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NYC FC Set To Introduce Lampard; Beasley Signs With Dynamo

Published in SportsBusiness Daily on 07 / 24 / 14

NYC FC today is expected to introduce Frank Lampard as its new designated player signing as he joins the MLS expansion team following his career with EPL club Chelsea. The event "also will see Lampard taking part in a coaching clinic with local children" ( DAILYMAIL.co.uk, 7/24 ). Meanw...

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