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SBD Global/December 17, 2012/International Football
Man City Denies Speculation It Will Purchase MLS Franchise In N.Y.
Published December 17, 2012
MAN CITY DENIES REPORT: In London, Neil Rowlands reported Man City has "rejected talk they are in discussions" to buy an MLS team based in N.Y. Man City officials have "distanced themselves from the talk." In a statement, Man City said, "Manchester City are not buying an MLS club" (MIRROR, 12/15). In Manchester, Mike Keegan reported Man City has "knocked down reports" that they are close to paying $100M to create an MLS team and hiring Beckham for a role (MANCHESTER EVENING NEWS, 12/15).