Thursday, July 2, 2015

Salt Lake City SC

Salt Lake City SC was a newer team. The team was formed in the mid 70s to keep up with the other emerging western cities. Since their inception, they've worn black and yellow kits and were nicknamed the Bees. Utah is the beehive state, so it all fit. The team's first promotion came in 1983, heading up to League 2. After dropping down from 1987 to 1991, the team got new owners going forward. They didn't have much success however. They played in League 3 from 1995 to 2002. After climbing up to the top of League 2, they finally made the jump to the American Premier League for the 2011 season. The Bees have a sprawling fan base and are closely tied to the Mormon community. They have no major trophy, but are seen as sweethearts for some surprising wins against the best of the league on the road,

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