2017. 2019–20. In the United States, professional men's outdoor soccer leagues are ranked by the United States Soccer Federation into one of three divisions: Division I, Division II, and Division III. Amateur soccer organizations are also recognized by the USSF, but individual amateur leagues are not.
This is the (somewhat) organized hierarchy of leagues within the United States. Officially, there are three levels on the pyramid for professional soccer, and unofficially, there are several other leagues further down ranging from strictly amateur to semi-pro. These are known as “divisions” or “tiers.”.
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The league is generally considered to be at the fourth tier of competition in the United States soccer pyramid, and roughly equal with the Premier Development League (PDL). There are currently 80 teams in the NPSL. The Premier Development League is a development league sponsored by United Soccer Leagues in the United States and Canada. The league has 72 teams competing in four conferences, split into ten regional divisions.
In the United States, professional men's outdoor soccer leagues are ranked by the United ...
Kicked off in 1986, the USL has two professional leagues and one pre-professional, amateur soccer tier and combined, their teams compete in 100 markets across the United States and Canada. The USL Championship is the second tier of American soccer and the franchise expansion fee is now reportedly $7 million.
The state of American club soccer Major League Soccer. Just beginning to celebrate its 25th season, MLS has been on hold since mid-March. Commissioner Don... United Soccer League. With three tiers and 125 clubs, the USL is the largest soccer league in North America. USL... National Premier Soccer ...
The new US Youth Soccer National Leagues Program structure for 2018-19 will commence in the Fall of 2018 and will feature two tiers of competition: The National Tier called the US Youth Soccer National League that will feature a total of 176 teams in the 13U through 19U age groups in each gender. [National League Qualified teams for 2018-19]
Given the current cost to train a youth player in the US, a Tier 1 club should receive at a minimum $5,000 as compensation for each year that the player received training at the prior club. A Tier 2 club should receive at a minimum $3,500 as compensation for each year that the player received training at the prior club.