A Dozen Cities Officially Apply for MLS Expansion

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From Last Word on Soccer, by Joe Hojnacki Tuesday was the deadline for prospective ownership groups to submit formal applications to apply for one of four MLS expansion spots. In total, twelve cities threw themselves into the ring to be added to the top tier in American and Canadian soccer. A Dozen Cities Officially Apply […] READ MORE








MLS in Detroit: Making Sense of the Motor City's Bid

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Wednesday afternoon saw a flurry of news spew out of the Motor City as Major League Soccer Commissioner Don Garber and prominent local businessman and Cleveland Cavaliers owner Dan Gilbert unveiled plans for a downtown soccer stadium that would put MLS in Detroit. In an event that was not live streamed anywhere at the request […] READ MORE


Tom Gores, Dan Gilbert Team Up To Bring MLS to Detroit

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Last week, Don Garber mentioned Detroit right behind the front runners of Sacramento and St. Louis as a city that is on the radar for MLS expansion. Today, Detroit Pistons owner Tom Gores and Cleveland Cavaliers owner Dan Gilbert, who is also the CEO of Detroit based Quicken Loans, have strongly hinted at plans to bring […] READ MORE


If MLS Comes Knocking, Detroit City FC Should Answer the Door

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On Thursday, MLS Commissioner Don Garber spoke about the eventual growth of MLS at Sacramento’s MLS Block Party. With the league slated to grow to 24 teams in the next two years and many more cities interested in hosting a franchise, Garber officially announced that the league will grow to 28 members. ESPN’s Jeff Carlisle had […] READ MORE