I often point out the growth of the Major League Soccer and how MLS franchises set themselves for success. MLS Commissioner Don Garber discusses the growth of the Major League Soccer at the Sports Business Daily studios in Charlotte. Take a listen.
The goal line technology in football is a topic FIFA officials have been far from being clear and consistent. The Major League Soccer however, would use the goal line technology and potentially add another milestone to grow football in the United States.
A very interesting interview of Don Garber (@thesoccerdon) on Forbes.com. Don Garber is the Major League Soccer Commissioner since 1999 and has established the MLS as one of the most competitive football/soccer leagues in the world. He explains the marketing strengths, the evolution of the league and its future. Take a look.
Major League Soccer and NBC Sports announced a new three-year agreement to televise 45 league matches and 4 United States national team games on the main network and on the NBC Sports Network, which will be the new name of the current cable station Versus. The deal will end the league’s relationship with Fox Soccer, which recently signed a one-year deal to carry matches in 2011.
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According to the Sports Business Journal, adidas and MLS agreed on extending their partnership until 2018. A new sponsorship deal worth $200 million. Thereby, adidas strengthen its position of official sponsor and gear supplier of the MLS for the 8 years to come.
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Since the mid 90’s football (yes football) in the US is growing. The World Cup held on the North American soil for the first time in 1994, following by the new League business model, world class players performing in the Major League Soccer, and the bidding for the 2018-2022 World Cup organisation are significant elements that The US is positioning itself more and more as a credible football nation.