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Soccer Fans

/ 196 days ago

List of fan-owned soccer clubs around the world

Much of modern soccer is largely controlled by big-money owners, such as billionaires and state-backed investment funds. But there are a number of fan-owned soccer clubs – including some big ones – that give power to the people. These clubs, backed by their members and/or supporters, remain tied to the sport's working-class, blue-collar roots. Even […]

Leagues: MLS

/ 384 days ago

Fan ownership in MLS is impossible. Why?

Supporters and members actually owning part of their favorite clubs is not uncommon across the soccer world. In some places, such as the German Bundesliga, it's actually a league rule. But fan ownership in MLS is impossible. A practice that allows a community to directly control its own local club seems a logical idea. So […]