An updated, tiered ranking of MLS expansion candidates.
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MLS President Mark Abbott provided more clarity on the current state of expansion bids in MLS.
Sacramento Republic issues a scathing statement after an MLS expansion bid was submitted without their name.
Ten candidates have emerged for MLS expansion, and each offers a unique situation and soccer history.
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.
Don Garber touched on a variety of topics in his State of the League address, including Sacramento, increased spending and the league’s commitment to the growth of the local game.