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Man City Buys Australian Club

  • AFP, Thursday, January 23, 2014 3:18 PM
Manchester City, which last year invested in 2015 MLS expansion franchise New York City FC, has acquired struggling Australian A-League side Melbourne Heart.

Owned by Abu Dhabi billionaire Sheikh Mansour bin Zayed Al Nahyan, Man City hopes to revive the Melbourne team that languishes at the bottom of the A-League standings

The new owners paid $9.7 million for the acquisition, Australian Associated Press reported.

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