XFL Football Leagues Era (1990-2020)

X Football Leagues Era (1990-2020)

From the early 1990s to 2020 Leagues have sprung up that have attempted to be the AFL / WFL / USFL of the Era. Some of these Leagues, such as the XFL of 2001 and 2020 have had quite an impact on the American Football scene, with big budgets, and Major TV contracts.


XFL (Seasons): 2001

Alliance of American Football (Seasons): 2019

XFL (Seasons): 2020

Spring Leagues

Another set of leagues has played a limited schedule – 2 to 3 games per team per season, often due to fans not showing up at the gates, or sometimes due to repositioning themselves as leagues confined to one area – ie. South Florida (Stars Football League) or New York / New England (FXFL)

Stars Football League 2011-2013

FXFL Fall Experimental Football League 2014-2015

The Spring League 2017-Present

Spring Football League (Seasons): 2000

Stars Football League (Seasons): 2011 2012 2013

Southern AA Development Leagues

Gridiron Developmental Football League 2015-2019

Gridiron Development Football League (Seasons): 2020

Leagues Which Failed To Start

Most of these Leagues, however, have failed to even start their first season, have defrauded investors, or just suffered from a lack of mainstream publicity in the Internet Era with so much Football and other sports available to view online.

Professional Spring Football League (Seasons): 1993

International Football Federation (Seasons): 2000

Fan Ownership League (Seasons): 2001

North American Football League (Seasons): 2016

Trinity Professional Spring Football League (Seasons): 2018

Freedom Football League (Seasons): 2020

Major League Football (Seasons): 2020

Pacific Pro Football (Seasons): 2020

X-League Extreme Football League (Seasons): 2020 (L)

Note: (W) Usually considered part of the World Football Leagues.

(L) Usually considered part of the Legends Football Leagues.

(S) Could be considered a Limited Schedule League – 2-3 games per team.