MLS team Columbus Crew SC could move to Austin

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The MLS' Crew are considering relocating to Austin, Texas, unless the city of Columbus (Ohio) can devise a plan for a new downtown stadium, multiple outlets reported.

"Despite our investments and efforts, the current course is not sustainable", Anthony Precourt, chief executive officer of Precourt Sports Ventures and chairman of Columbus Crew SC, said.

The Major League Soccer team is considering moving to Austin.

The Crew's attendance at MAPFRE Stadium ranks 20th out of 22 MLS teams with one week remaining in the regular season.

Fischer said an effort by Columbus Partnership to purchase the team or split ownership was rejected.

Precourt says he is considering Austin because it's "the largest metropolitan area in North America without a major league sports franchise".

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One source told the Dispatch a plan to play home games at the University of Texas in 2019 is "all but done". Precourt bought the team in 2013, but the financial side has been challenging.

Fischer added: "We've received notice from the ownership that at a press conference [Tuesday] they are going to announce they are jointly pursuing that plan in Austin as well as continuing conversations about a possible new stadium in Columbus".

But Precourt could keep the Crew in Columbus if the franchise can secure funding for a new downtown stadium within the next year.

The possible move to Austin would involve playing in a temporary stadium for two seasons until a stadium is completed in around 2021. A source with knowledge of the situation said Columbus has been in the bottom three teams of almost every MLS business metric for a decade.

"It's a real disappointment for our players and our fans to have this news coming out on the eve of the playoffs", said Fischer.

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