David Beckham

Major League Soccer

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Marcelo Claure proves vital in helping MLS Miami come to fruition

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MIAMI For David Beckham, Monday marked the end of an arduous four-year search for an MLS team. For business partner Marcelo Claure, the wait had been much longer.

MLS officially green-lighted Beckham's MLS expansion franchise in Miami on Monday afternoon, giving the global icon and his group of investors their club at long last.

MLS Miami Notes: Club to begin play in temporary venue in 2020, and more

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MIAMI Major League Soccer's official press release may not have included a start time for David Beckham's MLS Miami franchise, but it probably should have given that league commissioner Don Garber wasted little time in revealing what year the expansion team would begin playing.

Shortly after Beckham was officially given an MLS expansion team at the Knight Concert Hall at the Adrienne Arsht Center, Garber informed media that the Miami club will make its debut in 2020.

Brotherly Game Daily Links 1/30/18

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‘Class of 92’ blueprint for Miami: Beckham

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Miami (AFP) – David Beckham wants to emulate Manchester United’s tradition of youth development as he looks to build success with his new Major League Soccer franchise in Miami.

The English football superstar was celebrating Monday after his four-year wait to own an MLS franchise came to end in a glitzy press conference in Florida.

‘Class of 92’ blueprint for Miami: Beckham

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Miami (AFP) – David Beckham wants to emulate Manchester United’s tradition of youth development as he looks to build success with his new Major League Soccer franchise in Miami.

The English football superstar was celebrating Monday after his four-year wait to own an MLS franchise came to end in a glitzy press conference in Florida.

Beckham open to possibility of NWSL team for Miami

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David Beckham is open to the possibility of Miami’s new MLS franchise fielding a NWSL team in the future, according to his remarks in a press conference on Monday.

Asked whether Beckham would be interested in adding a women’s team, Beckham said, “At the moment, we have a blank canvas so we want to create a community with our club.

Beckham open to possibility of NWSL team for Miami

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David Beckham is open to the possibility of Miami’s new MLS franchise fielding a NWSL team in the future, according to his remarks in a press conference on Monday.

Asked whether Beckham would be interested in adding a women’s team, Beckham said, “At the moment, we have a blank canvas so we want to create a community with our club.

MLS officially approves David Beckham's Miami expansion franchise

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MIAMI For almost two decades, Miami has dreamed and fantasized about once again having an MLS team.

On Monday, those dreams and fantasies finally became a reality.

MLS announced on Monday morning that it has officially approved David Beckham's expansion franchise. The announcementcame four years after Beckham initially shared his plans for a team in the city, and marked the league's return to the market, which has been without an MLS club since the league contracted the Miami Fusion in 2001.

Five things to know about Major League Soccer

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Miami (AFP) – Five facts about Major League Soccer as David Beckham is expected to announce the launch of his Miami franchise on Monday:

– A STORY OF GROWTH –

Founded in 1993 as part of US Soccer’s successful hosting of the 1994 World Cup, Major League Soccer kicked off its first season in 1996 with 10 teams.

Five things to know about Major League Soccer

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Miami (AFP) – Five facts about Major League Soccer as David Beckham is expected to announce the launch of his Miami franchise on Monday:

– A STORY OF GROWTH –

Founded in 1993 as part of US Soccer’s successful hosting of the 1994 World Cup, Major League Soccer kicked off its first season in 1996 with 10 teams.

Beckham set to launch long-sought Miami MLS club

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Miami (AFP) – Former England captain David Beckham will unveil his long-sought Major League Soccer expansion team at a Monday news conference in Miami, bringing a conclusion to a turmoil-filled four-year quest.

MLS announced Friday it will “make a major announcement regarding the future of soccer in Miami” on Monday, inviting ticketed members of the public to what is expected to be the announcement of a 25th league club.

MLS and the move to Miami

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The soccer news starts with reports out of Miami suggesting that David Beckham's expansion bid is finally coming to fruition. MLS is now expected to officially announce Miami as an expansion team on Monday. The team would play its first MLS season in 2020. Since this is MLS in Miami, there's already another story running parallel with the wait on the official announcement.

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Seattle

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Seattle

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MLS

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On This Day in Football: Beckham goes to the Galaxy

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On this day in 2007, David Beckham announced that he would be signing a contract with Major League Soccer club Los Angeles Galaxy.

