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MLS stadium funding goes down in defeat

MLS stadium funding goes down in defeat”

Commissioner Don Garber, who was a strong supporter of the new stadium, said last week that St. Louis would likely not get an expansion franchise if the resolution did not pass. The group needs 71,646 signatures verified by the Registrar of Voters by June for the "SoccerCity" proposal that calls for the construction of a $200 million soccer stadium as part of a $1 billion redevelopment at the 166-acre site in Mission Valley.

Opponents say it would be wrong to spend public funds on a stadium and that the money would be better spent on St. Louis' underfunded schools and infrastructure.

St. Louis appeared to be a heavy favorite among the 12 cities seeking two MLS expansion teams for the 2020 season.

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It appears St. Louis will, for now, remain a two-sport city.

The Padres are looking at ways to accommodate San Diego State's football program for two years while the Soccer City stadium is built.

Dan Courtemanche, Major League Soccer's executive vice president of communications, released a statement via Twitter.

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Kavanaugh went a step further in an interview with the St. Louis Business Journal, saying the ownership group is likely to disband and end its effort. "This would have been an outstanding project for the future of St. Louis".

The group proposed the development shortly after the NFL's Chargers announced they were relocating to the Los Angeles area.

FS Investors said they would ask the San Diego City Council to place their proposal on a November 7 ballot rather than ask for outright approval of their development, which has been dubbed "SoccerCity".

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