Advocates push for professional soccer team in Queen City

Advocates push for professional soccer team in Queen City

CHARLOTTE, N.C. — Advocates say professional soccer would elevate Charlotte to a worldwide stage.

That could mean transforming the Bank of America Stadium into a soccer field to possibly help land a deal as the Carolina Panthers weigh the options.

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In the video at the top of this web page, Channel 9 reporter Tina Terry spoke with the head of the Charlotte Soccer Academy about what an MLS team would mean for the city.