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World Association takes shape

March 29, 2012
By Harry Harris, Football Correspondent
Five major Leagues from around the world united in Manchester this week for "a historic day" to forge a professional World League Association, ESPNsoccernet can reveal.

The five founding members are: the Association of European Professional Football Leagues (EPFL), the South African Premier Soccer League, Major League Soccer, the Thai Professional League and the United Arab Emirates League.

The Board of Directors of the new World League Association consists of 11 members, six ...

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