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







Baby I’m a Star: The First Annual (Probably) Bestie NYCFC Awards

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So Frank Lampard doesn’t win Comeback Player of the Year, and Jack Harrison doesn’t win Rookie of the Year, but fear not, NYCFC fan, those aren’t the ONLY awards in the world. There’s the Grammys for example, and the Oscars and the Nobel Prize for Economics. Baby I’m a Star: The First Annual (Probably) Bestie […] READ MORE


Frank Lampard: A 2016 Season Analysis

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July 24, 2014: New York City FC announce they have signed Frank Lampard on a two year deal ahead of the 2015 MLS season. August 3, 2014: Manchester City announce they signed Lampard on a six month loan, ending in January 2015. December 31, 2014: Lampard’s stay in Manchester extended for the rest of the year. Turns […] READ MORE


Real Real Gone: Farewell to Frank Lampard

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Was it just me, or did you have your doubts too? When he signed and then didn’t come over. When he was forever injured. Did you think, “Is this guy for real? Is he here to be here? Is he gonna be a New Yorker, or is he just someone who slaps on a kit […] READ MORE


Andoni Iraola Announces Retirement

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This morning, NYCFC announced that Andoni Iraola would be retiring. With Iraola’s retirement, that leaves NYCFC missing two of their starting midfielders. Frank Lampard announced he was leaving NYCFC earlier this week. Andoni Iraola Announces Retirement Iraola’s Impact Before coming to NYCFC, Iraola spent 12 season playing for Athletic Bilbao’s first team, after playing in their […] READ MORE