Major League Soccer commissioner Don Garber says St. Louis and Sacramento are the leading candidates for the next round of expansion.
Garber said "it's fair to say they're front-runners" at a meeting with the Associated Press Sports Editors on Thursday.
He said other candidates, in order of priority, were Detroit, San Diego, San Antonio, Austin, and Cincinnati.
In a visit to Sacramento last week, Garber confirmed plans to expand the league to 28 teams.
MLS currently has 20 clubs, with Atlanta due...
SACRAMENTO, Calif. -- MLS commissioner Don Garber has officially announced that the league will expand to 28 teams, and said "we hope and expect" that one of the teams in the next wave will be the Sacramento Republic of the USL.
Sacramento could join the league as soon as 2020, Garber said on Thursday.
Garber was in Sacramento to meet with Mayor Kevin Johnson, local business and state political leaders, as well as Republic owners Kevin Nagle and Warren Smith. He later attended an MLS Block Party...
Major League Soccer commissioner Don Garber will discuss the expansion proposal of Sacramento Republic FC in the California capital on April 14, the league announced.
Garber and his deputy Mark Abbott will meet with officials from the USL club and tour the proposed site of a privately financed $226 million stadium in the Railyards district.
"We are thrilled and honored by the opportunity to host Commissioner Garber and Deputy Commissioner Abbott and take another important step forward in our pursuit...