While Xavi would have been a short-term boost for marketing and attendance, he did not suit the needs of the team ON the field — for the present AND the future.
While the Rapids’ home formula will favor setting a high tempo attack, Kreis’ side must regulate their effort over 90 minutes.
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Imagine Cristiano Ronaldo playing for New York City FC. No, it’s not a joke. It’s reportedly possible.
Talk about endearing yourself to the masses. David Villa did that and more on Sunday, scoring once and setting up the other goal in New York City Football Club’s 2-0 win over New England.
David Villa had a goal and an assist to help New York City FC beat 10-man New England 2-0 on Sunday in its home debut at Yankee Stadium.
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.
This Sunday, I’ll walk through the press gate, take the elevator to press row and mark my spot in the radio booth at my favorite place in the world.
New York City FC will be playing its first home match at Yankee Stadium on Sunday, and area businesses and fans couldn’t be more excited.
“It’s going to suck,” Teixeira said. “But you have to deal with it. It’s going to tear up the infield, but there’s nothing we can do about it, so we’ll deal with it.”
Are you ready for the debut of MLS soccer on The FAN? For the uninitiated, listening to a sport they are unfamiliar with can make it difficult to follow the action.
New York appeared to be to be on its way to the victory in the 76th minute when Mix Diskerud took a pass from David Villa just outside 18-yard box, pushed it with one touch inside the box and rifled a curling shot that sneaked inside the far post.
Club officials said an additional allotment of standing room-only tickets have now been sold, pushing the sellout for Sunday’s match to 62,000 at Orlando Citrus Bowl Stadium.
MLS may be 20 years old but there is a lot that’s new this season, from the overall league rebranding, to a pair of high-profile expansion teams and an influx of internationally proven talent.
Major League Soccer and its players’ union have agreed in principle to a new CBA, establishing free agency for the first time and averting a possible strike ahead of Friday’s season opener.