The Last Temptation of Kreis: the NYCFC-OCSC Rivalry

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The lovely folks at Heineken would have us believe that this is rivalry week. And one may concede that any gameweek that includes a match between the Seattle Sounders and the Portland Timbers makes it so. Or even between the Impact de Montreal and Toronto FC – especially when those two teams are fighting for […] READ MORE





An Ode to Kwadwo Poku: Thanks from an NYCFC fan

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Kwadwo Poku. The Six foot, One inch New York City Football Club cult hero. Last year he burst on to the Major League Soccer scene with his flashy footwork, eye catching performances, and lovable personality. Poku’s story is a fascinating one originating in Kumasi, a city of about two million people in central Ghana. He began […] READ MORE


Will NYCFC Make the Playoffs?

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Last year, Jason Kreis was sacked because NYCFC didn’t make the playoffs. In the offseason, Patrick Vieira and a fairly substantial cast of new players descended upon the Bronx, with, one assumes, the same mandate from CFG. But will NYCFC make the playoffs in 2016? Now, you may say that it’s too early to tell, […] READ MORE


This Year’s Model: NYCFC 2016 versus NYCFC 2015

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After the first four games of the season, 2016 New York City FC have exactly the same number of points that 2015 NYCFC had after their first four games. And they have exactly the same goal differential. So, after all the changes and promises and transfers and rumours, it’s fair to ask: how different is […] READ MORE