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About Los Angeles Football Club (LAFC):

The Los Angeles Football Club (LAFC) is the newest MLS soccer club serving the greater Los Angeles area. Coming off a record-breaking inaugural season, LAFC is dedicated to building a world-class soccer club that represents the diversity of Los Angeles and is committed to delivering an unrivaled experience for fans. LAFC’s ownership group is comprised of local leaders and innovators of industry with intellectual capital, financial prowess, operations expertise and success in the fields of entertainment, sports, technology and media. LAFC is invested in the world’s game and Los Angeles, constructing and developing the 22,000 seat Banc of California Stadium and a top-flight training center on the campus of Cal-State Los Angeles.

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LAFC in the News:

4/18/18 – ESPN – LAFC opens Banc of California stadium with host of celebrity owners on hand

4/18/18 – LA Times – LAFC's new home proves well worth waiting for

4/2/18 – Sports Business Journal – Overnight Ratings: LAFC-Galaxy Draws Strong MLS Figure In L.A.

3/11/18 – FourFourTwo – MLS Review: Carlos Vela strikes as LAFC continue perfect start

3/2/18 – ESPN – How LAFC built a team from the ground up

2/28/18 – ESPN – LAFC sells out all 17,500 season tickets for inaugural season

9/12/17 – USA Today Sports – Tony Robbins’ vision for the evolution of sports

9/7/17 – NBC Sports – Watch: LAFC unveils new stadium renderings

8/14/17 – Forbes – Heineken Partners With LAFC For Debut Season And Beyond

8/11/17 – Yahoo Sports – Will Ferrell welcomes Carlos Vela to LAFC

8/8/17 – Sports illustrated – Carlos Vela Signs With LAFC as Club’s First Designated Player

8/8/17 – CBS Sports – LAFC reaches deal with Real Sociedad to sign Mexico star Carlos Vela

8/8/17 – Los Angeles Times – LAFC makes Mexico’s Carlos Vela the team’s first designated player

8/8/17 – Chicago Tribune – Mexico’s Carlos Vela to join expansion LAFC

7/29/17 – Associated Press – Top of the world: Bob Bradley sees huge potential in LAFC

7/27/17 – ESPN – Bob Bradley exclusive interview: LAFC is ‘what I want to do from here on out’

7/27/17 – CBS Sports – Los Angeles FC hires former USMNT coach Bob Bradley as first ever manager

7/27/17 – Sports Illustrated – LAFC Hires Bob Bradley as Club’s First Manager

7/27/17 – Los Angeles Times – Bob Bradley is back in the MLS to become Los Angeles Football Club’s first coach

5/24/17 – Los Angeles Times – LAFC’s $30-million plan for Cal State L.A. training site wins approval 

5/24/17 – Los Angeles Daily News – LAFC to build soccer training facility at Cal State LA

5/24/17 – Orange County Register – LAFC to build new training site on campus of Cal State Los Angeles

5/24/17 – Miami Herald – LAFC makes plan for training complex on Cal State LA campus

5/24/17 – The Washington Post – LAFC makes plan for training complex on Cal State LA campus

5/24/17 – ESPN FC – Los Angeles FC planning to build $30 million training complex 

5/21/17 – Soccer Stadium Digest – LAFC to elevate matchday experience with Safe Standing section at new Banc of California Stadium

5/21/17 – MLS Soccer – LAFC’s supporters form umbrella group, club announces safe standing section

5/20/17 – Univision – La barra de LAFC tendrá su propia sección protegida en nuevo estadio Banc of California

5/20/27 – Fox Sports – LAFC unveils renderings of safe standing sections, swimming pool and more at new stadium

5/20/17 – Hoy – Nuevo equipo de Los Ángeles anuncia sección especial con boletos de $20 por juego

5/12/17 – Los Angeles Times – Inside the Los Angeles Football Club experience

5/10/2017 – CSQ – Jonathan Emmett on designing LAFC’s Stadium in Downtown Los Angeles