The former Manchester United superstar had fallen out of favour with Real Madrid boss Fabio Capello but showed a late resurgence in the second half of the season that helped Real win their first La Liga title in four years.

Beckham’s Miami MLS venture gets go-ahead for additional owners

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Miami (AFP) – English football icon David Beckham has a new trio of partners in his bid to bring a Major League Soccer club to Miami.

The league said Thursday it had approved the addition to Beckham’s ownership group of Jorge and Jose Mas, leaders of telecommunications giant MasTec, and Japanese entrepreneur and SoftBank founder and chief executive Masayoshi Son.

Beckham’s Miami MLS venture gets go-ahead for additional owners

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Miami (AFP) – English football icon David Beckham has a new trio of partners in his bid to bring a Major League Soccer club to Miami.

The league said Thursday it had approved the addition to Beckham’s ownership group of Jorge and Jose Mas, leaders of telecommunications giant MasTec, and Japanese entrepreneur and SoftBank founder and chief executive Masayoshi Son.

MLS confident over Miami team: Garber

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Los Angeles (AFP) – Major League Soccer commissioner Don Garber said Friday the league remained determined to launch a team in Miami but acknowledged the task had been the toughest challenge of his 18-year reign.

Garber told reporters on the eve of Saturday’s MLS Cup final in Toronto that he was confident the long-awaited arrival of an MLS team in the Florida metropolis would happen eventually.

MLS confident over Miami team: Garber

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Los Angeles (AFP) – Major League Soccer commissioner Don Garber said Friday the league remained determined to launch a team in Miami but acknowledged the task had been the toughest challenge of his 18-year reign.

Garber told reporters on the eve of Saturday’s MLS Cup final in Toronto that he was confident the long-awaited arrival of an MLS team in the Florida metropolis would happen eventually.

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MLS Miami

Report: MLS Miami set for announcement on Monday

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After four long years and plenty of stopping and starting, it appears MLS is finally coming to Miami.

The Miami Herald reported Wednesday that MLS has scheduled an official event for Monday to announce the launch of David Beckham's MLS team. Beckham appears to have finalized details to the league's approval, prompting Monday's official announcement.

Report: David Beckham, MLS may announce Miami franchise by the end of the month

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David Beckham's Miami project may finally have a final product.

The Miami Herald reports that Beckham's ownership group is preparing to announce the expansion club's name, kit design, colors, and logo by the end of the month.

Beckham joined the other members of his investment team, including Jorge and José Mas, the two newest members of the group, in Kansas City to discuss the team's initial branding and stadium plan.

Report: Beckham ownership group undergoes shake-up

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With uncertainty still looming large, David Beckham's Miami MLS bid has undergone a big shake-up within the ownership group.

According to the Miami Herald,majority partner Todd Boehly is officially out while Miami moguls Jorge and Jose Mas have joined the venture. Boehly, the co-owner of the Los Angeles Dodgers, was set to be the majority owner and controlling partner.

Tim Leiweke: 'I have my fears' on if MLS Miami comes together

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Tim Leiweke has been aiding David Beckham's push for an MLS team in Miami, but the longtime executive admitted there is still some doubt surrounding the project.

Leiweke joined up with Beckham's group in 2015 in an advisory role and has helped aid negotiations between the ownership team and the city of Miami.

Manchester United

From The Youtube Vault: Phil Neville’s Wedding Video From 1999 Is Like A Glorious Manchester United-Themed LSD Trip

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With his appointment as head coach of the England Women's team, the internet sleuths out there have been busily digging into Phil Neville's online past.

Unfortunately, this bout of e-archaeology has seen a cache of lazily sexist Tweets dredged up from 2012 in which Fizzer18 shared his rubbish ruminations on a woman's place and role in society.

Man Utd: Adidas Release Limited Edition ‘Class Of 92’ Trainers In Homage To Giggs, Scholes, Beckham, Neville Et Al (Photos)

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As part of their retro-flavoured range of Manchester United merchandise, Adidas have knocked out a trainer-based homage to the club's famous 'Class of 92' youth team.

