THE GRAND LIST, A - G

ALL PRO SOCCER TEAMS - ALL Leagues, USA & CANADA, 1894-2010, A-G

This Grand List includes all teams to have played in US and Canadian professional and some semi-pro soccer leagues since 1894. Teams are listed alphabetically by location, followed by the league, and years of operation. Additional notes indicate name changes and moves to different cities or leagues.

The Grand List was created and compiled by Kris Rizakis (kriskx432@hotmail.com). Thanks for all the hard work, Kris!

The list of leagues is at the bottom of this page.


A B C D E F G
"The Grand List, H-N"
"The Grand List, O-Z"
==> indicates Name change or Relocation

+ indicates change of league affiliation

w- :Denotes women's team

Last updated: February 25, 2010


A

Abbotsford 86ers Select-USL-PDL (1999-2000) ==Abbottsford Rangers
Abbotsford Athletes in Action/-USL-PDL (1998) played in both the PCSL and USL-PDL at the same time see Abbottsford 86ers select
Abbottsford Rangers-USL-PDL (2003- ) ==see Abbottsford 86ers Select
Addison Arrows-USL-I-League (1987-90) +USL-PDL (1989) Addison Arrows==North Texas United and see Garland Genesis
w-Adirondack Lynx-WPSL (2006-09)
Ajax Orlando-USL-PDL (2004-2006)
w-Ajax Southern California-WPSL (1999- )
w-Alabama Angels-W-League (1996-1998)
Alabama Saints-USL-PDL (1997-98, 2000)
Alabama Spirit-NPSL III (2008)
Albany Admirals-USL-PDL (2005-07)
Albany Alleycats-USL-D3Pro (1995-96), Albany==New York Capital District
Albany Blackwatch Highlanders-USL-PDL (2003-2004) == Albany Admirals
Albany Capitals-ASL III (1988-89) +A-League (1990-91)
Albuquerque Asylum-MPSL (2004) +NPSL III (2005-08)
w-Albuquerque Crush-W-League & WPSL (2002)
Albuquerque Geckos-USL-D3Pro (1997) +A-League (1998) Albuquerque==Sacramento
Albuquerque Gunners-USL-I-League (1987-90) +USL-PDL (1989-90) Albuquerque Gunners==New Mexico Roadrunners
w-Albuquerque Lady Asylum-WPSL (2007-08)
Albuquerque Outlaws-USL-I-League (1986-87) Outlaws==Gunners
Amarillo Challengers(I)-USL-I-League (1986-92)
America F.C.-LSSA (1992)
Team America-NASL (1983)
Anaheim Splash-CISL (1994-97) see Los Angeles United
Ann Arbor Elites-USL-PDL (1995)
Arizona Condors-WSA (1989) +A-League (1990)
Arizona Cotton-USL-PDL (1992-95) +USL-I-League (1992-93) Cotton==Phoenix and see Phoenix Hearts
w-Arizona Heatwave-W-League (1995)
w-Arizona Heatwave-W-League (2001-2005)
Arizona Phoenix-USL-PDL (1996) Phoenix==Sahuaros and see Arizona Cotton
w-Arizona Lady Suaharos-WPSL (2003)
w-Arizona Rush-WPSL (2008- )
Arizona Sahuaros-USL-D3Pro (1997-2002) +MPSL (2003-2004, 08) see Arizona Phoenix
Arizona Sandsharks-CISL (1993-97) Arizona Sandsharks==Arizona Thunder and +PSA and sat out the 1996 season
Arizona Thunder-WISL (1999-2001) +PSA (1998) Arkansas A's-USL-PDL (1994-95)
Arkansas Diamonds-USL-I-League (1989-92) +USL-PDL (1990-92)
w-ASA Chesapeake Challenge-WPSL (2010- )
w-Asheville Splash-W-League (2002-2004)
Athletics-SLSL (1913-14)
Atlanta Apollos-NASL(1971-73) see Atlanta Chiefs(I)
Atlanta Attack-NPSL II (1989-91) Atlanta==Kansas City
w-Atlanta Beat (I)-WUSA (2001-2003)
w-Atlanta Beat (II)-WPS (2010- )
Atlanta Blackhawks-USL-PDL (2009- )
Atlanta Chiefs(I)-NPSL I(1967-1970) Chiefs==Apollos and + NASL
Atlanta Chiefs(II)-NASL (1979- ) see Colorado Caribous
w-Atlanta Classics-W-League (1997-2000)
Atlanta Express-USL-I-League (1990-91) +USL-PDL (1991) Atlanta Express==Gwinnest County Steamers
Atlanta FC-NPSL III (2008- )
Atlanta Lasers(I)-USL-PDL (1993) Lasers==Magic(II) and see Atlanta Magic(I)
Atlanta Magic(I)-USL-I-League (1991-93) +USL-PDL (1992) Magic(I)==Lasers
Atlanta Magic(II) -USL-I-League (1993-96) +USL-PDL (1994) +USL-D3Pro (1995)quit outdoors after 2 games and see Atlanta Lasers
Atlanta Ruckus-A-League (1995-98) franchised revoked in mid-season and replaced by Atlanta Silverbacks
Atlanta Quicksilvers-USL-PDL (1991) +USL-I-League (1991-92) see Georgia Steamers
Atlanta Silverbacks-A-League/USL Div. 1 (1998-09) + NASL II (2011- )club assembled to replace the Atlanta Ruckus during the '98 season
Atlanta Silverbacks U23s-USL-PDL (2006-08)
w-Atlanta Silverbacks Women-W-League (2005- )
Atlantic City Diablos-NPSL III (2007-08)
w-Atlantic City Diablos-WPSL (2006-09)
Augusta Fireball United-USL-PDL (2005-2006)
Austin Aztex-USL Division 1 (2009, 2011- ) +D2Pro (2010)
Austin Aztex U-23’s-USL-PDL (2008-09)
w-Austin Lady Lone Stars-W-League (1999- )
Austin Lightning-USL-PDL (2002-2007) ==see Lafayette Lightning
Austin Lone Stars-USL-PDL (1994-96) +USL-D3Pro (1997-2000) see Austin Soccadillos
Austin Soccadillos-USL-I-League (1987-92) +USL-PDL (1989-93) Soccadillos==Lone Stars
Austin Thunder-LSSA (1987-92)
w-Auto Trader Select-WPSL (1998- ) ==San Diego Auto Trader

