XFL sends request to Alamodome for possible new pro-football franchise
League to begin play in 2020 with eight franchises
SAN ANTONIO – Professional football could be headed back to the Alamo City.
City of San Antonio officials have confirmed to KSAT that the Alamodome has received a "request for proposal from the XFL league."
"We are currently evaluating it," Patricia Musquiz-Cantor, Interim Director of Convention & Sports Facilities, said in the statement to KSAT.
JUST IN: City has confirmed to @ksatnews that the Alamodome received a request for proposal from the XFL league. Invitations to submit a proposal were sent yesterday by the league. City officials say they are "currently evaluating it." #KSATnews #KSATsports #XFL #XFL2020 pic.twitter.com/n0UUAs9FOh— RJ Marquez (@KSATRJ) June 7, 2018
The XFL sent invitations Wednesday to submit a proposal to interested markets and stadiums.
The league, which is owned and operated by World Wrestling Entertainment founder Vince McMahon, is scheduled to kick off in eight cities in 2020.
The invitations to submit a proposal have gone out to interested #XFL— XFL (@xfl2020) June 6, 2018
markets and stadiums. We can’t wait to review all of the applications and
pick the eight cities where we will kick off in 2020! 🏈🏟️ pic.twitter.com/SOLzgsfTJ3
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