Attracting their largest supporter turnout in the inaugural team’s history, over 2100 fans filed into Finley Stadium Saturday night to watch Chattanooga FC challenge Rocket City United. Coming into the match, Rocket City (3-2-1), from Huntsville, was in first place in the Southeastern Conference of the NPSL, while Chattanooga FC (2-2-1) was sitting in a three-way tie for second.

What an exciting night for soccer in Chattanooga,” said Chattanooga FC’s Twitter reporter, Chris Cooper, after the match. “It was a very exciting game in 100 degree heat and we had well over 2000 fans at the match. There were also long lines for food, beer, and CFC gear. Seems like everyone really had a good time tonight.”

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