HOTSPROTSTAKES 2018 MLS Season Preview

So, who do we think will take home the top honors at the end of the year, including the MLS Cup? Let’s find out! Continue reading HOTSPROTSTAKES 2018 MLS Season Preview

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St. Louis MLS bid likely dead with defeat of public funding bill

The dream of a publicly-funded soccer stadium in downtown St. Louis is dead.

Voters in the city decided against Proposition 2, a half-cent increase on the use tax on city businesses, by a final margin of 30,603 ‘no’ votes to 27,363 ‘yes’ votes, according to KSDK-TV.

Proposition 2 was key to the platform of SC St. Louis’ MLS bid, but it failed by a fairly wide margin, rendering any chance of a promotion for the USL side pretty much dead.

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Is expansion the answer to fixing MLS’ soccer standing?

There’s been a lot of recent buzz about expansion in Major League Soccer, the top tier of American soccer.

Part of that has been fueled by the league. MLS introduced two new franchises, Minnesota United FC and Atlanta United, this season and a lot of eyes have justifiably been set on those two squads.

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