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NYCFC soccer games to air on YES

New York City FC announced On May 21,

New York City FC announced
On May 21, 2012, New York City Football Club was announced as an MLS expansion club, giving the league a second team in the region. Photo Credit: Jeremy Bales

The YES Network announced yesterday that it will be the local TV home of New York City Football Club, a new MLS franchise that debuts in March. This did not come as a surprise, given that the Yankees are part owners of the team and that its home games initially will be played at Yankee Stadium.

Games will be streamed live via Fox Sports GO for viewers whose providers have streaming deals with YES. The streaming option is important, as there will be times when NYCFC games conflict with NYY games. YES might find a broadcast channel home for soccer when such conflicts arise and/or it could show some soccer games on a delayed basis.

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