I remember he didn't wear soccer shoes- it was more like a sneaker. The Detroit turf was pretty ridiculous and hard. I still think Detroit would be a good outdoor market, but for whatever reason there seems so little support (you never hear real rumors about there). They had decent/good attendence in the Francis-era, albeit they had a good team. They used to stomp on Memphis MLS would kill to have a player of Francis caliber. He was on a rocket ship back in England once he went back.