Macarthur FC: New A-League franchise name, badge and colours appear to be leaked on social media

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The new franchise is making the announcement today but it appears to have already been revealed

The name, badge and colours of the new A-League franchise from South Western Sydney appears to have been leaked on social media ahead of Wednesday's announcement.

Eagle-eyed Brisbane Times editor Cameron Atfield spotted a club logo on IP Australia, which features the team name Macarthur FC, with a black and gold bull in the middle of the crest, and posted it on his Twitter account.

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Macarthur FC has been one of the options touted for the new franchise, while 'The Bulls' has also been mentioned as a likely nickname for the team.

The general reaction to the leaked content on social media was positive.

The franchise won't be making their debut until the 2020-21 A-League season and have been linked with ex-Socceroos captain Mile Jedinak as their first marquee.