USL to Expand to Reno in 2016

UPDATE: The Reno Gazette-Journal interviewed Reno Aces President Eric Edelstein, who told the reporter that the Aces ownership group is still in negotiations with USL for a team in 2017. The team will not begin play in 2016, as originally reported by StP. Additionally, the potential Reno USL franchise would share a stadium with the AAA…

Creation of RGVFC Represents Next Step in USL Expansion Evolution

Last Wednesday, USL introduced Rio Grande Valley FC as the first official expansion team for the 2016 season. The 25th entrant into the fast-growing league is owned by Alex Cantu, owner of the Rio Grande Valley Vipers in the NBA Development League. RGVFC will play its home matches at a 9,400-seat soccer specific stadium already under…

USL in Detroit Hinges on Soccer Specific Stadium

Dan Duggan owns and operates the Michigan Bucks, one of the more successful amateur soccer teams in the USL PDL. He also has ambitions of placing a professional USL franchise in Detroit. The target is to begin play in USL in 2016 with hopes that it might lead to Major League Soccer for the Motor City…

USL to Expand to Cincinnati in 2016

USL nearly doubled in size from 2014 to 2015, and those who follow the league know that expansion is expected to continue in the coming years. One of the new markets that will be included in USL next year will be Cincinnati. Multiple sources in and around the league have stated that a Cincinnati franchise has…