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FC Cincinnati president expects finalized stadium plan by end of the week

MLS expansion candidate Cincinnati is approaching a finalized soccer-specific stadium plan, according to Soccer America.

FC Cincinnati president and general manager Jeff Berding told a local radio station that a stadium plan should be finished within the week and won’t include new taxes on local residents.

The club currently operates a USL team that plays in Nippert Stadium on the campus of the University of Cincinnati. The club has already sold 10,000 season tickets for the 2018 season and is targeting 15,000, Soccer America writes.

This comes after the Nashville Metro Council on Tuesday voted overwhelmingly to approve a financing plan for a $275 million potential Major League Soccer Stadium on the city’s fairgrounds.

Nashville and Cincinnati are among 12 cities vying for four potential MLS expansion spots.

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