Rams Men Head to Soccer’s Birthplace

Soccer team to play “the beautiful game” as it soaks up English culture

ernationalThe Suffolk University men’s soccer team is going on tour – to England.

The Rams’ are headed to London on Saturday for the program’s inaugural international journey, with competitions set for Lichfield and Staffordshire.

The blue-and-gold soccer squad will experience both sport and culture during the eight-day trip.

The Rams’ will compete in two to three matches against some of the top-tier English teams, including an academy squad in Lichfield, the hometown of Suffolk’s new head coach James Boden.

“This trip will be a once-in-a-lifetime opportunity for our players and coaches,” said Director of Athletics Cary McConnell. “Soccer is a huge international sport and no larger than in England. For our student-athletes to experience this passion is exciting. I am also excited about the cultural experience the student-athletes will share. This trip to England is a great way to enhance their education.”

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Suffolk Rams men's soccer team and coaches group photo on field
The Suffolk men's soccer team kicks off the 2018 season with competitions in England.