Prince George’s vote likely kills D.C. United stadium deal. This just keeps getting stranger and stranger. The Prince George’s County Council voted 8-0 *against* a study that would determine whether or not it would be worth it for the county to help pay for the stadium. Council Chairwoman Marilyn Bland, who was originally a backer … Continued
DC United Needs YOU!
Ladies and gentlemen… DC United needs your help, and they need it now. At least over the next few days anyway, as the bill will go before the House of Delegates Committee on Budget and Appropriations next Tuesday. The quest for a stadium is in jeopardy. Per an open letter from DC United President Kevin … Continued
United’s Stadium, the aftermath
Got a little more information from the internetwebs about the new Stadium site. First a few links for your perusal… Soccer Stadium Supporters Try to Allay Funding Fears – Ann E. Marimow United Eager to Select Site – Steven Goff Only the name remains the same – UnitedMania The Full Stadium Press Conference (video) – … Continued
DC United moving to PG
Today was the press conference with Maryland authorities including Prince George’s County Executive Jack Johnson, Delegation Chairs Sen. Anthony Muse and Del. Melony Griffith. I missed most of it because I forgot it started at 11:30am, but it lasted quite a good long while. Goff has some notes up on his blog here. Highlights include: … Continued