New York City FC
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.
Lampard, who was once accused of mocking stranded Americans after the 9/11 terror attacks, is joining New York City FC.
Next Wednesday, Yankee Stadium will host another international match as Manchester City faces Liverpool as part of the Guinness International Champions Cup.
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.
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.
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.
David Villa has left Atletico Madrid after one season to make history with Major League Soccer’s NYCFC.
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.
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.
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.
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.