The United Soccer League First Division, also known as the USL or USL-1, is the 2nd tier North American soccer competition comprised of US and Canadian soccer clubs. There is no relationship between the USL-1 and the MLS. There is no promotion or demotion based on performance. There are currently only 11 teams playing in the USL-1 league. Some of these leagues are set to buy into the MLS franchise in the next few years, specifically the Vancouver Whitecaps and the Portland Timbers. The Seattle Sounders have made a successful move to the MLS for the 2009 Season; boasting one of the classiest football stadiums in North America.
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USL Pro Announces 2015 Alignment and Playoff Format
... fans greater opportunity to support their clubs home and away as the league continues to bring its brand of professional soccer to enthusiastic markets through the United States and Canada,” according to USL Pro Executive Vice President Jake Edwards.
Why the Red Bulls Need a PDL and a USL Pro Team
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The PDL is a development league operated by United Soccer Leagues (which also runs USL Pro) and is on the fourth tier of the US Soccer pyramid along with the National Premier Soccer League (NPSL). In 2014, the New York Red Bulls U-23 team ...
Chicago Fire Announce Partnership With USL Pro Side Saint Louis FC
St. Louis has long been spoken of as one of the premier soccer cities in the United States, and the expansion side will play in the 6,000-capacity Soccer Park in Fenton, Missouri. “We're excited to partner with Saint Louis FC as our USL PRO affiliate ...
Mario Sanchez Selected as Men's Soccer Head Coach
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Jones departed SIUE for a position with Saint Louis FC, a United Soccer League (USL) Professional side. Sanchez served on ... Sanchez was an assistant coach at Fresno State from 1999 to 2003 before the school eliminated its men's soccer program.
OKC Energy Signs Versatile Defender Michael Harris
“I'm looking forward to competing for the USL PRO title, playing with experienced teammates, a veteran coach and for the fans and community of Oklahoma City. I am grateful for this opportunity and cannot wait for the season to begin.” The Seattle ...
Union release 2015 preseason training camp roster
Last year, Andrews helped Harrisburg reach the USL PRO title game. Bryan Sylvestre's name is ... The Hollywood, Fla., native has been a bit of a journeyman - he was in the Vancouver Whitecaps' academy program from 2009 to 2011, and earned two call-ups ...
Louisville City Signs Conor Shanosky, Placed in Eastern Conference
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He spent most of his time on loan in the lower leagues of American soccer, making appearances for the Harrisburg City Islanders and Richmond Kickers of USL PRO and the Ft. Lauderdale Strikers of NASL. Shanosky has spent the majority of his career ...