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Slammers FC Announces Agreement with FC Blades




Slammers FC Announces Agreement with FC Blades


NEWPORT BEACH, CALIFORNIA (13FEB2013)  -- Youth soccer club Slammers FC is pleased to announced it has entered into a license agreement with FC Blades, headquartered in Irvine, California.  FC Blades now becomes an official licensee of the Slammers brand. Under the arrangement, Blades commenced operating under the brand name Irvine Slammers FC. Between them, the organizations will boast over 70 club soccer teams and over 1,000 recreational soccer players throughout Southern California.


Walid Khoury, Director of Coaching for Slammers FC, "Our arrangement with the Blades is extremely exciting as our existing girls and boys club soccer programs are already among the best in the nation while the Blades have strong club teams and more importantly they have developed the strongest recreational soccer program in Southern California. This arrangement allows both Slammers FC and Irvine Slammers FC to offer competitive and recreational programs focused on the development of players in all age groups and at all competitive skill levels."


Tim Woodcock, Technical Director of FC Blades (now Irvine Slammers FC), , "We are thrilled to be associated with Slammers FC and look forward to providing the players on our 34 club teams and 110 recreational teams with a clear roadmap for success to play at the highest levels of competitive soccer in Southern California and the US. Under our arrangement with Slammers FC, we will be replicating our highly successful recreational soccer program for the 4 - 12 year old age groups for Slammers FC in Newport Beach and the surrounding communities. This will further both clubs' combined mission to provide kids in Orange County with the best soccer training possible to foster a love for the game."