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San Antonio FC adds Salazar and McBride to roster

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San Antonio FC have signed midfielder Miguel Salazar and defender Sam McBride to contracts for the upcoming 2016 season, the team announced on Monday afternoon.

Salazar spent the 2015 season with Phoenix in Division I soccer, where he earned Colonial Athletic Association first team honors following his senior season.

“Miguel is a very talented player who came up in an MLS academy,” said SAFC Head Coach Darren Powell. “I’m very familiar with him from his early days at Elon. He’s a talented midfielder who can get the ball off the back four, look for good passing positions and help build the play forward.”


McBride played for Elon University under Powell. He was named to the 2015 North Carolina Collegiate Sports Information Association’s All-State second team.

“I’m extremely honored and excited to start my career with SAFC,” said McBride. “San Antonio is a great soccer city with potential for future success in the game. I can’t wait to get started with the team, and I am looking forward to helping out in the local community and meeting the people who have and will continue to support our club. I hope we can have a successful first season and start something special.”

San Antonio FC will open their first season in the Alamo City on the road April 3 against the Seattle Sounders 2 before returning home for their home opener on April 9 against the Swope Park Rangers at Toyota Field.

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Stephen Michael 26, is a journalist, social media coordinator, host, and entertainment reporter. Michael graduated in 2017 with a bachelor’s degree in Communication Arts and earned a Master's Degree in Digital Media in 2020 from the University of the Incarnate Word. He has worked covering the San Antonio Rampage, Stars, and San Antonio Futbol Club. He was the host of the Project Spurs Roundtable on NBC affiliate News 4 San Antonio from 2015-17.

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