Several USL clubs to form own competition

Rebel clubs plan breakaway North American league

November 10, 2009
MIAMI -- North America will have a new soccer league from April after rebel clubs broke away from the established second tier league to form a new competition.

The seven clubs, previously tied to the United Soccer Leagues (USL), the structure below Major League Soccer, said on Tuesday they had formed a new league and begun the formal process of gaining official recognition from governing bodies.

The seven include USL champions Montreal Impact and the team they beat in the league's ...

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