Sunday, February 13, 2011

(Re) Birth of a new league ... for at least a year

San Jose Earthquakes of the original NASL
USSF Board of Directors Narrowly Approves 1-year Provisional Sanctioning of NASL

In a narrow 6-5 vote with both U.S. Soccer President Sunil Gulati and MLS Commissioner Don Garber abstaining, the USSF Board of Directors approved the North American Soccer League (NASL) to provisionally sanction Division 2 pro soccer in the U.S. for 2011. The approval came with a special 1-year provisional status and must be ratified in today’s Annual General Meeting in Las Vegas, Nevada. ...

See the full story here, from Inside MN Soccer, and the press release from NASL here.

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