“There are things we need to do. And we need to move things forward in what we consider is a reasonably expeditious way. We want to bring Commissioner Garber and his team in, and walk through
and really address that we can demonstrate that the city, the sponsors, the businesses are really behind this, and see this being something that’s very important to the city of St. Louis, that
it fits well and creates a level of synergy with all of the other economic activity that is taking place downtown."
-- Jim Kavanaugh
, part of the ownership group now considered a
favorite to land an MLS expansion team for St. Louis, on the need to add high-level sponsorship to its bid that must overcome the perception since the NFL Rams left for Los Angeles that local
corporate support is lacking. The MLS4THELOU group recently met with MLS commissioner Don Garber
at the league's headquarters. (St. Louis Post-Dispatch