New York City Football Club
There is a turf war brewing at Yankee Stadium, because a new team in town is moving in on their territory.
Yankee Stadium is home to New York’s newest franchise. The MLS’s poster child for the 2015 season – along with Orlando City SC – is NYC FC, who sets to kick things off in the Bronx this Sunday against the New England Revolution.
The uncertainty over the midfielder’s status emerged after his stay at Manchester City, which was initially described as a loan from its New York partner club, was extended until the end of the season.
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.
The New York City Football Club, which announced this week that will call Yankee Stadium home during its inaugural season, will spend its time practicing at Manhattanville College.
The New York City Football Club announced today that beginning in 2015, games will be broadcast on WFAN 660 AM/ 101.9 FM, the first and most listened to sports radio station in the nation.
The expansion team is a joint venture that pairs Manchester City Football Club with the New York Yankees.
Since the Yankees own a stake in the New York City Football Club, a site on East 153rd Street and River Avenue could keep the team close to home.
It seems the Yankees’ soccer partnership with Manchester City could also have an impact on the baseball scene.
The Yankees are partnering with Manchester City to own Major League Soccer’s 20th team, which will be called New York City Football Club and plans to start play in the 2015 season.