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Frederick: Pretty damn far away from Washington D.C.
Does anyone want D.C. United?
First Washington D.C. rejected the soccer team because, as Ward 2 Councilmember Jack Evans stated,the project lacked a “champion.”
Then yesterday, the P.G. County Council voted 8-0 against a proposal authorizing a feasibility study for the new stadium. According to theWashington Business Journal, “[The legislation authorizing the study] is stalled in the Statehouse and likely will die without the support of the Prince George’s Council.”
“I think there are some potential options in the county, and I think it’s at least worth having conversations with people about it,” said Montgomery County Councilman Mike Knapp.
Loudoun, Fairfax, and Howard Counties are either uninterested in the team—-or uninterested in commenting either way.
Frederick County says city officials “are still in a looking phase to see if would be a good match for Frederick,” according to the story.
But honestly, why would D.C. United be interested in Frederick? It’s one of the least centrally located counties in the region. A roundtrip journey would last longer than a game for many people.