Music City is Soccer City

MLS likely to announce Nashville SC as next expansion team

According to Sports Illustrated’s Planet Futbol Blog, MLS “all but confirmed Tuesday morning that the Nashville bid” has been accepted.

Nashville SC was the underdog at the beginning of the expansion process, but has emerged as the first expansion team for the 2020 season to be announced Wednesday at 4 p.m. at the Country Music Hall of Fame.

Headlining the event will be MLS Commissioner Don Garber, Nashville Mayor Megan Barry and Tennessee Gov. Bill Haslam. Nashville SC’s lead investor, John Ingram, will also be in attendance.

Fans are excited, hopeful for MLS expansion

Nashville SC fans took to social media to share their excitement and passion for the big news.