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Charlotte Considering Stadium Project To Support USL Club's MLS Aspirations

Published in SportsBusiness Daily on 06 / 30 / 15

The city of Charlotte is "considering using tourism money to help demolish and rebuild" Memorial Stadium in the city's uptown to become a home for an MLS franchise, according to Steve Harrison of the CHARLOTTE OBSERVER. USL club Charlotte Independence President & Managing Partner Jim McPhilliamy...

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