XFL to Unveil Eight Cities Participating in 2020 Season

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It’s been months since there were any substantial updates on the XFL, but that changes next week when the 8 cities participating in the 2020 season are unveiled.

“The wait is almost over,” the football organization tweeted on Thursday. “This coming Wednesday, Dec. 5, we unveil our eight cities and the venues we will play in for our inaugural season in 2020.”

In case you somehow missed it, Vince McMahon announced back in January that he was once again attempting to launch a football league.

The only location known to be of interest for the league at this point is Orlando. WWE’s Senior Vice President of Special Events John Saboor reportedly contacted Orlando’s executive director of venues about the prospect of putting a team in Camping World Stadium.

That same article mentioned it might be difficult to land a team in Orlando, however, because Charlie Ebersol’s league Alliance of American Football — which kicks off one year before the XFL does — has already confirmed they will have a team in Orlando.

Wednesday’s announcement will be streamed live on XFL.com.

  • Louis

    Keep it out of NYC. We have enough awful football as it is.

    • Lou DiFigliano

      Where in the city could they play anyways?

      I doubt Giants Stadium would rent to them…
      And, no way would Yankee Stadium or Citi allow them to trash their field during Baseball season.

      • Louis

        With Giants being friendly to the WWE now that they are going to host a second Wrestlemania there, I could see them playing there.

        With the Yankees, if Vince offers enough money that it’s too sweet for Yanks to turn down to rent the place, they’ll do it. Yanks pimp out that stadium like crazy for a lot non-baseball events.

    • Louis

      Darn. Looks like NYC will get a team.