What They're Saying: John Thorrington

"I just see endless possibilities with a blank slate. It's much better to do that than reboot a system that might not be exactly what you want."

-- John Thorrington, LAFC executive vice president, on building the 2018 MLS expansion team from the ground up. It's starting with a team of 12-year-olds, the youngest age allowed for a player in a Development Academy program. (Los Angeles Times)
2 comments about "What They're Saying: John Thorrington".
  1. R2 Dad, March 9, 2016 at 11:22 a.m.

    That's the B team. Their job is to clean the boots of the 13 year old foreigners (care of H1B and illegal immigration) who play on the A team. It's like a miniature professional MLS team. Yay Murica.

  2. Raymond Weigand, March 9, 2016 at 12:43 p.m.

    Soon the great diversity of local Clubs will dwindle down - replaced by youth MLS clubs. (With the unintended consequence of increased field hockey and Lacrosse clubs)

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