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San Antonio FC signs Billy Forbes for second stint with club

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San Antonio FC has signed midfielder Billy Forbes for the 2019 USL Championship season, the club announced last week.

Forbes returns to San Antonio for his second go-around with the club after spending the 2018 season with Phoenix Rising FC.

“We are excited to have Billy back for 2019,” said SAFC Head Coach Darren Powell. “He had a successful campaign with SAFC in 2017 and he is very familiar with the area and the club. He is an exciting attacking player that can produce opportunities for others while creating chances for himself as well.”


While with Phoenix, Forbes had three goals in 24 matches. While with SAFC in 2017, he scored 10 goals and recording a team-record nine assists. He was named to the USL Team of the Week four different times.

“I am excited to be back with this organization,” said Forbes. “San Antonio has been home for a long time, so it feels great to come back and play for the fans who have supported me for my whole career.”

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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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