Don Garber

  • Blogs

    February 7, 2014

    Orlando and Miami MLS Teams Already Bickering Even Though They Don't Exist

    Despite the fact that Orlando's soccer team is still more than a year away from playing in the MLS and the fact that Miami's MLS team doesn't even exist yet (to the point that it doesn't even have a name), the two future franchises are already bickering. Orlando City SC took the first shot with a ... More >>

  • Blogs

    February 5, 2014

    Beckham's Miami Soccer Starts Today: Twitter Says Get Altidore, Look Out

    David Beckham, to the delight of soccer fans in South Florida, is expected to confirm Wednesday that Major League Soccer will return to Miami, possibly as soon as 2016. Since the Fort Lauderdale Miami Fusion closed up shop in 2001 due to a wide assortment of issues, including a lack of fan support, ... More >>

  • Blogs

    February 5, 2014

    David Beckham Promises "Downtown" Stadium For Miami's New Major League Soccer Team

    David Beckham didn't say much we didn't already know, but damn did he look good. Becks took the PAMM podium in a slate gray suit this morning to officially announce that Major League Soccer's newest team would be in Miami. "Miami... is a vibrant city. It's a city with a lot of passion," he said, de ... More >>

  • Blogs

    February 4, 2014

    Revisiting the Fusion: Is Miami Ready for Another MLS Team?

    Almost 12 years ago, Major League Soccer announced it was shuttering the financially faltering Miami Fusion. Fast-forward to today, and sometime in the next 24 hours the league is expected to announce it's officially re-entering the market with a David Beckham-owned team. Back on that fateful Janu ... More >>

  • Blogs

    January 16, 2014

    Beckham's MLS Announcement Expected in Early February

    Soccer fans in Miami shouldn't have to wait much longer. Major League Soccer Commissioner Don Garber announced today that he expects an official announcement to be made on David Beckham's plans to bring the league back to Miami sometime in the next 30 days.

  • Blogs

    November 20, 2013

    MLS Prez Confirms a Team Is Probably Coming to Miami

    Yesterday, at a rally officially announcing that a Major League Soccer team is coming to Orlando, league Commissioner Don Garber had a bit of bad news for the assembled Orlando fans. "This is the beginning for us in Florida," Garber told the crowd last night. "We hope to have a couple rivals for y ... More >>

  • Blogs

    October 16, 2013

    Bring Soccer Back: 10 Reasons Miami Is Ready For an MLS Team

    On Monday, ESPN reported that Dolphins owner Stephen Ross is planning to partner with David Beckham to try to bring an MLS expansion team to Miami. MLS commissioner Don Garber, meanwhile, has said that three of the four expansion sites after New York City FC have been "spoken for." Miami, Orlando ... More >>

  • Blogs

    August 1, 2013

    Miami's MLS Prospects Boosted By News That League Plans To Add Four Teams By 2020

    Last night was a bit of a turd in the punchbowl for Major League Soccer, as the MLS All Stars lost to Roma 3-1 in Kansas City. But if there was a silver lining to that turd (let's leave the metaphor there), it was that MLS Commissioner Don Garber announced at halftime that the league would add four ... More >>

  • Blogs

    January 26, 2011

    Do Miami's Chances of Another Major League Soccer Team Depend on David Beckham?

    ​Earlier this month, Major League Soccer Commissioner Don Garber spoke to a group of supporters hoping to bring the league back to Miami and basically said, "You're a nice city and all, but we're not even going to think about giving you another team unless you start acting like you deserve it.'" B ... More >>

  • News

    May 14, 2009

    The Cuban Connection

    Signing the world's best soccer player didn't do the trick. Maybe two stars from Cuba will finally draw some fans to Miami FC bleachers.