Manchester City have a very unique global expansion strategy. After adding the New York City FC, Yokohama Marinos and Melbourne City FC football clubs under the Manchester City umbrella, Sheikh Mansour bin Zayed Al Nahyan’s club is planning to add a Chinese club to an already powerful portfolio.
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City Football Group, Abu Dhabi based group -owner of Manchester City, New York City FC and Melbourne City – has announced a £400,000 football charity initiative through its Cityzens Giving programme.
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Major League Soccer 20th franchise New York City FC has agreed a five-year deal to make Abu Dhabi-based airline Etihad Airways its principal partner.
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Car manufacturers are getting more serious about football. After Chevrolet’s grand entry with Manchester United, Nissan has replaced Ford as Champions League sponsor and inked a deal with Manchester City. But what does that mean for the car manufacturer?
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Manchester City extends its footprint on global football by acquiring the Melbourne Heart and Yokohama Marinos, respectively part of the A-League and J-League. In the long run, what does that mean?
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The new Major League Soccer franchise, New York City FC, will kick off their debut season next year at Yankee Stadium. It was a pending decision, and so far, NYCFC will play at the home of the New York Yankees.
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In October 2013, Rummenigge said : “We plan to open two offices abroad. One in China and one in New York. We want to make Bayern Munich an internationally-known brand and increase revenue from merchandising and sponsorship”. In April 2014, Bayern Munich will open their first office in New York City.
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