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Major League Soccer

Report: Citizens group opposes taxpayer money for new stadium, urges MLS to accept Nippert Stadium

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After a strong showing throughout the U.S. Open Cup, a group of Cincinnati fans want to MLS on their own terms

A Cincinnati-based citizens' group is calling for MLS to accept Nippert Stadium should FC Cincinnati join the league in the coming years while dismissing a new soccer-specific stadium stemming from taxpayer wallets.

Don Garber believes Revolution will have soccer-specific stadium by 2021

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The New England Revolution will have their own soccer-specific stadium in five years. At least, Don Garber thinksso.

Garber recentlytold SI.com in a wide-ranging interview that he thinks the Revolution will be playing in their own stadium by 2021.

Los Angeles FC Announces New Stadium Plans

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While New England struggle to get even one soccer specific stadium, it looks Los Angeles area is about to get its second. MLS expansion club Los Angeles Football Club (LAFC), unveiled its plans for a new stadium Monday that it promised would be a "cathedral" for soccer while helping to revitalize what has traditionally been one of Los Angeles' more troubled neighborhoods.

Miami Takes A Step Closer To Becoming An MLS Team

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David Beckham and his Miami expansion side have been struggling to get a soccer specific stadium built in downtown Miami, which has thwarted their attempt become the 21st MLS franchise.

But on Tuesday, Becks got a big win when the Miami county commissioners basically punted on the stadium issue by voting unanimously to have Mayor Carlos Gimenez formally

"propose using Florida International University's stadium as a temporary home for the franchise,"

The stadium, which is on the campus of Florida International University (FIU) in Miami and in recent years it has hosted CONCACAF Gold Cup matches and international friendlies involving club sides and national teams.

Report: NYC FC negotiations stall over Bronx stadium

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By DAN KARELL

New York City FC's search for a soccer-specific stadium appears to have stalled.

Aftera putting together a hastily-prepared proposal to build a stadium on a 10-acre plot of land near Yankee Stadium last December, there has been hardly a peep from NYC FC management or New York City about any continuation of the stadium talks.

Orlando City release updated stadium renderings

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By MIKE GRAMAJO

ORLANDO, Fla. — Orlando City Soccer Club fans now have a better picture of what their future home will look like.

Orlando City SC unveiled the renderings of their downtown soccer-specific stadium on Tuesday afternoon, which is expected to be finished before the 2016 Major League Soccer season.

Report: Beckham facing opposition from former Miami mayor on new stadium site

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By DAN KARELL

David Beckham is quickly learning that building a soccer-specific stadium in downtown Miami is much more difficult than he originally envisaged.

After deciding to push forward on a new stadium site adjacent to American Airlines Arena in Museum Park, Beckham and his representatives have reportedly received fresh opposition from five people including former Miami mayor Manny Diaz and the creator of the Museum Park master plan.

Report: D.C. United, district move closer to securing stadium deal

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By DAN KARELL

D.C. United's future soccer-specific stadium is closer to reality than ever before.

According to a report in the Washington Post, District officials and D.C. United executives are very close to finalizing a stadium deal, one that began with an announcement more than ten months ago to put the framework of the deal in place.

Borough president not sold on potential NYCFC stadium in Bronx

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By DAN KARELL

One of the biggest proponents of bringing Major League Soccer to the Bronx is suddenly not so hot on the idea of building a separate soccer-specific stadium for New York City FC.

Last summer, Bronx borough president Ruben Diaz Jr. wrote to MLS Commissioner Don Garber asking for the league to consider the Bronx as a permanent home for NYC FC.

Reports: Beckham shares plan for soccer-specific stadium in Miami

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By FRANCO PANIZO

David Beckham has made a well-known secret officially public: He wants to build a soccer-specific stadium in PortMiami.

Beckham made his latest visit to Florida on Monday to talk to media about his plans to build a beautiful, 25,000-seat stadium on Dodge Island in downtown Miami.

Report: Austin group working to land an MLS expansion franchise

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By FRANCO PANIZO

San Antonio is not the only city in Texas with reported MLS aspirations.

According to a report from the Austin Chronicle, a local project group that may include Austin Aztex founder David Markley is ramping up efforts to build a soccer-specific stadium and bring an MLS expansion team to the city.

Seattle Sounders

When you play American football in a ‘soccer-specific stadium’ you tweet like it

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Seahawks made sure no one forgot the Chargers are guests in their own home.

One of the fun things about following Seattle sports is how our various sports teams all seem to get along with each other. More to the point, it's great to see that the Seattle Sounders are considered just as much part of this club as any other team, something that has become remarkably easy to take for granted over the years.

Sounders exploring possibility of moving USL games to Tacoma

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Project would include building a soccer-specific stadium.

Although it's unlikely anything will change in the next couple years, the Seattle Sounders are officially exploring the possibility of moving their USL team's games to Tacoma, according a letter distributed to members of the Sounders Community Trust.

New England Revolution

Franklin Field was a proposed location for Revolution stadium

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Revs owner Robert Kraft said no to building a soccer specific stadium at Franklin Field.

The search for a permanent home for the New England Revolution continues.

