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Online Owners Get Kick Out of U.K. Soccer Club

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Online Owners Get Kick Out of U.K. Soccer Club

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Online Owners Get Kick Out of U.K. Soccer Club

Online Owners Get Kick Out of U.K. Soccer Club

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This week, 27,000 people spent $70 each to become online owners of Ebbsfleet United, an English soccer team. The Web site MyFootballClub facilitates the innovative arrangement. One of the newly minted owners, Tim Glynne-Jones, talks with Scott Simon.