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Without playing a match, Flower City Union will move up a spot in the National Independent Soccer Association this weekend.

ROCHESTER, N.Y. – Without playing a match, Flower City Union will move up a spot in the National Independent Soccer Association this weekend.

Sunday’s match between Flower City at Club de Lyon will not be played due to the lack of an approved venue availability in Daytona, Fla., according to NISA.

So, the game will be a forfeit as Flower City will be awarded a 3-0 win and three points.

“The table will reflect this result at the end of the weekend when all NISA matches are completed,” the league said in a statement.

On Sunday, Flower City will move into sixth place, the final playoff position, with a 6-11-2 record and 20 points, one point ahead of Club de Lyon, which will have a 5-8-4 mark and 19 points.

The team will return to New York as Salt City Union as it will host the Michigan Stars in Auburn, N.Y. on Saturday, Sept. 23 at 6 p.m.

After playing at Gold Star FC on Wednesday, Sept. 27 at 7 p.m., Flower City Union will come back to Rochester to welcome the Savannah Clovers at the Rochester Community Sports Complex on Saturday, Sept. 30 at 6 p.m.

The team will hold a ‚ÄúCelebration of Rochester Soccer History” that night as players, coaches, owners and front office staff from previous professional soccer teams will be honored prior to the match. Former members of the Rochester Lancers, Rochester Flash, Rochester Rhinos and Western New York Flash have been invited to attend the celebration.

For more information about the club, visit www.FlowerCityUnion.com.

Front Row Soccer editor Michael Lewis has covered 13 World Cups (eight men, five women), seven Olympics and 25 MLS Cups. He has written about New York City FC, New York Cosmos, the New York Red Bulls and both U.S. national teams for Newsday and has penned a soccer history column for the Guardian.com. Lewis, who has been honored by the Press Club of Long Island and National Soccer Coaches Association of America, is the former editor of BigAppleSoccer.com. He has written seven books about the beautiful game and has published ALIVE AND KICKING The incredible but true story of the Rochester Lancers. It is available at Amazon.com.