Children gather near the stage in an attempt to grab free MLS soccer balls during the MLSCLT rally at First Ward Park in Charlotte on Tuesday, July 18, 2017.
Children gather near the stage in an attempt to grab free MLS soccer balls during the MLSCLT rally at First Ward Park in Charlotte on Tuesday, July 18, 2017. Jeff Siner jsiner@charlotteobserver.com
Children gather near the stage in an attempt to grab free MLS soccer balls during the MLSCLT rally at First Ward Park in Charlotte on Tuesday, July 18, 2017. Jeff Siner jsiner@charlotteobserver.com

City deals another big blow to the effort to bring Major League Soccer to Charlotte

August 17, 2017 3:25 PM