Soccer Fans Buy English Team By Way Of Website

SPORTS BUSINESS DAILY reports through the BBC that soccer fans have united and bought an actual English club by way of the World Wide Web. logo

Members of approved the $1.24 million purchase of the Ebbsfleet United club in January, and the takeover was made financially official on Tuesday.

The 28,000 members of the website will also get to to vote on acquiring & trading players and “other decisions affecting the club” - all for a $68 membership fee.

It’s believed to be the first time an online community has been able to come together and purchase a pro sports team - or any other business, for that matter.

Isiah Thomas must be feeling pretty lucky that Knicks fans don’t have such an opportunity.