Madison needs a professional soccer team.

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Madison needs a professional soccer team.

Postby uwstudent » Tue Nov 27, 2007 1:05 pm


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Re: Madison needs a professional soccer team.

Postby Henry Vilas » Tue Nov 27, 2007 1:14 pm

[quote="uwstudent"][/quote]
You don't say.

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Postby jjoyce » Tue Nov 27, 2007 1:18 pm

Why? Nobody supports the amateur ones (I'm referring to the Badgers and the Princeton-56ers).

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Postby supaunknown » Tue Nov 27, 2007 1:18 pm

No, it really doesn't. Ask yourself who and why anyone would pay to see people play mid-grade "professional" soccer?

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Postby lordofthecockrings » Tue Nov 27, 2007 1:19 pm

Whatever happened to "if you build it, they will come" optimism?

And you call yourselves sports fans.

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Postby nevermore » Tue Nov 27, 2007 1:37 pm

lordofthecockrings wrote:And you call yourselves sports fans.

So why are we talking about soccer?

Thank you! You've been a great audience! Drink up and drive safely and don't forget to tip your server!

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Postby jjoyce » Tue Nov 27, 2007 2:06 pm

supaunknown wrote:mid-grade "professional" soccer?


I think that would be optimistic. Some would call whatever it is they do in the MLS "mid-grade." The level we could get here would probably be the development league of the USL. La Liga, it is not.

Then again, I can see a nasty rivalry brewing with the Des Moines Menace.
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Postby Learned » Tue Nov 27, 2007 2:49 pm

... like we need a hole in the head!

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Postby rezin » Thu Nov 29, 2007 2:36 pm

how about an misl team? i'd go watch that

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Postby O.J. » Thu Nov 29, 2007 2:44 pm

rezin wrote:how about an misl team? i'd go watch that


Yeah, this does sound intriguing.

http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Misl

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Postby rezin » Thu Nov 29, 2007 3:13 pm

O.J. wrote:
rezin wrote:how about an misl team? i'd go watch that


Yeah, this does sound intriguing.

http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Misl



if you get the fox soccer channel(400 on charter) they seem to have a game on once a week but i can't remember which day

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Postby GenericUsername » Thu Nov 29, 2007 4:04 pm

rezin wrote:how about an misl team? i'd go watch that


I would too. I had flex-season tickets for a couple of years for the Milwaukee Wave (still a horrible "little league" name) but it got too expensive in travel, parking, food, etc. Also, when they moved to "The Cell" it really took the game experience down a level - bad sightlines, cold atmosphere, bad sound, and then they reeeeaaallly started making it a kids-only event. I felt like all the pre-game, in-game, and post-game marketing was akin to Ice Capades. Hmm, on second thought, if the team played at the Coliseum maybe it wouldn't be such a good place to see them...

Remember the Madison Mad Dogs? I don't think Madison is up for another indoor sport not associated with the University.

If someone wants to give it a go, I'm there.


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