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Erich Schlegel-USA TODAY Sports
January 15, 2019 - 4:42 pm
AUSTIN (KJCE) -- Austin has officially been awarded its first major league sports franchise. Major League Soccer officially welcomed Austin FC as its 27th club, set to begin play in the spring of 2021. MLS Commissioner Don Garber, flanked by Austin FC Chairman & CEO Anthony Precourt and Austin...
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December 19, 2018 - 10:53 am
AUSTIN (KJCE) -- Austin's long-awaited Major League Soccer stadium is a done deal - at least on paper. City Manager Spencer Cronk signed the lease and development agreement with Precourt Sports Ventures , calling for a $200 million, 20,000-seat stadium to be built on city-owned land at McKalla...
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August 23, 2018 - 7:58 am
AUSTIN (KJCE) -- And now we have a name. Austin's future Major League Soccer franchise will be known as the Austin FC, the team revealed Wednesday night. Team colors will be green, white, and black. The team's logo features two intertwined live oak trees with four roots symbolizing all of Austin;...
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August 21, 2018 - 9:42 pm
AUSTIN (KJCE) -- Before construction has even begun, Austin's future MLS stadium could be in the midst of another potential legal issue - this time, over property taxes. Last week, the Austin City Council voted to authorize the negotiation and execution of an agreement with Precourt Sports Ventures...
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August 15, 2018 - 8:27 am
AUSTIN (KJCE) -- Major League Soccer is one step closer to reality in Austin, after City Council voted Wednesday afternoon to direct City Manager Spencer Cronk to negotiate and execute an agreement with Precourt Sports Ventures. The vote was 7-4, and followed nearly five hours of discussion and...
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July 28, 2018 - 10:20 am
AUSTIN (KJCE) -- City officials released a term sheet Friday night , outlining a proposed deal to build a Major League Soccer stadium on city-owned land at McKalla Place . City Council will debate the deal, with public comment, in a special-called meeting on Wednesday, August 1, as well as its...
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Dreamstime
June 29, 2018 - 6:07 am
AUSTIN (KJCE) -- In their last scheduled meeting before a summer break, Austin's City Council voted early Friday morning to begin discussions on a potential Major League Soccer stadium and a potential $925 million bond package on November's ballot. City Council voted unanimously to begin...
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