Found December 30, 2012 on Online Sports Guys:
PLAYERS: Sepp Blatter
((HT: Al Jazeera)) In a long-reaching interview with the folks at AJE, FIFA President Sepp Blatter gave the folks over at Major League Soccer hell for not catching on fast enough... Whatever the hell that means... Here's the chit-chat with Marwan Bishara for their "Empire" program... The money quote: "There is no very strong professional league," Blatter said. "They have just the MLS, but they have no professional leagues which are recognized by the American society." Define "recognized..." and that's the rub in this whole thing... Attendance is up 10-percent from year-to-year on average with the additional franchises from Montreal and Vancouver coming on line... Blatter also wants the league to adopt the August-May schedule instead of what they have now. The HQ would suggest that league attendance would plummet since they would be competing with college football in LA, Denver, Columbus OH, Dallas, Houston, Por...
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