Does Memphis need a professional soccer stadium?

By , Daily Memphian Updated: October 28, 2022 11:33 AM CT | Published: October 24, 2022 4:00 AM CT
Tim Buckley
Daily Memphian

Tim Buckley

Tim is a veteran sportswriter who graduated from CBHS in Memphis and the University of Missouri. He previously covered LSU sports in Baton Rouge, and the University of Louisiana football and basketball for The Daily Advertiser/USA TODAY Network in Lafayette, the NBA’s Utah Jazz for the Deseret News in Salt Lake City, the NHL’s Tampa Bay Lightning for the St. Petersburg Times in Florida, and West Texas State basketball for the Amarillo Globe News in Texas.

In a city with plenty of needs, the plan to build a new soccer stadium on the site of the Mid-South Coliseum may seem like a tough ask. But 901 FC makes a convincing case as to why it must leave AutoZone Park and have its own home. 


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