Fresno FC

Fresno Football Club was an American professional soccer team based in Fresno, California. Founded in 2017, the team is a member of the USL Championship, a second tier league in the American Soccer Pyramid. Their first game took place on March 17, 2018.[1] The team folded on October 29, 2019, after ownership failed to secure a soccer specific stadium.[2]

Fresno FC
Full nameFresno Football Club
Nickname(s)The Foxes
Los Zorros
FoundedJuly 26, 2017 (2017-07-26)
DissolvedOctober 30, 2019 (2019-10-30)
StadiumChukchansi Park
OwnerRay Beshoff
General managerFrank Yallop
Head coachAdam Smith
LeagueUSL Championship
20193rd, Western Conference
Playoffs: Conference Quarterfinals
WebsiteClub website

The team colors are sky blue, San Joaquin navy blue, Fuego red. The logo of the team includes the initials "AM", a memorial to the deceased wife of an investor.[3] FFC chose the Fox as their mascot and secondary logo on November 7, 2017. The team is also referred to as The Foxes or Los Zorros in Spanish.[4][5]


Period Kit manufacturer Shirt sponsor
2018–2019 Adidas El Mexicano


As of October 13, 2018
Season USL Championship Play-offs US Open Cup Top scorer Head coach Avg. attendance
P W L D GF GA Pts Pos Player Goals
2018 34 9 13 12 44 38 39 12th, Western Did not qualify Fourth Round Juan Pablo Caffa
Jemal Johnson
9 Adam Smith 4,871
2019 34 16 9 9 58 44 57 3rd, Western Conference quarterfinals Second Round Jaime Chavez 12 Adam Smith 4,117


  1. "Fresno Football Club to Join USL in 2018". United Soccer League (USL). July 26, 2017. Retrieved July 26, 2017.
  2. "Fresno FC announces it's done in Fresno, ceasing operations". KFSN-TV. October 29, 2019.
  3. Fresno Football Club (July 30, 2017). "Her initials also appear on the original Fuego logo. Including them was a way for us to honor her legacy + influence on soccer in". @FresnoFC2018. Retrieved August 4, 2017.
  4. "FFC Reveals Fox As Club Mascot & Nickname". Fresno Football Club. November 7, 2017. Retrieved November 7, 2017.
  5. Abcarian, Robin (March 20, 2018). "Professional soccer comes to Fresno — finally this city will be on the map!". The Los Angeles Times. Retrieved June 9, 2018.

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