ST. LOUIS – The next Major League Soccer expansion franchise is coming to St. Louis and will be introduced Tuesday, August 20.
The local MLS group that successfully secured a pro soccer franchise for St. Louis will hold a press conference on Tuesday afternoon to announce they will be the next expansion team in the MLS.
St. Louis would become the 28th team in the league with the stadium being just north of Market Street. Along with being the 28th team, the St. Louis team will also be the first female-majority owned soccer expansion as well.
— Martin Kilcoyne (@martinkilcoyne2) August 20, 2019
We have received confirmation that @MLS Commissioner @thesoccerdon will be coming to #StLouis on Tuesday, August 20th for a press conference. Will the #STL bid to become the 28th club in #MLS turn into a reality? We know we can’t wait for tomorrow! #MLS4THELOU pic.twitter.com/pI6R2Y0FNK
— MLS4TheLou (@MLS4theLou) August 19, 2019
MLS commissioner Don Garber will make a “special announcement” at 11:30 at Palladium Saint Louis, an event venue. He will be joined by leadership from the #MLS4TheLou ownership group and St. Louis mayor Lyda Krewson, according to a statement released by the league. The announcement also will be streamed live.
Today is a great day for St. Louis. Go to https://t.co/hYuRTTwtfn at 11:30am and watch the livestream as @thesoccerdon makes a major announcement about the future of soccer in #STL! #MLS4THELOU pic.twitter.com/wUwYThiwNb
— MLS4TheLou (@MLS4theLou) August 20, 2019
MLS to the LOU ⚽️
It’s time for the city to dominate another sport!
Turn to @FOX2now for all the excitement.
(P.S. – I’ll have a live special guest interview a little later this morning!!!) pic.twitter.com/MhvMYdZm6T
— Derrion L. Henderson (@DerrionLH) August 20, 2019
Congrats to all who put in the hard work to make it happen!
Let's DO this!!! pic.twitter.com/SnCuDTgIT1
— Randi Naughton (@RandiNaughton) August 20, 2019