NYCFC vs. Montreal Impact: Five Key Statistics

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From Last Word on Soccer, by Noah Sobel-Pressman New York City FC will rue the missed opportunities against Montreal Impact, a team they should have beat. However, this game they drew, instead of losing like against Orlando City. Both games consisted of several missed opportunities. NYCFC took an early lead through Rodney Wallace and conceded a Ignacio […] READ MORE


Andrea Pirlo: A 2016 Season Review

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Andrea Pirlo seemingly had a great season. Did he really? He stayed healthy, which is key, but failed to generate as many assists as hoped. READ MORE


Gimme Shelter: Who NYCFC should protect in the 2016 Expansion Draft?

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From Last Word on Soccer, by Martin Bihl Karma’s a bit of a bitch, ain’t it? Two years ago, New York City FC fans were licking their chops over all the unprotected players in their expansion draft. Now, with the season over, we’re fretting over who NYCFC should protect. But before jumping into the roster and […] READ MORE


New York City FC 2016 Season Review

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From Last Word on Soccer, by Noah Sobel-Pressman When NYCFC came into the season, they were surrounded with question marks. How would Frank Lampard do after his disastrous first season with the club? How would the back line fare? Was the team getting too old? Was Jack Harrison worth trading for? And the most prevalent […] READ MORE


Who NYCFC Should Protect in the MLS Expansion Draft

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From Last Word on Soccer, by Noah Sobel-Pressman Minnesota United and Atlanta United will be joining MLS next year. The league has decided that an expansion draft will be held with modified rules from the draft NYCFC and Orlando City SC participated in. Who NYCFC Should Protect in the MLS Expansion Draft The Draft Rules […] READ MORE


New York City FC vs. Orlando City SC Preview

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New York City FC vs. Orlando City SC Stadium: Camping World Stadium Location: Orlando, FL Time: 7:00 EST Three players who could impact the game Cyle Larin Cyle Larin is OCSC’s powerful target forward. He already has 12 goals this season and been linked to many top European clubs this year. In five games against NYCFC […] READ MORE


Do You Know the Way?: Can NYCFC beat San Jose?

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Let’s start with the idiot statistics for which we are famous. New York City Football Club have never lost when they have played north of Latitude 33° 86’, AND west of Longitude 118° 27’. Basically that’s North of E. Victoria Street and West of Avalon Boulevard in Carson, California. Or said another way, they’ve beaten […] READ MORE



Sporting KC Win 3-1 Over NYCFC

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The last time New York City FC played Sporting Kansas City, Ike Opara scored the winning goal for Sporting KC and picked up another season ending injury. This time, Opara scored the goal that put the nail in the coffin for NYCFC and walked off to a standing ovation. This was NYC’s third game in […] READ MORE


NYCFC: Players Like Jack Harrison are the Way Forward

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When New York City Football Club began their Major League Soccer journey in the spring of 2015 no one knew what to expect. Frank Lampard and David Villa filled up billboards in Times Square inviting Manhattan-based sports fans to attend MLS matches at Yankee Stadium. The initial product looked poor as the team seemed almost as […] READ MORE