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In Topic: Abang's loan terminated

20 February 2019 - 09:07 AM

-2018: Comes back to RBNY. Loaned to USL team. Stomps on the back of leg of an opponent. Gets red card. Loses cool on ref, pushes Sekagya, kicks a cone and nearly hits a ballkid, gives fans the finger. Gets 3 game suspension going into the playoffs.

If there was ever a player I wanted to get rid of, it was Abang.

Good riddance.

I somehow I totally missed this when it happened. Given a display like that I now realize why people were quick to get after him on here. 

In Topic: Club America wants Kaku

24 January 2019 - 06:35 PM

Wow, honestly fuck him and his agent. This is ridiculous

In Topic: Club America wants Kaku

18 January 2019 - 08:09 AM

Kaku noooooo

In Topic: Attendance again

11 January 2019 - 01:03 PM

The internet has dragged almost every discussion down to bar fight level. Why should MF be any better?

In that spirit, eff you!!!

*smashes bottle and jabs with the jagged remains*

In Topic: Attendance again

11 January 2019 - 12:26 PM

It's not a corporation, but it is a big business... as is every major sports team.    But I get it.    You are very angry about something.

I think this is one aspect of why we may have trouble drawing fans. I don't think it is a major factor for most, but I think it is significant enough to warrant consideration. You said young people (which I would still be interested to hear what age range you have in mind) don't care about our current name, I think I am an example that some do (if I'm included in the age group you're referring to), and that I am not alone given conversations I've had with other people in my age group. 


Additionally, I acknowledged that sports are big business and that a lot of teams have unsavory owners, and that this seems to have had a marginal impact on interest/support in soccer. I just noted how it is different being literally named after a brand vs. owned by a big business and how people react to that. The overt branding has a more negative impact on people's perception of the team than who owns them.


I'm saying the name has a negative impact. That's all. Maybe it's tiny, maybe it has only affected the handful on this board like me who have a problem and the individuals I've talked to. It's very anecdotal evidence. But it still is a net negative impact regardless, even if it is very small. My guess it is reflective of the opinions of more than just those people but it's a very subjective and debatable point. 


No need to be dismissive just because you disagree with me.