Gov. Rendell supports $150M proposal for MLS team

August 15, 2007
PHILADELPHIA -- Gov. Ed Rendell supports a $150 million proposal to bring a Major League Soccer franchise and stadium to the city of Chester.

"We're very supportive of the concept," Rendell said after a news conference at Philadelphia School District headquarters Tuesday. "I think you could transform the city of Chester."

A group of investors, led by outgoing Philadelphia School Reform Commission Chairman James Nevels, is trying to land a MLS franchise and build a $100 ...

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