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.
Crooks: Greg Vanney Foolishly Rips Yankee Stadium After Loss To NYCFC“It’s borderline ridiculous,” said the second-year coach about playing at Yankee Stadium. “It would be a perfect field for 12 year olds.”
Crooks: NYCFC Head Coach Jason Kreis Is Accountable For The Quit In His TeamHis side also lacks leadership on the field despite a group that includes World Cup and MLS veterans.
Crooks: Kwadwo Poku Is The Most Dynamic, Electrifying Player On NYCFCWhen Lampard returns, Kreis will have more difficult decisions to make. But one verdict should be certain: No. 88, Kwadwo Poku, has earned his spot as a full-time player.
McNamara, Villa, Poku Score In 2nd Half, NYCFC Beats UnitedThomas McNamara, David Villa and Kwadwo Poku scored second-half goals and New York City FC beat D.C. United 3-1 on Thursday night in their inaugural matchup.
Crooks: Will We See Andrea Pirlo This Weekend? Stay TunedAfter a crisp training session at SUNY Purchase, just his second since arriving from Turin late Tuesday, Pirlo offered a hopeful hint regarding his potential debut at Yankee Stadium this weekend.
Capellini: With The Pirlo Party Set To Begin, NYCFC Fans Are In For Quite A RideSome may say Andrea Pirlo's time with New York City FC will be nothing more than a glorified farewell tour, but the truth is he still has the chops to be a headliner, at least for the time being.
Italian Playmaker Andrea Pirlo Joins New York City FCItaly playmaker Andrea Pirlo has joined Major League Soccer club New York City FC from Juventus.
Crooks: NYCFC, Red Bulls Going In Opposite Directions Ahead Of Hudson River DerbyThis match features two teams moving in contrary directions, compared to their inaugural rivalry match at Red Bull Arena on May 10.
Report: New York City FC, Italian Star Andrea Pirlo Agree To DealPirlo is under contract at Juventus through 2016, though the New York Post reports that he could join NYCFC in the next couple of weeks.
Schwartz: NYCFC To Face Cosmos In U.S. Open CupThe Cosmos, fresh off of winning the NASL’s spring season championship, face NYCFC in round four of the Lamar Hunt U.S. Open Cup at Shuart Stadium on the campus of Hofstra University.
Crooks: NYCFC-Real Salt Lake Match Holds Special Meaning For Jason KreisKreis was the first player signed by RSL in 2005 and scored the franchise’s initial goal that year.