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When one thinks of Orlando, Florida, one does not immediately think of football (or Soccer if you want to carry on in an American rhetoric); the word Florida has connotations of beautiful blue skies, crisp golden beaches and of course theme parks, including the home of Disneyworld – not the kind of place you would expect to find a thriving, upcoming football club.

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Harry Redknapp may yet get his wish for goal-line technology, and if he does, Major League Soccer is likely to be at the forefront of the effort to develop it.

Speaking to the Associated Press Sports Editors on Thursday, Commissioner Don Garber said MLS would like the be a test league for goal-line technology once it is approved by the International Football Association Board, which could come as soon as July.

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Arsenal FC manager Arsene Wenger has pointed to Major League Soccer and the United States as the “future of the game.”

In an interview with ArsenalTV about the impending arrival of FC Dallas star and MLS MVP finalist Brek Shea, Wenger expressed no doubts about how American soccer “will certainly influence the modern game.”

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Football Icon 10 : New York Cosmos

The classification criteria for this article has been tricky . A story about the New York Cosmos would immediately go straight into the M.L.S. Section , one would imagine , but then , World Football could also have an argument . However , my personal preference would be as a Football Icon . The reason I plump for Icons , is their criterion in not merely affecting notoriety on the field , but to having a legitimate influence upon Supporters and Society in general . Well , for a short period in the Mid – 1970’s until the early 1980’s , the New York Cosmos can reasonably said to have accomplished this , all the more laudable in a Country not generally conducive to the wiles of The Beautiful Game .

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