Are we gonna play some football?

03.6.2008 by AndrĂ© Natta · → Leave a comment

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That’s what the inaugural teams of the All American Football League were asking, until a little earlier this afternoon. There had been reports circulating saying that the league would be folding before it even started. Birmingham-based Team Alabama was scheduled to open its training camp on Wednesday and its season in mid-April and according to a Birmingham News blog post was not aware of the league’s consideration of postponing its inaugural season for a second time.

According to a statement posted on the front page of the AAFL’s website, if funding is not secured, they will begin to make plans to start their inaugural season in 2009. The statement refers to the current majority owner’s finances being affected by the sub prime mortgage market.

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