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MASL & MASL 2


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Yesterday Commissioner Schaub of the Major Arena Soccer League announced that 24 teams will start the season this fall. Indoor soccer is struggling to compete for the ever-crowded sports entertainment dollar, so if you're in one of these North American cities, you should check out your live viewing options or catch a game streaming live for free on YouTube.

MASL

EASTERN CONFERENCE

Central Division

Cedar Rapids Rampage

Founded 2015

Previous Indoor Soccer Teams of Cedar Rapids: -

Kansas City Comets

Founded 2010

Previous Indoor Soccer Teams of Kansas City:

Missouri Comets - MISL 2010-2014

Kansas City Comets - MISL 2001-2005

Kansas City Attack - NPSL 1990-2001

Kansas City Comets - MISL 1981-1990

Milwaukee Wave

Founded 1984 (The oldest continuously operating indoor soccer team in America.)

Previous Leagues of the Milwaukee Wave:

AISA 1984-1990 : NPSL 1990-2001: MISL 2001-2008

XSL 2008-2009 : MISL 2009-2014 : MASL 2014-Today

St. Louis Ambush

Founded 2013

Previous Indoor Soccer Teams of St. Louis:

St. Louis Steamers - WISL/MISL 1998-2006

St. Louis Ambush - NPSL 1990-2000

St. Louis Steamers - MISL 1979-1988

Eastern Division

Baltimore Blast Founded 1992

Previous Leagues of the Baltimore Blast:

MISL 1980-1992 (folded)

NPSL 1992-2001

MISL 2001-2008

NISL 2009

MISL 2010-2014

MASL 2014-Today

Florida Tropics Founded 2016

Previous Indoor Soccer Teams of Lakeland, Florida: -

Harrisburg Heat Founded 2012

Previous Indoor Soccer Teams of Harrisburg, PA:

Harrisburg Heat 1991-2003 NPSL/MISL

Syracuse Silver Knights

Founded 2010

Previous Indoor Soccer Teams of Syracuse: -

WESTERN CONFERENCE

Pacific Division

Ontario Fury

Founded 2013

Previous Indoor Soccer Teams of Ontario, CA: -

San Diego Sockers

Founded 2009

Previous Indoor Soccer Teams of San Diego:

San Diego Sockers 2001-2004 WISL/MISL

San Diego Sockers 1978-1996 NASL/MISL/CISL

Tacoma Stars

Founded 2003

Previous Indoor Soccer Teams of Tacoma:

Tacoma Stars 1983-1992 MISL

Turlock Express

Founded 2011

Previous Indoor Soccer Teams of Turlock, CA: -

Southwest Division

Monterrey Flash

Founded 2011

Previous Indoor Soccer Teams of Monterrey, Mexico:

Monterrey La Raza 2007-2010 MISL

Monterrey Fury 2003-2005 MISL

Monterrey La Raza 1992-2001 CISL/WISL

El Paso Coyotes Founded 2016

Previous Indoor Soccer Teams of El Paso Texas: -

Rio Grande Valley Barracudas Founded 2014

Previous Indoor Soccer Teams of Hidalgo, Texas: -

Soles de Sonora

Founded 2014

Previous Indoor Soccer Teams of Hermosillo, Mexico: -

Editor's Note: The Sonora Suns were the BOS team of the 2016-2017 Season.

MASL2

MASL 2's teams are TBA at a later date. It is unclear whether MASL 2 exists like a feeder system or operates like a relegation/promotion model. The Commissioner has dedicated 8 slots for MASL 2, with the Chicago Mustangs as the only confirmed member.

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