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.
New York City FC has given up the first goal in nine of its 13 matches this season, in large part due to their lack of an intimidating force along their back line. That, however, could change soon.
Kreis was the first player signed by RSL in 2005 and scored the franchise’s initial goal that year.
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.
Regardless of shape or system, Shelton should be unveiled as a starter on Thursday. He injects energy to an attack with a dearth of goals in recent matches.
Set piece, set play, dead ball, restart, free kick. No matter what you call it, these often dangerous opportunities can decide the outcome of soccer matches – at every level.
While Xavi would have been a short-term boost for marketing and attendance, he did not suit the needs of the team ON the field — for the present AND the future.
While the Rapids’ home formula will favor setting a high tempo attack, Kreis’ side must regulate their effort over 90 minutes.
Last Wednesday was a hectic and whirlwind day for Chris Wingert.
David Villa has left Atletico Madrid after one season to make history with Major League Soccer’s NYCFC.
When international soccer has been staged at Yankee Stadium, it has been a success. Now it’s time to try something more on a full-time basis.