B

Bakersfield Brigade-USL-PDL (2005-09)
Baltimore Americans-ASL II (1939-48) see Baltimore German
Baltimore Americans(II)-ASL II (1941-42)
Baltimore Americans(III)-ASL II (1943-48)
Baltimore Bays(I)-NPSL I(1967) +NASL(1968-69)
Baltimore Bays(II)-ASL II (1973) see Baltimore Stars
Baltimore Bays(III) -USL-PDL (1993-94) +USL-I-League (1993-98) +USL-D3Pro (1995-97) Baltimore Bays(III)==Eastern Shore Sharks
Baltimore Blast(I)-MISL I (1980-92)see Houston Summit Soccer
Baltimore Blast(II)-NPSL II/MISL II/NISL/MISL III(1998- ) see Baltimore Spirit
Baltimore Canton-ASL II(1934-36)== Baltimore S.C.
Baltimore Comets-NASL(1974-75) Baltimore Comets==San Diego Jaws
(Crystal Palace) Baltimore-USL-Div. 2 (2007-09) + D2Pro (2010) + NASL II (2011- )
Baltimore Flyers-ASL II (1967-68) see Baltimore St.Gerards
Baltimore German-ASL II (1938-39)==Baltimore Americans
w-Baltimore Lady Bays-W-League (1995) ==Maryland Pride
Baltimore Orioles-ALPF (1894)
Baltimore Pompei-ASL II (1957-61) see Baltimore Rockets
Baltimore Rockets-ASL II (1953-57) Rockets==Pompei
Baltimore S.C.-ASL II (1936-48)
Baltimore Spirit-NPSL II (1992-98) Spirit==Blast(II)
Baltimore St.Gerards-ASL II (1966-67) St.Gerards==Flyers
Baltimore Stars-ASL II (1972) Stars==Bays(II)
Baton Rouge Bombers-EISL (1997- 98)
Baton Rouge Capitals-USL-PDL (2007- )
w-Bay Area Cyberrays-WUSA (2001- 2003)
Bay Area Ambassadors-NPSL III (2009- )
Bay Area Seals- A-League (1999) see San Francisco Bay Area Seals
w-Bay State Select-WPSL (2005-07, 09)
Bayonne Babcock & Wilcox-NAFBL (1915-21)
Bayonne Centerville-NAFBL (1895-98)
Bayonne Jersey F.C.-NAFBL (1907-08)
Bellingham Orcas-USL-PDL (1996-97)
Ben Millers-SLSL (1913-35)
Bermuda Hogges-USL-Div. 2 (2007-09) + USL-PDL (2010- )
Bethlehem-ASL II (1938-39)
Bethlehem Steel F.C.-NAFBL (1917-21) +ASL I (1921-28) and (1929-30) +EPSL II (1928-29)
Birmingham Grasshoppers-USL (1994) +USL-PDL (1995-96)
Birmingham Pumas FC-NPSL III (2010- )
Blue Bells-SLSL (1909-11)
Boca Juniors-ASL II (1963-64)
Boca Raton Sabres-USL-PDL (1992-94)
w-Boise City Blitz FC-WPSL (2009)
w-Boston 23-WPSL (2010- )
Boston-ASL I (1930)
Boston Astros-ASL II (1969-74) Boston==Worcester and see Fall River Astros
Boston Aztec-NPSL III (2007-09)
Boston Beacons-NASL(1968) see Boston Rovers
Boston Beaneaters-ALPF (1894)
Boston Bears-ASL I (1931-33)
Boston Bolts-ASL III (1988-89) +A-League (1990)
w-Boston Breakers (I)-WUSA (2001-2003)
w-Boston Breakers (II)-WPS (2009- )
Boston Bulldogs-USL-D3Pro (2001- ) +A-League (1999-2000) see Worcester Wildfire
