Chicago Bliss

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Chicago Bliss
Team logo
Established 2004
Based in Chicago, Illinois, United States
Home field Toyota Park
Head coach Keith Hac
Owner(s) Lingerie Football League
League Legends Football League
Division Eastern Conference
Colours Orange and Blue
         
Lingerie Bowl wins Eastern Conference Champions 2009
Legends Cup Champions (3)
2013, 2014, 2016
Division titles 2009, 2017
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.

For the 2015 season, the Bliss are moving back to Toyota Park in Bridgeview, Illinois.[citation needed]

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] In 2009 the coaching staff consisted of Bliss Head Coach Keith Hac, coach of the Indoor Football League's Chicago Slaughter.[2] The Bliss Offensive Coordinator, Rasche Hill, a former member of the National Football League Jacksonville Jaguars and the Chicago Slaughter. The Bliss Defensive Coordinator, 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. Professional wrestler 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, 27–14

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 Lost, 18–12
Western Conference Championship
January 29 Los Angeles Temptation Veterans Memorial Arena Lost, 31–14

2011–12 Season schedule[edit]

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

2013 Season schedule[edit]

Date Opponent Home/away Result
April 19 Los Angeles Temptation Home Lost, 31–18
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

2015 Season schedule[edit]

Date Opponent Home/away Result
April 11 Atlanta Steam Away Won, 27–24
April 25 Omaha Heart Home Won, 49–0
May 10 Atlanta Steam Home Won, 29–13
June 13 Omaha Heart Away Won, 40–0
August 8 Omaha Heart Away Won, 26–0
Eastern Conference Championship
August 15 Atlanta Steam Toyota Park Won, 41–6
August 23 Seattle Mist Away Lost, 27–21

2016 Season schedule[edit]

Date Opponent Home/away Result
May 14 Seattle Mist Away Lost, 40–28
June 25 New England Liberty Away Won, 70–7
July 2 Omaha Heart Home Won, 66–0
August 6 Atlanta Steam Home Won, 39–32
Eastern Conference Championship
August 20 Atlanta Steam Showare Center Won, 30–25
Legends Cup Championship
August 27 Seattle Mist Away Won, 31–26

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. Archived from the original on February 27, 2010. 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. 
  5. ^ http://www.lflus.com/chicagobliss/schedule
  6. ^ http://www.lflus.com/chicagobliss/schedule

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