Chicago Bliss

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Chicago Bliss
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Founded 2004
Based in Chicago, Illinois, United States
Home field Sears Centre
League Legends Football League
Division Western Conference
Colors Orange and Blue
         
Head coach Matt Sinclair
Owner(s) Lingerie Football League, LLC
Lingerie Bowl wins 2009 Eastern Conference Champions, 2013/2014 Legends Cup Champions
Website MyChicagoBliss.com

Chicago Bliss is one of two teams that were introduced to the Legends Football League in 2004 (the other being Dallas Desire).

Being defeated by New York Euphoria in the Eastern Final (one of the Semi-Finals which included a Skill Test, a 3-on-2 match and a dance competition) at Lingerie Bowl II in 2005 and again at Lingerie Bowl III in 2006, the team never reached the Final.

On September 4, 2009, the Chicago Bliss defeated the Miami Caliente 29-19 in the first ever game of the LFL at the Sears Centre in Hoffman Estates, Illinois. In February 2010, the Bliss finally reached the championship game at Lingerie Bowl VII but lost to the Los Angeles Temptation.

2009-2010 season[edit]

The Chicago Bliss opened its season on Friday, September 4, 2009 at the Sears Centre and defeated the Miami Caliente 29-19.[1] The Bliss Head Coach is Keith Hac, coach of the Indoor Football League's Chicago Slaughter.[2] The Bliss Offensive Coordinator is Rasche Hill, a former member of the National Football League Jacksonville Jaguars and the Chicago Slaughter. The Bliss Defensive Coordinator is DeJuan Alfonzo, a former member of the Chicago Rush and Chicago Slaughter.

The Bliss defeated the Miami Caliente 20-7 to win the Eastern Conference title[1][3] but fell 27-14 to the Los Angeles Temptation in Lingerie Bowl VII. Danielle Moinet also played with Chicago Bliss from 2008 through 2011, where she was cornerback and team captain.[4]

Seasons[edit]

2009-10 Season schedule[edit]

Date Opponent Home/Away Result
September 4 Miami Caliente Home Won 29-19
October 2 New York Majesty Away No Contest
December 4 Tampa Breeze Away Won 27-18
December 18 Philadelphia Passion Home Won 46-19
Western Conference Championship
February 4 Miami Caliente Seminole Hard Rock Live Arena Won 20-7
Lingerie Bowl VII
February 6 Los Angeles Temptation Seminole Hard Rock Live Arena Lost 14-27

2010-11 Season Schedule[edit]

Date Opponent Home/Away Result
September 10 Dallas Desire Home Won 14-10
October 2 Seattle Mist Away Won 41-12
November 14 San Diego Seduction Home Won 50-12
December 18 Los Angeles Temptation Away Loss 18-12
Western Conference Championship
January 29 Los Angeles Temptation Veterans Memorial Arena Loss 31-14

2011-12 Season schedule[edit]

Date Opponent Home/Away Result
September 2 Las Vegas Sin Home Loss 20-32
October 7 Green Bay Chill Home Loss 34-36
November 19 Minnesota Valkyrie Away Won 40-33
January 20 Los Angeles Temptation Away Loss 26-42

2013 Season schedule[edit]

Date Opponent Home/Away Result
April 19 Los Angeles Temptation Home Loss 18-31
May 10 Las Vegas Sin Home Won 34-12
July 26 Minnesota Valkyrie Away Won 25-12
August 10 Green Bay Chill Away Won 27-18
Divisional Playoffs
August 17 Los Angeles Temptation Sears Centre Won 19-12
Conference Championship
August 24 Seattle Mist Citizens Business Bank Arena Won 31-14
Legends Cup
September 1 Philadelphia Passion Orleans Arena Won 38-14

2014 Season schedule[edit]

Date Opponent Home/Away Result
May 9 Los Angeles Temptation Home Won 25-21
June 13 Seattle Mist Home Tie 34-34
July 3 Las Vegas Sin Away Won 27-18
July 12 Green Bay Chill Away Won 32-7
Western Conference Championship
August 24 Los Angeles Temptation Citizens Business Bank Arena Won 40-12
Legends Cup
September 1 Atlanta Steam Citizens Business Bank Arena Won 24-18

References[edit]

  1. ^ a b Mooney, Michael J. (February 5, 2010). "Miami Caliente Eliminated From The Lingerie Football League Playoffs". Broward-Palm Beach New Times. Retrieved February 23, 2010. 
  2. ^ Hamnik, Al (February 2, 2010). "Wiping that LFL smirk off smug faces". The Northwest Indiana Times. Retrieved February 23, 2010. 
  3. ^ Harris, Elliott (February 5, 2010). "Bliss reaches Lingerie Bowl". Chicago Sun-Times. Retrieved February 23, 2010. 
  4. ^ Perlas, Eddie (February 8, 2010). "Chicago Bliss Fall in Lingerie Bowl". NBC Chicago. Retrieved February 23, 2010. 

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