Boston Metros-ASL II (1963-64) + EPSC (1964-65)
Boston Minutemen-NASL(1974-76)
w-Boston Renegades-W-League (1996-2009) see w-Boston Tornado
Boston Rovers-USA (1967) Rovers==Beacons and + NASL
Boston Storm-USL-PDL (1994) +USL-D3Pro (1995)
Boston Tigers-ASL II (1965-68)
w-Boston Tornado-W-League (1995)Tornado==w-Renegades
Boston Wonder Workers-ASL I (1924-29) +ISL I (1926)
w-Boston-North Aztecs-WPSL (2005- )
Boulder Nova-USL-PDL (2000-01) ==Boulder Rapids Reserve
Boulder Rapids Reserve-USL-PDL (2002-2007) see Boulder Nova ==Colorado Rapids Reserve
Bradenton Academics-USL-PDL (1998- )
w-Bradenton Athletics-W-League (2004-08)
Brampton Hitmen-CPSL II (2001-2004) ==Stallions (2005-2006)
Brampton Lions-CSL II (2008- )
Brandon Braves-USL-I-League (1994-96)
Braves FC-NPSL III (2007- )
w-Brevard County Cocoa Expos-WPSL (2008) == see Cocoa Expos
Bridgeport Bears-ASL I (1929) ==Philadelphia F.C. II
Bridgeport Hungaria-ASL I (1929-30)==Newark
Bronx United-NAFBL (1909-10, 1911-15)
Brookhattan-Galacia-ASL II (1956-58) dropped Brookhattan and see Brookhattan and Galicia
Brooklyn Dodgers-ALPF (1894)
Brooklyn F.C.-NAFBL (1909-16)
Brooklyn Hakoah I-ASL I (1929) ==Merged with New York Hakoah (EPSL II) to become Hakoah All-Stars
Brooklyn Hakoah II-ASL II (1948-1956) merged with New York Americans(I) ==New York Hakoah III
Brooklyn Hispano-ASL II (1933-56)
Brooklyn Italians (I)-ASL II (1956-61) merged into Inter-Brooklyn Italians
Brooklyn Italians (II)-NPSL III (2010- )
Brooklyn Knights-USL-PDL (1999- )
Brooklyn Morse Dry Dock-NAFBL (1919-20)
Brooklyn Robins Dry Dock-NAFBL (1919-21)
Brooklyn S.C.-ASL II (1933-35) see Brooklyn St. Mary’s Celtics
Brooklyn St. Mary's Celtics-ASL II (1935-42)
Brooklyn Wanderers(I)-NAFBL (1895-98,1912) merged into Brooklyn F.C.(I) 6 games into season
Brooklyn Wanderers(II)-ASL I (1922-31) +ISL I (1926) Brooklyn Wanderers==New York Americans(I)
Brooklyn Wanderers(III)-ASL I (1932-33)
Brooklyn Wanderers(IV)-ASL II (1942-48)
Broward County Wolfpack-USL-PDL (2000)
Buffalo Blizzard-NPSL II (1992- )
Buffalo City-NPSL III (2009)===FC Buffalo
(FC) Buffalo-NPSL III (2010- )
w-Buffalo Ffillies-W-League (1996-98)
w-Buffalo Flash-W-League (2009- )
Buffalo Stallions-MISL I (1979-84)
Buffalo Storm-USL (1984)
Buffalo White Eagles-ECPSL (1962)
Bunker Hill F.C.-NAFBL (1920-21)
Burns Club-NAFBL (1906-07)
Business Men's A.C.-SLSL (1912-13)
w-BuxMont Torch FC-WPSL (2010- )
BW Gottschee-EPSC (1964-65)
BYU Cougars-USL-PDL (2003- )

