Los Angeles Memorial Coliseum

L.A. Football Club's stadium is under construction and ticket deposits are being taken

L.A. Football Club's stadium is under construction and ticket deposits are being taken

The Los Angeles Football Club’s new home is a pit.

But just give it time. Because in 16 months, the massive hole next to the L.A. Coliseum will be the site of Major League Soccer’s most expensive and luxurious soccer-specific venue. The 22,000-seat Banc of California Stadium will be the centerpiece of a $350-million complex that will also include more than 100,000 square feet of restaurant, retail and office space on the southeast corner of Exposition Park, where the Sports Arena once stood.

LAFC doesn’t have a coach, any players or even a permanent practice facility. But just two years after the team paid a record $110-million expansion to join MLS, the...

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