PRESS STORIES

May, 19 2021

CARRIE TAYLOR TO LEAVE CLUB 9

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Carrie Taylor is leaving her role with Club 9 Sports guiding the development of the Women’s Independent Soccer League (WISL). The League is actively looking at a few strong candidates as her successor.

While her leadership will be missed at WISL, we are excited about the momentum she has provided as we build equity in the game of American soccer.

April, 16 2021

WISL INTRODUCES FIRST-EVER MEMBER CLUB – L.A. FORCE

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The Los Angeles Force is the first club to officially join the newly-named Women’s Independent Soccer League (WISL). The club, led by President Bob Friedland, has a men’s side that currently plays in the National Independent Soccer Association. WISL expects to announce more club applications in the coming weeks ahead of WISL’s application to the United States Soccer Federation for Division II sanctioning. It targets play to begin in 2022.

April, 8 2021

INTRODUCING WOMEN’S INDEPENDENT SOCCER LEAGUE WISL

Soccer Today

DIVISION II PRO: New Second Tier Pro League to Fill Gap in Women’s Game. This is the day that marks the birth of a new women’s professional soccer league – the Women’s Independent Soccer League, or WISL.

April, 8 2021

Becoming WISL: The Meaning Behind Our Name and Mark

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How do you name a new league? We started by defining the essence of the league and let the name emerge in the process. Learn more about the backstory of our name and the mark that represents our new league.

April, 8 2021

INTRODUCING WISL – THE WOMEN’S INDEPENDENT SOCCER LEAGUE

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Today marks the birth of a new women’s professional soccer league – the Women’s Independent Soccer League, or WISL. It is a league created by women for women. The league’s ownership group unveiled its name, branding, and symbolism across its varied social channels.

April, 2 2021

A TIME TO RISE: THE REASONS WE NEED A SECOND LEVEL WOMEN’S PRO SOCCER LEAGUE

SOCCER TODAY

A country as large as the USA — how can there be only ten professional women’s soccer teams? Especially when that country is the only 4X FIFA World Cup Champion. These are are the often unasked questions that clearly show the need for more professional soccer in America.