C

Calgary Boomers-NASL (1980-81) see Memphis Rogues(I)
Calgary Kickers-CSL (1987-88) Kickers==Strikers
Calgary Mustangs-CPSL I (1983)
Calgary Mustangs-A-League (2004)
Calgary Storm-USL-PDL (2001-) +A-League (2002-2003) named Team Calgary part of 2003.
Calgary Storm Select-USL-PDL (2002-2003)
Calgary Strikers-CSL (1989) see Calgary Kickers
w-Calgary Wildfire-W-League (2004)
California Cougars-MISL II (2005-09)
California Emperors-A-League (1990) became amateur and see California Kickers
California Gold-USL-D3Pro/PSL (2002-2004) +USL-PDL (2005- ) ==see Stanislaus County
California Jaguars-USL-D3Pro (1999-99) + USL-Select (1996) +A-League (1997-98) see Monterey Bay Jaguars
California Kickers-WSA (1987-89) Kickers==Emperors +A-League and also see Hollywood Kickers
w-California Storm-W-League (1997) +WPSL (1998- ) see w-Sacramento Storm
California Sunshine-ASL II (1977-80) played in Villa Park, CA
California Surf-NASL (1978-81) see St. Louis Stars
California Victory-USL-Div. 1 (2007- )
Canadian Lions-CSL II (2007)
Canton Invaders-NPSL II (1984-97) absorbed by Montreal Impact
Cape Cod Crusaders-USL-PDL (1994, 2001-08) +USL-D3Pro (1995) and (1997-2000)+USL-Select (1996)
Caribbean Selects-CPSL II (2006)
w-Carmel United FC-WPSL (2009- )
Carolina Courage-WUSA (2001-2003)
Carolina Dynamo-USL-Select (1996) +A-League (1997) +USL-D3Pro/PSL (1999-2003) +USL-PDL (2004- ) ==sat out '98 season and see Greensboro Dynamo
w-Carolina Dynamo Women-W-League (2004-2005) ==Dynamo (2006, 2008) ==see Greensboro Twisters
Carolina Lightnin'-ASL II (1981-83) Carolina Lightinin'==Charlotte Gold +USL
w-Carolina Speed-W-League (1997) Carolina==w-Charlotte
w-Carolina Courage-WUSA (2001-2003)
Carolina RailHawks-USL-Div. 1 (2007-09) + D2Pro (2010), NASL II (2011- )
Carolina Vipers-CISL (1994)
Cary RailHawks-W-League (2008) == Lady Clarets (2009)
Cary RailHawks U-23s-USL-PDL (2007-08)==Clarets (2009) == see Clary Clarets
Cascade Surge-USL-D3Pro (1996) +USL-PDL (1997-2009) see Oregon Surge
Central Breweries-SLSL (1934-36)
w-Central California Gold-WPSL (2004)
Central California Valley Hydra-USL (1994) +USL-D3Pro (1995-96)
Central Coast Roadrunners-USL-PDL (1996- )
w-Central Delaware SC Future-WPSL (2006-09)
w-Central Florida SA Future-WPSL (2006- )
Central Florida Kraze-USL-PDL (1999- )==see Central Florida Lionhearts
w-Central Florida Krush-W-League (2006- )
Central Florida Lionhearts-USL-PDL (1998)==Central Florida Kraze
w-Central Florida Strikers-WPSL (2006- )
Central Jersey Riptide-USL-PDL (1999-2000) +USL-D3Pro (1996-1998)
Central Jersey Spartans-USL-PDL (2010- )
w-Central Jersey Splash-W-League (1997-99)
Charleston Battery-USL (1993-94) +USL-D3Pro (1995-96) +A-League/USL Div. 1 (1997-09) +USL Div. 2 (2010- )
Charlotte Eagles-USL (1993-94) +USL-D3Pro (1995-2000) +A-League (2001-2002) +USL-PSL/Div. 2 (2004- )
Charlotte Gold-USL (1984) see Carolina Gold
w-Charlotte Lady Eagles-W-League (2000- )
w-Charlotte Speed-W-League (1998-99) see w-Carolina Speed
Charm City FC-NPSL III (2008-09)===see Maryland United
Chattanooga FC-NPSL III (2009- )
Chattanooga Express-USL-PDL (1993-94) +USL-I-League (1993-96) +USL-D3Pro (1995-96) +USL-PDL (1997- )see Chattanooga Railroaders
Chattanooga Railroaders-USL (1992) +USL-I-League (1992-93) Railroaders==Express
Chesapeake Dragons-USL-PDL (2001-2004)
Chicago Americans-ASL II (1972)
Chicago Cats-ASL II (1975-76)
w-Chicago Cobras-W-League (1996-2004) ==Gaels (2005-07) ==Red Eleven (2008- )
Chicago Eagles Select-USL-PDL (2001-2002)
Chicago Fire-MLS (1998- )
Chicago Fire Premier-USL-PDL (2005- ) see Chicago Fire Reserves
Chicago Fire Reserves-USL-PDL (2001-2004) ==Chicago Fire Premier
Chicago Fire NPSL-NPSL III (2008- ) ===see Rockford Raptors
Chicago Horizon-MISL I (1980-81)
Chicago Maroons-NASFL (1946-47)
Chicago Mustangs-USA (1967) +NASL (1968)
Chicago Power-NPSL II (1988-96) Chicago Power==Edmonton Drillers(II)
w-Chicago Red Stars-WPS (2009- )
