Panthers-MLS talks started in 2018, email shows

The email shows that both Charlotte City Manager Marcus Jones and Mayor Vi Lyles were scheduled to be at the meeting.

  Money, Politics and Panthers: Charlotte elected leaders receive donations from Panthers brass right before MLS talks

  Price is Right: How Lowe’s and MLS deals differ for Charlotte

  Negotiations over MLS deal set to begin, still questions over finances for other projects

Nashville takes Charlotte 49ers goalkeeper Elliot Panicco in Major League Soccer draft

Charlotte MLS team hires Zoran Krneta as sporting director

  Charlotte’s first professional soccer team may not actually be the first

Continued Coverage

  City leaders focus on uptown development, transportation ahead of MLS changes

  Some fans believe Charlotte’s MLS team could bring home championship within first year

  Major League Soccer awards Charlotte with league’s newest team

  MLS announcement doesn’t come with details of taxpayer dollars for soccer project

  MLS commissioner joins Panthers owner, Charlotte mayor for major announcement

  Council members reach consensus on funding for future Charlotte MLS franchise stadium

  Charlotte soccer clubs looking forward to new MLS team

Having a professional soccer team come to Charlotte means so much to some younger players following their dreams to become pro.

  Sources: Major League Soccer to announce Charlotte as newest franchise

Sources confirmed to WBTV Thursday that Major League Soccer (MLS) will announce Charlotte as the newest franchise. The announcement is expected to happen on December 17.

  MLS meeting Thursday to discuss expansion, Charlotte

A MLS spokesperson though said no timeline has been finalized on an announcement about which city will be granted a franchise.

MLS commissioner speaks on potential of Charlotte landing a professional soccer team

MLS commissioner Don Garber spoke about Charlotte’s push for an MLS team Friday night.

Charlotte leaders, Tepper exploring possible MLS HQ at Eastland Mall site

  U.S. women’s national soccer team has ‘friendly’ party in Charlotte in front of 30,000

  Young Charlotte soccer stars get one-on-one time with world champs

  Tepper asks Charlotte City Council to fund MLS stadium

Carolina Panthers owner David Tepper on a new stadium and the MLS in Charlotte

World Cup star Megan Rapinoe brings victory tour to House of Soccer in Charlotte