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Man City Becomes First English Club To Crack 1 Million Subscribers On YouTube

Published in SportsBusiness Daily Global on 10 / 24 / 17

Man City became the first English football club to hit the 1 million subscribers mark on YouTube, according to Taruka Srivastav of THE DRUM. Man City's Yaya Touré was featured in "the club's video to mark the milestone." Over the past two years alone, Man City has doubled its subscr...

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