Miami Fusion

  • Blogs

    July 7, 2014

    Could David Beckham Be Taking His Team to Broward?

    Last time Miami got a Major League Soccer team, it actually played in Fort Lauderdale. Could history be repeating itself? The Miami Herald reports David Beckham and his Miami Beckham United partners are set to talk to Broward County commissioners about the possibility of building a stadium there. ... 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 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

    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

    September 13, 2013

    Miami Major League Soccer Update: Stephen Ross Stepping In?

    Atlanta is getting a Major League Soccer team. Several reports today suggest that the deal is all but done. Which, in a way, is good news for Miami soccer fans, as it suggests the MLS is serious about bringing the league back to the South with Atlanta, Orlando, and Miami as their main targets. Thoug ... 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 >>

  • Calendar

    August 1, 2013
  • Blogs

    July 18, 2013

    David Beckham Could Be Close To Bringing An MLS Team Back to Miami

    Two months after David Beckham jetted to Miami to meet with a Bolivian billionaire and tour stadiums around Dade County, reports are trickling out of Britain this week suggesting that South Florida soccer fans' hopes might just be true. Becks is close to announcing that's he's going to start an MLS ... More >>

  • Blogs

    February 19, 2013

    Florida Lawmakers Seeking Millions to Lure Back Major League Soccer

    While the Miami Dolphins are asking for millions in state money to help upgrade Sun Life Stadium, some lawmakers are focusing on sports teams that don't even exist yet.A state Senate panel today approved a bill that would grant $2 million a year in order to build new soccer stadiums to lure Major Le ... More >>

  • Blogs

    June 8, 2010

    Famous World Cup Stars Who Played in South Florida

    Wiki Commons Romario played where?​The ball gets rolling at 2010 World Cup later this week in South Africa, and South Floridians are pumped. They should be. Never mind that Miami didn't get a World Cup game when the tournament was held in the U.S. in 1994, or that we might not get one the n ... More >>

  • News

    June 3, 2010
  • Blogs

    June 1, 2010

    El Pibe Stays True to Fútbol and Colombia

    Courtesy HennesseyCarlos Valderrama is rooting for Argentina or Brazil to win World Cup glory​Inside Grove Liquors on SW 32nd Avenue at South Dixie Highway, two leggy, long-haired brunettes in yellow Colombian national soccer team jerseys walk in front of a mound of curly blond hair that is univer ... More >>

  • Calendar

    April 8, 2010
  • 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.

  • Blogs

    November 20, 2008

    MLS in the Magic City?

    Thierry Henry It has never made much sense that Miami doesn’t have a team in Major League Soccer, what with its large Central and South American population and all, so it’s little surprise that the Magic City is a leading candidate for an expansion franchise beginning in 2010. We’ll know in t ... More >>

  • Calendar

    August 30, 2007
  • News

    May 18, 2006

    He Aint Pel

    What if the world's top soccer player came and nobody showed?

  • Diversions

    May 16, 2002
  • News

    March 2, 2000

    Not Just for Kicks

    As a minority recruiter for the U.S. national soccer team, Juan Carlos Michia doesn't just love soccer, he lives it

  • Calendar

    August 6, 1998

    Night & Day

    August 6 - 12, 1998

  • News

    February 12, 1998

    Who the El

    A handy guide to who's who in the name game