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Report: League will be Women’s Professional Soccer Association

The new, yet-to-be-named women’s professional soccer league will be called the Women’s Professional Soccer Association, according to a report.

If true, the name would be a close spin-off to the previous league, Women’s Professional Soccer (WPS), which lasted three seasons, from 2009-2011. WPSA is one of the names originally trademarked to Women’s Soccer Initiative, Inc., which eventually became WPS. Four of the eight ownership groups in the new league were owners in WPS.

The name is not yet official, nor is it confirmed. We’ll keep you updated.

I’ve tried to come up with names in my head for months, and my favorite is NWSL – National Premier Women’s Soccer League. (Or, if the money was right, the Nike Women’s Soccer League.)

The WPSA trademark:


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