Archives: Miami MLS Team

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

WATCH World Soccer Radio, Live at 9:05pm ET; Tonight’s Topic: Will David Beckham Succeed in Miami?

Posted on by Christopher Harris
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Tonight on World Soccer Radio at 6:05PM PT/9:05PM ET Nick and Danny break down Beckham’s big move to Miami. The former England and LA Galaxy star believes he can lure top talent to Miami and help put MLS even further … Continue reading

David Beckham’s Miami MLS Press Conference: Photos And Video

Posted on by Christopher Harris
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David Beckham officially and publicly announced his acquisition of a MLS franchise on Wednesday in Miami in front of 200-300 members of the media as well as local dignitaries and the Southern Region local supporters group. While there was little … Continue reading

Is No News Good News For David Beckham And Don Garber In Miami?

Posted on by Matt Lichtenstadter
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David Beckham exercising the option in his contract to purchase an MLS expansion franchise is old news. It’s also old news that he was going to do this in Miami, which is apparently his adopted home now. But today’s “big … Continue reading

David Beckham Encounters Issues With Port Of Miami Location, But Other Possibilities Exist For Miami MLS Team

Posted on by Kartik Krishnaiyer
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David Beckham’s plans for building a MLS stadium at the Port Of Miami have come undone, according to a source familiar with the developments. The source considers the Port Of Miami/Watson Island project as “highly problematic” due to traffic considerations, … Continue reading

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

Posted on by Kartik Krishnaiyer
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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

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

Posted on by Kartik Krishnaiyer
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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
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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
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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
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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
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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

8 Stadium Options for David Beckham’s Miami MLS Team

Posted on by Christopher Harris
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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
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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