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NYC FC To Play First Three Seasons As MLS Club At Yankee Stadium

04 / 15 / 14

NYC FC is slated to join MLS next year, and the club will "play its first three seasons at Yankee Stadium," according to sources cited by Das & Waldstein of the N.Y. TIMES. An official announcement is expected next week. The site of the team's home games has "hovered since it was announced last ...

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