What They're Saying: Michael Eisner

“I thought about promotion and relegation. If I paid a Premier League price to get into this exclusive club, and they got relegated, I would fall into a deep depression. But if I bought a club in League One or League Two, where the upside was big and the downside small, where you can build up, not fall off the floor, that would be better.”

-- Former Disney chairman Michael Eisner on buying Portsmouth, which had dropped all the way from the English Premier League to League Two, the fourth tier. It climbed back to League One shortly before Eisner bought the team. (New York Times)
1 comment about "What They're Saying: Michael Eisner".
  1. Wooden Ships, January 17, 2018 at 8:46 a.m.

    Must develop a formula-method of instituting pro-rel in the MLS, sooner rather than later or never. Don’t concede on this, unless soccer wishes to become like the other stale pro sports leagues in this country. The fans can make this happen like they can make changes at the USSF. 

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