04/19/2017 – Sports Illustrated – LAFC sets out to create MLS 3.0 standard

04/19/2017 – Sports Illustrated – LAFC’s Banc of California Stadium renderings

04/06/2017 – Yahoo! Sports – Here’s some insight on how LAFC, MLS’s next expansion team, will be built

3/31/2017 – ESPN Deportes – Los Angeles se pinta de oro y negro con LAFC

3/30/2017 – Hoy – LAFC revela logo de su estadio

2/23/2017 – Hoy – LAFC fue anfritrión torneo para equipos amateur del Sur de California

2/09/2017 – Soccer Nation –LAFC add latest partner ahead of inaugural season, Panasonic

1/31/2017 – Los Angeles Daily News – LAFC begins reaching out to fans

1/30/2017 – MLS Soccer – LAFC fans stamp their names on club’s foundation at stadium event

1/28/2017 – MLS Soccer – LAFC welcomes fans, supporters’ groups to stadium site at “Foundation Event”

1/27/2017 – MLS Soccer – LAFC name former MLS executive Will Kuntz vice president, assistant GM

1/26/2017 – Univision Deportes – ¿Qué pasó con la barra del extinto Chivas USA? Grupo de aficionados se alista para apoyar al LAFC en 2018

1/25/2017 – MLS Soccer – Who are LAFC? Portraits of the supporters’ groups so far

1/23/2017 – Yahoo Finance – Delta, Aeromexico named official airline partners of Los Angeles Football Club

1/23/2017 – Hoy – Los Angeles Football Club ya tiene socio mexicano

1/16/2017 – MLS Soccer – LAFC’s John Thorrington updates on coach & GM searches, player recruitment

1/14/2017 – Los Angeles Times – Debut is 14 months away, but LAFC already working on being ‘the best’

1/12/2017 – USL Soccer – Orange County Unveils Pause as Head Coach

12/30/2016 – FOX Sports – LAFC unveils new renderings for a better look at upcoming stadium

12/29/2016- MLS Soccer – Los Angeles FC release new renderings for Banc of California Stadium

11/15/2016 – MLS Soccer – LAFC’s ambitious DP wish list part of the fun so far

11/14/2016 – ESPN FC – LAFC chasing players of ‘global stature’ in time for 2018 MLS start

11/14/2016 – MLS Soccer – Tom Penn: LAFC hoping to sign DPs of “global stature” in summer 2017

11/9/2016 – MLS Soccer – How LAFC supporters’ groups are influencing the team’s new stadium design

11/8/2016 – MLS Soccer – Castillo: LAFC’s new stadium progress looks promising

11/3/2016 – Los Angeles Times – L.A. Football Club’s stadium is under construction and ticket deposits are being taken

10/14/2016 – Sports Illustrated – IBM announces first MLS partnership with Los Angeles Football Club

9/4/2016 – MLS Soccer – LAFC, LA Galaxy meet for the first time at academy level – who took the win?

8/23/2016 – Los Angeles Times – Banc of California snags naming rights for L.A. Football Club soccer stadium

8/23/2016 – MLS Soccer – LAFC announce stadium naming-rights deal with Banc of California

8/23/2016 – ESPN FC – Magic Johnson and Will Ferrell help LAFC break ground on new stadium

8/17/2016 – CBS Los Angeles – Los Angeles Football Club to Break Ground on Exposition Park Stadium

7/30/2016 – MLS Soccer – LAFC’s Will Ferrell: Here’s how I became an owner of an MLS expansion team

6/3/2016 – MLS Soccer – Destination LAFC: Metro Expo Line to planned stadium opens

5/8/2016 – Sports Illustrated – LAFC granted final approval to build its MLS stadium

