Lexington’s new pro soccer team

Soccer uniforms hanging from the inside of a horse barn.
Lexington Pro Soccer | photo by Lexington Pro Soccer

The United Soccer League announced that Lexington is the newest city to receive a USL League One expansion club. We’re essentially giving you a free kick + breaking down names, places, and the details you need to know about Lexington’s first professional soccer team

Mayor Linda Gorton
Stephen Dawahare, Mayor Linda Gorton + Bill Shively | photo by The LEXtoday
League | USL League One

USL League One launched in the spring of 2019 + is the third division created by the United Soccer League. 

Name | Lexington Pro Soccer
Owner | The majority owner of Lexington Pro Soccer is Tower Hill Sports, founded by Bill Shively.
Season | 2023

USL League One regular season play involves 12 teams playing 28 games over 30 weeks + concludes Oct. 30 with 6 teams qualifying for the playoffs.

Tickets | 2023 ticket deposits are $25
Field Location | The opening season will begin at a local collegiate facility. Details about which facility will be released in the coming weeks.
Future Location | Lexington Soccer League plans to respond to the RFP for the High Street Development Project.

The proposed venue would be able to accommodate festivals, concerts + other events. The club also plans to explore multiple locations in Fayette County that could become the site of the club’s training grounds and USL Academy program.

Brand + Crest | Lexington Pro Soccer will conduct multiple focus groups, town hall sessions + workshops to gather ideas from the Lexington community. Take the team’s survey to share your input. 

Stay Involved | Facebook, Instagram + Twitter

USL Design
USL 1 Lexington | design by USL 1

Don’t throw a red card just yet — there are still a ton more details that haven’t been released. We’ll keep you posted on how to stay up to date + involved with the team.