FORGE ON: Newly forged fans share their excitement for the Birmingham Iron

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BIRMINGHAM, Ala (WIAT)– The Birmingham Iron football team took Legion Field by storm Sunday night defeating the Memphis Express and making history in Birmingham.

The city’s first Alliance of American Football (AAF) team made history with their 26-0 win.

Thousands came out to support the Iron. New fans were forged and say they are proud Iron supporters.

“Forge On!” is the cheer you’ll hear fans shouting. 

“It’s great to have professional football in Birmingham,” said one group of fans who referred to themselves as the “Iron Heads”.

“It’s good for our city,” said another fan,”It’s good to have something to call our own. Our own football team to come watch, so you know it’s just good for the community.”

CBS 42 caught up with fans before, during, and after the game. To see the full reaction watch the video below!

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