A new season beckons in the second division, as the USL Championship begins anew starting on Friday.
It’s a league that looks vastly different than even five seasons ago. Rampant expansion leaves the league larger than ever, with it also providing a proving ground for young, up-and-coming talent this season. Not to mention the re-branding into two different leagues, USL Championship and League One.
From the perspective of tracking young talent, a handful of teams jump out to observes. These five USL Championship teams should provide an ample platform to track some of the top prospects in North America.