White caps Whitecaps Victory in Austin, Despite Verde Scoring First

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EDITORIAL – Sebastian Driussi was going to be the savior of Austin and finally fire their offense into life! Right? His first assist for the Verde, a precise corner whipped onto the head of Alex Ring, enabled the ATX skipper to open the scoring tonight. So, yes, Driussi matters. White caps off Whitecaps Victory in […] READ MORE


2021 Austin FC Season Preview

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PREVIEW – Austin FC, MLS’s 27th team, make their long-awaited debut this season. Texas’s capital city will finally have its first major league professional sports team, with a highly energized fanbase ready to make their prescience known. Verde supporters will have to wait until June 19th before they get to cheer on their team at […] READ MORE


2021 NYCFC Season Preview

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PREVIEW – “To stand still today is to go backwards… and quickly.” That’s a quote from British business mogul Richard Branson, a poignantly accurate statement about life and the way we live it. It’s also punishingly accurate for MLS clubs today. In a league where every team is getting better with more lenient roster rules, […] READ MORE


Nothing but Green Lights for Austin FC Off-Season

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EDITORIAL – The last time I wrote about Austin FC, I was attempting to explain why every decision their leadership team had made, delivered. From the formation of the leadership team itself to the striking stadium design, the investment in state-of-the-art training facilities, and even the choice of a locally rooted, globally recognized jersey sponsor. […] READ MORE





Forty Shades of Blue: St. Patrick’s Day with NYCFC

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BRONX, NY (March 23, 2018) – What can one learn from spending St. Patrick’s Day with NYCFC? Perhaps everything. Perhaps nothing. Or perhaps forty things. Lets see. Forty Shades of Blue: St. Patrick’s Day with NYCFC Nine points from three matches? Good lord. The team didn’t get nine points in its first season until late […] READ MORE



Let us Now Praise Famous Men: Farewell to Andrea Pirlo

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I admit it. As much as I admired the man and his accomplishments, when the rumours began circulating that Il Maestro had been sighted in Manhattan, I was not amused. For what NYCFC needed in that first summer of its discontent – as it and much of MLS has always needed – was a strong […] READ MORE