The Washington Post

Mark Simpson and the expansion Virginia Cavalry FC are nine months from their first North American Soccer League match.

The North American Soccer League made it official: Loudoun County in Virginia will have an expansion club starting in 2014.

The North American Soccer League, a second-division circuit behind MLS, has approved an expansion team in Loudoun County, Virginia. The club is expected to begin play in 2014.

A deal to build a baseball-soccer stadium in Loudoun County has bolstered the possibility of a North American Soccer League expansion franchise coming to Northern Virginia in time for the 2014 season.