Who wants tickets to a nonexistent football team?

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Who says no one in Los Angeles cares about football?

The company that is planning to build a football stadium in the City of Industry says it has received more than 140,000 ticket update requests from the public even though there isn’t a football team in town.

Majestic Realty Co. Vice President John Semcken told the Associated Press on Monday that the stadium’s website has received more than 105,000 requests for general admission ticket information, 36,000 club seat information requests and 3,200 luxury seat information requests. The stadium, as proposed, would seat 75,000.

I’m sure Gov. Arnold Schwarzenegger would be pleased to hear about the interest surrounding the idea of football in L.A., but isn’t it a little too early to be asking for ticket information for a stadium and team that don’t exist?

I guess that MLS Cup finale didn’t do much to satisfy the city’s 15-year football hunger.


-- Austin Knoblauch