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MLS Expansion Update: It’s down to Sacramento and St. Louis – The Blue Testament

The race for the 28th Major League Soccer franchise is down to two cities. MLS Commissioner Don Garber, who was recently in St. Louis for a visit, told the St. Louis Post-Dispatch that it’s down to St. Louis, Missouri and Sacramento, California. What about the other cities in the running? You have Phoenix, Detroit, Charlotte, …
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Best 11: 11 Non-Atlanta United Things That Happened In Major League Soccer During This Week In MLS – Dirty South Soccer

Welcome to Best 11, your weekly recap of the MLS slate that didn’t include America’s favorite team, Atlanta United. All quotes hereto are possibly made up but it’s up to you to decide. This will be dumb. The author may be the only one who laughs at any of this. But it may also be …
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Sporting KC forward Erik Hurtado undergoes knee surgery – Kansas City Star

As Sporting KC strives to navigate the CONCACAF Champions League and MLS play, it will be short one of its forwards. Erik Hurtado will miss 2-3 months after undergoing arthroscopic surgery on his right knee. Hurtado, 28, appeared in three Champions League matches over the initial month of the season, starting once. He joined Sporting …
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For FC Cincinnati, inaugural MLS home opener a day of community celebration – MLSsoccer.com

March 17, 201910:40PM EDT CINCINNATI — After FC Cincinnati took full advantage of Nippert Stadium’s first moment in the MLS spotlight, comprehensively beating the Portland Timbers 3-0 before a crowd of 32,250, players like forward Darren Mattocks reacted with awe at what immediately became one of the league’s most imposing venues. “Amazing, amazing crowd,” said Mattocks. …