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Wednesday, 19 July 2017

Spurs game boosting MLS franchise application

Tottenham Hotspur vs Manchester City

The Tottenham and Manchester City game in Nashville is being used to support the application for a new MLS franchise in Nashville. That application went in in January and the city is one of 12 vying for 2 places. games like this demonstrate a potential market for the product.

The national team recently played there in front of 47,622 fans write the Tennessean and the organiser of the Spurs game, Charlie Stillitano, revealed that details from Ticketmaster say 45,000 tickets have already been sold and his projection is that a crowd of 60,000 will watch the game. That is based on the number of tickets sold each day on average and projecting that forward to predict a final figure.

"I think it'll be great for the town, and I think it'll be great for us. This market is very Premier League centric and very U.S. Soccer centric. The fans have responded really well to it. 
"I think that Nashville's demonstrated itself as one of those cities that is really a strong market for MLS, This (game) will only reinforce that."

While in Nashville the Tottenham Hotspur team of FA and UEFA_qualified coaches will conduct a Sill Zone event at the Nissan Stadium, Tennessee, Nashville on Friday 28 July at 4pm - 5.30pm (local time). Anyone wishing to book a spot can still do so at the Official Tottenham Hotspur Website.


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