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St. Paul Could Land Expansion MLS Club As Minneapolis Misses Deadline For Financing

Published in SportsBusiness Daily on 07 / 02 / 15

MLS Deputy Commissioner Mark Abbott on Wednesday said that St. Paul "will be considered as a site for a new outdoor soccer stadium" for NASL club Minnesota United FC, which will join the league in either '17 or '18, according to Andy Greder of the ST. PAUL PIONEER PRESS. Abbott told ESPN Radio ...

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