Peter Schwartz's Futbol Friday: Mixed Emotions For Local Pro SoccerAmid reports that the NASL is teetering on going out of business and the Cosmos are ceasing operations, the future of the current-day squad is very much up in the air.
NYCFC's David Villa Voted Major League Soccer MVPDavid Villa earned Major League Soccer's Most Valuable Player award after scoring 23 goals for New York City in his second season with the team.
David Villa Surpasses 20-Goal Mark, NYCFC Beats Dynamo 2-0David Villa scored his 20th and 21st goals of the season and New York City FC beat the Houston Dynamo 2-0 on Friday night to take the Eastern Conference lead.
NYCFC Makes Villa's Early Goal Stand Up In Win Over L.A. GalaxyDavid Villa scored in the sixth minute and New York City FC stretched its undefeated streak to four games, beating the Los Angeles Galaxy in their first trip to Yankee Stadium 1-0 on Saturday.
Crooks: Vieira Has NYCFC All About Togetherness, Being A Team Of 1During a January interview for this column, Patrick Vieira specified the influences of Fabio Capello, his manager at Juventus, which are apparent in his first preseason with NYCFC.
Crooks: NYCFC's Villa Takes On English; Arsenal To Play MLS All-StarsDavid Villa finished last season fourth in Major League Soccer with 18 goals. He said this season already has a decidedly different feel compared to last year's expansion voyage.
Crooks: Live From Bayamón, NYCFC Gets Set To Take On Puerto Rico National Team“I believe it is an important event for both Puerto Rican soccer and New York City FC,” opined NYC captain David Villa.
David Villa Lifts New York City Past Whitecaps, 2-1David Villa scored on a penalty kick in stoppage time to give New York City FC a 2-1 victory over the Vancouver Whitecaps on Saturday night.
New York City FC Keeps Playoff Hopes Alive, Edges San Jose 3-2Ned Grabavoy scored two second-half goals and added an assist to help New York City FC beat the San Jose Earthquakes 3-2 on Saturday night.
Crooks: New York City FC Adds Pair Of Spaniards In Attempt To Solidify Back EndThe initial stages of what may result in five or six player moves this summer at New York City FC began Tuesday with the addition of two outside backs from Spain.
Villa Rallies NYCFC To 2-2 Tie With Chicago David Villa set up goals at the end of each half and New York City FC tied the Chicago Fire 2-2 on Friday night at Yankee Stadium to snap a four-game losing streak and extend his winless run to nine games.
Crooks: NYCFC's Fitness A Concern After Late Failure Against PhiladelphiaThe 1-1 draw against the Philadelphia Union on Thursday night at Yankee Stadium will rank as the most disappointing result in the short history of New York City FC.