Charlotte should help Marcus Smith bring a Major League Soccer franchise to town. Don’t make him ask again.
Charlotte should help Marcus Smith bring a Major League Soccer franchise to town. Don’t make him ask again. David T. Foster III dtfoster@charlotteobserver.com
Charlotte should help Marcus Smith bring a Major League Soccer franchise to town. Don’t make him ask again. David T. Foster III dtfoster@charlotteobserver.com
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Tom Talks

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Charlotte needs Major League Soccer, so city should help. But only one site makes sense.

July 05, 2017 09:36 AM

UPDATED July 05, 2017 09:52 AM

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