The announcement of 5th June to change the name and team colours of Melbourne Heart was not a surprise to A-League fans. As well as news of the changes, the announcement was made that Spanish international David Villa would make ten ‘guest’ appearances for the newly named Melbourne City FC.
The homogenisation of the team, into the Manchester City brand, has happened quickly as does most business done by the City Football Group (CFG) who has majority ownership of the club.
What effect will this have on the fans?
Why would Football Federation …