You might have heard of Philadelphia’s Sons of Ben, the supporters’ group without a team. They are, you see, very keen on MLS awarding Philadelphia an expansion franchise (currently hanging in the balance over funding), and they’ve attracted a lot of attention for their cause. They even showed up at the MLS draft this week in numbers, despite the fact that, well, they don’t even have a team, let alone a team with draft picks.
They were interviewed at the draft by AOL Fanhouse, and argued “it’s not a professional league without Philadelphia.”
And (thanks to The Offside for the link), they’ve already got a drum, scarves and a tendency to make a lot of noise: