NWSL returns to Boston: Latest women's soccer expansion team set to officially enter the league in 2026

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2023-09-19 14:10:13  • 4 mins

The National Women's Soccer League will return to Boston in 2026. The league announced Tuesday that they have awarded expansion rights to Boston Unity Soccer Partners (BUSC), a women-led ownership group, in an effort to bring women's soccer back to the historic sports city. The yet-to-be-named club will be the 15th team in the league.

The news comes just after Utah Royals FC and Bay FC were named earlier this year as expansion sides for the upcoming 2024 season.

"I'm excited to expand the NWSL's footprint and continue its transformative growth in our return to Boston, one of the world's most iconic sports cities," said NWSL Commissioner Jessica Berman. "We are very proud to welcome Boston Unity Soccer Partners to our ownership group. They bring an impressive roster of business leaders committed to continuing Boston's legacy of sports excellence and delivering a successful team to a very passionate fanbase. We are thrilled for their entry to the league in the 2026 season and add a new chapter to the storied history of Boston sports."

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