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Football vs. football: Baltimore-area soccer bars ready to accommodate Ravens fans during early London game

Football vs. football: Baltimore-area soccer bars ready to accommodate Ravens fans during early London game

Normally, a weekend morning at the British-style pub Union Jack’s in Columbia draws many singing soccer fans, eager to cheer on their respective European clubs. But with the Ravens playing in London on Sunday morning, Union Jack’s expects a crowd of purple-wearing enthusiasts of the other kind of football.

“The Ravens still outdraw soccer in this area,” said manager Gary Ouellette.

Had there been a U.S. or England World Cup match scheduled at the same time, however, it’d be a different story.

“World Cup certainly would take priority — that’s the biggest drawing event that we have,” Ouellette said. “The only thing that would compare to that is a Ravens playoff game....

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