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FC Cincinnati is joining forces with Germany's TSG 1899 Hoffenheim to develop talent and improve business operations.

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Days before FC Cincinnati starts its inaugural season in Major League Soccer, the general manager is looking at how the team got to where it is. Jeff Berding says the last four years have been intense, but fun and enjoyable. He says fan support is responsible for the minor league club moving to the big league.

Despite some last minute deal-making, FC Cincinnati held onto its No. 1 pick in Friday's Major League Soccer SuperDraft. The team's first MLS college draft selection is Frankie Amaya, a midfielder from UCLA.

Major League Soccer has made it official – Cincinnati is getting an expansion team. And Morgan Hughes, a leader of the #SaveTheCrew movement, is actually heartened by the news.

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Oakley, the West End or Newport? Much of FC Cincinnati’s recent focus has been on the West End, and the soccer team just sweetened its proposed deal to CPS for a stadium there.