USL Super League
Organizing bodyUnited Soccer League
FoundedSeptember 21, 2021; 3 months ago (2021-09-21)
First season2023
CountryUnited States
ConfederationCONCACAF
Level on pyramid2 (Proposed)
Websitewww.uslsoccer.com/usl-super-league

The USL Super League (USLS) is a planned Division II professional women's soccer league in the United States, beginning play in 2023. The league will be owned and operated by the United Soccer League.[1]

History

USL announced the formation of the Super League on September 21, 2021. Along with the semi-pro USL W League, which will start in 2022, the USLS is part of the creation of a full pathway for women's soccer.[2][3] Amanda Vandervort, former Chief Women’s Football Officer for FIFPro, the global player’s association, was appointed League President on October 12, 2021.[4]

References

  1. ^ "USL Announces New Professional Division II Women's Soccer League". uslsoccer.com. USLSoccer.com Staff. September 21, 2021. Retrieved September 21, 2021.
  2. ^ "USL announces new professional women's soccer league: USL Super League". espn.com. ESPN. September 21, 2021. Retrieved September 21, 2021.
  3. ^ "USL launching women's Division II league with 'commitment to gender equity'". theathletic.com. The Athletic. September 21, 2021. Retrieved September 21, 2021.
  4. ^ "Amanda Vandervort Named USL Super League President". uslsoccer.com. USLSoccer.com Staff. October 12, 2021. Retrieved October 12, 2021.