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San Diego's SoccerCity Project Will Attempt To Delay MLS Expansion Announcement

Published in SportsBusiness Daily on 07 / 25 / 17

The group behind the stalled SoccerCity remake of Qualcomm Stadium yesterday announced that "they'll try to get" MLS to "delay announcement of its expansion franchises until after San Diegans can vote on the project next year," according to San Diego-based KFMB-CBS. SoccerCity investors have "a...

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