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Toronto FC Tops MLS With Most Expensive Secondary Market Tickets

May 9 2014, 10:38pm CDT | by

Major League Soccer hasn’t yet made it into the same tier as the four main professional sports in the US, but it’s certainly gaining steam. Since its first season in 1996, the MLS has been gaining...

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Toronto FC Tops MLS With Most Expensive Secondary Market Tickets

May 9 2014, 10:38pm CDT | by

Major League Soccer hasn’t yet made it into the same tier as the four main professional sports in the US, but it’s certainly gaining steam. Since its first season in 1996, the MLS has been gaining both teams and fans to its current league structure of 19 teams in the US and Canada.

MLS is also growing by attracting new teams to enter the league. Within the next three seasons three, and possibly four, teams will be entering the league as expansion franchises. Orlando City Soccer Club is currently a member of the USL Pro soccer league, but will become an MLS franchise starting in the 2015 season. The other three expansions will all come with famous owners. The ownership groups of the New York Yankees and Manchester City will bring NYCFC to MLS in 2015 as well. Atlanta Falcons owner Arthur Blank will be bringing a franchise to Atlanta starting in the 2017 season and former MLS star David Beckham will be involved with a future franchise in Miami.

According to TiqIQ, the demand for tickets this season on the secondary market has also been growing for current MLS teams. Of the 19 teams in the league, 16 saw an increase of the average ticket price from 2013 to 2014. Two of the three teams to not see an increase had no change from year-to-year. With the MLS able to bring international stars like Thierry Henry as well as domestic players such as Landon Donovan, the league has been able to have recognizable faces as the stars of the league. That can also help in big market cities such as Los Angeles and New York.

Around this time of year, MLS can also see a boost from the demand for World Cup tickets , which starts in June, and even other international events like the UEFA Champions League Final on May 24.

The following are the the current MLS teams ranked by their 2014 secondary market average for home games, along with their year-to-year price change from the 2013 season.

Most Expensive MLS Teams At The Ticket Booth In 2014

 
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7 weeks ago

RM47mil KWSG contributions still unclaimed

Jun 9 2014 7:54am CDT | Source: Business Times Malaysia

KUALA LUMPUR: About RM47 million of contributions in the Teachers Provident Fund (KWSG) still remain unclaimed, the Dewan Rakyat was told ...
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7 weeks ago

Gold shop lost almost RM1mil

Jun 9 2014 3:50am CDT | Source: Business Times Malaysia

KANGAR: A gold shop owner lost almost RM1 million after after the safe on in his shop was broken into by r ...
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7 weeks ago

Motion to debate MAS losses in Dewan Rakyat rejected

Jun 9 2014 3:39am CDT | Source: Business Times Malaysia

KUALA LUMPUR: AN emergency motion to debate the losses incurred by Malaysia Airlines last year, amounting to RM1.2 billion was rejected by the Dewan Rakyat today ...
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MH370 Tragedy: Hisham: RM27.6 mil spent on 1st phase of SAR

Jun 9 2014 2:11am CDT | Source: Business Times Malaysia

KUALA LUMPUR: Malaysia spent some RM27.6 million in its first phase of the search operations for missing Malaysia Airline flight MH370, said Acting Transport Minister, Datuk Seri Hishammuddin H ...
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7 weeks ago

9.1m litres of diesel seized in a month

Jun 8 2014 1:11am CDT | Source: Business Times Malaysia

PUTRAJAYA: The Domestic Trade, Cooperatives, and Consumerism ministry has seized some 9.1 million litres of diesel and property worth RM58 million since mounting ‘Operasi Diesel Selatan’ in the so ...
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Girl, 9, awarded RM2.78m compensation for medical negligence

Jun 6 2014 4:56am CDT | Source: Business Times Malaysia

KUALA LUMPUR: A nine-year-old girl who suffered brain damage during her birth at a government hospital was awarded over RM2.78 million in co ...
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7 weeks ago

Malaysia's total trade in April up 12pc

Jun 5 2014 11:52pm CDT | Source: Business Times Malaysia

KUALA LUMPUR: Malaysia's total trade in April 2014 rose by 12 per cent from a year ago to RM123.86 billion due to growing trading activities, International Trade and Industry Minister Datuk Seri Mustapa Moham ...
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7 weeks ago

Works Ministry to spend RM20m for upgrading works at 50 accident black spots

Jun 4 2014 11:35pm CDT | Source: Business Times Malaysia

JOHOR BARU: The Works Ministry will implement upgrading works at 50 accident prone locations in the country that have been identified this year involving ...
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7 weeks ago

Najib launches loan scheme for Ramadan traders

Jun 4 2014 10:24pm CDT | Source: Business Times Malaysia

PUTRAJAYA: Prime Minister Datuk Seri Najib Razak today launches RM45 million Ramadan Bazaar ...
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7 weeks ago

Residents bring up objection against Kidex to Suhakam

Jun 4 2014 4:49am CDT | Source: Business Times Malaysia

PETALING JAYA: A group of 20 Petaling Jaya residents held a meeting with the Human Rights Commission of Malaysia (Suhakam) over their objection against the proposed RM2.2 billion Kinrara Damansara ...
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