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Five thoughts on Atlanta United’s first MLS win of 2019 – Dirty South Soccer

Atlanta United picked up their first win in MLS this season with a convincing 2-0 win over the New England Revolution in Foxboro on Saturday night. After four games of disappointing performances and results, it all finally came together for the Five Stripes as they dominated play and should’ve scored many more goals than they …
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Houston Dynamo 2, San Jose Earthquakes 1 | 2019 MLS Match Recap – MLSsoccer.com

April 13, 20196:16PM EDT Tomas Martinez struck on a gorgeous curler to give his side the lead for good, Alberth Elis scored his third goal earlier in the second half, and the Houston Dynamo survived bad luck and a weather delay to defeat the San Jose Earthquakes 2-1 at BBVA Compass Stadium on Saturday afternoon. The Dynamo …
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Tagging along with Bill McGuire, Don Garber at Allianz Field's MLS debut – The Athletic

On the morning of the unveiling of the new crown jewel of Minnesota soccer, two of the most powerful people involved did what any everyday Twin Cities soccer fan might have done before a big home match. They pregamed. At Surly Brewing Company in Minneapolis, Minnesota United managing partner Dr. Bill McGuire and MLS commissioner …
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Atlanta United attendance ranked Top 10 in world, MLS is 8th among leagues – MLSsoccer.com

USA Today Sports April 16, 201912:49PM EDT Attendance for Major League Soccer matches ranks among the best in global soccer, both from a league-wide and club-specific view, according to a study conducted by The CIES Football Observatory.  Comparing attendances between 2003-2008 and 2013-2018, MLS has seen the second-largest growth rate among global leagues at a 34 percent increase (from 15,920 to …
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Senate committee considers bill that could kill Austin MLS stadium deal – KXAN.com

AUSTIN (KXAN) — The controversy swirling around a planned Major Leauge Soccer stadium in Austin spilled into the state capitol Tuesday.  Members of the Senate Property Tax committee heard testimony on a bill that could kill the deal between the city of Austin and Precourt Sports Venture — the group that owns the rights for a Major …