USL Announces Partnership Extension with SportsEngine Inc.
USL has extended its contract with SportsEngine Inc. ahead of the 2019 campaign that will kick off in the coming months. The USL, which oversees the USL Championship, USL League One, and USL League Two, is the largest professional soccer organization in North America.
USL Soccer News: The United Soccer League (USL) announced on Thursday the renewal and expansion of its partnership with SportsEngine Inc. A league partner since 2016, SportsEngine is a sports technology provider based in the United States.
“As a professional soccer league, we are always very excited when we find partners who align so closely with our goals and mission as an organization,” said USL Senior Vice President of Digital and Content Lizzie Seedhouse. “The mutual focus has been on providing digital innovation and resources for our leagues and teams, and we are excited to continue to build on the momentum we have generated thus far.”
The renewal of the partnership expands the reach of the entire digital network across all USL Championship, USL League One, and USL League Two properties, allowing for engaging digital content across all leagues and teams. The new agreement also extends to the USL Youth Academies.
The USL is built on an established model in international soccer and counts more than 100 clubs in its membership.
“What excites us most about this renewal is knowing that the United Soccer League found value in our last three years working together as partners,” said John Weinerth, Soccer Vice President, SportsEngine. “The USL is the fastest growing professional sports league in North America and we are excited to power a small part of that growth through great technology for years to come.”