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    From what I saw last night on Twitter, it sounds like FCC is the #2 choice, and they're simply trying to work out and finalize the agreement between the team and the MLS. MLS doesn't want to announce anything until an agreement is signed and finalized.
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    Quote Originally Posted by UKMustangFan View Post
    From what I saw last night on Twitter, it sounds like FCC is the #2 choice, and they're simply trying to work out and finalize the agreement between the team and the MLS. MLS doesn't want to announce anything until an agreement is signed and finalized.
    You're correct, but the other side is that MLS is also waiting to see if Sacramento can get some financial backing after 2 big owners dropped.

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    Quote Originally Posted by DukeDog View Post
    You're correct, but the other side is that MLS is also waiting to see if Sacramento can get some financial backing after 2 big owners dropped.
    So wouldn't that indicate Sacramento was going to get the 2nd bid all along? I'm just guessing.

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    Quote Originally Posted by OlDog75 View Post
    So wouldn't that indicate Sacramento was going to get the 2nd bid all along? I'm just guessing.
    I believe they were a favorite along with Nashville.

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    Quote Originally Posted by OlDog75 View Post
    So wouldn't that indicate Sacramento was going to get the 2nd bid all along? I'm just guessing.
    Yes. They’ve been here and in position longer than Cincy (and Nashville, too) and have done everything MLS has asked them besides having a ton of money. I wouldn’t be that upset if Sacramento got the bid because they deserve it. Nashville is a different story.

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    Quote Originally Posted by DukeDog View Post
    Yes. They’ve been here and in position longer than Cincy (and Nashville, too) and have done everything MLS has asked them besides having a ton of money. I wouldn’t be that upset if Sacramento got the bid because they deserve it. Nashville is a different story.
    “Deserve”?



    This ain’t about “deserve”. It’s never been about “deserve”.

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    Quote Originally Posted by Getslow View Post
    “Deserve”?



    This ain’t about “deserve”. It’s never been about “deserve”.
    Oh I agree. If it was about "deserve" it'd be Cincy and Sacramento without question.

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    Quote Originally Posted by DukeDog View Post
    Oh I agree. If it was about "deserve" it'd be Cincy and Sacramento without question.
    If it was about “deserve” it would be Louisville because they had a payroll about half of both those teams and STILL rolled the entire league this year.

    Until there’s Promotion and Relegation, I’ll never watch MLS.

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    Quote Originally Posted by Getslow View Post
    If it was about “deserve” it would be Louisville because they had a payroll about half of both those teams and STILL rolled the entire league this year.

    Until there’s Promotion and Relegation, I’ll never watch MLS.
    I hate to break it to you, but promotion and relegation isn't happening for a looooong time.

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    Quote Originally Posted by DukeDog View Post
    I hate to break it to you, but promotion and relegation isn't happening for a looooong time.
    Like Adlai Stevenson, I’m prepared to wait until hell freezes over. I’ve been a soccer fan for more than 20 years without watching MLS so I don’t feel any need to worry about watching it now.

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    A little birdie told me to tentatively keep January 3rd open if you're an FCC fan...

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    Per Jeremy Lance on 700 WLW, MLS Board of Governors will be voting on FCC's bid at today's meeting. This is it, folks.

    My head says no reason they don't get it. My heart reminds me this is a Cincinnati team we're talking about. It's going to be a long day.

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    Team will also be rebranded as "Fussball Club Cincinnati" playing off the Cincinnati areas German heritage.

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    Quote Originally Posted by DukeDog View Post
    Per Jeremy Lance on 700 WLW, MLS Board of Governors will be voting on FCC's bid at today's meeting. This is it, folks.

    My head says no reason they don't get it. My heart reminds me this is a Cincinnati team we're talking about. It's going to be a long day.
    Yep....Today should be the day.


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    So does this all but seal the deal on the Columbus Crew moving to Austin?

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