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USL Week 1 Attendance

// March 30th, 2017 // No Comments » // USL

Week 1 USL Attendance


    Att Avg GP
 1   Richmond   8,021     8,021     1  
 2   Tampa Bay   7,710     7,710     1  
 3   PHX Rising   6,890     6,890     1  
 4   Louisville   6,758     6,758     1  
 5   RGV   6,030     6,030     1  
 6   Reno   5,691     5,691     1  
 7   Tulsa   4,952     4,952     1  
 8   Pittsburgh   3,352     3,352     1  
 9   Portland   2,602     2,602     1  
 10   Charleston   2,247     2,247     1  
 11   LA Galaxy II   1,517     1,517     1  
 12   Seattle   1,115     1,115     1  
 13   Swope Park   1,060     1,060     1  


MLS Expansion, FC Phoenix

// March 5th, 2017 // No Comments » // Major League Soccer, NPSL, Phoenix Clubs

I’ll be posting articles about MLS expansion city hopefuls as Phoenix Rising FC and eleven other groups compete to join the league.

  • Phoenix Rising FC Stadium Plan: Private Financing, Climate Controlled
  • MLS expansion: An in-depth look at the many bids for the league’s next four clubs


  • On another note, FC Phoenix, the first year NPSL team begain play at Riggs Stadium on the Mesa campus of Maricopa Community College.


    Pundits Predicting MLS in 2017

    // March 3rd, 2017 // No Comments » // Uncategorized

    A link to a post on over 20 pundits’ predictions for the 2017 MLS season.

  • 9th Annual Pundits Prediction Post

  • Phoenix Area Opening Days

    // February 24th, 2017 // No Comments » // NPSL, USL

    Opening Day for Phoenix area’s USL and NPSL teams …


  • FC Arizona(NPSL) – March 4 v Real San Jose – John D. Riggs Stadium (Mesa Community College)

  • Phoenix Rising FC(USL) – March 25 v TFC II – Phoenix Rising Soccer Complex


  • Elsewhere in Arizona


  • Five ‘brothers’ from RSL-AZ boost U.S. U-20 World Cup qualifying campaign


  • About that Phoenix Rising expansion bid …

    // February 3rd, 2017 // No Comments » // Pro Soccer in Phoenix

    With all the chatter about the next round of expansion in MLS, Phoenix Rising FC and eleven other cities have thrown their hat into the ring. Below are some links to articles I found interesing. Hope you enjoy.

  • 12 ownership groups submit MLS expansion applications
  • Evaluating the 12 MLS expansion cities through the lens of future TV contracts
  • Breaking down the 12 cities vying for the next round of MLS expansion

  • USL Schedule
  • Phoenix Rising FC to MLS?

    // January 27th, 2017 // No Comments » // Major League Soccer

    I would be remiss if I didn’t post what you already know.


    The boys from Phoenix Rising FC have thrown that hat into the ring to be one of the next 2 MLS expansion teams, to be announced later in 2017.

  • MLS invites Phoenix group to make expansion application