Tag: Anthony Precourt


MLS welcomes Austin FC as 27th team

Austin FC launch

Major League Soccer (MLS) formally welcomed Austin FC as its 27th franchise with a raucous downtown party on January 15 full of chanting and flag-waving, and Commissioner Don Garber calling the Texas capital a “perfect fit.” MLS said Austin will begin play in the 2021 season, the...
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Austin City votes for new stadium making way for Crew

Austin City - Columbus Crew SC

The Austin City Council voted last month in favour of a plan to build a privately-funded stadium, giving a huge boost to Columbus Crew owner Anthony Precourt’s effort to move the Major League Soccer (MLS) club to Texas. Precourt has been courting Austin for a potential move since late 2017 and...
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