An Unlikely Ally for the Timber Nation?

Casey over at the O’s BlazerBlog notes a report that nigh-local billionaire, and Blazer owner, Paul Allen may be interested in purchasing an English soccer franchise.

According to the report, very preliminary conversations have been had, apparently between Allen and people surrounding the Southhampton FC Saints. Allen’s minions at Vulcan, Inc. have offered an arguably meaningless denial.

Could this signal something for Portland Timbers fans? Frankly, I don’t know. This may be something that ends up being of more interest to Seattle-ites than Portlanders. Of course, given Portland’s storied soccer history, it may end up being something we want to keep an eye on…

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