Defender Leon Bennett Signs with Sidekicks Until 2025

by Caitlin Reilly

Allen, Texas (January 11, 2024) - The Dallas Sidekicks have announced the signing of defender, Leon Bennett. The 2023-2024 MASL season will mark Bennett’s first professional season in indoor soccer. Per team and league guidelines, additional terms of the agreement were not disclosed. 

Bennett grew up in Corinth, Texas, and played varsity soccer for Lake Dallas High School. Not only did he play high school soccer, but he also played club soccer for Celtics FC. Most recently, Bennett has played in the UPSL with NTX Legends. 

When asked about why playing for the Sidekicks is important to you, Bennett said, “I want to prove to myself and my local community that anything is possible with enough determination and hard work.”

“My personal goal this season is that I want to make a difference especially defensively. I want the Sidekicks to be better than the prior season and make the playoffs again”, commented Bennett. 

Outside of soccer, Bennett graduated from the University of North Texas where he majored in Business Computer Information Systems and is now a Data Analyst. 

The Sidekicks have a busy weekend ahead. On Saturday, they take on the Milwaukee Wave in Milwaukee at 6:00 CST. Then, on Sunday, the Sidekicks go back home to play the Texas Outlaws at 3 PM. Wear your Sidekicks Green because it’s Green Out. Visit to score your tickets today.

About the Dallas Sidekicks

The Dallas Sidekicks are an American professional indoor soccer team of the Major Arena Soccer League. The organization was established in 1984, is headquartered in Allen, Texas, and plays all home games at the Credit Union of Texas Event Center in Allen. Follow the Sidekicks at and on their social media channels: Facebook: @gosidekicksofficial Twitter: @gosidekicks Instagram: @gosidekicksofficial

About the Major Arena Soccer League

The Major Arena Soccer League represents the highest level of professional arena soccer in the world. The MASL features teams across North America, playing coast-to-coast in the United States and Mexico. The MASL is incorporated as a 501(c)6 not for profit corporation formed to promote the business and sport of arena soccer.