Chicago Shoccers-NPSL II (1985-87) see Chicago Vultures
Chicago Sockers-USL-PDL (1999-2000) see Chicago Stingers
Chicago Spurs-NPSL I(1967) Chicago==Kansas City and + NASL
Chicago Sting-NASL (1975-84) +MISL I (1982-83) and (1984-88)
Chicago Stingers-USL-D3Pro (1995) and (1997-98) +USL-Select (1996) == Chicago Sockers
Chicago Storm-MISL II/XSL (2004-09)
w-Chicago United Breeze-WPSL (2007-09)
Chicago Vikings-NASFL (1946-47)
Chicago Vultures-NPSL II (1984-85) Vultures==Shoccers
Chico Rooks-USL (1993-94) +USL-D3Pro (1995-2001) +USL-PDL (2002) +MPSL (2003-2004) + NPSL III (2005-2006)
Chivas USA-MLS (2005- )
Cincinnati-USL-Div. 2 (2005- )
Cincinnati Cheetahs-USL-PDL (1994) +USL-D3Pro (1995)
Cincinnati Comets-ASL II (1972-75)
Cincinnati Kids-MISL I (1978-79)
Cincinnati Kings-USL Div. 2 (2005-2006) +USL-PDL (2007- )
w-Cincinnati Ladyhawks-W-League (2000-2006)
w-Cincinnati Leopards-W-League (1995)
Cincinnati Riverhawks-USL-PDL (1997) +A-League (1998-2003)
Cincinnati Silverbacks-NPSL II (1995-1998) see Dayton Dynamo
w-Classics Hammer FC-WPSL (2010- )
w-Claremont Stars-WPSL (2007- )
Clarkesville Gunners-USL-PDL (1999)
w-Clearwater Galactic Amazons-WPSL (2009)
Cleveland Caps-USL-D3Pro (1997-1998)
Cleveland City Stars-USL-Div. 2 (2007-08)+ USL-Div. 1 (2009)
Cleveland Cobras-ASL II (1974-81) see Cleveland Stars
Cleveland Crunch-MISL I (1989-92) +NPSL II/MISL II (1992-2002) ==Cleveland Force II
w-Cleveland Eclipse-W-League (1996-2001)
Cleveland Force I-MISL I (1978-89)
Cleveland Force II-MISL II(2002- 2004)==see Cleveland Crunch
Cleveland Internationals-USL-PDL (2004- )
w-Cleveland Internationals Women-W-League (2004-2005) ==Internationals (2006- )
Cleveland Stars-ASL II (1972-73) Stars==Cobras
Cleveland Stokers-USA (1967) +NASL (1968)
Coca Colas-SLSL (1930-1933)
Cocoa Expos-USL-I-League (1993-96) +USL-PDL (1994) +USL-PDL (1995-2007)
w-Cocoa Expos-W-League (2006-07) ===Brevard County Cocoa Expos
Colombo-ASL II (1959-60) played in Staten Island, NY
Colorado Caribous-NASL (1978) Colorado Caribous==Atlanta Chiefs(II)
Colorado Comets(I)-USL (1989-91) +USL-I-League (1989-92)
Colorado Comets(II) -USL-PDL (1998-2000)
Colorado Crimson FC-NPSL III (2007)
w-Colorado Force-W-League (2009- ) ==and see Fort Collins Force
Colorado Foxes-A-League (1990-97) Colorado Foxes==San Diego Flash
w-Colorado Gold-W-League (2000) == Denver Lady Cougars
Colorado ISL-NPSL III (2008- )
Colorado Rapids-MLS (1996- )
Colorado Rapids Reserve-USL-PDL (2007-2008) see Boulder Rapids Reserve
w-Colorado Rush-W-League (2010)
Colorado Springs Ascent-USL-PDL (2001) see Colorado Springs Stampede
Colorado Springs Blizzard-USL-PDL (2004-2006)
w-Colorado Springs Sabers-WPSL (2006-08)
Colorado Springs Stampede-USL-PDL (1995-2000) Stampede==Ascent
Columbia Athletic Club-SLSL (1913-15)
Columbia Heat-USL-PDL (1994) +USL-PDL (1995) see Columbia Spirit
Columbia Spirit-USL-PDL (1993) Spirit==Heat
Columbus Capitals-NPSL II (1984-86)
Columbus Club-SLSL (1910-15)Columbus Club==Naval Reserves F.C.
Columbus Comets-EISL (1997) Columbus Comets==Mississippi Beach Kings
Columbus Crew-MLS (1996- )
w-Columbus Lady Shooting Stars-W-League (2003-2004)
Columbus Magic-ASL II (1979-80)
Columbus Shooting Stars-USL-PDL (2003-2004)
Columbus Xoggs-USL-PDL (1994) +USL-D3Pro (1995) Columbus==Ohio and + USL-Select
w-Columbus Ziggz-W-League (1995-98)
Compton Hills-SLSL (1914-15)
Connecticut Bicentennials-NASL(1977) Connecticut Bicentennials==Oakland Stompers and see Hartford Bicentennials
w-Connecticut Passion-W-League (2008-09)
w-Connecticut Lady Wolves-W-League (1995-98)
Connecticut Wildcats-ASL II (1973-74) Wildcats==Yankees and see Northeast United. Played in Hartford, CT
Connecticut Wolves-USL-PDL (1993-94) +USL-D3Pro (1995, 2002) +USL-I-League (1995-96) +USL-Select (1996) +A-League (1997-2001)
Connecticut Yankees-ASL II (1975-78) see Connecticut Wildcats
Coral Springs Kicks-USL-PDL (1993)
Crompton-SNESL (1916-21)
w-CT Passion-WPSL (2010- )

