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It’s official: St. Louis gets an MLS team, building on city’s ‘rich soccer tradition’

The female-majority team ownership of the new St. Louis MLS team, announced Aug. 20, 2019.

August 20, 2019

By Gloria Lloyd News Editor glorialloyd@callnewspapers.com After decades of hoping for St. Louis soccer fans, it’s official: The city will get a Major League Soccer team. Major League Soccer Commissioner Don Garber announced Tuesday in St. Louis that MLS has awarded an expansion team to the city, ca...

Major League Soccer expected to announce today that St. Louis gets a team

The #MLS4TheLou ownership group posted this image to Twitter just before the expected announcement of the St. Louis team.

August 20, 2019

The word on the street is that St. Louis is going to get a Major League Soccer team. MLS Commissioner Don Garber is appearing in St. Louis today to announce that St. Louis has been selected as the site of the league's 28th team, according to reports. The team will play in a mostly privately fina...

PHOTOS: Get a first look at the proposed St. Louis Major League Soccer stadium

Every seat in the stadium will be within 120 feet of the pitch, the closest of any MLS stadium. The closest seats will sit just 20 feet from the touchline. Rendering courtesy of MLS4THELOU.com.

May 5, 2019

Supporters of bringing a Major League Soccer team to St. Louis are hopeful it will actually happen after the MLS decided April 18 to expand to 30 teams, all but assuring that St. Louis will be awarded a franchise. If the city is awarded a franchise, the stadium will be ready for MLS play in March 2022...

Major League Soccer team could come to St. Louis through privately backed stadium

Major League Soccer team could come to St. Louis through privately backed stadium

October 12, 2018

By Gloria Lloyd News Editor glorialloyd@callnewspapers.com Hopes were revived this week for a Major League Soccer team coming to St. Louis as two local families announced an effort officially branded “#MLS4TheLou” that would include a mostly privately funded stadium near Union Station. Some socc...

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