One month after the Bayside proposal fell through, Franklin Field was suggested as a site for a soccer specific stadium, according to the Dorchester Report.

Here’s the stadium Revs fans could’ve had

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Cue up your Adele playlist.

The New England Revolution might be getting a soccer-specific stadium! No they aren't! Maybe they are! But actually they aren't! Okay this time for real! Except not and don't ever hope for good things!

The latest saga in the Krafts exploring a soccer-specific stadium for the Revolution has come to a dead end.

Reports: Revs won’t be building stadium on Bayside property

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Talks of a Revs stadium on UMass property have gone silent.

The plan to build a New England Revolution stadium on the Bayside property in Dorchester, MA is dead, according to Jennifer Smith of the Dorchester Report.

Whispers about the Revs relocating to Dorchester first emerged in 2016 when The Boston Globe reported that the Kraft family was interested in constructing a soccer-specific stadium on the waterfront property that the University of Massachusetts purchased in 2010.

MLS commissioner says he'd be "shocked" if Revs don't have a stadium in 5 years

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Hey, five years isn't that far away!

The New England Revolution could have a soccer-specific stadium within five years, according to MLS commissioner Don Garber.

On the same day that the Revs were beaten 4-2 by FC Dallas in the U.S. Open Cup Final, Garber spoke to Sports Illustrated on a variety of topics.

Garber says Revs closer to stadium than NYC FC

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Commissioner Don Garber told media that the Revolution are closer to getting a stadium than NYC FC.

While there isn't a timeline for a New England Revolution soccer specific stadium, the team does appear to be further along than New York City FC.

On Thursday, MLS Commissioner Don Garber spoke to media on a variety of topics.

Commissioner Garber comments on Revolution's stadium search

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Commissioner Don Garber says that building a stadium in Boston is tough.

When it comes to the New England Revolution's crusade to build a soccer specific stadium, MLS Commissioner Don Garber is preaching patience.

Garber was recently in Sacramento, CA to talk about the league's ambition to expand to 28 teams.

USOC Backs Boston for 2024 Games; Good for Revs?

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In a development that could impact the future of a soccer specific stadium for the New England Revolution, the U.S. Olympic Committeetapped Boston as its bid city for the 2024 Summer Games on Thursday.

"Today's selection by the USOC is the beginning of an incredible opportunity for Boston," said the city's bid chairman, John Fish, who will be part of a celebratory news conference Friday with the USOC leadership.

Report: Krafts Exploring Stadium Location in South Boston

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The Boston Globe reported today that the Krafts are exploring a South Boston location off of I-93 as the potential home of a soccer specific stadium for the New England Revolution. The news is the latest update on the Revolution's search for a stadium that has been relatively quiet publically since 2012.

USL

Report: Local minor league baseball owner to lead investment group to bring USL to Omaha

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According tothe Omaha World-Herald, efforts to bring a USL team to Omaha are taking shape.

The owner of the minor league baseball Omaha Storm Chasers, Gary Green, has tentativelyagreed to lead an ownership group to bring USL to Omaha. The group would also be tasked with building a soccer specific stadium as well.

Louisville City unveils stadium location, renderings

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Another USL team is getting a soccer-specific stadium as the league continues its push for permanent Division 2 status.

Louisville City FC has announced the location of its new soccer-specific stadium and has released several renderings of the anticipated finished product. The stadium will have a capacity of 10,000 and will be developed in the Butchertown neighborhood of Louisville and is expected to open in 2020.

Buzzard Point

Tales from Buzzard Point - Chapter 9: The Anti-Galaxy Machine

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The ninth in a series of Tales from Buzzard Point, exploring the rich history and traditions of legendary Buzzard Point – a legacy that the current D.C. United ownership may have set aside in selling naming rights for the new soccer specific stadium but is forever enshrined in the chants, songs, and hearts of Black-and-Red fandom.

Tales from Buzzard Point - Chapter 6: The Aurochs and the Eagle

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The sixth in a series of Tales from Buzzard Point that explores the rich history and traditions of legendary Buzzard Point – a legacy that the current D.C. United ownership should honor in their plans for naming the new soccer specific stadium.

Today's entry was researched by "Tales from Buzzard Point" Series Editor David Rusk.

Tales from Buzzard Point - Chapter 4: Prof. Langley's Dive

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The fourth in a series of Tales from Buzzard Point that explores the rich history and traditions of legendary Buzzard Point – a legacy that the current D.C. United ownership should honor in their plans for naming the new soccer specific stadium.

Today's entry was researched by "Tales from Buzzard Point" Series Editor David Rusk.

David Beckham

Report: Beckham to meet with Broward County about potential soccer-specific stadium

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By FRANCO PANIZO

The difficulty infinding space fora soccer-specific stadium in downtown Miami is reportedly forcing David Beckham to look further north. Specifically, Broward County.

According to a report from the Miami Herald, Broward County commissioner Stacy Ritter said Thursday that Beckham's group is now willing to listen to what county officials have to say about building a soccer-specific stadium.

