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After the folding of the WPS, the US Women’s National Team players that have won so many titles in the past several years was left without a league for its players.  Now, together with the Canadian and Mexicans football associations, a new league has been founded.

The eight-team league is expected to kick off in the Spring of 2013 with clubs in Boston, New Jersey, Western New York, Washington, Chicago, Kansas City, Seattle, and Portland.  While the Boston, Washington, Chicago, Kansas City, and Seattle franchises are not expected to be affiliated with their local MLS franchises, the Portland Timbers will own the women’s team in their respective city.

The US is expected to send up to 24 players to the league, Canada 16, and Mexico 12.