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The Professional Soccer League is a professional men's soccer league based in the United States. It was founded in 1991, and currently is at Division II of the U.S. Soccer pyramid.

The regular season starts in early March and goes through mid-October, and the team with the best record is awarded the PSL Best of the League Award. Fourteen teams compete in the postseason PSL Bowl Playoffs through October and November, culminating in the PSL Bowl.

The league is headquartered in Irving, Texas.

History

The Professional Soccer League was founded in 1991, beginning play in December 1991, and was the brainchild of well-known Dallas electronics store owner Rembrandt "The Gizmo Guy" Bracamontes. The first three teams were the Dallas Destroyers F.C., Houston Stars, and Toronto Blizzard.

For the 1995 season, the Boston Beacons joined the league.

In 1997, the league's owners, PSL Soccer Inc., made their initial public offering. Shortly afterwards, The Walt Disney Company purchased a 55% stake in PSL Soccer Inc., and ESPN gained TV rights for the PSL.

Sponsorship

The official game ball is made by Dunlop Sport, while kits are manufactured by Nike. Goals are manufactured by Net World Sports.

Nintendo and Dad's Root Beer are among the league's current sponsors.

Clubs

Current

Club City Stadium Capacity First season
Arkansas FighterPilots Little Rock, Arkansas War Memorial Stadium 54,120 1995
Boston Beacons Boston, Massachusetts Harvard Stadium 30,323 1995
Dallas Destroyers F.C. Dallas, Texas AT&T Stadium 60,000 1991
Houston Stars Houston, Texas TDECU Stadium
NRG Stadium
40,000
71,000
1991
Jamaica Easymen Kingston, Jamaica Sabina Park 15,600 2005
Long Island Killers Islip, New York Bethpage Ballpark 6,002 2010
Mexico City Mayans Mexico City, Mexico Foro Sol 20,000 1999
Miami Gatekeepers Miami, Florida
Lauderhill, Florida
Hard Rock Stadium
Central Broward Stadium
64,767
26,000
1999
Montreal Beavers AFC Montreal, Quebec Stade Vidéotron 39,368 1995
New York Rockets New York City, New York Citi Field
Wien Stadium
28,743
17,000
1991
Omaha Fighters F.C. Omaha, Nebraska OmahaDome 40,000 1995
Puerto Rico FC San Juan, Puerto Rico Estadio Hiram Bithorn 18,264 2018*
Toronto Blizzard Toronto, Ontario Rogers Centre 47,568 1991
Waco Bombers FC Waco, Texas McLane Stadium 45,140 2000
VfB Königsberg of Fargo Fargo, North Dakota Fargodome 18,700 2002

* = Had originally played in the North American Soccer League

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