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Chargers Owner Dean Spanos Calls London Rumors 'Total F--king Bulls--t'

November 06, 2019 04:38AM
Chargers Owner Dean Spanos Calls London Rumors 'Total F--king Bulls--t'
Adam Wells, November 5, 2019


Los Angeles Chargers owner Dean Spanos has pushed back against a report the team would consider relocating to London.

"It's total f--kin bulls--t," Spanos told reporters Tuesday. "We're not going to London. We're not going anywhere. We're playing in Los Angeles. This is our home, and this is where we are planning to be for a long f—king time. Period."

Per The Athletic's Vincent Bonsignore, the Chargers remain "fully committed" to being in Los Angeles, but they "would at least listen" if the NFL came to them asking about moving to London.

In addition to Spanos' comments, the Chargers' official Twitter account seemed to vehemently deny any move was even being considered:

The Chargers' move to Los Angeles in 2017 hasn't been smooth, to say the least. ESPN's Adam Schefter reported shortly after Spanos announced he was moving the team from San Diego that NFL owners and executives were angry with the decision.

Attendance and ticket sales have been a problem for the Chargers in their temporary home at Dignity Health Sports Park. Even when they are playing in Los Angeles, there are frequently as many if not more fans of the visiting team as there are Chargers fans in the stands.

The Chargers and Los Angeles Rams will share the brand-new SoFi Stadium when it opens in July 2020.

London has become the NFL's unofficial overseas home with the city hosting at least three regular-season games in each of the past six seasons.

[bleacherreport.com]




SubjectAuthorViewsPosted

  Athletic: With London ready for a NFL team, the Chargers have been discussed as a possible option.

tonyde505November 04, 2019 05:23PM

  Re: Athletic: With London ready for a NFL team, the Chargers have been discussed as a possible option.

max157November 05, 2019 12:59AM

  Add Jags to London list. Khan is making hints for new stadium in Jax

Ramgator116November 05, 2019 03:46AM

  Re: Add Jags to London list. Khan is making hints for new stadium in Jax

shellback111November 05, 2019 07:32AM

  The problem isn't going away anytime soon, maybe ever

max86November 06, 2019 05:47AM

  Re: The problem isn't going away anytime soon, maybe ever

21Dog68November 07, 2019 03:57AM

  London my eye....

RAMbler141November 05, 2019 06:59AM

  Re: London my eye....

MamaRAMa114November 06, 2019 03:11AM

  Not as far as you think

headslapper63November 06, 2019 10:40PM

  Re: Not as far as you think

MamaRAMa56November 07, 2019 03:18AM

  Well, maybe that's ok....

RAMbler74November 07, 2019 01:34PM

  Crazy thought, but add 8 more teams...

Deadhead Ram176November 05, 2019 07:45AM

  some of those cities make way more sense than London...

LMU9396November 06, 2019 09:53AM

  Chargers Owner Dean Spanos Calls London Rumors 'Total F--king Bulls--t'

MamaRAMa103November 06, 2019 04:38AM

  The ONLY way I see that working......

NewMexicoRam98November 06, 2019 04:50AM

  Rams came to the west coast notwithstanding similar complaints

waterfield102November 06, 2019 07:18AM

  Re: Rams came to the west coast notwithstanding similar complaints

zn79November 06, 2019 12:09PM

  Re: Rams came to the west coast notwithstanding similar complaints

waterfield74November 06, 2019 12:46PM

  Re: In addition ...

AlbaNY_Ram77November 06, 2019 01:12PM

  Re: In addition ...

zn77November 06, 2019 04:03PM

  Re: In addition ...

waterfield65November 06, 2019 04:23PM

  Re: In addition ...

zn74November 06, 2019 05:22PM

  Re: In addition ...

waterfield70November 06, 2019 08:25PM

  Re: In addition ...

zn67November 06, 2019 08:48PM

  Re: In addition ...

AlbaNY_Ram68November 07, 2019 12:46PM

  Re: In addition ...

zn72November 07, 2019 01:53PM

  I vote for the team name to be the Fletchers

RinconRam87November 06, 2019 08:52AM

  Re: lol (nm)

AlbaNY_Ram91November 06, 2019 10:18AM

  Good one....

RAMbler61November 07, 2019 01:35PM

  How about Bangers and Mash?

NewMexicoRam75November 07, 2019 03:06PM

  a team in London just won't work...logistics nightmare

Rampage2K-78November 07, 2019 12:24PM

  the other problem is playoffs

LMU9358November 07, 2019 12:59PM