MISL NEWS RELEASE: Thursday, November 3, 2011
MISL Games to be Featured on Newly Launched MISL Live
New broadband channel to present live games, features, game archives
TAMPA, Fla. – More than 75 regular season and playoff games from the 2011-12 Major Indoor Soccer League season will be streamed live thanks to MISL Live, a new broadband channel created to share the action and excitement from the top indoor professional soccer league in North America.
MISL Live (www.MISLLivesoccer.com) will be become the video destination for all fans of the teams, players and personalities that drive the MISL. Live games, short-form features, interviews, highlights and full-length game archives will all be available on MISL Live, which was developed through the same platform used for the highly successful USL Live for the past five years.
MISL Live is completely free and all videos may be shared across unlimited web platforms. Fans throughout the world will now be able to follow the highest level of indoor professional soccer free for the first time.
“We’re excited that Major Indoor Soccer League fans will have the opportunity to enjoy regular season and playoff games on MISL Live,” MISL Director of New Media Seth Witkowicz said. “Being able to follow every goal and save from their favorite team throughout the season is at the top of the wish list for every MISL fan, and MISL Live helps to make that a reality.”
MISL Live aims to shrink the gap between club and fan and get viewers close to the action. The first MISL Live webcasts of the 2011-12 season will feature the Missouri Comets visiting the Wichita Wings on Thursday night at 8:05 p.m. ET with the two teams meeting again on Friday in Missouri at 8:35 p.m. Also kicking off the MISL opening weekend, the Syracuse Silver Knights play host to the Rochester Lancers at 7:30 p.m. ET from the Oncenter.
Thursday, November 3 - Wichita Wings vs. Missouri Comets, 8:05 p.m. ET
Friday, November 4 - Syracuse Silver Knights vs. Rochester Lancers, 7:30 p.m. ET
Friday, November 4 - Missouri Comets vs. Wichita Wings, 8:35 p.m. ET
USL acquired the Major Indoor Soccer League (MISL) in May 2011 and will operate North America’s most storied and tradition-rich professional indoor soccer league beginning with the 2011-12 season. The MISL represents the top level of professional indoor soccer in North America and consists of seven franchises for 2011-12.
United Soccer Leagues
Celebrating its 25th anniversary, USL has become the largest organization of elite-level soccer leagues in North America by building on the vision, commitment, and passion of players, fans and investors. Now in its third decade of operation, USL continues to be a driving force in the growth of soccer in the United States, Canada and Caribbean. USL provides a clearly defined path for the progression of male and female soccer players beginning at the youth level (USL Super Y-League/USL Super-20 League), continuing up through the amateur level (USL Premier Development League/USL W-League) and on to the professional level (USL PRO, MISL). A platform for countless players to reach for their dreams each year, USL is devoted to developing the sport at the grassroots level in every community across the region.
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