Manchester City’s New (York) Formation in the MLS

Sheik Mansour
Monday, 29 July 2013 By Liam Smith

Beaten to the Premier League title in rather convincing fashion by their neighbours Manchester United and never wanting to be outdone, Manchester City recently laid claim to a new franchise across the Atlantic. In partnership with one of sport’s most renowned institutions, the New York Yankees, a deal was brokered to create the newest franchise in America’s Major League Soccer (‘MLS’ or ‘the League’); New York City Football Club.

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Liam Smith

Liam Smith

A current undergraduate law student at the University of Sheffield, Liam's interest in Sports Law took off after reading the Jean-Marc Bosman case in relation to the free movement of workers within the EU.

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