Major League Soccer
The city dressed in purple for an NBA visit in 2011 to help keep the Sacramento Kings in Sacramento. Now the city is ready to dazzle again, this time for a professional soccer team.
The Republic (26-6-4, 52 pts) has consistently sold out games at both its new home at Bonney Field and the larger venue Hughes Stadium. Earlier this season, it set a USL Pro record for highest attendance in a season.
Elk Grove is hoping to score a professional soccer team after the city bought a huge plot of land, but it’s facing stiff competition from Sacramento.
With sellout after sellout by the Sacramento Republic at Bonney Field, Elk Grove wants to get in the game. Though it’s 20 minutes south of Sacramento, city leaders believe they have a strong shot at scoring a team.
Mayor Kevin Johnson made sure to show at this Sacramento Republic FC home game.
Landon Donovan says he will retire from professional soccer at the end of the MLS season.
Mayor Kevin Johnson and representatives from the USL Pro’s Sacramento Republic FC met with MLS officials in Portland during the league’s all-star weekend events.
The Grant Napear Show kicked off with discussion of the Major League Soccer expansion talks that are currently taking place in Portland between Sacramento Republic FC, Sacramento Kings and MLS brass. Damon Hack, Golf Channel […]
MLS Commissioner Don Garber will tour Sacramento soon to see possible stadium sites. The Republic have discussed three possibilities: The Sacramento railyards, the West Sacramento bridge district and the Downtown Plaza.
The July 18 match will pit Norwich City against Mexican club Dorados de Sinaloa at Raley Field.
As Elk Grove kicks around the idea of bringing in a Major League Soccer team, some are questioning if it could work with a professional team already headed to Sacramento.
A group of investors looking to own a Major League Soccer team has asked the city of Elk Grove to enter into an exclusive negotiating agreement to bring an expansion team to the city.