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St. Louis Illusion Prepare for Home Opener on Saturday November 21st

November 21, 2009 - Professional Arena Soccer League (PASL) - St. Louis Illusion News Release

Glen Carbon, Illinois - Professional Indoor Soccer's, St. Louis Illusion will be playing its 2009-2010 home opener at 7:30pm, Saturday November 21st, versus rival Kansas City Kings at The Game Arena, in Glen Carbon,Illinois.

Owned and operated by indoor soccer legend Jamie Swanner, the defending Open Cup Champion Illusion return for their second season, playing in the Professional Arena Soccer League, in the Eastern Division, which also includes the Louisville Lightning, Ohio Vortex, 1790 Cincinnati Express, and the Detroit Waza.

According to Owner and Head Coach Jamie Swanner, "This year's team is one of the strongest team's we've had. We have experienced veterans and talented newcomers which have allowed us to put together a very strong team in a short period of time."

Swanner is again assisted at the helm by Player Coach and Director of Player Personnel, Justin McMillian, who was also named to the 2008-2009 All-League team.

Included on this year's Illusion roster are Andrew Sandheinrich, Anel Ibricic, Brian Harris, Damir Kordic, Elvir Kafedzic, Jesse Elmore, Joe Reiniger, John Anzalone, John Van Buskirk, Jon Fridal, Josh Boyd, Justin Judiscak, Justin McMillian, Lawrence Olum, Mali Walton, Ricky Andrews, Roger Gemoules, Senad Hot, Taib Dedic, Vedad Alagic, Peter Christofilakos, DJ Newsom and goalkeepers, Ilfan Kudic and Jason Norsic.

The St. Louis Illusion will be honoring the Edwardsville High School Varsity Soccer Team during a special halftime presentation at their home opener. Edwardsville finished fourth in the Illinois State High School Championships this past season.

Tickets for the Illusion are on sale at The Game Arena for $10 adult and $6 youth 12 and under in the General Admission Seating; $25 in VIP East and West, which is end zone table seating and includes beverages and table service; and finally $15 for VIP Family Seating at midfield, which also includes beverages and table seating.

For additional information or to purchase tickets, call 618-288-5690 or visit the St. Louis Illusion website at

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