T.Upheaval happened here USL Championshipunder the second tier of the American football pyramid major league soccer.
Paul McDonough It was confirmed on Monday that he would succeed him as the new president and chief football officer of the USL. Jake EdwardsHe held the position for 10 years until he resigned last month.
McDonough After being found to have violated MLS rules while playing, he was reinstated to American football. intel miamifront office.
Two years ago, an MLS investigation found that McDonough circumvented league rules by signing a former player. Juventus Star Blaise Matuidi McDonough and the club deliberately labeled Matuidi as a player to sign. Eligible distribution Despite paying him (and classifying him as designated player.
This meant Inter Miami had an extra DP over their league quota of three.
As a result, MLS suspended McDonough until the 2022 season, but McDonough returned in March last year.
of USL Championship Competition is fluid. Founded in 2010, the league had 36 teams in 2019, but started the 2023 season with 24 clubs.
The USL Championship has been affiliated with MLS for over a decade and has seen USL clubs leap into MLS as an expansion franchise.These include Orlando City SC, Nashville SCand FC Cincinnatiin the meantime San Diego A candidate to see Royal rise to the top leagues in the years to come.