'I think Buffalo is ready': New plan to bring pro soccer team to Western New York


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BUFFALO, N.Y. (WKBW) — A signed agreement is in place to bring the highest level of professional soccer to Buffalo that this region has ever seen.

Peter Marlette, Jr., a Buffalo native who most recently served as the general manager of a professional soccer team in Omaha, is president of Buffalo Pro Soccer. The organization signed an exclusive agreement with USL Championship, the second-highest league in the U.S., just behind Major League Soccer.

“USL believes this will be a successful market and believes they need to do everything they can to make sure it happens,” Marlette said.

Columbus draws very well. Similar-sized cities (the regional areas), similar in a lot of ways