Major League Soccer
New York City has finally gotten its own Major League Soccer team, New York City FC, which began its home opener Sunday against the New England Revolution at Yankee Stadium at 5 p.m.
Grella, a Long Island native, made the team after a tryout during the team’s first preseason trip to Orlando, Florida.
The all-time leading goal scorer for Australia, Cahill hopes to announce his future plans soon.
Nemec has two goals in 14 international appearances. The agreement was announced Monday.
American midfielder Sacha Kljestan is returning to Major League Soccer with the New York Red Bulls.
Felipe was pulled aside by Montreal coach Frank Klopas ahead of practice Tuesday and told he was headed to New York. The 24-year-old Brazilian was a regular in Montreal’s lineup since the team joined Major League Soccer three years ago.
The 24-year-old Diskerud has five goals in 25 international appearances and was part of the U.S. under-23 team that failed to qualify for the 2012 London Olympics.
Curtis, 36, will be responsible for all soccer activities at the club, including player acquisition, scouting and oversight of the coaching staff.
The league said Friday that NYCFC plays New England on March 15 in its home opener at Yankee Stadium.
Last Wednesday was a hectic and whirlwind day for Chris Wingert.
Thierry Henry is leaving Major League Soccer after 4 1/2 seasons, unable to lead the New York Red Bulls to the team’s first championship.
It’s taken the Red Bulls a long time and a lot of struggles to get to this point. After many years of being the butt of many jokes, they have turned into winners both on and off the field.
A Major League Soccer referee has been suspended after being accused of collecting New York unemployment benefits while working.
Brovsky was a key defender for the Impact in their first two seasons in MLS. He has since been overshadowed by younger players Karl Ouimette and Maxim Tissot.
The New York Red Bulls have played at Red Bull Arena in Harrison since 2010. During that time, the town has sent the team a tax bill for about $1.5 million for the 2010 tax year and about $1.3 million for 2011.