D

F. C. Dallas-MLS (2005- ) see Dallas Burn
Dallas Americans(I)-ASL II (1983) +USL (1984-85)
Dallas Americans(II)-USL-PDL (1992-93) Americans(II)==Dallas/Ft. Worth Toros and see Fort Worth Kickers
Dallas Burn-MLS (1996-2004) ==F. C. Dallas
Dallas Express-LSSA (1987) Express==Mean Green
Dallas F.C.-LSSA (1989-91) F.C.==Inter and see Dallas Mean Green
Dallas Inter-LSSA (1992) see Dallas F.C.
Dallas Kickers(I)-USL-I-League (1991-93)
Dallas Lightning-USL-I-League (1995-96) see Texas Lightning
w-Dallas Lightning-W-League (1996- )see w-Texas Lightning
Dallas Mean Green-LSSA (1988) Mean Green==F.C. andsee Dallas Express
Dallas Rockets(I)-USL-PDL (1992) see North Texas Mid-Cities Flyers
Dallas Rockets(II)-USL-PDL (1994) see Dallas Americans(II)
w-Dallas Select-WPSL (2009- )==see Vitesse Dallas
Dallas Sidekicks-MISL I (1984-92) +CISL (1993-97) +PSA (1998) + WISL (1999-2001) +MISL II (2002-2004) ==on hiatus for 2004-2005
Dallas Tornado-USA (1967) +NASL (1968-81)
Dallas Toros-USL-PDL (1997)==Texas Toros (1998-99) and see Dallas/Ft. Worth Toros (1993-97)
Dallas/Fort Worth Toros-USL-PDL (1993-94) +USL-D3Pro (1995-96) +USL-I-League (1995-96) Dallas/Fort Worth==Texas Toros (1998-99), and see Dallas Americans (1992)
Dallas/Fort Worth Tornadoes-USL-PDL (2004- )==see Texas Spurs (2001-2003)
Dayton Dutch Lions-USL-PDL (2010- )
Dayton Dynamo-NPSL II (1987-95) Dayton Dynamo==Cincinnati Silverbacks
Dayton Gems-USL-PDL (2000-2002)
Daytona Tigers-USL-D3Pro (1997) Daytona Tigers==Orlando Nighthawks
Daytona Beach SpeedKings-EISL (1997) Daytona Beach SpeedKings==Huntsville Fire (change occured in midseason)
D.C. United (Washington, DC)-MLS (1996- )
Delaware Dynasty-UDL-PDL (2006-2007)
w-Delaware Genies-W-League (1997-2000)
Delaware Wings-ASL II (1972-74)
Delaware Wizards-USL-PDL (1993-94) +USL-D3Pro (1995, 1997-2000) +USL-I-League (1995-98) +USL-Select (1996)
Denver Avalanche-MISL I (1980-82) ceased operations but was reactivated and moved to Tacoma Stars(I) in '83
Denver Cougars-USL-PDL (2002- )
w-Denver Diamonds-W-League (1996-2000) +WPSL (2002-2004, 2006-09)
Denver Dynamos-NASL(1974-75) Denver Dynamos==Minnesota Kicks
Denver Kickers-NPSL III (2006-2007)
w-Denver Lady Cougars-W-League (2001-2005) ==Real Colorado Cougars and see Colorado Gold
Denver Thunder-NPSL II (1992-93) see Illinois Thunder
Des Moines Menace-USL-PDL (1993- ) +USL-I-League (1996-97)
Detroit Arsenal-NPSL III (2005-2006)
Detroit Cougars-USA (1967) +NASL (1968)
Detroit Dynamite-USL-PDL (1996-1998)
Detroit Express(I)-NASL (1978-80) Detroit ExpressèWashington Diplomats(II)
Detroit Express(II)-ASL II (1981-83)
Detroit Ignition-MISL II/XSL (2006-2009)
w-Detroit Jaguars-W-League (2004-2005) ==Michigan Hawks Women
Detroit Lightning-MISL I (1979-80) Detroit Lightning==San Francisco Fog
Detroit Mustangs-ASL II (1972-73)
Detroit Neon-CISL (1994-96) Neon==Safari
Detroit Pioneers-NASFL(1947) see Detoit Wolverines
Detroit Rockers-NPSL II/MISL (1990-2002)
Detroit Safari-CISL (1997) see Detroit Neon
Detroit Wheels-USL (1994) +USL-D3Pro (1995)
Detroit Wolverines-NASFL (1946) Wolverines==Pioneers
Dublin F.C.-NAFBL (1916-17)
Durham Flames-CPSL II (2001-2003) ==Durham Storm
Durham Storm-CPSL II (2004)==see Durham Flames

