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Community Corner: Which city do you wish to see get a MLS expansion bid?

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Pick from the cities that are left.

MLS: MLS Expansion-Press Conference David Kohl-USA TODAY Sports

Welcome to Community Corner, where we discuss some of soccer’s hottest topics and ask you to pick a side. This week, we turn our attention to MLS expansion. The expansion process became a wild one this past week when MLS announced a deal for Cleveland Browns owner Jimmy Haslem to buy Columbus Crew SC, while outgoing Crew SC owner Anthony Precourt will be allowed to take his stake in MLS to Austin, where Austin FC will start at some point in the future.

The crux of the deal, however, is that while the Crew will keep the current roster and continue to play in 2019, it will be considered an expansion team, and Haslem will have to pay the MLS expansion fee to take over the franchise. For fans in several cities that have been fighting to secure one of the 4 expansion bids over the past few years, it meant that with Columbus joining Nashville and Cincinnati, only one expansion bid remained before MLS “shuts down” expansion for the foreseeable future.

So, if there really is space for one city left, who do you wish to get it? Is it one of the recent expansion finalists, Detroit or Sacramento? Is it a rejuvenated St. Louis bid? Do you wish to see MLS in San Diego or Phoenix? Or, is it another of the cities that have expressed an interest in joining the league? Let your conscience be your guide. Hit the poll and select one city and then hit the comments and let us know which city you picked and why.

Poll

Which city do you want MLS to pick as its last expansion franchise?

This poll is closed

  • 4%
    Charlotte
    (67 votes)
  • 6%
    Detroit
    (102 votes)
  • 2%
    Indianapolis
    (34 votes)
  • 2%
    Las Vegas
    (45 votes)
  • 8%
    Phoenix
    (145 votes)
  • 5%
    Raleigh/Durham
    (93 votes)
  • 14%
    Sacramento
    (239 votes)
  • 41%
    St. Louis
    (694 votes)
  • 3%
    San Antonio
    (50 votes)
  • 5%
    San Diego
    (93 votes)
  • 2%
    Tampa Bay
    (42 votes)
  • 3%
    Other
    (60 votes)
1664 votes total Vote Now