MLS Fantasy Soccer League
MLS Fantasy Soccer League
The MLS Fantasy Soccer League is the first men´s professional soccer league in the US. The league represents the United States and Canada, 19 teams are from the US and 3 from Canada and each team has to play 34 games per season which runs from March to October.
The winner of every season is awareded with the so called Supporters Shield. The league system is a bit different than soccer leagues in europe. In the postseason where 12 teams competing in the MLS Cup Playoffs through November/December and the final championship game the MLS Cup. But MLS teams also play in other competitions like in the US Open Cup or the Canadian Championship. As you may know there is not only in Europe a Champions League every season, but also in Asia as you may read in J1 League section and so there is also a Champions League in this continent, which is called CONCACAF Champions League.
The history of the Major League Soccer is very young. In 1993 the MLS was founded as part of United States´ successful bid to host the FIFA 1994 World Cup. Although the first season just starts in 1996 soccer became somewhat intresting for the american public. In the first season there were only ten teams and in the following years MLS really struggles with financial and operational problems with the lost of millions and millions of dollars. After that procedure the MLS turned it around and expanded to 22 teams which wealthy owners who built special stadiums just for the soccer teams. Now they had better circumstances for the preparation for the games like it is usual in Europe for a long time.
The birthplace of Daily Fantasy Sports is surely in the US, but for a long time they only was interested in other sports like basketball, baseball, NHL and the famous NFL. But over the last few years they discovered more the MLS Fantasy Soccer League. So the new MLS Fantasy Soccer League game is now in the middle of fantasy sports action, FantasyXL will be the first site who offers you to play MLS Fantasy Soccer in Europe.
MLS Fantasy Soccer League global
After the financial problems the MLS had in the past well known and wealthy investors overtook most clubs. They put enough money into US Soccer so the teams could now focus on playing the game only.
The owners love to invest in one of the upcoming leagues in the world. In the past stars like David Beckham, Luis Figo or others made an appereance for years in Major League Soccer. They also sometimes finished their careers in the US and the supporters love to see some old famous stars from the EPL for example./p>
LA Galaxy was one of the first teams who owned some of the biggest stars with David Beckham from 2007 till 2012, but also players like Landon Donovan or Ex-Liverpool player Steven Gerrard played for LA Galaxy.
You should consider playing on FantasyXL.com if you want to enjoy the best MLS Fantasy Soccer League experience! 24 hours a day, 7 days a week, 365 days a year.
Tips for MLS Fantasy Soccer League
Some of you might think every league is the like the MLS . That is definitely not the case ! Every league (or fantasy league) has own specific characteristics, such as more goals, more yellow/red cards and so on.
The skill in the MLS for sure isn´t that high like in the EPL or in Europe in general. That said you can count on some more mistakes from defenders or even goalkeepers.
You should always check our features we offer to you. Before any game just take a look if your players are really fit and of course if they are playing.
The most important hint we can give you when playing MLS Fantasy Soccer League is that you should enjoy yourself every minute. Get every informations in front of putting up a lineup like age, fitness or how well the player did perform the last 5 matches.
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The weather is also a big changing point for some players or some teams. Not everybody likes the swingy circumstances in the United Stars or Canada. The countries are really huge so the weather is not everywhere the same. The summer in the West is challenging every player in every game they have to play there. Therefore we have our pretty cool weather feature where you can check the weather always if you wanna know whats going on on the field.
The MLS Soccer League is known for physical toughness, some games are really getting out of control sometimes but the supporters are fantastic over there. The new passion for good soccer is just great.
Again you should think about the referees as well when you putting up your lineup. Nobody is really overplaying the role of the referee, but you should check sometimes whats the yellow card ratio for example of this specific referee.
Our MLS Fantasy Soccer League Tips are not for a total beginner, consider reading the rules or Frequently Asked Questions page first before understanding the complexity of our passion.
We recommend to play our weekly MLS Fantasy Soccer freerolls at first before risking any money. We promise that you will learn a lot about fantasy soccer in general and thats just a great way to enjoy the games even more!
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Nr. of teams: 20
Main cup: MLS Cup
CONCACAF Champions League
Los Angeles Galaxy (5)
Landon Donovan (136)
Kevin Hartman (416)
Most goals (season):
Bradley Wright-Phillips (27)
Dallas Burn 1:8 LA Galaxy
Most wins (season):
LA Galaxy (15)