Dino Hamzic is Regional Manager of Fox Soccer Academy USA. A native of Bosnia, Hamzic, 29, previously worked as a coach with New York Red Bulls (MLS) Academy.

FSA Pro soon will host tryouts Sunday, May 19 from 4-6 p.m. ET at Hudson Sports Complex, and on Sunday, June 2 from 3-5 p.m. ET at Hudson Sports Complex. Email dino@foxsoccer.academy to register.

The club will announce its upcoming game schedule.

About FSA Pro / Fox Soccer Academy

FSA Pro is an extension of Fox Soccer Academy currently based in Warwick, N.Y., and a new member of the United Premier Soccer League. FSA Pro will play in the UPSL's Northeast Conference.

Fox Soccer Academy was founded in 2014 by Christian Fuchs and operates in the United States, England and Austria. FSA has become an international soccer organization representing more than 200 soccer players worldwide.

Fox Soccer Academy offers advanced soccer players the opportunity to develop their game on a supplementary basis year round. The youth training program is for boys and girls, ages 8 to 16.

Direct: 646-217-1111
Email: info@foxsoccer.academy
Facebook: facebook.com/foxsocceracademyny
Instagram: @foxsocceracademyny
Twitter: @FoxSoccerAcadNY

About Hudson Sports Complex

Hudson Sports Complex offers some of the best soccer training facilities in New York. With two full-sized outdoor Turf fields with broadcast quality field lighting, Hudson Sports Complex is the ideal location for practices games and tournaments.

The complex also has two indoor mini-pitches for all-year training and is soon to open a 25,000 square foot dome. The Hudson Sports Complex also plans to feature a state-of-the-art grass field and dormitories and a cafeteria to serve hundreds of guests and players.

Email: info@hudsonsportscomplex.com
Website: www.hudsonsportscomplex.com
Facebook: facebook.com/hudsonsportscom
Instagram: @hudsonsportscom
Twitter: @hudsonsportscom

United Premier Soccer League

The UPSL was formed in 2011 and currently includes more than 300 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 400-plus teams targeted for 2019 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).

More information about UPSL can be found at www.upslsoccer.com or by following the league on Facebook (www.facebook.com/upslsoccer) and Twitter (@upslsoccer).

Contact UPSL:
Direct: 310-415-5691

Media Relations:
Dennis Pope
Direct: 951-675-3963