Major League Soccer and Minnesota United FC announced Friday that Minnesota United would join MLS a year earlier than expected.
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Don Garber and Taylor Twellman will be among those on hand Friday as Minnesota prepares to announce details of its MLS expansion team, which will reportedly begin play in 2017.
Don Garber discussed MLS expansion during Thursday’s MLS All-Star Game, while revealing that there’s no real news to discuss regarding David Beckham’s Miami project.
NBA owners Tom Gores and Dan Gilbert and MLS commissioner Don Garber unveiled plans for a potential MLS expansion franchise in Detroit on Wednesday.
Tom Gores, owner of NBA franchise Detroit Pistons, and Cleveland Cavaliers majority owner Dan Gilbert are reportedly teaming up in an attempt to bring an MLS team to the Motor City.
MLS Commissioner Don Garber said Sacramento and St. Louis were the “front-runners” for MLS expansion, while Detroit, San Diego, San Antonio, Austin and Cincinnati follow suite in that order.
Speaking in Sacramento on Thursday, MLS Commissioner Don Garber shared his vision of having MLS expand to 28 teams, and Sacramento Republic FC is “further along” than other markets.