Las Vegas Legends

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Las Vegas Legends
Las Vegas Legends logo.jpg
Las Vegas Legends Logo
Founded2012
Stadium Peter Johann Memorial Field
Capacity2,000
Owner, presidentMeir Cohen
General managerDaniel Collazo
League National Premier Soccer League
2015–16MASL, 1st, Southwest Division
Playoffs: Conference final
Website Club website

The Las Vegas Legends are an American soccer team based in Las Vegas, Nevada. They were founded in 2012 as an indoor soccer team as a member of the Major Arena Soccer League. [1] During their time in the MASL, the Legends split their home games between the Orleans Arena and the Las Vegas Sports Park. The team's president and general manager is Meir Cohen. [2] The team included a mix of local, regional, and international players. [1] [3] [4] [5] [6] The team did not return after the 2015–16 season.

On September 5, 2019, it was announced that the club would return to competitive play in 2020 as a member of the National Premier Soccer League. [7]

Year-by-year

League Champions Runners-Up Division Champions* Playoff Berth
Year League Reg. Season GF GA Finish Playoffs Avg. Attendance
2012–13 PASL 13-3 174 81 1st, Southwest Western Conference Finals 1,165
2013–14 PASL 13-3 180 101 1st, Pacific Western Conference Finals 699
2014–15 MASL 13–7 171 109 3rd, Pacific Western Conference Finals 1,480
2015–16 MASL 14–6 141 106 1st, Southwest Western Conference Finals 501

Honors

Division titles

  • 2012-13 PASL Southwest Division Champions
  • 2012-13 PASL Southwest Division Playoff Champions
  • 2013-14 PASL Pacific Division Champions
  • 2013-14 PASL Pacific Division Playoff Champions
  • 2014-15 MASL Pacific Division Playoff Champions
  • 2015-16 MASL Southwest Division Champions
  • 2015-16 MASL Southwest Division Playoff Champions

References

  1. ^ a b James, Michael (October 30, 2015). "Las Vegas Legends Set To Kick Off The New Season". Vegas Bright. Las Vegas, NV. Retrieved November 17, 2015.
  2. ^ Espersen, Justine (June 26, 2012). "Las Vegas scores new professional sports team". The Guardian Express. Retrieved November 7, 2012.
  3. ^ Brown, Jerry (December 31, 2012). "Two Las Vegas prep soccer standouts play for Legends". Las Vegas, NV: KSNV-TV. Archived from the original on February 16, 2013. Retrieved January 4, 2013.
  4. ^ Kelemen, Matt (October 26, 2012). "Ready to Score; Las Vegas Legends bring pro indoor soccer to the Orleans Arena". Las Vegas Magazine. Archived from the original on October 29, 2012. Retrieved November 7, 2012.
  5. ^ Frisch, Rebecca (October 18, 2013). "Las Vegas Sports: Where to Catch a Winning Game". Virgin Atlantic. Retrieved December 28, 2013.
  6. ^ Carp, Steve (March 17, 2015). "Legends promise to return in 2016". Las Vegas Review-Journal. Las Vegas, NV: Stephens Media. Retrieved April 29, 2015.
  7. ^ "Las Vegas Legends FC Joins the NPSL for the 2020 Season". NPSL. September 5, 2019. Retrieved September 5, 2019.

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