The Disappointment Zone

Musings from a Cleveland sports fan

Lerner buys football, er, soccer team

Posted by disappointmentzone on 14 August 2006

Randy Lerner has purchased a majority ownership of Aston Villa FC for $118.8 million, according to reports coming out of England. Aston Villa plays in the EPL and is not that good. But they play in the EPL, so that’s something.

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One Response to “Lerner buys football, er, soccer team”

  1. […] The English Premier League kicked off today. Cleveland’s favorite team, Aston Villa, tied perennial powerhouse Arsenal, 1-1, to earn a point. To celebrate this rather astounding result (Aston Villa is kinda of like the Milwaukee Brewers of the EPL, except…not really), I’d like to introduce you to a new blog. Though not directly related to Cleveland sports, if you have even a passing interest in the beautiful game–and really, who doesn’t?–then you ought to check out Soccer Spot. Its author is an Oberlin College graduate (the indirect link to NEO) and he is a furious updater, though don’t take that as an indication that the content lacks substance. Soccer Spot brings it. […]

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