Manchester City Buy Majority Stake of Australian A-League Franchise the Melbourne Heart

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English Premier League club Manchester City have moved into Australian soccer with the purchase of A-League franchise the Melbourne Heart with Football Federation Australia (FFA) approving the acquisition on Thursday (January 23). Made in partnership with a group of owners of rugby league side the Melbourne Storm, the acquisition will allow the new owners to assume responsibility for all existing obligations of the Heart, effective immediately.