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#MLS4CLT

Unread post by ASU2012 » Fri Aug 24, 2018 10:26 am

@JeffDarlington: I’m told new Panthers owner David Tepper has found his new team president: Tom Glick, who will leave his post as COO of Manchester City Football Club. Glick has experience in a number of sports both here in the states and the UK.

MLS TO CHARLOTTE INCOMING



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Unread post by MrCraig » Fri Aug 24, 2018 10:42 am

Great! They can be added to the list of "Teams Atlanta United will destroy," right behind Orlando and Nashville.



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Unread post by NO.2 » Fri Aug 24, 2018 12:50 pm

MrCraig wrote:
Fri Aug 24, 2018 10:42 am
Great! They can be added to the list of "Teams Atlanta United will destroy," right behind Orlando and Nashville.
I can't wait to have another reason to hate Atlanta. :lol:



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Unread post by ASU2012 » Fri Aug 24, 2018 2:09 pm

ATL is a city in decline



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Unread post by AtlantaMountaineer » Fri Aug 24, 2018 2:35 pm

From an article I read about MLS expansion, there are only 2 expansion spots left and out of the 10 cities vying for the final two spots Charlotte was ranked dead last. The article stated that Charlotte's application was dead on arrival because the applicants were "too cheap". I read this online during the MLS Allstar game after the MLS commissioner stated at half time he wanted to get to 28 teams.
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Unread post by ASU2012 » Fri Aug 24, 2018 2:46 pm

AtlantaMountaineer wrote:
Fri Aug 24, 2018 2:35 pm
From an article I read about MLS expansion, there are only 2 expansion spots left and out of the 10 cities vying for the final two spots Charlotte was ranked dead last.
Was the article from 2016, or did they just not know what they're talking about?



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Unread post by AtlantaMountaineer » Fri Aug 24, 2018 8:36 pm

ASU2012 wrote:
Fri Aug 24, 2018 2:09 pm
ATL is a city in decline
City in decline? 75,000 people moved to Atlanta last year, mostly young people due to job prospects and quality of life; brand new football/soccer stadium hosting the 2019 Super Bowl; Brand new MLB stadium: totally renovated NBA arena this year; new MLS team braking all attendance records and hosted the MLS Allstar game in its second season; finalist for the new Amazon HQ;
world's busiest airport. Surely you jest.



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Unread post by HeffnerIV » Fri Aug 24, 2018 8:44 pm

Having lived in Atl, it's a great city. That traffic tho...



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Unread post by AtlantaMountaineer » Fri Aug 24, 2018 9:20 pm

HeffnerIV wrote:
Fri Aug 24, 2018 8:44 pm
Having lived in Atl, it's a great city. That traffic tho...
That's for sure. i have lived here 21 years and it gets worse every year. I'm retired now and keep saying I will move back to God's Country some day but just can't bring myself to do it.



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Unread post by ASU2012 » Mon Aug 27, 2018 7:12 am

hapapp wrote:
Fri Aug 24, 2018 5:33 pm
A bit dated (May 2018), but here is one list.

https://soccer.nbcsports.com/2018/05/30 ... expansion/

A more recent article: https://www.bizjournals.com/phoenix/new ... g-mls.html
Yeah, the original Charlotte bid was just atrocious. Now theres 12,000,000,000.00 better reasons behind the bid and a team president with experience running the city franchise. Then you get into the stats on CLT and market share/millennials/latino population, ect. and it quickly becomes a can't pass no brainer for MLS if there is a plan for a stadium that makes sense, which there is now.



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Unread post by ASU2012 » Mon Aug 27, 2018 7:13 am

AtlantaMountaineer wrote:
Fri Aug 24, 2018 8:36 pm
ASU2012 wrote:
Fri Aug 24, 2018 2:09 pm
ATL is a city in decline
City in decline? 75,000 people moved to Atlanta last year, mostly young people due to job prospects and quality of life; brand new football/soccer stadium hosting the 2019 Super Bowl; Brand new MLB stadium: totally renovated NBA arena this year; new MLS team braking all attendance records and hosted the MLS Allstar game in its second season; finalist for the new Amazon HQ;
world's busiest airport. Surely you jest.
I was just rustling some jimmies pal, didn't mean it. Don't let it distract you from the fact that the Falcons blew a 28-3 lead, however ;)



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