Port City joins Canton, Little Rock and Virginia Beach to form MLFB’s Core Four
The full game schedule has also been announced
LAKEWOOD RANCH, FL / ACCESSWIRE / June 23, 2022 / Major League Football (OTC PINK:MLFB) – Major League Football was announced today Mobile, Alabama as the fourth and final hometown for its inaugural season, beginning August 9th.
Previously Announced Mobile Joins Canton, Ohio, Little Rock, Arkansas, and Virginia Beach, Virginia how MLFB’s “Core Four” – four football-loving cities that support the MLFB’s vision of exciting football within a sustainable business model.
The team at Mobile will be known as that Alabama in the air and its home games are played Ladd Peebles Stadium. Arkansas attack Home games are played historically War Memorial Stadium. Virginia Armada Home games are coming up Virginia Beach Sportsplex while Ohio force Fans can cheer for their team Canton Hall of Fame Bowl.
“I am pleased to announce Mobile today as the fourth host city of the MLFB,” he said MLFB Managing Director Frank Murtha. “Mobile joins Canton, Little Rock and Virginia Beach as our”core four“These four incredibly supportive markets not only provide an excellent base for this season, but also a solid foundation for Spring 2023 as we begin our quest to become America’s home of spring professional football.”
“While each community is unique, Mobile, Little Rock, Canton and Virginia Beach all had what we believed to be the essential ingredients for success – a history of football support, strong demographics and appropriate facilities,” Murtha said. “With the addition of Mobile to our league roster, we truly believe we have found ‘core’ and are positioned for growth this season and beyond.”
Mobile officials issued statements of welcome and support for the MLFB’s decision to create a team in their city.
Mobile Mayor Sandy Stimpson commented“We are excited to be one of only four cities nationwide to host an MLFB team for summer training camps and games. Not only will these events have a significant economic impact, I know that the hundreds of visitors who travel MLFB will enjoy all this mobility has to offer. The MLFB chose the right place to open this summer season. As you will soon see, we were born to party.”
Connie Hudson, President of the Mobile County Commission greeted MLFB, saying, “On behalf of the Mobile County Commission, I am pleased to welcome Major League Football to our beautiful Mobile County, Alabama. With each of the visiting league teams and staff, we hope you have a wonderful experience and enjoy staying in mobile as you prepare for the seasons this fall and next spring. Best wishes also for your forthcoming schedule!”
Finally, Danny Corte, Managing Director of the Mobile Sports Authority added, “On behalf of the Mobile Sports Authority, we would like to extend a warm welcome to Major League Football teams and staff to Mobile, Alabama as they begin their first training camp and season of competition. This is us I look forward to co-hosting (with Ladd-Peebles Stadium) the league’s first training camp this summer and hosting two games together in August as the league prepares for its first full spring season of 2023 . We hope teams and staff can fully experience our beautiful area between training sessions while teams work to come together. Please let us know if we can make your stay in Mobile even better. Good luck to all!”
MLFB also announced its full 2022 game schedule for this season.
August 9 attack on Arkansas @ Virginia Armada
Aug 9 Ohio Force @ Alabama in the air
August 16 Virginia Armada @ Ohio force
August 16 Arkansas attack @ Alabama in the air
August 22 Virginia Armada @ Arkansas attack
Aug 23 Alabama Airborne @ Ohio force
Aug 30 Ohio Force @ Arkansas attack
Aug 30 Alabama Airborne @ Virginia Armada
6 Sept Championship game. teams open.
Home teams in bold italics
Ticket purchase information will be posted on our website on Tuesday.
MLFB had previously announced Terry Shea, Ernst Wilson, Jerry Glanville, and Bill Conley as head coach for his inaugural season.
Together, these veteran coaches have over 150 years of coaching experience at all levels of football. Each has expressed a passion for helping young men grow personally and professionally.
Coach Jerry Glanvilleone of the most charismatic men in professional football, will serve as Head Football Coach for the MLFB Alabama in the air. Coach Glanville’s teams are known for their defensive tenacity and he has coached several All-Pro players and developed hungry defenders at all levels of football. Coach Glanville has held numerous collegiate and professional coaching positions, including head coach for the Houston Oilers from 1986-1990 and for the Atlanta Falcons from 1990-1993.
fans of the Arkansas attack will be delighted with Head Coach Ernest Wilsons Affinity for a wide open offense. Coach Wilson was an early adopter of the popular “Air Raid” offense and has worked with championship coaches such as Tony Dungy, Dennis Green and others. Wilson served as an offensive coordinator at Jackson State and Hampton College and as a head coach at Elizabeth City State.
head coach terry shea, a widely respected offensive “guru” with more than 50 years of coaching experience will take the lead Virginia Armada. Shea served as a head coach at San Jose State and was offensive coordinator for the legendary Bill Walsh at Stanford. After many years in the NFL with the Chiefs, Bears, Dolphins and Rams, Coach Shea has returned to help young players develop the MLFB.
Legendary coach from Ohio Bill Conley was appointed head coach Ohio force. After a successful playing career at Ohio State, Conley began his coaching career in Ohio high school football before returning to his alma mater as a recruiting coordinator under John Cooper and Jim Tressel. A longtime assistant coach at Ohio State, Conley also enjoyed a long and successful tenure as head coach of the Ohio Dominican Division II.
Major League Football, Inc. (OTC symbol MLFB), headquartered in Lakewood Ranch, Florida, is a publicly traded company operating as a professional football league. Our mission is to provide personal and professional development opportunities for football players, coaches and front office staff, and then introduce those participants to the NFL and other professional leagues through our original programming so they can advance their careers.
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