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Boston Breakers Join New Professional League

November 23, 2012 - National Women's Soccer League (NWSL) - Boston Breakers News Release

U.S. Soccer President Sunil Gulati announced Wednesday the formation of a new professional women's soccer league, which will feature eight teams, including the Boston Breakers. The league begins play in March/April 2013. Gulati was joined by representatives of the Canadian Soccer Association, the Federation of Mexican Football, and Boston Breakers Managing Partner Michael Stoller.

The new professional league will also include the Western New York Flash, Sky Blue FC, Chicago Red Stars, and one team each in Washington, D.C., Portland, Ore., Seattle, and Kansas City. Gulati said that 24 U.S. Women's National Team players, 16 players from Canada's National Team and 12 from the Mexican National Team will be a part of the league.

"Obviously this is fantastic news, not just for the players, but for all supporters of women's soccer and especially our loyal Boston Breakers fans," Breakers General Manager Lee Billiard said. "A lot of hard work has gone into making this league a reality and something that will be more sustainable so it is part of the women's soccer scene for a very long time. I ask Breakers fans and followers to support the team, the women's game, and the new league by purchasing season memberships and game day tickets. We want another year of selling out Dilboy Stadium to go along with what we hope will be a successful on-field campaign."

2013 season memberships now on sale!

Now's the time to purchase Boston Breakers season memerships for the 2013 season. Be sure to take advantage of it sooner than later as last season we sold out ALL seven home games. Buying a season membership now ensures you a seat at every Boston Breakers home game in 2013.

Tickets are selling fast, so get yours today by visiting www.breakerstickets.com. You can also check out more information about the season memberships and what they include, as well as ticket prices, on our website.

You may also call the Boston Breakers sales department at 781-619-9337 to order tickets, beginning Monday, Nov. 26, at 9 a.m. ET Monday. You can call that number Monday through Friday each week from 9 a.m. til 4 p.m. ET.

Note that single-game tickets will go on sale once the 2013 regular season schedule is released in late 2012/early 2013.

The Breakers will play their home games at Dilboy Stadium, in Somerville, Mass.

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