Portland Task Force Approves MLS Bid

Portland Task Force Approves MLS Bid

  • Posted by Drew Epperley
  • On March 2, 2009
  • Expansion Hopefuls, MLS Expansion, Portland Expansion

The following statement doesn’t mean the city of Portland will get a MLS club but it pretty much puts it one step closer. The final vote for all the fun is tomorrow night in the rose city.

This article will give you a little insight to what all was found in the Portland Task Force report.

The Task Force recommends that the City Council support a proposal by Shortstop LLC to bring Major League Soccer to Portland, with the City refurbishing PGE Park and developing an alternative site for AAA Baseball, under the conditions outlined below.

You can download the full report here.

Sounds like all is needed is that vote from the city and Portland could get the nod to join MLS this month. What do you think of this news?