MLS EXPANSION

Montreal bids for a 2011 MLS expansion spot

June 25, 2009
By Doug McIntyre
Montreal Impact owner Joey Saputo is determined to get his club into Major League Soccer by 2011, and there are signs that MLS might be willing to accommodate his request, ESPNsoccernet has learned.

"I'm trying to push for 2011," Saputo said. "I feel very, very comfortable that we'll be ready. We've spoken about that with the [MLS] commissioner [Don Garber], and he understands that."

Garber and MLS president Mark Abbott were not immediately available for comment, but as league ...

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