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Archives: Miami MLS Team

Join the live Reddit AMA with Simon Evans beginning at 6pm ET

Posted on by Bo McMillan
Simon Evans Reddit AMA

World Soccer Talk featured columnist Simon Evans is hosting a Reddit AMA this Thursday (3/26) at 6:00pm EST to talk all things Major League Soccer, U.S. National Team, and what it’s like to write for Reuters and The Guardian. This AMA … Continue reading

Miami-haters could forge identity for Beckham’s MLS superclub; By Simon Evans

Posted on by Simon Evans
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There were two developments on the expansion front in Major League Soccer in this past week, that generated two very different reactions in the American soccer community. In Minneapolis, MLS awarded a franchise to the Minnesota United group which is … Continue reading

Time for MLS to pull the plug on Miami debacle

Posted on by Kartik Krishnaiyer
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The time has come for MLS to pull the plug on the Miami debacle. The league, which has begun its 20th season in a strong position, now has the ability to pick and choose expansion markets. David Beckham’s commitment to … Continue reading

Time for MLS to look beyond Miami for second Florida soccer team

Posted on by Kartik Krishnaiyer
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The time for Major League Soccer to look past Miami and David Beckham has come to pass. Don Garber’s 45-day deadline is almost certain to come and go without a resolution in Miami’s favor. Thus the time has come to … Continue reading

MLS holding Beckham to a downtown Miami-only stadium location makes zero sense

Posted on by Kartik Krishnaiyer
David Beckham announcing a MLS team being brought to Miami.

Rumors continue to swirl both in South Florida and nationally about David Beckham’s plans regarding his proposed MLS team in Miami. The global superstar has run into numerous hurdles to build a stadium in the desired downtown location. Major League … Continue reading

Miami catching up with New York and Los Angeles as soccer media capital in US

Posted on by Kartik Krishnaiyer
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The Miami area has in the past few years quickly emerged as the third soccer media hub in the United States rivaling Los Angeles and New York. For a long time, the area hosted GolTV, which was the first national 24-hour … Continue reading

Don Garber’s Insistence On Downtown Miami Location Is An Easy Out For MLS

Posted on by Christopher Harris
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MLS Commissioner Don Garber reiterated this week that David Beckham must find a downtown Miami location for his MLS stadium. Otherwise, MLS will not expand to the city. Garber said: “Miami remains a top priority for us. But we are … Continue reading

5 Reasons Why David Beckham Should Select Broward County For His MLS Team Location

Posted on by Christopher Harris
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After Friday’s bombshell that David Beckham has expressed an interest in speaking with Broward County to discuss a potential stadium site for his MLS team instead of Miami, the potential move got us thinking about all of the advantages of … Continue reading

David Beckham’s MLS Team May Consider Broward County For Stadium

Posted on by Christopher Harris
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David Beckham’s goal of launching a MLS team in Miami may be making a detour. According to a report in The Miami Herald newspaper, Beckham’s team have expressed an interest in speaking with Broward County officials to begin talks regarding the possibility … Continue reading

MLS Commissioner Garber: David Beckham Miami Bid Back to “Square One”

Posted on by Kartik Krishnaiyer
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A day after David Beckham’s bid to place a Major League Soccer (MLS) franchise in Miami was dealt a major blow, MLS Commissioner Don Garber appeared to give the international soccer icon little wiggle room. Addressing reporters outside Stade Saputo in … Continue reading

City of Miami Says No To MLS Stadium; Beckham and His Group Will Now Look For Option C

Posted on by Pedro Heizer
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David Beckham’s dreams of launching a MLS team in Miami were dealt a major blow today after his Option B for a stadium location, the boat slip and park next to American Airlines Arena in downtown Miami, was vetoed by … Continue reading

If David Beckham Can Create a Soccer Legacy in Miami, It’ll Be One Of His Greatest Achievements

Posted on by UJ Fisher
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Someone once said that “the great thing about Miami is that it’s so close to the United States.” While that can be taken to mean a number of things, it is clear that Miami is a different sort of place. Anyone … Continue reading

MLS Stadium Plans Not Going According to Plan In New York and Miami

Posted on by Pedro Heizer
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On Monday, the New York Times broke the news that Major League Soccer’s newest MLS franchise, New York City FC (NYCFC) — which is slated to begin play in 2015, will be playing its first three seasons in a baseball … Continue reading

Why It’s Time to Stop The Jokes About Miami Being A Bad Soccer Market

Posted on by Pedro Heizer
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When artist renderings of David Beckham’s proposed Miami MLS stadium were unveiled on Monday, the Internet responded with its typical negative and stereotypical comments about Miami as a sports town. Some of the few choice comments included: “looks good except … Continue reading

Here’s What David Beckham’s Miami MLS Stadium Will Look Like [PHOTOS]

Posted on by Christopher Harris
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Artist drawings of the stadium for David Beckham’s Miami MLS team were revealed today. The detailed sketches reveal Beckham’s plans to have the stadium built in PortMiami, on the edge of the waterfront that overlooks the downtown Miami skyline. Beckham’s … Continue reading

Wiping The Slate Clean With Major League Soccer

Posted on by Christopher Harris
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Over the past few years, I’ve been a critic of Major League Soccer, but I believe much of my criticism has been misconstrued by soccer fans in the United States. It’s not that I want MLS to fail. Far from … Continue reading

David Beckham Tells Miami Soccer Fans To Do As He Says, Not As He Has Done

Posted on by Christopher Harris
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Following up on all of the discussion about David Beckham bringing a MLS team to Miami, writer Darren Weber from Soccerly offered an intriguing viewpoint regarding David Beckham recently questioning whether fans in Miami should do as he says and … Continue reading

Why David Beckham’s Current Plan for MLS Miami Is Destined For Eventual Failure

Posted on by Christopher Harris
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After David Beckham’s press conference to formally announce that he has bought the franchise rights to a Major League Soccer team that will call Miami home, I walked away from the event with more questions than answers, a lack of … Continue reading