Texas United is an American soccer club that currently competes in USL League Two, the fourth tier of the American Soccer Pyramid. The club plays its home games at AirHogs Stadium, a American Association stadium in Grand Prairie, Texas. The club's colors are red, blue and white.
|Full name||Texas United Football Club|
|Nickname(s)||Texans, Los Tejanos|
Grand Prairie, Texas
|Owner||Neltex Sports Group, LLC|
|Head Coach||Arez Ardalani|
|League||USL League Two|
|2019||5th, Mid South Division|
In March 2017, it was announced that the club had been granted a franchise license for the Premier Development League, to operate in the Dallas–Fort Worth metroplex area.
The club was founded in March 2017 and announced Ryan Higginbotham as the club's inaugural head coach. The Texans finished the season with a respectful 5-8-1.
In January 2018 Neltex Sports Group hired Arez Ardalani as the new head coach of Texas United. Signings of new players saw plenty of FC Dallas college based players added to the roster. The Texans started the season very strong with a 5-0 victory against FC Cleburne at home and a 3-2 victory against OKC Energy U23 away. After multiple away games and a tough schedule the Texans were able to set the franchise record at 5-6-3, with multiple team and individual honors. As a result of the successful season many players were invited to or signed professional contracts with USL organizations such as Pittsburgh Riverhounds SC and North Texas SC.
Texas United started its 2019 season with early spring exhibitions against USL Championship clubs such as El Paso Locomotive FC, OKC Energy, and Swope Park Rangers. After the spring season Texas United moved forward with signing multiple trialist that impressed during the exhibition matches. The club had its 2019 season opener against Houston Dynamo USL 2 franchise Brazos Valley Cavalry FC.
Players and staff
- As of August 8, 2018
|Year||Division||League||Regular Season||Playoffs||Open Cup|
|2017||4||USL PDL||4th, Mid South||Did not qualify||Did not qualify|
|2018||4||USL PDL||5th, Mid South||Did not qualify||Did not qualify|
|2019||4||USL League Two||5th, Mid South||Did not qualify||Did not qualify|
- AirHogs Stadium (2017–present), capacity 5,500
The club plays in AirHogs Stadium, a baseball park that is also the home field for the Texas AirHogs of the American Association of Independent Professional Baseball. The venue features a 17,000 square-foot Wide World of Parks Kids Zone, restaurant/sports bar, cigar bar and swimming pool. It seats 5,500 and offers 13 luxury suites.
The facility has housed a number of minor league franchises, college sporting events and concerts such as the Dallas Desire, NJCAA College Baseball, High school Baseball, WAC Baseball Tournament and the NCAA Division II Baseball World Series in 2017.
- Texas United at www.uslleaguetwo.com
- Official website
- at United Soccer League