Nashville lands MLS franchise

Nashville lands MLS franchise

21-Dec-2017 01:46:29 | Yahoo Sports

Fans celebrate Major League Soccer coming to Nashville NASHVILLE — Gov. Bill Haslam corrected entrepreneur John Ingram during a news conference Wednesday when it was announced that Nashville had received a Major League Soccer franchise. Ingram, the billionaire chairman of Ingram Industries, Inc. and controlling owner of the new team, had said Major League Soccer "belonged in the great sports town of Nashville." Haslam said the celebration should actually stretch beyond the city limits and include the entire state of Tennessee. “Tennessee has truly grown into a global brand, which makes us a terrific fit for a sport that’s followed by fans around the world,” Haslam said.  “This is another feather

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