USL News Release
Friday, January 18, 2013
TAMPA, Fla. – United Soccer Leagues released the 2013 alignment and schedule for the PDL today, with the 455-game regular season getting underway on May 4 as LA Misioneros FC faces the Fresno Fuego, the Kitsap Pumas meet Victoria Highlanders FC and the Pali Blues welcome the Ventura County Fusion.
2013 PDL Schedule
A total of four new teams have joined the PDL for 2013, including the F.A. Euro - New York Magic, the Real Boston Rams, the SW Florida Adrenaline and a franchise in Oklahoma City.
Several teams have announced name changes including IMG Academy Bradenton (IMG Bradenton Academics), K-W United FC (Hamilton FC Rage), the NJ LUSO Rangers FC (New Jersey Rangers), the S.C. United Bantams (Palmetto FC Bantams) and VSI Tampa Bay FC (VSI Tampa Flames).
The PDL will feature 65 teams in four geographic conferences and nine divisions. The Eastern Conference features three divisions while the Southern, Central and Western Conferences feature two divisions each. PDL clubs will play a 14-game schedule in 2013, seven home and seven away. The defending PDL champion Forest City London opens its 2013 campaign on May 18, when it travels to play the River City Rovers.
2013 PDL Alignment