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A minor league soccer team could launch in CT — if a new waterfront stadium is built

Posted on AllSides January 9th, 2024
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This is a carousel. Use Next and Previous buttons to navigate BRIDGEPORT — A Connecticut businessman has been awarded a minor league soccer team, which he hopes will compete in a new waterfront stadium in Bridgeport, he announced Tuesday. The team, whose launch is contingent on funding for the stadium, will be known as Connecticut United Football Club and will participate in MLS Next Pro, a lower-division league associated with Major League Soccer. The man behind the effort, multimillionaire tech entrepreneur André Swanston, says the new team is part of...

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