Vince McMahon will relaunch XFL in 2020
Vince McMahon announced the relaunch of XFL (Xtreme Football League) in 2020. The conference call took place today at 3 pm EST. Vince McMahon said that the games will change completely according to the fans. It will be faster, shorter and “the player will stand during the National Anthem”.
Stamford, Conn., January 25, 2018 – Professional football will be reimagined when the new XFL kicks off in early 2020. The XFL will deliver a fan-centric, innovative experience, including shorter, fast-paced games and a family-friendly environment, complemented by cross-platform viewing options and real-time fan engagement.
Plans for the XFL at launch include eight teams, 40-man active rosters and a 10-week regular season schedule, with a postseason consisting of two semifinal playoff games and a championship game.
“The new XFL is an exciting opportunity to reimagine America’s favorite sport,” said Vince McMahon. “As we move towards kickoff, we look forward to listening and implementing innovative ideas from players, coaches, medical experts, technology executives, the media and most importantly football fans.”