New York City FC - the Major League Soccer franchise formed between Manchester City and the New York Yankees baseball side - have named Jason Kreis as their first head coach, reports BBC Sport. Kreis took Real Salt Lake to the MLS Cup this year where they lost to Sporting Kansas City. NYCFC will enter the MLS in the 2015 season.

"Jason is one of the true pioneers of Major League Soccer, and a leader any team would be proud to have at the helm," says NYCFC sporting director Claudio Reyna

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