Winnipeg Alliance FC
|Full name||Winnipeg Alliance FC|
|Ground||Gateway Recreation Centre|
|League||Canadian Major Indoor Soccer League|
Winnipeg Alliance FC were a professional indoor soccer team that played in the Canadian Major Indoor Soccer League (CMISL) from 2007 through 2011. The team suspended operations in January 2012.
The Winnipeg Alliance was one of 4 founding teams of the CMISL. In 2007 the league played a Showcase season consisting of exhibition games the Alliance played 2 double headers against the Edmonton Drillers. Although it did not win any games in its showcase season, it did bring a crowd of 7,727 to the MTS Centre.
2008 and 2009 seasons
In the league's inaugural season the Alliance were a road-only team due to scheduling conflicts with the MTS Centre. The team finished in last place and went inactive for the 2009 season.
The team changed ownership and played four of its six home games at Gateway Recreational Centre and a doubleheader at the MTS Centre on February 27. The CMISL became affiliated with the Professional Arena Soccer League (PASL-Pro) of the United States and the Alliance played four games against American teams.
|Year||Regular Season Finish||Playoffs||Average Attendance||Notes|
|2007||Exhibition Games Only||Exhibition Games Only||7,727||Played 1 home exhibition Game|
|2008||4th||Did not make playoffs||Road games only|
|2009||Did not play|
|2010||4th||Did not make playoffs||291|
|2011||3rd||Did not make playoffs||241|
|Team||Games Played||Wins||Losses||Draws||Series Won||Winning Percentage||Points For||Points Against||Point Differential|
The Alliance played its 2007 exhibition doubleheader at the 15,003 seat MTS Centre with an attendance of 7,727. Due to scheduling concerns the team played a road only team in 2008. After a one-year hiatus the team moved to 7 Oaks Indoor Soccer Complex in 2010 and played a doubleheader at the MTS Centre. For 2011, the team played its home games at the Gateway Recreation Centre.
- Prest, Ashley (January 9, 2010). "G-G-G-Go for it: Alliance hit pitch; Winnipeg's pro indoor team makes home debut". Winnipeg Free Press. p. D8. Retrieved November 25, 2012.
- Penton, Kirk (January 28, 2011). "Alliance seeks revenge on Drillers; Speed vs. speed on indoor pitch". Winnipeg Sun. Retrieved November 25, 2012.
- Prest, Ashley (March 7, 2011). "Alliance drives to victory over Motown rivals". Winnipeg Free Press. p. C4. Retrieved November 25, 2012.
- Prest, Ashley (January 24, 2012). "Alliance kicked to curb for 2012". Winnipeg Free Press. Retrieved November 18, 2012.