From the Cosmos documentary, “Once in a Lifetime”
On Thursday afternoon, Major League Soccer Commissioner Don Garber held his annual teleconference to speak about the league in advance of the 17th season, which kicks off Saturday afternoon. As expected, a number of the questions revolved around what has become known as “NY2”: the league’s continued efforts to find space for a soccer-specific stadium and 20th team somewhere within NYC proper. Well, except for Staten Island.
In response to a question from the NY Times’ Jack Bell, Garber laid out his argument for how the league intends to pursue the stadium:
“What I will say is the league is taking the lead on developing the stadium opportunity and it is the first time that we have ever done that as part of an expansion process. It has been nine teams over the last 10