Name
American USL Championship

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Established
2010 (12 years old)

First Recorded Event
2020-03-07

Current Season
2022

API Football ID
4087

Sport
Soccer

Location
United States

Gender
Male

Alternate Names
USLC

TV Rights
US - ESPN [2019-2022]

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Upcoming Events
19 May 22 Memphis 901 5 - 0 LA Galaxy II
19 May 22 Birmingham Legi 0 - 0 Las Vegas Light
19 May 22 El Paso Locomot 1 - 0 Sacramento Repu
21 May 22 Charleston Batt  - Miami FC
21 May 22 Indy Eleven  - New York RB II
21 May 22 Louisville City  - Monterey Bay FC
21 May 22 Tampa Bay Rowdi  - Pittsburgh Rive
21 May 22 Detroit City FC  - Atlanta United
22 May 22 Rio Grande Vall  - San Diego Loyal
22 May 22 San Antonio  - Colorado Spring

Latest Results
18 May 22 Miami FC 1 - 1  Detroit City FC
16 May 22 Phoenix Rising 1 - 5  Tampa Bay Rowdi
15 May 22 Memphis 901 2 - 1  Indy Eleven
15 May 22 Monterey Bay FC 1 - 2  Rio Grande Vall
15 May 22 San Diego Loyal P - P  Colorado Spring
15 May 22 Las Vegas Light 1 - 1  Oakland Roots
14 May 22 Orange County S 5 - 1  Tulsa Roughneck
14 May 22 LA Galaxy II 4 - 3  Louisville City
14 May 22 Hartford Athlet 3 - 2  New York RB II
14 May 22 Charleston Batt 0 - 2  New Mexico Unit

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The USL Championship (USLC), is a professional men's soccer league in the United States that began its inaugural season in 2011. The USL is sanctioned by the United States Soccer Federation (U.S. Soccer) as a Division II Professional League since 2017, placing it under Major League Soccer (Division I) in the hierarchy. The USL is headquartered in Tampa, Florida.

The league is owned and operated by United Soccer League (originally "United Soccer Leagues") and was formed as result of the merger of their USL First (USL-1) and Second Divisions (USL-2), following the controversial 2010 season which saw neither the USL-1 nor the North American Soccer League (NASL) receive Division II sanctioning from the USSF, resulting in the temporary USSF Division 2 Pro League. United Soccer Leagues stated that the merger would strengthen the league's position within the American professional soccer landscape through stability, commercial growth and the professional development of soccer in four main regions throughout the United States and Canada.

Formerly known as United Soccer League (USL) and USL Pro, in January 2013, United Soccer Leagues and MLS reached an agreement to integrate the USL league competition with the MLS Reserve League, primarily to improve player development in North America, strengthen league competition and build ties between leagues in the American soccer pyramid. This multi-year deal encourages MLS and USL team affiliations and player loans, aiming to have more games for teams and developing players. As of the 2020 season, 14 USL Championship teams are affiliated to MLS teams. Most teams have an affiliate in either the USL Championship or third-level USL League One (USL1), but Columbus Crew SC, FC Cincinnati, Los Angeles FC, Montreal Impact, Nashville SC, and Vancouver Whitecaps FC have no affiliated team in these leagues.

Seasons

2020

2021

2022

Teams

Atlanta United
-11

Birmingham Legi
-10

Charleston Batt
-11

Colorado Spring
-10

Detroit City FC
-11

El Paso Locomot
-10

Hartford Athlet
-9

Indy Eleven
-9

LA Galaxy II
-11

Las Vegas Light
-11

Loudoun United
-11

Louisville City
-10

Memphis 901
-9

Miami FC
-8

Monterey Bay FC
-11

New Mexico Unit
-10

New York RB II
-11

Oakland Roots
-10

Orange County S
-11

Phoenix Rising
-10

Pittsburgh Rive
-10

Rio Grande Vall
-11

Sacramento Repu
-11

San Antonio
-8

San Diego Loyal
-9

Tampa Bay Rowdi
-10

Tulsa Roughneck
-9

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