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  • Top 5 Takeaways From MLS Opening Weekend

    Written by Thomas Hair Spring is a special time of year in Carolina. Flowers are blooming. Birds are singing. And… Charlotte FC supporters are cha...
  • MLS Offseason Report and Team-by-Team Preview

    This week Major League Soccer kicks off their 26th season with expansion team, Austin FC, pushing the league to 27 teams entering the competition. Last year saw Portland Timbers lift the MLS Is Back Cup, the Philadelphia Union capture their first bit of silverware with the Supporter’s Shield...
  • Mint City Collective 7on7 Kicks Off

    It's so refreshing to write this and announce that the Mint City Collective is fielding its very first 7on7 team!   A year removed from the start ...
  • MLS By Acronyms

    Major League Soccer's rules and regulations can be confusing. We are here to help with that
  • The MLS Schedule in 2021 and What To Expect in 2022

    In our current topsy-turvy “Covid-times,” nothing is set in stone, but for now we at least have a baseline of what to expect in the coming year for MLS. With this information and past MLS schedules, we can begin to paint a picture of what the future holds for Charlotte FC’s inaugural season.
  • What is the Mint City Collective? What it Means to Me.

    Charlotte landing an MLS team has indeed been a dream come true, something I never imagined would happen.
  • Mascot or No Mascot: That is the Question

    Back on December 19, Chief Marketing Officer Meredith Starkey asked fans on Twitter whether or not Charlotte FC should have a mascot, which indicat...
  • Part 2: The Impact of Carolina Universities & Why CLTFC Should Shop Local (Legends Edition)

    Welcome to part two of our  "Impact of Carolina Universities & Why CLTFC Should Shop Local" (Legends Edition), Starting XI. While part one look...
  • The Impact of Carolina Universities & Why CLTFC Should Shop Local

    While the Carolinas are new to the Major League Soccer world, both states have a long history of supporting soccer. One shining example of this is the incredible soccer programs at Universities in both states.
  • The 2021 MLS SuperDraft and What to Look For Through Minttinted Glasses

    On Thursday the 21st at 2pm ET, expansion side Austin FC will select first in the 2021 MLS SuperDraft. 
  • Mint City, Chapter by Chapter: Matthews

    The people involved with MCC Matthews are a positive indicator that the future is bright for Major League Soccer’s newest franchise.
  • So you think circles are boring?

    There are roundel logos on every continent where professional club soccer is played. In a way, it is the perfect shape for a crest in this beautiful game of ours.