MLS Announces NYC FC, Manchester City Owners

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Via MLS Soccer – NEW YORK – And just like that, “NYC2” is a reality.

After three years of development and planning for a second team in New York, Major League Soccer Commissioner Don Garber announced on Tuesday that English Premier League powerhouse Manchester City FC and Major League Baseball’s legendary New York Yankees have teamed up to bring it to fruition and acquire MLS’s 20th expansion club.

The new team will be named New York City Football Club (NYCFC) and is expected to begin play in 2015. Read more

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Via Manchester City FC = The new team will be named New York City Football Club (NYCFC) and expects to begin play in 2015. “We proudly welcome two of the most prestigious professional global sports organizations to Major League Soccer,” said MLS Commissioner Don Garber.