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Ashley Young of Manchester United in action during the Barclays Premier League match between Burnley and Manchester United at Turf Moor on August 30, 2014 in Burnley, England. (Photo by Clive Brunskill/Getty Images)

Schwartz: A Guide To The Top Soccer Clubs In The World

“Club Soccer 101” is that extra help for the soccer novices, but it’s also a good resource for the most educated soccer fans as well.

09/08/2014

Frank Lampard (Credit: New York City FC)

Schwartz: Super Frank Comes To The Big Apple

Soccer is about to be a temporary mainstay at Yankee Stadium, and New York City Football Club is adding to the tradition of the famous ballpark. With Lampard joining Villa, the stars are aligned in the Bronx.

07/25/2014

Frank Lampard (Photo by Mladen Antonov/AFP/Getty Images)

Frank Lampard Joins NYCFC, But Can’t Shake 9/11 Controversy

Lampard, who was once accused of mocking stranded Americans after the 9/11 terror attacks, is joining New York City FC.

07/24/2014

Yankee Stadium (Credit: Relevant Sports)

Schwartz: Soccer Is Returning To The Bronx With A Bang

Next Wednesday, Yankee Stadium will host another international match as Manchester City faces Liverpool as part of the Guinness International Champions Cup.

07/22/2014

United States fans react to a call during the international friendly match against Nigeria at EverBank Field on June 7, 2014 in Jacksonville, Florida. (Photo by Mike Zarrilli/Getty Images)

Dyer: Americans Who Ignore MLS, NASL Aren’t Real Soccer Fans

Chances are you’ll encounter plenty of soccer fans ahead of Monday’s U.S.-Ghana match. But guess what? They’re not real fans if they pooh-pooh the teams in their own backyard.

06/16/2014

Jeb Brovsky (Photo by Francois Laplante/FreestylePhoto/Getty Images)

New York City FC Acquires Defender Jeb Brovsky From Montreal

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.

06/12/2014

David Villa (Credit: New York City FC)

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

David Villa (Photo by Laurence Griffiths/Getty Images)

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

NYCFC at Yankee Stadium (Credit: New York City FC/Edelman)

Schwartz: Mo Closes The Deal! Rivera Is NYCFC’s 1st Season-Ticket Holder

On a day when New York City FC announced that it will play its inaugural Major League Soccer season at Yankee Stadium in 2015, it was also revealed that baseball’s all-time saves leader would be the team’s first season-ticket holder.

04/22/2014

Yankee Stadium exterior  (Photo by Bruce Bennett/Getty Images)

New York City FC To Play Inaugural MLS Home Schedule At Yankee Stadium

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.

04/21/2014

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Schwartz: A Badge Of Honor For New York’s Newest Team

A year seems like a long way away, but it really won’t be long before we see that new badge on a pitch, somewhere, in 2015.

03/21/2014

Bronx Soccer Stadium Meeting

Bronx Residents Debate Plan For Major League Soccer Stadium

A proposal for a new soccer venue adjacent to Yankee Stadium drew strong words on both sides of the issue at a town hall meeting in the Bronx Wednesday night.

01/16/2014