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Carmelo Anthony’s Puerto Rico FC Joins North American Soccer League

via: press release BAYAMÓN, P.R. (June 11, 2015) – Professional soccer is coming back to Puerto Rico, and NBA star and entrepreneur Carmelo Anthony is leading the charge. Anthony announced Thursday at a press conference in Bayamón that his new club, Puerto Rico FC, will begin play in the...

Puerto Rico Islanders Will Not Participate in 2014 NASL Season

By: Pedro Heizer On Monday, the Puerto Rico Islanders spoke to local media and announced that they will not participate in 2014 NASL Spring Season. On December 2012 the Islanders  told the NASL it needed time to reorganize its operations and wasn’t going to play in the 2013 spring season. In...

2013 NASL Combine Recap

The 2013 NASL Combine which is recognized as a leading pathway to playing professional soccer in the region was held this past weekend at Lockhart Stadium, home of the NASL’s Fort Lauderdale Strikers. Last season alone, almost 15% of its 2012 Combine ended up on NASL rosters at the opening of the...

NASL Names Bill Peterson Newest Commissioner

The resurgent NASL will kick off its third season in the spring of 2013 with a new team, a new schedule format, and a new commissioner. The league announced this afternoon that they have hired former NFL Europe President and AEG Senior Vice President Bill Peterson as their new Commissioner effective...

News from around the League

Since the end of the NASL season, which saw the Tampa Bay Rowdies come back from a 2-0 hole they dug themselves in the first leg of the Soccer Bowl Championship in Minnesota and win it on penalties, the League has made some pretty big announcements that will for sure change the landscape of the...

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