While the North American Soccer League contracted from 12 teams to 8 this past offseason, prospects for the league’s expansion have never looked better. Two roadblocks to growth are out of the way, with Traffic Sports no longer involved in the league and Division II status provisionally retained after a
If the North American Soccer League truly wants to become Division 1A alongside Major League Soccer, it will have to compete against MLS in some of the biggest markets in the country. This is already happening, of course.
The New York Cosmos are trying to carve out a niche for themselves
The Windy City can support a 2nd pro team. If it's done right.
As a former Chicago resident, I’ve long championed the idea of placing a second professional soccer franchise in the city. Chi-town is third in terms of both population and media market size behind New York and LA; Both of