5/8/2016 – ESPNFC – City Council approves plans for new Los Angeles soccer venue

5/8/2016 – MLS Soccer – LAFC releases new renderings after key stadium approval

3/24/2016 – SoccerBible – LAFC’s Hats & Scarves

3/24/2016 – MLS Soccer – LAFC’s John Thorrington focused on academy, building toward USL, MLS

3/7/2016 – Los Angeles Times – Los Angeles Football Club, which joins MLS in 2018, looks to develop players at its youth academy

2/16/2016 – ESPNFC – Will Ferrell talks LAFC on The Tonight Show Starring Jimmy Fallon

1/26/2016 – SoccerBible – LAFC | The Vision & Journey

1/9/2016 – MLS Soccer – LAFC Fans Excited About Logo at Launch Party, Get Hands on Merchandise

1/8/2016 – ESPN FC – LAFC gets its wings as ambitious MLS upstart plots next moves

1/7/2016 – ESPN FC – Will Ferrell joins LAFC as part-owner as new MLS team unveils logo and colors

1/7/2016 – BeIn Sports – LAFC Brand Hits All Right Notes Ahead of New MLS Team’s Next Moves

1/7/2016 – Soccer Nation – Baseball Star Nomar Garciaparra Still Fulfilling Dreams, Now With LAFC

1/7/2016 – Inside World Football – LA’s New MLS Franchise Shows Its New Colours and Celebrity Owners

1/7/2016 – Sport360 – Los Angeles FC have a lot going for them with both star backing and sporting knowledge

1/7/2016 – SportsProMedia – LAFC Announce Will Ferrell and Brandon Beck as Part-owners

1/7/2016 – USA Today – MLS Expansion LAFC Picks Black and Gold, Unveils Wing Crest

1/7/2016 – MLS Soccer – After Revealing Crest and Colors, LAFC Hard at Work on Stadium and Academy 

1/7/2016 – Univision – Conoce el escudo y logo de LAFC 

12/18/2015 – MLS Soccer – LAFC exec John Thorrington sets out ambitious expansion agenda: “It is our mission to unite LA around soccer”

12/10/2015 – The Guardian – Angel investors: a culture takes form as Los Angeles FC’s 2018 debut approaches

12/8/2015 – ESPN – John Thorrington announcement on SportsCenter

12/8/2015 – Sports Illustrated – LAFC hires John Thorrington as vice president of soccer operations

12/8/2015 – MLS Soccer – LAFC introduces former MLSer John Thorrington as executive VP of soccer operations

10/30/2015 – MLS Soccer – LAFC President and Co-owner Tom Penn Reflects on the Club’s First Year

9/14/2015 – Los Angeles Times – Marketing to Millennials, Los Angeles Football Club Looking to Stand Apart

5/17/2015 – Los Angeles Times – Expansion L.A. Soccer Team Plans New Stadium on Sports Arena Site

4/10/2015 – MLS Soccer – Stadium Hunt Remains Top Priority for LAFC, says President Tom Penn at Fan Roundtable

3/18/2015 -Los Angeles Times – Los Angeles Football Club’s Stadium Focus Firmly on Sports Arena Site

2/21/2015 – Los Angeles Times – Sports Arena Site Apparent Front-Runner for Home of New MLS Team

11/07/2014 – Sports Illustrated – The Inside Story of How New MLS Team LAFC Went From Dream to Reality

10/31/2014 – MLS Soccer – Los Angeles Football Club Owners Excited for the “Drama” of Rivalry with LA Galaxy

10/30/2014 – MLS Soccer – New Los Angeles Team Wastes No Time Making its Presence Seen, Heard Around the City

10/30/2014 – Sports Illustrated – MLS unveils Chivas USA Replacement in LA with Star-Studded Ownership

10/30/2014 – MLS Soccer – “Diverse, talented, and smart” Ownership Group Key to LAFC’s Future Success

10/30/2014 – MLS Soccer – Major League Soccer Awards New Team to Los Angeles