E

w-East Bay Power-WPSL (2001- )
East Bay Red Riders-USL-PDL (1992-93)
East Newark Clark A.A.-NAFBL (1906-07, 1908-09)
East Los Angeles Cobras-USL-PDL (1993) East Los Angeles Cobras==Los Angeles Salsa U-23's
Eastern Shore Sharks-USL-D3Pro (1998-99) see Baltimore Bays(III)
Eau Claire Aris FC-NPSL III (2009- )
Edmonton Aviators-A-League (2004)
w-Edmonton Aviators Women-W-League (2004)
Edmonton Brickmen-WSA (1986) +CSL (1987-90)
Edmonton Drillers(I)-NASL (1979-82) see Oakland Stompers
Edmonton Drillers(II)-NPSL II (1996-2000) see Chicago Power
Edmonton Eagles-CPSL I (1983)
w-Elk Grove Pride-WPSL (2002- )
El Paso Indios USA-NPSL III (2007-08)
El Paso Patriots-USL (1991-94) +USL-D3Pro (1995) +USL-Select (1996) +A-League (1997-2003) +USL-PDL (2004- ) see El Paso Spurs
El Paso Sixshooters-USL-I-League (1989-90) Sixshooters==Spurs
El Paso Spurs-USL-I-League (1990-91) Spurs==Patriots +USL and see El Paso Sixshooters
El Paso/Juarez Gamecocks-USL (1985)
Elizabeth Falcons-ASL II (1954-59) Elizabeth Falcons==Falcons S.C.
Erie Admirals-NPSL III (2009- )
Essex County F.C.-NAFBL (1906-07)
w-Everton FC-WPSL (2005- )
Everett Bigfoot-USL-D3Pro (1995- )

F

Falcons S.C.-ASL II (1959-62) added Warsaw and see Elizabeth Falcons
Falcons-Warsaw-ASL II (1962-64) see Falcons S.C.
Fall River Astros-ASL II (1968) Fall River==Boston and see Ludlow Astros
Fall River Football Club(I)-ASL I (1931) merged into New Bedford Whalers(III) and see Providence Gold Bugs and New Bedford Whalers(II)
Fall River Football Club(II)-ASL I (1932-33)
Fall River Marksmen-ASL I (1922-30) merged into New York Yankees and see Fall River United
Fall River Rovers(I)-EPSL I (1909-10)
Fall River Rovers(II)-SNESL (1915-21)
Fall River S.C.-ASL II (1957-63)
Fall River United-ASL I (1921-22) United==Marksmen
w-FC Golden Pride-WPS (2009- )
w-FC Indiana Lionesses-WPSL (2005-07) + W-League (2008-09)
FC Indiana-NPSL III (2009)
w-FC St. George-WPSL (2010- )
FC Sonic-NPSL III (2010- )
w-FC Twente3 IL-WPSL (2007-09)
w-Finger Lakes Heartbreakers-W-League (1998)
Florida Stars-USL (1994) +USL-D3Pro (1995)
Florida Strikers-USL-PDL (1996) +USL-D3Pro (1997- )see Fort Lauderdale Strikers(III)
Florida Thundercats-NPSL II (1998-99)
Fontana Falcons-USL-PDL (1996) see Montclair Standard Falcons
Fore River Shipbuilding Company Stars-SNESL (1915-21) Played out of Quincy, MA
w-Foothill FC-WPSL (2000-2001)
Forest City London-USL-PDL (2009- )
w-Fort Collins Force-W-League (1997-2008) ==Colorado Force
w-Fort Lauderdale Fusion-WPSL (2006)
Fort Lauderdale Kicks-USL-PDL (1994) Kicks==Strikers(III) and +USL-D3Pro
Fort Lauderdale Shulz Academy-USL-PDL (2010- )
Fort Lauderdale Strikers(I)-NASL(1977-83) Fort Lauderdale==Minnesota and see Miami Toros
Fort Lauderdale Strikers(II)-ASL III (1988-89) +A-League (1990-94) absorbed Orlando Lions(I)
Fort Lauderdale Strikers(III)-USL-D3Pro (1995)Fort Lauderdale==Florida and +USL-PDL and see Fort Lauderdale Kicks
Fort Lauderdale Sun-USL (1984) Fort Lauderdale==South Florida
Fort Wayne Fever-USL-PDL (2003-09)
w-Fort Wayne Fever Women-W-League (2004-09)
Fort Wayne Flames-NPSL II (1986-89) Fort Wayne Flames==Indiana Kick
w-Fort Worth FC-WPSL (2008- )
Fort Worth Kickers-USL-I-League (1990-91) +USL-PDL(1991-92) ==Dallas Americans and see North Texas United
Fox River Rebels-USL-PDL (1998) ==Wisconsin Rebels
Frederickbsurg Gunners-USL-PDL (1997-09)
w-Fredericksburg Lady Gunners-W-League (2007-08)
Fresno Fuego-USL-PDL (2003- )

