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04-02-2013, 02:13 PM
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Originally Posted by DirtyOldMan View Post
Last fall I attended two soccer matches in person: a Champions League group stage game at Emirates with Arsenal hosting Montpellier of France... and the other one, the first MLS game I'd ever attended, DC United @ Portland Timbers. Guess which one had the better crowd, imho?

http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=bPzXhfB74pQ

The action on the field was... adequate, but the atmosphere - I would kill to have an atmosphere like that in Glendale.
Portland and Seattle are the exceptions in the MLS. The cities have embraced those teams and tried to make it an experience. The rest of the country is just not as interested.

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