Fayetteville Fury Announces New Home at D.T. Carter Stadium at E.E. Smith High School and Strategic Partnership

Fayetteville, NC (September 5, 2023) – The Fayetteville Fury, a professional soccer team, is excited to announce its new home at D.T. Carter Stadium at E.E. Smith High School. The Fury’s first home game at the stadium will be on Sunday, September 10th at 4 PM against Soda City FC.

In addition to the new home venue, the Fury is also thrilled to announce a strategic partnership with E.E. Smith High School. This partnership goes above and beyond soccer, and will include the following:

  • Internships for students looking to expand their knowledge in graphic design, strength and conditioning, sports management, gameday operations, athletic training, broadcasting, sports announcing, and many other areas that are involved with soccer.
  • Collaboration with the E.E. Smith athletics department to enhance their programs by including Fury's professional athletes' regiments for the student-athletes at the school.

“We are thrilled to be partnering with E.E. Smith High School and to call D.T. Carter Stadium our new home,” said General Manager and Head Coach Al Florez. “E.E. Smith is a pillar of the Fayetteville community, and we are honored to be a part of their rich history and tradition. We are also excited to offer internship opportunities to their students and to work with their athletics department to enhance their programs. This partnership is a win-win for both organizations and the Fayetteville community.”

Benefits of the Strategic Partnership

The strategic partnership between the Fury and E.E. Smith High School is mutually beneficial. The Fury gains a new home stadium and the opportunity to connect with the E.E. Smith community. E.E. Smith students gain access to internship opportunities, exposure to the professional sports industry, and the opportunity to learn from and train with professional athletes. The partnership also aligns with the Fury’s commitment to community engagement. The Fury is committed to giving back to the Fayetteville community and supporting its youth. The partnership with E.E. Smith High School is one way that the Fury is fulfilling this commitment.

Call to Action

The Fury invites the Fayetteville community to come out to D.T. Carter Stadium on Sunday, September 10th at 4 PM to cheer on the team in its first home game of the season against Soda City FC. Tickets can be purchased online at https://fayettevillefury.com or at the stadium box office on game day.

The Fury also encourages E.E. Smith High School students to apply for the internship opportunities that will be available through the strategic partnership. More information about the internship opportunities can be found on Fury’s website under Organization -> Volunteering.

Additional Information

The Fury is excited to play its home games at D.T. Carter Stadium, which is a state-of-the-art facility that seats over 3,000 fans. The stadium is located at 1800 Seabrook Rd, Fayetteville, NC 28301.

The Fury is a member of the United Premier Soccer League (UPSL) playing at the Mid-Atlantic Premier Division, a top professional soccer league affiliated with the United States Soccer Federation and FIFA. The team is owned by Phillip Lin, a successful entrepreneur and sports executive. Fury is committed to providing its fans with an exciting and affordable entertainment experience.

The Fury is also committed to giving back to the Fayetteville community. The team supports a variety of local charities and organizations, and its players and staff regularly volunteer their time at community events. The Fury is proud to be a part of the Fayetteville community, and the team is excited to continue to grow and thrive in the years to come.