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.
How's This For An Encore? NYCFC's David Villa Named MLS Player Of The WeekTalk 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.
Anticipation Builds For NYCFC And More As MLS Enters 20th SeasonMLS 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.
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.
New York City FC Signs First Player In Spain Star David VillaDavid Villa has left Atletico Madrid after one season to make history with Major League Soccer's NYCFC.