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Wings Praised For Durability In Philly

10/06/2009, 5:14pm EDT
By National Lacrosse League

Philly Biz Journal: Wings fly on amid wild sports season

The Philadelphia Business Journal recently ran a story on the long-standing durability and success of the Philadelphia Wings. While indoor football, minor league hockey and indoor soccer have come and gone from South Philly, the Wings prepare for their 24th season of play, the longest running professional franchise in the city beyond the four traditional pro sports leagues. Click the link below to read the story.


Philadelphia Wings players celebrate with fans after a win. The Wings 2010 home opener is on January 16th, the first of eight Saturday night home games at Wachovia Center.

The Philadelphia Business Journal recently published a story on the long-standing durability and success of the Philadelphia Wings. While indoor football, minor league hockey and indoor soccer have come and gone from South Philly, the Wings prepare for their 24th season of play, the longest running professional franchise in the city beyond the four traditional pro sports leagues.

Business Journal staff writer John George notes that "amidst all the entrances and exits (of other teams), the Wings are getting ready for their 24th season" and that "the team was able to increase sponsorships last season by more than 15 percent despite the economy".

In other Wings news, be sure to check out the interview at NLL Insider with team co-owner Mike French. French discusses his time as a player with the Wings, ranging from his unique draft experience to a 20-19 Philadelphia loss back in 1987, with Insider columnist Bob Chavez.

To read both articles, click on their respective link on the front page of this story on NLL.com.

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