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Archives: David Beckham

David Beckham MLS Team Has Narrowed Miami Stadium Choices, Says Source

Posted on by Kartik Krishnaiyer

This afternoon, I had a lengthy conversation with a well-placed source that indicated that following yesterday’s unanimous Miami-Dade County Commission vote, the ownership group of a potential Miami MLS franchise that is fronted by David Beckham could make an announcement … Continue reading

Could Beckham’s Miami Experiment Kill Local Pro Soccer?

Posted on by Kartik Krishnaiyer

The Fort Lauderdale Strikers just completed a season where the club set an average attendance record for a local lower-division professional club, breaking a mark that was set a quarter-century ago in during the 1988 APSL season. The continued discussion … Continue reading

Stephen Ross Cools On Owning Piece of Beckham Miami MLS Team, Says Sources: Monday Soccer Insider

Posted on by Kartik Krishnaiyer

I am hearing from multiple sources that Miami Dolphins owner Stephen Ross has cooled on owning a piece of MLS team in Miami. This may explain why most media reports indicate David Beckham has moved beyond Ross’ Dolphins Stadium complex … Continue reading

David Beckham Plans to Build 75,000 Seater Stadium in Miami For His MLS Team

Posted on by Christopher Harris

According to a report coming out of England tonight, David Beckham has decided that his Miami MLS team will temporarily play at Sun Life Stadium before moving to a brand-new 75,000 seater stadium that will be built with money from … Continue reading

Why LeBron James’ Interest In David Beckham’s Miami MLS Team is a Smart Move

Posted on by Kartik Krishnaiyer

Last week I stated for Beckham’s Miami MLS dream to work he must cater to a largely Hispanic audience. But the potential addition of LeBron James to the ownership group changes this equation substantially. James has mainstream credibility among an … Continue reading

David Beckham Needs to Embrace Hispanic Population in Miami For MLS Team to Be a Success

Posted on by Kartik Krishnaiyer

David Beckham’s much anticipated Miami MLS team cannot hope to be all things to all people. In a fickle sports market whose propensity for failing soccer franchises and under-appreciated sporting events of every stripe, the only way to go might … Continue reading

Why David Beckham’s Miami MLS Team Shouldn’t Play at Marlins Park or FIU Stadium

Posted on by Christopher Harris

David Beckham is considering either Marlins Park or FIU Stadium as the temporary home for his Miami MLS franchise, according to Miami Mayor Carlos Gimenez as reported by The Miami Herald. A final decision has yet to be reached. And … Continue reading

David Beckham Is In Miami, Hanging Out With Neymar, David Luiz and Lucas Leiva [PHOTOS]

Posted on by Christopher Harris

David Beckham is in Miami tonight, hanging out with several players from the Brazil national team ahead of their game against Honduras this weekend in South Florida. Beckham met up with several of the Brazilian players including Neymar, David Luiz … Continue reading

8 Stadium Options for David Beckham’s Miami MLS Team

Posted on by Christopher Harris

The return of MLS to South Florida is inevitable. All indications are that the franchise led by David Beckham is a go. The only two major questions that need to be answered are when the announcement will be made, and … Continue reading

Miami Is A Complex Market, But Beckham’s MLS Team Can Be A Success Here

Posted on by Juan Arango

The Independent newspaper recently published an article about the forthcoming announcement of David Beckham opening a MLS franchise in Miami. The author spewed lazy stereotypes that many US soccer journalists, bloggers and fans have hurled at Miami for years. They … Continue reading

David Beckham Picks Miami for MLS Franchise: Nightly Soccer Report

Posted on by Christopher Harris

Nearly six months after David Beckham toured Miami and said that the prospect of owning a MLS team in the city was exciting, the Associated Press has confirmed what World Soccer Talk first reported yesterday that a source close to … Continue reading

David Beckham Announcement Regarding MLS Team In Miami Expected Soon: Monday Soccer Insider

Posted on by Kartik Krishnaiyer

I am hearing rumblings of an MLS announcement about David Beckham and a Miami franchise. My sources indicate it will be announced either in December at MLS Cup or in January at the Superdraft/NSCAA Convention. Either way, Orlando City will … Continue reading

FFS: Moyes’ Muse, Agent Bond and David Beckham [VIDEO]

Posted on by Christopher Harris

It’s the summer without Premier League football, but that hasn’t stopped the fine folks at FFS from producing another great new video. In this episode, Agent Bond drives another hard bargain with his devastating charm, we have analysis of David … Continue reading

David Beckham Says Prospect of Owning Miami MLS Team is Exciting: The Daily EPL

Posted on by Christopher Harris

Former England captain David Beckham has put Miami in pole position to possibly become the 21st team in Major League Soccer after constructive meetings and tours of stadiums in South Florida yesterday. Beckham, who was courtside at a Miami Heat … Continue reading

Tears for David Beckham In The Last Game Of His Career [VIDEO]

Posted on by Christopher Harris

David Beckham played his last game of his professional career yesterday. When the Englishman was substituted in the match for Paris Saint-Germain, he came off the pitch with a flood of tears after a 20-year history in the game of … Continue reading

David Beckham Retires; Why He’ll Be Remembered More For His Brand Than His Soccer Career

Posted on by Christopher Harris

Not to be outdone by Sir Alex Ferguson or Paul Scholes, David Beckham announced his retirement from soccer today — the third Manchester United legend to “hang up his boots” in just one week. David Beckham was the first modern-day footballer, … Continue reading

David Beckham’s Promise Remains Unfulfilled

Posted on by Alex Muller

When you heard that David Beckham would donate his salary for his five-month stint with Paris Saint-German to various Parisian children’s charities what did you think? A) What a kind gesture! B) Beckís has been researching the new French tax … Continue reading

MLS ’13: Will The Beckham Departure Hurt MLS?

Posted on by Drew Farmer

In 2007, David Beckham was tasked with putting Major League Soccer on the map of the world’s game, and though he may have regretted making that move at times, he succeeded. Beckham did not, however, do it alone and many … Continue reading