Charlotte FC Set MLS Attendance Record at Inaugural Home Match
Charlotte FC kicked off its inaugural Major League Soccer season in style, setting a league record for attendance in their home opener. The team, which is owned by Carolina Panthers owner David Tepper and plays its home matches at Bank of America Stadium, had 74,479 as its official attendance... Read more
SeatGeek Adds St. Louis CITY SC to Portfolio of MLS Clients
SeatGeek has added another Major League Soccer (MLS) client to its roster, announcing it would be the primary ticketing provider for St. Louis CITY SC as it moves towards its inaugural season in 2023. St. Louis CITY SC becomes the seventh MLS client for SeatGeek, which continues to make... Read more
Seattle Sounders Apologize to Fans After Ticketmaster Onsale Fiasco
Confusing messages and copious errors plagued the Seattle Sounders ticket sale for season ticket members this week, prompting an apology from the MLS franchise to its fans. The franchise, which returned to using Ticketmaster during the off-season after previously having SeatGeek handle its ticketing needs, apologized Tuesday afternoon after... Read more
St. Louis City SC Announces MLS Record for Season Ticket Deposits
Soccer supporters in St. Louis are apparently excited about their Major League Soccer franchise. The league reported that the St. Louis City SC expansion team set a new record for season ticket member deposits in 24 hours – actually exceeding the prior record in less than an hour. It’s... Read more
Sports League Commissioners Discuss Outlook For Their Return
The heads of six major sports leagues came together for a remote discussion on their potential return to the playing field – offering both optimism and frustration about their current situations. ESPN’s “The Return of Sports” special aired Monday night with commissioners of the NBA, WNBA, NFL, NHL, MLS... Read more
MLS To Return Next Month With Tournament In Orlando
Major League Soccer is preparing its comeback. Days after the league announced that an agreement had been reached between players and executives, details have emerged as to how exactly competition will resume after a months-long suspension. All 26 clubs will reconvene at the Disney-owned ESPN Wide World of Sports... Read more
Minnesota United Hold Concert Supporting George Floyd Memorial Fund
Nearly two weeks after the murder of George Floyd sparked widespread protests in Minneapolis and cities across the country, Minnesota United FC hosted a benefit concert promoting healing within the community. Minnesota United welcomed Minnesota native Charlie Parr to an empty Allianz Field on Sunday, June 7 for a... Read more
FC Cincinnati Sees High Demand In New Stadium Seating
Although MLS has halted operations due to the coronavirus pandemic, FC Cincinnati supporters are eager for the team’s return and have exceeded seating demand expectations. Last month, the team revealed their second phase of ticket sales for the stadium, which featured four premium club spaces: the First Financial Club,... Read more
MLS Grants Teams Approval Of Small-Group Training
Major League Soccer players can now commence in outdoor training in small groups while officials work towards resuming the suspended season. The new approval granted on Thursday is the second step towards resuming team training after voluntary, individual workouts were approved on May 6. A league-wide moratorium on full... Read more
MLS Cancels 2020 All-Star Game, Leagues Cup and Campeones Cup
The 2020 MLS All-Star Game has been cancelled along with the scheduled Leagues Cup and Campeones Cup, Major League Soccer announced this week. “The decisions were taken in order to provide as many available dates as possible for the remainder of the MLS season, which has been suspended since... Read more