Major Indoor Soccer League (2001–2008)

Defunct soccer league in the United States (2001–2008) / From Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia

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The Major Indoor Soccer League (MISL) was the top professional indoor soccer league in the United States. The league was a member of both the United States Soccer Federation and FIFA. The MISL had replaced the NPSL which folded in 2001. According to, the league ceased operations as of May 31, 2008. "We are considering structural changes that will bring us greater efficiencies, while also allowing long term growth and expansion of the League", said John Hantz, former Chairman of the MISL, and Owner/Operator of the Detroit Ignition.[1] All the teams from MISL went to the new indoor leagues: NISL, MASL and the XSL. The NISL and XSL used the same playing rules as the MISL.

Quick facts: Sport, Founded, Ceased, Countries, Last champ...
Major Indoor Soccer League (2001–2008)
SportIndoor soccer
CountriesUnited States and
Baltimore Blast
TV partner(s)Fox Soccer Channel

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