Tag » David Villa

NYCFC vs Chicago Fire: Preview

On Friday, April 24th at 8pm, NYCFC travel to Toyota Park to take on the Chicago Fire.


Chicago haven’t played a game for over two weeks, and they will hope that doesn’t interfere with their good run of form. 430 more words


making strides

Two games, one blog. Let’s do this!

i. NYCFC v PHI: 1-1

It was about five minutes into the game when I realized we were going to see a different NYCFC on Thursday night. 1.598 more words

David Villa

The Day After (Portland)

Last night NYCFC lost 1-0 at home to the Portland Timbers.

So Easy a 7-Year-Old Could Do it

There were a few things I learned when I was first learning how to play footie: NEVER pass the ball across your own penalty box, don’t just kick the ball for the sake of it, and pass to your teammates. 724 more words


From Gerrard to Grealish...

Sunday’s FA Cup Semi-Final saw the promising ‘Get Gerrard to Wembley’ campaign fall at the (semi) final hurdle. It was an unfortunate drop of the curtain for a man, who in times gone by has metaphorically ‘walked alone’ in the famous Liverpool red Goals against West Ham in the 2006 Final, and that volley against Olympiakos in 2005 have been archived. 259 more words


NYCFC vs Portland Timbers: Preview

NYCFC play their second match in a span of 4 days against the Portland Timbers this Sunday at 7pm.


The Timbers have had an odd start to this year’s MLS season. 562 more words


Crooks: NYCFC's Fitness A Concern After Late Failure Against Philadelphia

By Glenn Crooks
» More Columns

It appeared that Jason Kreis was going to get a good night’s sleep.

Not a chance.

The 1-1 draw against the Philadelphia Union on Thursday night at Yankee Stadium will rank as the most disappointing result in the short history of New York City FC. 939 more words


The Day After (Philadelphia)

What a weird weird game.

Javier Calle, a left winger, started at left back. The young Ghanaian powerhouse known as Poku replaced David Villa (slight hamstring injury) at half time, along with Watson-Siribioe replacing Hernandez (calf). 930 more words