Tepper Sports files for 8 trademarks for Charlotte’s MLS team name

Charlotte, North Carolina — At least 8 team names are being considered for Charlotte’s future MLS franchise.

Records show DT Soccer filed for 8 trademarks for potential names.

The names are Charlotte FC, Charlotte Crown FC, Charlotte Fortune FC, Charlotte Monarchs FC, Charlotte Athletic FC, Charlotte Town FC, Carolina Gliders FC and All Carolina FC.

The applicant on the trademark documents is listed as Stephen Argeris, vice president and general counsel for the Carolina Panthers.

Panthers President Tom Glick told Channel 9 last week that the team name will be selected with fans.

Major League Soccer plans to announce Charlotte as the 30th franchise on Tuesday, Dec. 17 at an event in Charlotte, according to sources.

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