There’s been a lot of talk about the XFL and USFL, but there’s another league trying to get into the mix. Major League Football (MLFB), which has been trying to get off the ground for a while now, put out a statement giving fans some hope.
Today the league announced the cities that they’re considering for their six franchises come kickoff. President and CEO Frank Murtha pushed out a press release detailing the locations. In addition to the cities, it was revealed that training camp for all of the teams will take place at Premier Sports Complex in Lakewood Ranch, Florida next April.
If the league is looking to make an impact, they have a lot of competition to work through. The USFL is returning April 15th in Birmingham, and the XFL is looking to make a comeback in 2023.
You can read the full press release from MLFB below.
LAKEWOOD RANCH, FL / ACCESSWIRE / November 2, 2021 / Frank Murtha, President and CEO of Major League Football, Inc (OTC PINK:MLFB) announced today the cities under consideration for its 6 initial team Franchises. They are:
- Mobile Alabama
- Montgomery, Alabama
- Little Rock, Arkansas
- Norfolk-Virginia Beach, VA
- Canton-Massillon, Ohio (Hall of Fame
- Daytona, Florida
- Orlando, Florida
- Austin, Texas
- Denton, Texas
- San Antonio, Texas
- Oklahoma City, Oklahoma
Murtha stated that training camp for its initial 6 teams will be at Premier Sports Complex in Lakewood Ranch, Florida in Mid-April 2022 after which all teams will move to their home cities. Major League Football had previously purchased all the football equipment used by the Alliance of American Football for their 8 teams before termination of their operations, as well as its office, electronic equipment and other assets, via its bankruptcy proceeding in San Antonio, Texas where it is presently stored. Murtha also announced that Major League Football has retained Irish Armour Security as its corporate, internal and team security firm. Irish Armour in turn will supervise operations and stadium security in the League’s cities in coordination with local authorities and stadium security staff.
Frank Murtha, CEO