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USL Championship

USL Championship 

In 2017, the USL Championship was granted Division II status by the U.S. Soccer Federation. 

The USL Championship evolved from a long rich history of growth, merges, affiliations, numerous rebranding and confusion. The immediate former name was USL Pro, which was formed in 2011 when two existing professional leagues, (the USL First Division and the USL Second Division). See USL history for the beginnings in 1985.

The league operates as a Division II professional league, with a membership of more than 30 clubs across the United States and Canada. The league’s headquarters is located in Tampa, Florida, and it is directly affiliated with the United States Soccer Federation and the United States Adult Soccer Association.

USL Championship Teams 

Expansion Teams

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