Soccer bar to offer many ways to embrace the game

By , Special to the Daily Memphian Published: January 12, 2019 2:33 PM CT
<strong>Carlos Flores works around large rolls of artificial turf as he levels the ground for a pair of small soccer fields on Wednesday, Jan. 9, at the future location of Soccer City 901 on Shelby Oaks. Owners Sylvia Leon and her husband, Roberto Cantu, are renovating a former restaurant-turned-event center into the soccer bar and entertainment center.</strong> (Jim Weber/Daily Memphian)

Carlos Flores works around large rolls of artificial turf as he levels the ground for a pair of small soccer fields on Wednesday, Jan. 9, at the future location of Soccer City 901 on Shelby Oaks. Owners Sylvia Leon and her husband, Roberto Cantu, are renovating a former restaurant-turned-event center into the soccer bar and entertainment center. (Jim Weber/Daily Memphian)

A Memphis couple is creating a place for soccer enthusiasts to eat, drink and play and its arrival should coincide with the inaugural season of the United States Soccer League here. 

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Tom Bailey

Tom Bailey

Tom Bailey retired in January as a business reporter at The Daily Memphian, and after 40 years in journalism. A Tupelo, Mississippi, native, he graduated from Mississippi State University. He has lived in Midtown for 36 years.


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