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David Beckham “frustrated” at lack of Miami stadium progress

Former England captain David Beckham, who is driving efforts to establish a Major League Soccer (MLS) franchise in Miami, Florida, US has said he’s “frustrated” at the delays in securing a stadium site in the city.

Speaking to the BBC, Beckham said: “Delays are always frustrating but to get it right, sometimes there are delays.

“It has taken a little bit longer than we thought but it will happen and we will get it right. We're making some really good progress and some really positive progress.”

So far, Beckham and his team have had two proposals for waterfront locations – at Port Miami and Museum Park – fall through.

Beckham is said not to be interested in an inland option, leaving Miami with no remaining waterfront options available for the proposed stadium.

MLS commissioner Don Garber has made it clear that finding a stadium site will be a prerequisite for a franchise to be established in the city.

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Beckham's Miami MLS franchise hanging by a thread after city rejects second stadium proposal

Former England captain David Beckham, who is driving efforts to establish a Major League Soccer (MLS) franchise in Miami, Florida, US has said he’s “frustrated” at the delays in securing a stadium site in the city. Speaking to the BBC, Beckham said: “Delays are always frustrating but to get it right, sometimes there are delays. “It has taken a little bit longer than we thought but it will happen and
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