USL: Islanders Two Wins Away from Champions Cup

Believe it or not DC United and the MLS Cup Champion could have a fellow American club in the CONCACAF Champions Cup. USL-1 side Puerto Rico Islanders are just two wins away from becoming the Caribbean representative in the Champions Cup. The Islanders will face Joe Public FC of Trinidad, who has participated in several Champions Cup previously in the semifinals of qualifying.

Some other USL News:

  • Seattle will continue to field a team in USL-1 next year and will move to MLS in 2009.
  • Pittsburgh was awarded a new USL-2 franchise to begin play next season
  • Austin will have a new PDL club next season.
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About Kartik Krishnaiyer

A lifelong lover of soccer, the beautiful game, he served from January 2010 until May 2013 as the Director of Communications and Public Relations for the North American Soccer League (NASL). Raised on the Fort Lauderdale Strikers of the old NASL, Krishnaiyer previously hosted the American Soccer Show on the Champions Soccer Radio Network, the Major League Soccer Talk podcast and the World Soccer Talk Podcast. His soccer writing has been featured by several media outlets including The Guardian and The Telegraph. He is the author of the books 'Blue With Envy' about Manchester City FC, and 'Soccerwarz' about the MLS, USL and NASL infighting.
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