Man City says it is not buying MLS club

December 15, 2012
By Press Association
Manchester City has rejected speculation it is in discussions to buy a new MLS franchise.

City, which Friday reported annual losses of 97.9 million pounds ($158.3 million) and increased turnover of 231.1 million ($373.6 million), was said to be on the brink of being awarded a franchise that would be based in the Queens borough of New York.

It had been suggested David Beckham had been approached to be part of the scheme, which was to be named New York City Football Club and cost ...

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