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Los Angeles is Getting a New Soccer Team and Stadium

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After 10 years, Los-Angeles-based Major League Soccer team Chivas USA has ceased existence, reports the AP. But the city—which already has the LA Galaxy playing at Carson's StubHub Center—will be a two-soccer-team town: MLS officials have announced that a new franchise with new ownership will be announced this Thursday, and the new team will likely have a new home base (Chivas had been sharing StubHub). A "dedicated soccer-specific stadium" is planned, though nothing was said about where it might be. (Before it was axed, Chivas was looking at five stadium locations, including ones in Exposition Park and Monterey Park.) The new club is expected to start playing in 2017.
· Chivas USA disbands after 10 years in MLS, league plans new LA franchise [Associated Press]
· Chivas USA to Cease Operations [MLS Soccer]
· Here Are the 5 Potential Spots For a New Chivas USA Stadium [CLA]