G

Galacia-ASL II (1958-61) added Honduras to name and see Brookhattan-Galacia
Galacia-Honduras-ASL II (1961-62) see Galacia
Garland Genesis-USL-I-League (1986-87) Garland==Addison Arrows (mid-season)
Gary Tigers-ASL II (1973) Gary==Indiana
Georgia Generals-ASL II (1982) played in Atlanta
Georgia Steamers-USL-I-League (1990-91) Georgia Steamers==Atlanta Quicksilvers and +USL-PDL
German-Hungarians-EPSC (1964-65) played in New York City
Giuliana FC-EPSC (1964-65) played in New York City
Glen Shields Sun Devils-CPSL II (1998-2001) ==Vaughn Sun Devils
Golden Bay Earthquakes-NASL (1983-84) +MISL I (1982-83) Golden Bay==San Jose Earthquakes(II) +WSA and see San Jose Earthquakes(I)
Golden Gate Gales-ASL II (1980) played in Oakland, CA
Gorden Rangers-NAFBL (1906-07)
Grand Rapids Alliance-NPSL (2005-2006)
Grand Rapids Explosion-USL-PDL (1995-98) == Western Michigan
Greek Americans-EPSC (1964-65) played in New York City
Greensboro Dynamo-USL-PDL (1993-94) +USL-I-League (1993-94) +USL-D3Pro (1995) Greensboro==Carolina
w-Greensboro Twisters-W-League (2002-2003) ==Carolina Dynamo Women and see Piedmont.
Greenville Lions-USL-D3Pro (2001-2002) +USL-PDL (2003- )
Greenville Lions Premier-USL-PDL (2002-2003)
Gwinnest County Steamers-USL-PDL (1992) see Atlanta Express


Guide to the various leagues:

Curently in Operation:

MLS-Major League Soccer (U.S. 1st Division) (1996- )
USSF D2Pro
USSF Division 2 (2010 only) NASL2
North American Soccer League II (2011- ) USL-Div. 1-USL Division 1 (formerly USL-Div. 2-USL Division 2(1994- )(U.S. 3rd Division)
USL-PDL-Premier Development League (1986- )(U.S amateur division -- unofficially 4th division. Also SISL, USL from 1986-1993)
MISL III-Major Indoor Soccer League III (2008- )
****** NPSL-National Premier Soccer League (2003-)*****
W-League W-League (1995- )(USL Women's League - amateur)
WPSL-Women's Premier Soccer League (1998- )(amateur)
WPS-Women's Professional Soccer (2009- )

Out of Existence:

ALPF-American League of Professional Football (1894)
APSL-American Professional Soccer League (1990-96)
ASL I-American Soccer League I (1921-33)
ASL II-American Soccer League II (1933-83)
ASL III-American Soccer League III (1988-89)
CISL-Continental Indoor Soccer League (1993-97)
CNSL-Canadian National Soccer League (1922-97) (semi-pro)
CPSL I-Canadian Professional Soccer League I (1983)
CPSL II-Canadian Premier Soccer League (Ontario Division)(1996-2006) (unofficial Canadian 2nd Division)
CSL-Canadian Soccer League (1987-92) (division 1)
ECPSL-Eastern Canadian Professional Soccer League (1961-65)
EISL-Eastern Indoor Soccer League(indoor minor league) (1997-98)
EPSL I-Eastern Professional Soccer League I(1909-10)
EPSL II-Eastern Professional Soccer League II(1928-29)
ISL I-International Soccer League I (1926)
ISL II-International Soccer League II (1960-65)
LSSA-Lone Star Soccer Alliance(1987-92)
MISL I-Major Indoor Soccer League(1978-92)
MISL II-Major Indoor Soccer League II (1984-2008)****
NAFBL-North American Foot Ball League(1895-21)
NASFL-North American Soccer Football League(1946-47)
NASL-North American Soccer League I (1967-84)
SLSL-St. Louis Soccer League(1907-1921)
SNESL-Southern New England Soccer League(1914-1921)
USL-United Soccer League (1984-85)
WSA-Western Soccer Alliance (1985-89)
WISL-World Indoor Soccer League (1998-2001)-(indoor summer league, was the Premier Soccer Alliance (PSA) in 1998)
WUSA-Women's United Soccer Association (2001-2003)
Notes
*WSA and ASL III merged in 1990 to form the APSL(Became the A-League in 1995)
**A-League known as the APSL (American Professional Soccer League) 1990-1994.
USL (United Soccer Leagues, Inc.) has a complex history, starting in 1986 as an indoor league (Now I-League). Outdoor soccer (USL-PDL) added 1989. Pro division (now USL-D3Pro) added 1994. Select League added 1996. Select league absorbed the independent A-League and adopted its name in 1997. W-League added 1995. League itself has been known by several names over the years - from Southwest Indoor Soccer League (SISL: 1986-1989) to Sunbelt Independent Soccer League (1990-1991) to United States Interregional Soccer League (1992-1994) to United Systems of Independent Soccer Leagues (1995-1998).
***USA and NPSL I merged to form the NASL in 1968. Info on both leagues are in NASL.
****MISL was known as the NPSL II (National Professional Soccer League) from 1990-2001 (when it absorbed the WISL and as the AISA (American Indoor Soccer Association) from 1984 to 1989.
*****NPSL was known as the MPSL (Men's Premier Soccer League) from 2003-2005
******MISL III was known as the National Indoor Soccer League for 2008-09.

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Author: David A. Litterer (spectrum@sover.net)
Last updated: 7 May 2010

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