As expected, MountainStar Sports Group officially announced their intentions to pursue an Major League Soccer franchise for El Paso. Alan Ledford, President of MSSG told a group of El Paso and Juarez media members that today marks the first step in a grassroots campaign to secure MLS. The website, was created along with a Facebook Page and the hashtag #BRINGITMLS.

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El Paso is not alone in the pursuit of an MLS expansion franchise. In fact, Minneapolis, St. Louis, Sacramento, Las Vegas, Austin, and San Antonio have all been linked to an MLS expansion team. Ledford knows that El Paso will have plenty of stiff competition from major cities that have lower level professional franchises.