As you well know, United's 1992 vintage proffered forth the likes of Ryan Giggs, Paul Scholes, David Beckham, Gary Neville and Nicky Butt, all of whom went on to make hundreds of appearances for the Red Devils.

Set-Piece Pioneers: Man Utd Pair Ryan Giggs And David Beckham Attempt Simultaneous Freekick Routine, 2001 (Video)

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In the first of what we might turn into a semi-regular series on Pies, we examine some of the oddest, most esoteric set-pieces to have ever been unleashed, both in anger and in muddled incompetence.

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25 years ago this legend made his Manchester United debut

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25 years ago today David Beckham made his professional debut for Manchester United. The football legend came on as a second half substitute for Andrei Kanchelskis in a League Cup match at Brighton and Hove Albion. He was just 17... Continue Reading →

It’s too soon for Neville to compare Man City star with Man Utd legend

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Former Manchester United star Gary Neville has likened Kevin De Bruyne to David Beckham, but the comparison appears to be a bit premature.

The Belgium international was a key figure in Manchester City’s 5-0 demolition of Liverpool on Saturday, with his delightful through ball setting up Sergio Aguero for the host’s opening goal.

Roy Keane pricetags former Manchester United teammates in today’s transfer market

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Manchester United legend and former midfielder Roy Keane has claimed that his ex-Red Devils teammate Ryan Giggs would be worth £2 billion in today’s ‘mind-boggling’ transfer market.

The market peaked with Brazilian star Neymar’s record breaking £198 million move to Paris Saint-Germain earlier this summer, but the Republic of Ireland assistant manager revealed his concern over some of the transfer deal figures for bare ‘average’ players.

On This Day in Football: Zidane’s debut, Liverpool’s Icelandic utopia

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23 Years to this day, Zinedine Zidane made his debut for the French national team.

The then 22 year-old was already turning heads in Ligue 1 with his performances for Bordeaux but despite being a regular for both club and the French Under-21 side, Zidane failed to earn a senior cap.

Class of 92 give support to mentor Harrison

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It has been reported in The Times that Eric Harrison, the legendary Manchester United coach who brought through the Class of 92, is suffering from dementia.

A few months ago, Harrison's grandson contacted the players David Beckham, Gary and Phil Neville, Ryan Giggs, Paul Scholes and Nicky Butt.

Adidas

adidas x David Beckham Capsule Collection

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adidas Soccer has launched a new footwear collection designed with one of its most iconic partners, David Beckham. The collection celebrates the over two-decades of partnership between Beckham and adidas, including a remastered version of the Predator Accelerator, the ‘cleat of a generation'. David Beckham said: "When I look back on the best moments of [.

Legendary: Adidas Revive Predator Precision Boots With Trademark Assist From David Beckham (Photos)

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As part of their new 'Limited Collection, Adidas have revived their classic Predator Precision, as famously favoured by David Beckham in the early 2000s.

Indeed, it was the original Precision that Beckham wore while dispatching *that* freekick against Greece at Old Trafford in 2001, thus cementing their place in English football boot folklore, should such a thing exist.

The Rest

Art Of Football Produce Cracking Animated Love Letter To The Beautiful Game, Complete With Commentary From Martin Tyler (Video)

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Art of Football have forged themselves a well-earned reputation for quality over the past year or two, principally for their rather excellent splotchy t-shirts and prints.

With things continuing to go from strength to strength for the Nottingham-based collective, the Art of Football chaps have gone big to celebrate their four-year anniversary by creating their very first animated short film which they call a "love letter" to the beautiful game.

Lifetime misses the mark with misguided NWSL ad campaign

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This is not a new mistake.

The National Women's Soccer League just released an ad featuring Ellen DeGeneres, Julia Roberts, Zendaya, David Beckham, Reese Witherspoon, and James Corden. Sounds very cool, right? Well, kind of. Here's the ad:

Now. Based solely on this ad, can you name any of the teams in the league, especially ones that might be near you?

How Beckham’s PR campaign saw him leave United

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Following the 2-0 defeat in the FA Cup at home to Arsenal, Sir Alex Ferguson was furious with the team, and kicked a boot across the dressing room.

Remarkably, the boot hit David Beckham in the face, even though it was a complete accident on behalf of the manager.

Beckham received medical attention at the ground before leaving with his wife Victoria and son Brooklyn.