MLS NEXT Pro Cleveland

Start stretching and doing your warm up exercises. Men's professional outdoor soccer is preparing to kick off in Northeast Ohio.


at long last
Professional outdoor soccer is coming to Cleveland

In 2022, we announced that Cleveland Pro Soccer will launch a professional men's team as part of the MLS NEXT Pro soccer league. Cleveland is long overdue for having a pro team. We can't wait to kick off.

Sign up for updates and stay tuned for more information as we start planning the future of soccer in the city.

Cleveland Pro Soccer at MLS NEXT Pro announcement
Soccer Stadium

soccer stadium
Building a home for soccer in the city

The future home of professional outdoor soccer in Northeast Ohio will seat 12,000-13,000 people, prioritize public transportation and serve our MLS NEXT Pro team, prospective women's professional club and other local sports.

Learn more about the soccer stadium, read recent news clips and join us on social to talk about your visions for our home pitch.

about the league
Welcome to MLS NEXT Pro

Launched in 2022 by Major League Soccer, MLS NEXT Pro is a professional men's soccer league that will field 29 teams in 2024 in U.S. and Canada. Its season runs March through October.

MLS NEXT Pro continues to grow the game through innovation and diversity, bringing professional soccer to new communities and creating global opportunities both on and off the field.

Learn more about MLS Next Pro ›


Soccer gear

shop the collection
Gear that says you've been here from the beginning

Celebrate the launch of Cleveland's MLS NEXT Pro team and the beginning of professional outdoor soccer in Northeast Ohio.

The inaugural collection of Cleveland Pro Soccer merch is in the shop, including shirts, soccer scarves, hats and more.