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06-20-2008, 01:08 AM
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Originally Posted by 420ilerBuzz View Post
Professional soccer never seems to survive in Edmonton - why would it work now?

Just asking.
Its a legitamet question.

I guess a couple things make me believe that it could work if the following were to occur.

1) MLS is a legit soccer league. You will get decent players and watch decent players
2) It will not be locally financed.
3) It will not be ran by the regular group (Petrone , Ongaro etc)
4)Build a stadium 5,000-8,000 people and have this the hot ticket in town.

I think it can be done, just needs to be marketed right.

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