Post Hoc Ergo Propter Hoc: NYCFC Fun Facts

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From Last Word on Soccer, by Martin Bihl Prime Minister, novelist, and closet footie fan Benjamin Disraeli once said that there are lies, damned lies and statistics. And never was that more true than in this compendium of curious NYCFC Fun Facts we’ve uncovered. Or manufactured. Or something. They’re all true, of course, but whether […] READ MORE


Don’t Give Up: David Villa’s Last Three Goals

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From Last Word on Soccer, by Martin Bihl I’d like to step away from the sturm und drang of NYCFC’s loss to Orlando City SC and look at something a little bigger for a second. Something a little more remarkable and perhaps a little more important. I’d like to look at David Villa’s last three […] READ MORE


Is it Broke Yet? NYCFC’s Loss to D.C. United

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From Last Word on Soccer, by Martin Bihl On my long drive through the mid-Atlantic night after NYCFC’s loss to D.C. United, I had the opportunity to listen to several New York City Football Club podcasts. Now,  I am too much of a gentleman to call out the specific predictions my friends made. But I […] 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


The Pope of Mope: Why You Should Worry About NYCFC

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I know, I know. It was just one game. And as Jason Hernandez rightly said, good teams get a point even when they don’t play their best. And yes, I would have gladly taken a point in San Jose last season. Hell, I would have taken one earlier this season. So I get it – […] READ MORE