New York City FC cites ‘significant progress’ towards soccer-specific stadium

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Major League Soccer's New York City FC has made "significant progress" towards building a soccer-specific stadium in the Bronx, the club's chief executive Brad Sims has claimed.

Last week, the New York Times reported that NYCFC's owners, a group of local developers, the New York City Economic Development Corporation, and various other bodies were nearing a deal that would allow the club to build a privately financed, 25,000-seat stadium in the South Bronx.

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