Chicago Inferno

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Chicago Inferno
Chicago Inferno Logo.gif
Full name Chicago Inferno
Nickname(s) Inferno
Founded 2011
Dissolved 2014
Stadium Joe Bean Stadium
Wheaton, Illinois
Ground Capacity ~2,000
Head Coach Dino Delevski
League USL Premier Development League
2014 6th, Great Lakes
Website Club website

The Chicago Inferno was an American soccer club based in Wheaton, Illinois, United States. The team played from 2012 to 2014 in the USL Premier Development League, the fourth division of the American soccer pyramid, in the Heartland Division of the Central Conference.

The Inferno play their home matches at Joe Bean Stadium on the campus of Wheaton College.


The Chicago Inferno was founded in 2009 to compete in the National Soccer League of Chicago. In 2011, the club joined the Great Lakes Division of the USL Premier Development League (PDL), one of the top amateur leagues in the country alongside the National Premier Soccer League (NPSL), and considered the fourth tier of the American soccer pyramid.[1]

On June 20, 2014, the Inferno withdrew their PDL and Super-20 teams from the United Soccer Leagues.[2][3]


Year Division League Regular Season Playoffs Open Cup
2012 4 PDL 8th, Great Lakes Did not qualify Did not enter
2013 4 PDL 6th, Great Lakes Did not qualify Did not enter
2014 4 PDL 6th, Heartland Did not qualify Did not enter


  • Wheaton College

Average attendance[edit]

  • 2013: TBD


  1. ^ "About Chicago Inferno". Retrieved August 25, 2013. 
  2. ^ "PDL Statement Regarding the Chicago Inferno". United Soccer Leagues (USL). June 23, 2014. Archived from the original on June 25, 2014. Retrieved June 23, 2014. 
  3. ^ "Menace match 'postponed' as Chicago team shuts down". Chris Cuellar. Des Moines Register. June 23, 2014. Archived from the original on June 24, 2014. Retrieved June 23, 2014. 

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