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Encyclopedia > Continental Indoor Soccer League
Continental Indoor Soccer League
Continental Indoor Soccer League
Sport indoor soccer
Founded 1989
No. of teams high of 15
Country Flag of United States United States and Flag of Mexico Mexico
Folded 1997
Last champions N/A

The Continental Indoor Soccer League was an indoor soccer league that played from 1993 to 1997. CISL logo File history Legend: (cur) = this is the current file, (del) = delete this old version, (rev) = revert to this old version. ... An indoor soccer game in Mexico. ... See also: 1988 in sports, other events of 1989, 1990 in sports and the list of years in sports. // Auto Racing Stock car racing: Darrell Waltrip won the Daytona 500 NASCAR Championship - Rusty Wallace CART Racing - season championship won by Emerson Fittipaldi Indianapolis 500 - Emerson Fittipaldi Formula One Championship - Alain... Image File history File links Flag_of_the_United_States. ... Image File history File links Flag_of_Mexico. ... See also: 1996 in sports, other events of 1997, 1998 in sports and the list of years in sports. // Auto Racing Stock car racing: Jeff Gordon is the youngest driver ever to win the Daytona 500 on February 16 NASCAR Championship - Jeff Gordon Indy Racing League - Indianapolis 500 - Arie Luyendyk... An indoor soccer game in Mexico. ... A list of professional sports leagues: Auto racing Champcars, formerly CART (Official Page) Formula One, Grand Prix racing (Official Site) IRL (Indy Racing League) (Official Page) NASCAR (National Association for Stock Car Auto Racing) (Official Page) NHRA (National Hot Rod Association) (Official Page) Baseball Major League Baseball Minor League Baseball... 1993 (MCMXCIII) was a common year starting on Friday of the Gregorian calendar and marked the Beginning of the International Decade to Combat Racism and Racial Discrimination (1993-2003). ... 1997 (MCMXCVII) was a common year starting on Wednesday of the Gregorian calendar. ...


History

When the Major Soccer League folded in the summer of 1992, two of its former teams (Dallas and San Diego) joined a group of hockey and basketball arena owners led by Ron Weinstein who wanted to create a league to fill dates during the summer months. This was the first attempt at a summer indoor soccer league with all previous leagues being fall-winter leagues. This article is about the 1978-1992 Major Indoor Soccer League. ... 1992 (MCMXCII) was a leap year starting on Wednesday. ... Ice hockey, known simply as hockey in areas where it is more common than field hockey, is a team sport played on ice. ... Sara Giauro shoots a three-point shot, FIBA Europe Cup for Women Finals 2005. ... ARENA may refer to either: Nationalist Republican Alliance, a political party in El Salvador. ...


The CISL played its first season in 1993 with seven teams including one team in Mexico, the Monterrey La Raza. The league reached a high of 15 teams by 1995 including a second team south of the border, the Mexico Toros. However, the league played with 11 teams in both 1996 and 1997. After the 1997 season, several teams withdrew from the league in a dispute with Weinstein, who had been serving as the league's commissioner. When Dallas, the best-drawing team in the league, left the CISL just before Christmas 1997, the league disbanded. Monterrey La Raza were a professional indoor soccer team based in Monterrey, Mexico. ... 1995 (MCMXCV) was a common year starting on Sunday of the Gregorian calendar. ... The Mexico Toros were an indoor soccer team based in Mexico City that played in the Continental Indoor Soccer League. ... 1996 (MCMXCVI) was a leap year starting on Monday of the Gregorian calendar, and was designated the International Year for the Eradication of Poverty. ... Christmas or Christmas Day is an annual holiday that marks the traditional birthdate of Jesus of Nazareth. ...


Dallas and Sacramento were two of the founding franchises for the Premier Soccer Alliance in 1998, which became the World Indoor Soccer League in 1999. The World Indoor Soccer League was an indoor soccer league that existed from 1998 to 2001 and consisted of nine teams. ...


