MacFarlane out as DC United Owner

Hey there folks. I’m uber busy right now, but I just wanted to get this news out there… From Goff’s Soccer Insider blog HERE and HERE: Victor MacFarlane, the San Francisco real estate executive who has spearheaded D.C. United’s pursuit of a new stadium, has sold his stake in the MLS club to business partner … Continued

Et Tu, Bland?

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

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