Here's what we know about Phoenix Rising FC's proposed MLS-style stadium

Phoenix Rising FC doesn’t have a spot with Major League Soccer yet, but the club continues to make plans to join MLS.

Under new ownership, the club reinvented itself with a new name and new stadium in 2017. This year, the club is committed to taking the next big step MLS requires of its teams: Developing a soccer-specific stadium.

The club set that process in motion by  hiring two architecture firms to design a new structure on its existing land on the Salt River Pima Maricopa Indian Community reservation.

“We’re continuing to enhance our application we’ve already submitted with regards to our market and our ownership group,” Rising COO Bobby Dulle said. “We’re working with world-class design engineers to improve what we’ve done in year one with sold-out crowds and buzz around the town.”

As far as when or if the team will be granted an MLS expansion franchise, Dulle feels “as though we should be at the top of the list.”

Currently, the team plays in the United Soccer League…

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