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English soccer club Everton has loyal fans in the U.S. too

English soccer club Everton has loyal fans in the U.S. too

When Marshall Lamm was growing up in Dallas, soccer was considered little more than the waste of a football field. So years later, when Lamm became a fan of the English Premier League, he had no idea how to pick a team for which to root.

"In England, if your dad was a West Ham fan, your grandfather was a West Ham fan, every family member is pretty much a West Ham fan and you don't really have a choice," he said. "But over here you can be a fan of any team."

So after giving the matter some thought, Lamm used the Six Degrees of Preki formula to determine his allegiance.

Preki, a former U.S. national team player and Chivas USA coach, once participated in...

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