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REPORT: XFL Was Looking At Potentially Relocating Three XFL Teams

According to Chuck Miketinac of the FOX affiliate in San Antonio. The XFL was calling several cities to gauge potential interest in a relocated an XFL team to their town.

One of those locations was San Antonio Texas, the former home of the AAF‘s San Antonio Commanders.

“Two sources told us San Antonio had exploratory conversations with the XFL about the league possibly moving one of its existing teams to the Alamo City.”

Chuck Miketinac

It was not just one XFL team looking to relocate. It was potentially three of its eight teams.

“possible relocation of up to three of its teams.”

Chuck Miketinac

No word on which three XFL teams would have been on the move. Based on attendance numbers, the teams would have been Los Angeles Wildcats, Tampa Bay Vipers and New York Guardians. All three teams averaged roughly 12,000 fans per home game. That was the lowest in the league.

Expansion is a hot topic in the XFL world. Check out Matthew Nagashima’s article on the Top XFL Expansion Cities for 2021.

Mark is the founder and editor of XFL News Hub. The site was started in January of 2018, within days of the announced return of the XFL. Contact him directly by emailing [email protected]

3 Comments

3 Comments

  1. Byron Tatum

    April 14, 2020 at 11:34 pm

    San Antonio would of had a XFL Team if the AAF hadn’t come the year before

  2. Jeff Polizzi

    April 15, 2020 at 2:11 am

    How can the XFL relocate teams after they filed for bankruptcy?

  3. mike white.

    April 15, 2020 at 11:03 pm

    Hopefully the NFL steps in and helps keep the league alive. This seasons numbers and proven rule changes the fans like, it could go a long way to support a development league for the NFL.

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