FC CINCINNATI | FCC Joining MLS Prior to 2019 Season

05/30/2018 03:52 PM

MLS Commissioner Don Garber announced on Tuesday that Cincinnati has been awarded a Major League Soccer expansion team.

As a result, FC Cincinnati will be joining the MLS prior to the 2019 season.

FCC will continue to play at Nippert Stadium until its new 21,000-seat soccer-specific stadium in Cincy’s West End neighborhood is completed in 2021.

FC Cincinnati has been a part of the USL since its first year (2016).

Andrew Chernoff

Andrew is a sports anchor and sports managing editor for Spectrum News. He covers sports all across the state of Kentucky for Sports Night, which airs weeknights at 6:30 and 10:30 on Spectrum News. Andrew was a sports anchor and reporter at KFDM/KBTV in Beaumont, Texas for four years before making the move back home to the Midwest. He is originally from Carmel, Indiana and majored in broadcast journalism and political science at Syracuse University.

When he’s not on the air or in the field covering sports, you can likely find Andrew playing golf, watching IndyCar and Formula 1 races, or exploring the state of Kentucky. His favorite sport is open-wheel racing. In fact, he has not missed an Indianapolis 500 since the early 2000s.

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