Something Old, Something new: Something Red vs Something Blue

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Marriage requires work, effort and dedication through sickness and in health. So does a soccer team.  The New York City Football Club have seemingly worked through the early season hiccups with Patrick Viera’s system and are enjoying a great run of form pushing them to the top of the East.  All of that work will be put […] READ MORE


Birth of a Classical Rivalry: NYCFC vs Red Bulls

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It was a classic. Capulets and Montagues. Red verses Blue.  In the end it was as William Shakespeare wrote, “Hark, what light in yonder window breaks? It is the East and NYCFC is the sun.” (Or something like that.)  It could have been Shakespeare was thinking like the New York City Football Club fans watching […] READ MORE


Imitation of Kreis: Jason Kreis departs NYCFC

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I wrote a version of this essay Monday night, hot on the heels of the news that Jason Kreis and NYCFC had parted ways. That piece was full of vitriol and spleen and would probably have had Securitas escorting me from the premises today. Wisely, I decided to sleep before posting, and upon reviewing the […] READ MORE