Beckham’s group reveals new plans for proposed soccer-specific stadium

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By FRANCO PANIZO

David Beckham is wasting no time in his pursuit for a soccer-specific stadium in downtown Miami.

Just two days after Beckham and his group of investors said they changed their focus and were looking at a boat slip as the site for their proposed stadium instead of initial target PortMiami, the global icon's representatives publicly laid out a plan for the new location on Thursday.

Report: Beckham shifts focus to downtown boat slip for Miami stadium

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By FRANCO PANIZO

The PortMiami dream that David Beckham shared publicly just three months ago is dead. The pursuit for a soccer-specific stadium in downtown Miami is not.

According to a report from the Miami Herald, Beckham and his group of investors have made the decision to move away from wanting to build a stadium in PortMiami and instead are interested in acquiring a location near the Miami Heat's AmericanAirlines Arena that is currently a deep-water boat slip.

Report: Beckham asked to consider different waterfront stadium location by Miami-Dade mayor

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By FRANCO PANIZO

That beautiful, proposed stadium at PortMiami is looking less and less likely to happen for David Beckham and his group of investors.

According to a report from the Miami Herald, Miami-Dade County mayor Carlos Gimenez has asked Beckham's group, Miami Beckham United, to consider a different site on which to build their proposed soccer-specific stadium.

Report: Royal Caribbean form organization to oppose Beckham’s proposed PortMiami stadium

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By FRANCO PANIZO

The opposition to David Beckham's proposed soccer-specific stadium in PortMiami is steadily growing.

According to a report from the Miami Herald, Royal Caribbean Cruises has rounded up some allies to form an organization to oppose Beckham's desired stadium in the southwest corner of Dodge Island near downtown Miami.

Report: New details about Orlando City’s stadium made public

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By FRANCO PANIZO

David Beckham and his looming Miami franchise will not be the only MLS club in Florida to grab headlines for their planned stadium this week.

Following several days of Beckham making public appearances in the Sunshine State to try and convince government officials to allow him to build a soccer-specific stadium in PortMiami, new details regarding Orlando City's future home have been revealed via a report from local broadcast network WFTV.

MLS- Orlando City

Orlando files for eminent domain for final piece of land for soccer-specific stadium

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By FRANCO PANIZO

Eminent domain, it is.

The Orlando Sentinel reported Tuesday that Orlando has filed suit in court to force a church in Parramore to sell the downtown land its on in order to give MLS-bound Orlando City SC the final piece of land they need for their soccer-specific stadium.

Report: Orlando City likely to resume pursuit of eminent domain after latest negotiations break down

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By FRANCO PANIZO

Orlando City need to secure one final piece of land to begin construction on their downtown soccer-specific stadium, and they will likely have to go the route of eminent domain to do so.

According to a report from MyFoxOrlando.com, Orlando City's negotiations have broken down with the Faith Deliverance Temple over the last piece of property that the MLS-bound club needs to build its stadium.

The Rest

Major Link Soccer: Chelsea Agree to Diego Costa Transfer Fee

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The Brazilian striker is one step closer to getting his preferred return to Madrid, thanks in part to his hold-out there.

Seattle:

Yahoo! Sports puts Seattle at number 5 in a Ranking of potential stadium sites for the USA/Canada/Mexico joint World Cup 2026 bid, citing it as a "good bet" to host matches if the bid were to be successful.

Grant Wahl: Krafts may be nearing announcement on a soccer-specific stadium

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A new venue could soon pop up in the Boston area, according to the writer from Sports Illustrated.

Grant Wahl thinks a soccer-specific stadium may soon arrive in the greater Boston area.

In his "Mailbag" segment on SI.com, Wahl said he believes Revolution ownership is "finally getting in gear" and "may not be too far away from an announcement on a stadium.

Talks For New Revolution Stadium in Dorchester “All But Dead”

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From the Boston Globe, the situation for a Revs SSS in Dorchester has made a turn for the worse.

Plans for a new soccer-specific stadium in Dorchester for the New England Revolution have hit a serious snag according to the Boston Globe.

A new report from Shirley Leung details the current problem with the negotiations.

This is what it's like to walk into Estadio Azteca

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Estadio Azteca is probably the most famous stadium in North America and one of the most famous in the Western Hemisphere. The 100,000-seat soccer-specific stadium has seen countless important matches and has proven to be one of the hardest places for American teams to win, whether at the club or international level.

Fan Favorite Returns to Foxboro

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Photo credit: Adam Sell

FOXBOROUGH, Mass. – Joe-Max Moore wasn't on the Revolution's First Kick roster back in 1996, but that didn't deter him from becoming one of the original fan favorites.

Prior to Saturday's Revolution-Whitecaps match, the former Revolution striker – who retired in 2004 with a then-club record 41 career goals – returned to Foxborough to see many of the same faces that cheered him from the stands of Foxboro Stadium during those halcyon days.

#TBT The Renderings on the Way to Sporting Park

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On Tuesday of this past week was the anniversary of the first game played at Sporting Park between Sporting KC and the Chicago Fire. In honor of that for this week's Throw Back Thursday I'm going to share some renderings of KC's stadium history that I either have gotten over the years, or that can be found online.