Wolves-Hawks Merger with AC Milan/LSC

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Livonia, MI – January 16, 2017

The Michigan Wolves-Hawks Soccer Club and AC Milan-Detroit(Livonia)/Livonia Soccer Club have agreed in principle to a merger to operate as the Michigan Wolves-Hawks Soccer Club beginning in June of 2017.

We are excited to unite all of the soccer programs inside the City of Livonia. This will provide a quality soccer experience for players of all levels. 

This merger more than doubles the size of the nationally recognized Michigan Wolves-Hawks Soccer Club. This opportunity provides the current AC Milan-Detroit(Livonia) players to combine with a club that has a rich history and state of the art training facilities.    

The Michigan Wolves-Hawks Soccer Club and AC Milan-Detroit(Livonia)/Livonia Soccer Club teams will continue to operate unchanged through the spring of 2017.  Leading both clubs into a unified tryout that will provide every player with a team to play on. 

The Livonia Soccer Club Recreational program will continue to operate under the name, Livonia Soccer Club. 

“One Community, One Club”

“The Michigan Wolves- Hawks Soccer Club is excited for the opportunity to work with the excellent staff and players at AC Milan-Detroit{Livonia) and the Livonia Soccer Club.  This will allow our clubs to develop players of all ages and levels.” Ed McCarthy, Michigan Wolves-Hawks President

“Exciting times ahead, as we merge two great soccer clubs both rich in history as well as community.  The soccer climate has changed considerably over the past few years and we feel the marriage of our clubs creates an unprecedented opportunity for players of all ages to play at all levels.  The merger unites our clubs, our families and our community and we are excited for the future.”- Chris Burnette, Livonia Soccer Club President

“Years of preparation and relationship building have positioned our soccer club for this opportunity.  It is an exciting time for our players, our coaching staff, as well as the Livonia community. Creating this holistic environment for players at all levels inside of one club is something that we began working toward in 2008.  This merger provides tremendous opportunity for the future and collectively we are committed to making this a seamless transition for each player and family.  The unification of the soccer community in Livonia will provide players and their families with a first-class youth soccer experience at all levels .” Rick Larson, Director of Coaching