Frank McCourt is associated with only bad things in Los Angeles and with Dodgers fans. When we think of him, we think of mediocre teams. We also think of ridiculous costs to park at the stadium and the rise in tickets and concession prices. To put it bluntly, we do not like Frank McCourt in these parts.
And now, nearly a decade after watching the Dodgers under new ownership, McCourt is once again ruining a franchise. This time it is a soccer club in France, Olympique de Marseille. Passionate fans of the team are taking to social media today to voice their displeasure with McCourt and the ownership and calling for a sale of the team. This tweet has made its way around twitter all morning, and it’s interesting how much it mirrors the McCourt era Dodgers.
Similarities between LA #Dodgers and OM become striking. @OM_Officiel is falling in debt and its economic situation is getting worse.
The parking lot attendant, @McCourtGlobal drops sports to monetize supporters. @jheyraud LEAVE THE SHIP #RevolteMarseillaise @DodgersNation
— Mehdi Mokhtar (@MehdiMokhtar9) August 17, 2020
Under McCourt’s ownership, Marseille has apparently become a money grab. Fans…