Since then, Republic FC won the 2014 USL championship and made the playoffs three times.
With fan support and attendance, the team prepared an expansion bid for Major League Soccer, which was submitted in January 2017.
They defeated the Colorado Rapids Reserve team 4-3.
Mike Fucito scored the winning goal in the 84th minute.
The home kit is once again "Old Glory Red," while the away kit is now white and gray.
Both designs omit the diagonal stripe in favor of vertical patterns.
UC Davis Children's Hospital, the kit sponsor since the club's inception and one of Republic FC's first corporate partners, renewed their sponsorship on July 22, 2016 for USL play beyond the year 2016.On July 27, 2014 the team broke the USL regular season attendance record of 112,748 previously set by Orlando City SC.Their total attendance was 182,107 (158,107 regular season; 24,000 in the playoffs).On July 18, 2013, the franchise officially announced the team name Sacramento Republic FC during the first annual Sacramento Soccer Day.Republic FC inaugurated their new 8,000 seat, soccer-specific stadium, Bonney Field at Cal Expo, on June 20, 2014.The club’s motto, “Urbs Indomita,” was printed on the right sleeve.