CISL Championship series

Season Champion Series Runner-Up
1993 Dallas Sidekicks 2-1 San Diego Sockers
1994 Las Vegas Dustdevils 2-1 Dallas Sidekicks
1995 Monterrey La Raza 2-1 Sacramento Knights
1996 Monterrey La Raza 2-0 Houston Hotshots
1997 Seattle Seadogs 2-0 Houston Hotshots

The Dallas Sidekicks were one of the longest operating professional soccer teams in the United States, based in Dallas, Texas, and operating from 1984 until suspending operations following the 2004 season. ... The San Diego Sockers is a name that has been used by two different soccer teams // Original Team The San Diego Sockers were one of the most successful indoor soccer teams in the sports short history. ... The Dallas Sidekicks were one of the longest operating professional soccer teams in the United States, based in Dallas, Texas, and operating from 1984 until suspending operations following the 2004 season. ... Monterrey La Raza were a professional indoor soccer team based in Monterrey, Mexico. ... The name Sacramento Knights has been used by two different soccer clubs. ... Monterrey La Raza were a professional indoor soccer team based in Monterrey, Mexico. ... Houston Hotshots were a professional indoor soccer team based in Houshots Texas played in the Continental Indoor Soccer League from 1993 to 1997. ... Houston Hotshots were a professional indoor soccer team based in Houshots Texas played in the Continental Indoor Soccer League from 1993 to 1997. ...

Complete team list


The Anaheim Splash was a soccer team that played in the Continental Indoor Soccer League (CISL). ... The Dallas Sidekicks were one of the longest operating professional soccer teams in the United States, based in Dallas, Texas, and operating from 1984 until suspending operations following the 2004 season. ... The Detroit Safari (originally founded as the Detroit Neon) was a member of the Continental Indoor Soccer League that played at the Palace of Auburn Hills. ... Houston Hotshots were a professional indoor soccer team based in Houshots Texas played in the Continental Indoor Soccer League from 1993 to 1997. ... The Mexico Toros were an indoor soccer team based in Mexico City that played in the Continental Indoor Soccer League. ... Monterrey La Raza were a professional indoor soccer team based in Monterrey, Mexico. ... The name Sacramento Knights has been used by two different soccer clubs. ... The San Diego Sockers is a name that has been used by two different soccer teams // Original Team The San Diego Sockers were one of the most successful indoor soccer teams in the sports short history. ... San Jose Grizzlies were a professional indoor soccer team based in San Jose, California The team was founded on November 24, 1993 as a member of the Continental Indoor Soccer League. ... The Washington Warthogs were a professional soccer team in the Continental Indoor Soccer League. ...

Defunct Soccer Leagues In The United States
AFA (1884-88) | ALPF (1894-95) | NAFBL (1897) | UTFA (1902-20) | ASL I (1921-33) | ASLII (1933-83)
NPSL I (1967) | USA (1967) | NASL (1968-85) | MISL I (1978-92) | NPSL II 1984-01 | USL I (1984-85)
WSL (1985-89)|LSSA (1987-1992)| ASL III (1988-89) | CISL (1993-97) | EISL (1997-98) | WISL (1998-01)
WUSA (2001-2003)

  Results from FactBites:
 
World Indoor Soccer League - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia (251 words)
The World Indoor Soccer League was an indoor soccer league that existed from 1998 to 2001 and consisted of nine teams.
After the demise of the Continental Indoor Soccer League, four of its teams decided to create a new indoor league to be called the Premier Soccer Alliance.
In 1999, two more former CISL teams (from Houston and Monterrey) joined the league which changed its name to World Indoor Soccer League.
Continental Indoor Soccer League - definition of Continental Indoor Soccer League in Encyclopedia (290 words)
The Contintel Indoor Soccer League was an indoor soccer league that existed from 1993 to 1997.
When the Major Soccer League folded in the summer of 1992, two of its former teams (Dallas and San Diego) joined a group of hockey and basketball arena owners led by Ron Weinstein who wanted to create a league to fill dates during the summer months.
Dallas and Sacramento were two of the founding franchises for the Premier Soccer Alliance in 1998, which became the World Indoor Soccer League in 1999.
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