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How Playing At Yankee Stadium Can Benefit NYCFC

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Bronx, NY - Almost two years ago, I had written an article titled, Yankee Stadium as a Soccer Venue. For that particular article I had written, “The venerable baseball club’s connection with soccer might be downplayed, but it certainly exists.” You can read the article in its entirety by clicking here. Flash forward to Monday, April 21, 2014 and officials from the New ... Read More »

Yankee Stadium To Be The Home of NYCFC

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Bronx, NY (Featured Image: Cesar Diaz) - Officials of the New York Yankees and the New York City FC (NYCFC) were present at a  press conference that was held at Yankee Stadium on Monday to announce that that the iconic ballpark will be the first home venue for the NYCFC when the team begins its first season in MLS (Major ... Read More »

Roberto Clemente State Park: Girls & Boys Soccer

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GIRLS & BOYS SOCCER SPONSORED BY OMNI NEW YORK LLC Soccer lessons and league run by Asphalt Green SATURDAYS: APRIL 26-JUNE 21 (NO SOCCER ON 5/31) BOYS ages 6-8…………….10:00-11:00am GIRLS ages 6-8………11:00am-12:00pm GIRLS ages 9-10…………….12:30-1:30pm GIRLS ages 9-10………………1:30-2:30pm Uniform and cleats included. ROBERTO CLEMENTE STATE PARK (301 West Tremont Ave. Bronx, NY 10453) REGISTER NOW: $5 registration fee. limited space available. For more information: ... Read More »

Red Bulls Win 2-1 At Home Over The Union

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HARRISON, NJ (Credit: Rob Tringali/New York Red Bulls) – Goals from Thierry Henry and Lloyd Sam helped give the New York Red Bulls their first win of the 2014 MLS regular season in a 2-1 victory over the Philadelphia Union at Red Bull Arena Wednesday evening. New York (1-2-4, 7 pts.) went ahead 2-0 before going down to 10 men in the ... Read More »

MLS Names Atlanta As 22nd Franchise

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NEW YORK - Major League Soccer Commissioner Don Garber announced on Wednesday that Atlanta has been awarded the league’s 22nd team, the culmination of six years of courtship between the league and the one of the nation’s most diverse and influential markets. The expansion team – which will begin play in the 2017 season – will be owned by Arthur ... Read More »

Red Bulls Lose 1-0 To Rival D.C. United

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WASHINGTON D.C.  – Despite a dominating second half performance, the New York Red Bulls fell to D.C. United, 1-0, on Saturday night at RFK Stadium. New York’s four-match unbeaten streak snapped with the defeat and the Red Bulls are now on 4 points off a 0-2-4 record. United took the lead in the fourth minute. Fabian Espindola’s corner kick was ... Read More »

AT&T MLS All-Star Game Visa Presale

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NEW YORK (April 8, 2014) – Visa and Major League Soccer are pleased to offer all Visa cardholders access to a private advance ticket sale for the 2014 AT&T MLS All-Star Game, which takes place Wednesday, August 6 at Providence Park (9:30 p.m. ET), home of the Portland Timbers. FC Bayern Munich, the reigning champions of Europe and the German Bundesliga, will face ... Read More »

Red Bulls Battle The Montreal Impact To A 2-2 Draw

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MONTREAL, QC (Featured Image: Bill Menzel) – After conceding a fifth minute goal, Red Bulls midfielder Jonny Steele and forward Peguy Luyindula responded with first half tallies as New York (0-1-4, 4 pts.) earned a 2-2 tie on the road against the Montreal Impact (0-3-2, 2 pts.) at Olympic Stadium Saturday afternoon and extended their unbeaten MLS run to four. The ... Read More »

El Tri Rallies for a 2-2 Draw Against The USMNT In Arizona

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GLENDALE, Ariz. - Sporting their new away kits for the first time in 2014, the U.S. Men’s National Team players played to a 2-2 draw against longtime rival Mexico in front of 59,066 fans at University of Phoenix Stadium. The USA scored twice in the first half with Michael Bradley scoring the game’s opening goal and then assisting Chris Wondolowski’s ... Read More »

As NYCFC Grows, So Do The Opinions

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By Nick Chavez of SoccerNewsday.com. NEW YORK - As New York City FC (NYCFC) grows, so do the opinions. There are those who support NYCFC while others have strongly opposed the second MLS New York franchise. Recently, soccer writer Zac Wassink stirred some controversy as a Guest Columnist on EmpireOfSoccer.com when he made the argument that there was no “organic movement” from NYC soccer fans demanding the establishment of ... Read More »

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