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‘Just the beginning’ for Marseille, says owner McCourt

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Lyon (AFP) – Marseille’s American owner Frank McCourt pledged there was more to come from the French giants following Wednesday’s 3-0 Europa League final defeat by Atletico Madrid in Lyon.

Marseille had been desperate to win the second European trophy in their history, on French soil, 25 years after beating AC Milan in the inaugural Champions League final.

‘Just the beginning’ for Marseille, says owner McCourt

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Lyon (AFP) – Marseille’s American owner Frank McCourt pledged there was more to come from the French giants following Wednesday’s 3-0 Europa League final defeat by Atletico Madrid in Lyon.

Marseille had been desperate to win the second European trophy in their history, on French soil, 25 years after beating AC Milan in the inaugural Champions League final.

Marseille’s American owner vows buying spree

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Marseille (AFP) – Marseille’s American billionaire owner Frank McCourt says he intends to invest heavily in new talent to restore the glory days of the once-dominant French giants.

Marseille stumped up a club-record 30 million euros ($32m, £25m) to lure French international Dimitri Payet back from Premier League West Ham during the winter transfer window, when they also signed veteran Patrice Evra on a free from Juventus.

Garcia appointed new Marseille coach

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Marseille (AFP) Marseille's new American owner on Thursday appointed former Roma and Lille boss Rudi Garcia as the club's coach on a three-year deal.

Garcia replaces Franck Passi and will take charge for the French giant's clash against arch-rivals Paris Saint-Germain at the Parc des Princes on Sunday.

McCourt turns to Marseille after Dodgers divorce

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Los Angeles (AFP) If new Marseille owner Frank McCourt's turbulent eight-year reign over the Los Angeles Dodgers is anything to go by, fans of the French giants could be in for a bumpy ride.

The 63-year-old Boston-born tycoon, who on Monday completed his purchase of the Ligue 1 side, began his career in commercial real estate in the 1970s, forming a formidable team with his wife Jamie who he had met while studying economics at Georgetown University.

US tycoon completes Marseille purchase

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Paris (AFP) American tycoon Frank McCourt on Monday officially completed his purchase of French Ligue 1 side Marseille, his communications office confirmed.

The 63-year-old former owner of the Los Angeles Dodgers signed the necessary paperwork in Paris having entered into exclusive discussions to buy Marseille from owner Margarita Louis-Dreyfus on August 29.

US tycoon step nearer Marseille takeover

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Paris (AFP) American tycoon Frank McCourt held "constructive" informal talks with the French league's financial watchdog (DNCG) on Monday in the latest step towards completing his purchase of Marseille.

The former owner of the Los Angeles Dodgers his time there was deeply controversial was upbeat after the meeting in Paris, which came less than 24 hours after he watched his future employees eke out a drab 0-0 draw with Lyon at the Stade Velodrome.

US tycoon step nearer Marseille takeover

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Paris (AFP) American tycoon Frank McCourt held "constructive" informal talks with the French league's financial watchdog (DNCG) on Monday in the latest step towards completing his purchase of Marseille.

The former owner of the Los Angeles Dodgers his time there was deeply controversial was upbeat after the meeting in Paris, which came less than 24 hours after he watched his future employees eke out a drab 0-0 draw with Lyon at the Stade Velodrome.

‘McCourt the man we’ve been waiting for’, says Boli

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Marseille (AFP) Frank McCourt, the future owner of French Ligue 1 giants Marseille, was described as "the man we've been waiting for" by the club's sporting director Basile Boli on Sunday.

"He's going to spark something and so much the better for us," said the former player after meeting McCourt in Marseille on Sunday.

‘McCourt the man we’ve been waiting for’, says Boli

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Marseille (AFP) Frank McCourt, the future owner of French Ligue 1 giants Marseille, was described as "the man we've been waiting for" by the club's sporting director Basile Boli on Sunday.

"He's going to spark something and so much the better for us," said the former player after meeting McCourt in Marseille on Sunday.

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Dodgers Blame Bryan Stow

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Stay classy, Frank McCourt. Lawyers for the owner of the Los Angeles Dodgers are blaming Bryan Stow for getting beat up at a Dodgers game. All I can say is wow. This is a new low ... even for Frank McCourt.

It's no mistake that Major League Baseball is trying to take the Dodgers away from Frank McCourt.

Who's More Popular in L.A. now, the Dodgers or the Galaxy?

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Who's more popular in the second largest metropolitan area in the U.S. now, the Dodgers or the Galaxy? The Los Angeles Galaxy have possibly the greatest tandem of players (Beckham and Donovan) any one Soccer team has ever had in the U.S., mostly play at near capacity or sellouts and is a contender for a championship this year.

Does Frank McCourt Owe $15,000 for Haircuts?

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Frank McCourt, the owner of the Los Angeles Dodgers, has had a tough go of it lately. First, he allegedly found out that his wife was cheating with a bodyguard which led to an extremely messy divorce. Then just recently, MLB commissioner Bud Selig stepped in and took control of the Dodgers. Now a hairdresser is claiming that he's owed $15,000.

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Rosenberry named SBI Rookie of the Week and to MLS Team of the Week, other Union bits, more news

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Honors for Rosenberry. Union named SBI Team of the Week. More Union bits and other news.

Who's More Popular in L.A. Now, the Dodgers or the Galaxy?

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Who's more popular in the second largest metropolitan area in the U.S. now, the Dodgers or the Galaxy?
Sounds like a silly question, maybe laughable-years ago, but now, it may not be as obvious as some people would think.
Yes, the Dodgers have seating for more than 50,000 per for 81 home games, while the Galaxy only seat just over 20,000 for a possible 20 home games.