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PADUCAH, KY-- One of Paducah's best kept secrets in the world of sports may just be it's indoor soccer team. Paducah Premier was founded in 2010, and is a member of the Premier Arena Soccer League, the largest amateur indoor soccer league in the world.

The Paducah Premier (Pumas) is an Indoor Soccer team, founded in 2010. The team is a member of the Premier Arena Soccer League. Paducah Premier is the first ever indoor soccer team in Western Kentucky to compete at the PASL level.

The Premier Arena Soccer League (PASL) is the largest amateur indoor soccer league in the world. The PASL currently has 46 teams in 6 divisions across the USA.

Paducah Premier's mission is to provide regional talented players an opportunity to play at the highest level available. They also want to create a positive impact in our community and our youth soccer players. Paducah Premier also hosts 3-4 winter soccer clinics and 2-3 summer camps a year. All Clinics and Summer camps are open to any player, regardless of soccer club affiliation. 

In 2010, they also founded PUMAS FUTBOL CLUB which is the youth academy for Paducah Premier. It is the only youth soccer club in the region that provides soccer training year round. Many of the head coaches from this club are also team members from the Paducah Premiers. Many of the youth soccer players look up to the Premier players and hope to one day play at that level. 

Pumas Futbol Club is the fastest growing soccer club in this Region. They currently have over 100 boys and girls in the club with 8 competitive teams (U9-U13) and over 25 boys in our U8 Academy.

This is Paducah Premier's 4th consecutive season playing in the PASL.

The PASL league consists of 4 home and 4 away games. Top team in each division advances to The National Tournament. The season lasts 3 months (December-February). Paducah Premier has faced teams from Louisville, KY; Evansville, IN; St. Louis, MO; Springfield, MO and Cincinnati, OH. Home games are usually on Saturday night or Sunday afternoon. All Home games are played at the Sports Plex in Paducah. Paducah Premier plans to continue and we hope that the community, fans and youth soccer players feel identified with Paducah Premier and embrace it.

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