Weekly Preview June 19


It is a light stretch for the Emerald Force soccer teams as they only have one game over the next nine days. The Emerald Force men's team will take on Greenville FC in Knoxville on Wednesday. 

Emerald and Greenville battled earlier this season in Greenville, South Carolina where the Force came out on top with a 5-2 victory on the road. Greenville has not lost a game since then, tying three straight games and just recently pulling out a 2-1 win over the Atlanta Silverbacks. 

Greenville FC comes to Knoxville for the first time on Wednesday searching for their second straight win and their first against the Force. The Force hope to defend home field at the Sansom Sports Complex at 7:00 pm. 

Tickets for Emerald Force home games are available for purchase at the door 90 minutes before match time. Admission: adult - $5, child - $3, children ages 8 and under - free.


The Emerald Force Soccer Club's NPSL and WPSL teams are Knoxville's highest level soccer teams. Previously known as the Knoxville Force, the men's team began play in 2011 and the women's team in 2012. In 2014, the club became part of Emerald Youth Foundation.

Since 1991, Emerald Youth Foundation worked to support Knoxville’s youth and prepare generations of Godly community leaders. Emerald Youth has engaged more than 25,000 children and young adults in a variety of community programs for nearly three decades. Every year, Emerald Youth serves more than 2,200 children, teens and young adults in the heart of Knoxville through faith, learning and health programs. For more information, visit EmeraldYouth.org or follow @EmeraldYouth on Twitter and Facebook.


NW PSLMatthew Graham