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Some Crew Fans Critical Of Team's Marketing For Playoff Match Amid Relocation Threat

Published in SportsBusiness Daily on 11 / 20 / 17

The Crew host Toronto FC tomorrow in the second leg of the MLS Eastern Conference Finals, and some fans "have been critical of the front office’s marketing efforts" amid the team's possible relocation to Austin, according to Andrew Erickson of the COLUMBUS DISPATCH. Some fans have indicated th...

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