David Villa

Athletic Bilbao's defender Andoni Iraola, right, vies with Granada's Algerian midfielder Yacine Brahimi during a Spanish league football match at the San Mames stadium in Bilbao on Feb. 28, 2014. (RAFA RIVAS/AFP/Getty Images)

Crooks: New York City FC Adds Pair Of Spaniards In Attempt To Solidify Back End

The 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.

06/16/2015

Mix Diskerud of NYCFC celebrates his goal on the pitch against Orlando City SC at the Orlando Citrus Bowl on March 8, 2015 in Orlando, Florida. This was the first game for both teams and the final score was 1-1. (Photo by Alex Menendez/Getty Images)

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.

05/15/2015

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Crooks: NYCFC’s Fitness A Concern After Late Failure Against Philadelphia

The 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.

04/17/2015

New York City FC’s David Villa, right, tries to keep the ball as Scott Caldwell of the New England Revolution defends during the teams’ match at Yankee Stadium on March 15, 2015. (Photo by Elsa/Getty Images)

How’s This For An Encore? NYCFC’s David Villa Named MLS Player Of The Week

Talk about endearing yourself to the masses. David Villa did that and more on Sunday, scoring once and setting up the other goal in New York City Football Club’s 2-0 win over New England.

03/17/2015

NYCFC player David Villa poses during an event to unveil Major League Soccer's new logo on September 18, 2014. (Photo by Jewel Samad/AFP/Getty Images)

Anticipation Builds For NYCFC And More As MLS Enters 20th Season

MLS may be 20 years old but there is a lot that’s new this season, from the overall league rebranding, to a pair of high-profile expansion teams and an influx of internationally proven talent.

03/06/2015

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Schwartz: Meet New York’s Newest Sports Superstar

On Monday, the club announced the signing of Spanish forward David Villa to a three-year contract on a free transfer from Atletico Madrid. He comes to New York City with a couple of responsibilities.

06/03/2014

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New York City FC Signs First Player In Spain Star David Villa

David Villa has left Atletico Madrid after one season to make history with Major League Soccer’s NYCFC.

06/02/2014