Los Angeles Galaxy find 90th minute game-winner against champions NYCFC

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LOS ANGELES, CA – If intention and desire are anything to judge a season and team on, then Los Angeles is winning MLS Cup.  Los Angeles Galaxy find 90th-minute game-winner against champions NYCFC Not only did Los Angeles Galaxy find a 90th-minute game-winner, but their determined 1-0 win in Saturday’s home opener started their campaign […] READ MORE


Four-goal rout of AD Santos moves NYCFC into quarterfinals

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Los Angeles, California – Following two goals in the opening leg, NYCFC returned to the United States and scored four more in the second leg to beat AD Santos on aggregate 6-0 and advance to the quarterfinals of the Scotiabank Concacaf Champions League. Four-goal rout of AD Santos moves NYCFC into quarterfinals NYCFC add on […] 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


Daydream Believer: A look back at NYCFC’s 2018 Season

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Editorial (March 10, 2018) – Every season starts with hope. Every season starts with a dream. A belief that maybe, just maybe, this is the year the team pulls it all together, the year the passes connect, the year the saves are made, the year the points are taken at the key moments. That this […] READ MORE


All of This; And Nothing: NYCFC’s 2017 Season

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You’re heading up to the Bronx to watch the second leg of the 2017 MLS Cup Playoffs and you’re thinking about NYCFC‘S 2017 season. So you take the long way. You sneak through the Holland Tunnel and emerge among cobblestones and then drive up through Manhattan. You take the West Side Highway so you can […] READ MORE


Save it for Later: Toronto FC beat NYCFC

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The vitriol after Toronto FC beat New York City FC was instant, intense, and pretty all inclusive. Everyone came in for attack. Andrea Pirlo, Tommy McNamara, Patrick Vieira, Jack Harrison, me (yeah, that last one surprised me too). And if I have learned anything these 3+ years of writing about soccer (though it’s clear from […] READ MORE


What’s New?: NYCFC Beat the Red Bulls in Harrison

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To be fair, there were warning signs. Before NYCFC beat the New York Red Bulls, their fans confessed to me their concerns. Concerns? Because of their attacking abilities. “You have Bradley Wright Phillips” I pointed out. Yes, but who else? “Gonzalo Veron?” I offered. They shrugged. “Daniel Royer, who scored the winner ten days ago […] READ MORE