XFL Unveils Eight Cities, Venues for Teams to Launch in February 2020

Football is back! St. Louis awarded XFL franchise

Football is back! St. Louis awarded XFL franchise

XFL Commissioner and CEO Oliver Luck made the announcement at a press conference in New York Wednesday. (Joe Nicholson-USA TODAY Sports) The XFL's St. Louis franchise will play its games at The Dome at America's Center.

Today's big reveal fell in line with a report from last week which caught a potential leak on the XFL website, listing the phone numbers for eight league headquarters in different cities around the country.

The XFL is still more than a year away from its inaugural season in 2020, but the league has now signed deals to play in its eight home stadiums. We pledge to bring St. Louis a team deserving of a passionate and football-starved fan base.

Globe Life Park, home of Major League Baseball's Texas Rangers. He said research indicates fans want more football, and they want to give it to them. It opened with the Governor of New Jersey, who introduced Vince McMahon. According to a release, the league will prioritize "fast-paced games with fewer play stoppages and simpler rules". Murphy confirmed that a third football team will be utilizing the stadium when the XFL returns in 2020. Luck also emphasized that they want to keep ticket prices low for families. After a seven-year hiatus from the National Football League, fans got another team to support when the Los Angeles Rams moved to St. Louis in 1995 and then won the Super Bowl after the 1999 season.

The XFL was originally founded in 1999, but closed after one season. The XFL has locked in major former National Football League executives, and in the first quarter of 2019, they will identify team presidents and key players, including Doug Flutie.

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