United Grab Bag

I'll be back later today with a preview of the RSL match, but in the meantime...

Break Out the Sandwich Boards

I'll admit that I haven't been too focused on the whole DC stadium debacle. Primarily, that's because I prefer to cede ground to those closer to the front lines. Likewise, I prefer spend my brooding energy on the soccer side of things. But it's getting to the point that the soccer side of things might not exist any more in DC. So, here in my remote mountain hideaway bubble in the PA highlands, I'll just float the following...

Garber's threat to move United smacks of the "Beckham Dealine" that he issued to Milan. Full of sound and fury, signifying nothing, and all that jazz. And you'll forgive me here for delving back into Macbeth and reclaiming the lines preceding those that have claimed the lion's share of the fame, won't you? Let's see...
...it is a tale
Told by an idiot, full of sound and fury,
Signifying nothing.
The bolded emphasis, of course, is mine. The Commish is trying, in his oafish, heavy-handed way, to use the media to sway potential suitors. But, like the Beckham fiasco, I think the primary players will continue beavering away, paying little attention to the whining brat in the corner who says he's going to take his ball and go home if nobody passes to him.

I know that, all things historical, financial, and political considered, any optimism at this point is bordering on the foolhardy, but I think there are a few more avenues to be exhausted before we need to break out the sandwich boards and start proclaiming that the end is nigh.

Let's hope.

Move Along, Oscar, Nothing To See Here

And, on a lighter note...

Good cause. Rough acting. C'mon, Tino! Can't you hide that little smirk? How about a poll? We haven't done one of those in a while. So...

1 comment:

  1. The same thing came to mind when I read Garber's statement. Beckham is still in Italy. I don't think Garber's threat carries much weight at this point. I'm with you, let's hope that something develops out of the few avenues that are left.