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Synonyms for farm team

a minor-league team that is owned by a major-league team (especially in baseball)

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I was playing my rugby out in Italy last year with Rugby Colorno in Parma, they're a feeder team for Aironi, which was a bit of a gap year.
When the San Jose Sharks feeder team arrived, it was with a contract in a 5-plus-2-plus-3 format: a five-year lease with the option to extend the license agreement for two years, until 2013, and then for another three if desired.
We must catch up other countries, who take the U21 team very seriously as they see it as a feeder team for the senior squad.
If you consider it a serious feeder team then it is a full-time job.
An assistant manager at the Florida club which boasted Colombian legend Valderamma on its roster, Belfast-born man McGeough also managed Long Island Rough Riders, a feeder team to the New York/New Jersey Metro Stars.
One young Ibrox player of the present day turned out in the Linfield side - former Windsor Park hero Lee Feeney, who has just returned to the Scottish giants after a spell in Australia with their feeder team Northern Spirit.
Headed up by top local coach Dave Cook, who has ten years of experience managing in the Nuneaton and Coventry minor leagues, the newly-formed Boro squad will play in the Midland Junior Premier League on Saturday mornings and become a feeder team to the Conference club's successful Under-18s who have just won the Eastern Division of the Midland Floodlit Youth League.
BIRMINGHAM match angler Grant Albutt has withdrawn from the England Feeder Team set-up after being overlooked for this year's event in Ireland.
October 20: 2000: Boro shatter their transfer record and pay feeder team Aston Villa a whopping PS8m for England international defensive unit Ugo Ehiogu.
Next week we have got Llandovery at home, a side who are a feeder team for the Scarlets, and then Cowbridge away the following week which is our televised game.
Widdop will step back into the Melbourne team if former Wigan stand-off Brett Finch fails to shake off a shoulder injury and, if he is not needed, is likely to have another run-out with the club's feeder team, Brisbane Easts, in the Queensland Cup.
It's not known if they could drop down to the Championship, to join their feeder team the Scorpions, or if they would continue at the Racecourse at all.
Although Bradford United, who are a feeder team for Bradford Park Avenue, managed to stem the flow and gave themselves a lifeline when Ewan Hanley-Heeley halved the deficit after 17 minutes, the outcome remained on a knife edge until deep into the second half.
The Euro 2008 winners' feeder team includes Athletic Bilbao's Javi Martinez, a reputed target for Manchester City.