NYCFC Puts Out the Fire

(David Villa surrounded by the red of the Chicago Fire – USA Today Sports)

New York City Football Club gutted out a crucial 2-1 win over the Chicago Fire on Saturday afternoon at Yankee Stadium.

After a scoreless first half, NYCFC wasted no time getting on the board in the second half.

In the 47th minute, Jonathan Lewis fired a pass from the right corner to David Villa at the top of the key. Villa got the ball in midair and sent a rocket into the net to make it 1-0.

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NYCFC Autograph Session Tuesday 7/25

(NYCFC Head Coach Patrick Vieira and David Villa – provided by NYCFC)

NYCFC and adidas Soccer will host a full team appearance at the brand’s Fifth Avenue Flagship Store on Tuesday, July 25 at 6:00 pm.

The event will include an autograph signing, meet-and-greet, mural signing and photo booth activation for fans.

NYCFC Head Coach Patrick Vieira will be on hand with his entire team, including star David Villa, for this event.

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NYCFC, Toronto Tie In Battle of East’s Elites

(NYCFC’s Maxi Moralez battles for position – USA Today Sports)

New York City Football Club and Toronto FC played to a 2-2 draw on Wednesday night at Yankee Stadium as each team fights for the top spot in the Eastern Conference.

With the point, Toronto improved to 11-6-3, with 39 points, and surpassed the Chicago Fire, who have 38. NYCFC, who are in third, are now 10-4-6, with 34 points.

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NYCFC Stun Philly For Late Victory

(Alexander Callens celebrates his late goal in the NYCFC win on Saturday – Photo by USA Today Sports)

New York City Football Club rebounded from a tough draw with New England on Wednesday night with a thrilling 2-1 win over the Philadelphia Union on Saturday afternoon at Yankee Stadium.

In the game Wednesday night, NYCFC surrendered a goal in the 86th minute, and on Saturday, they won it with two goals in the final 10 minutes.

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NYCFC Celebrates Pride Month

(NYCFC plays at Yankee Stadium, the pregame festivities on Saturday – Photo by Jason Schott)

In celebration of LGBTQ Pride Month, Hetrick-Martin Institute (HMI) and New York City Football Club ‘s charity City in the Community will partner to provide local teens a safe, inclusive space to openly discuss LGBTQ-specific topics through a pioneer series of HMI-led inclusivity workshops.

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NYCFC Drops Points As Revs Rally Late

(NYCFC’s Jack Harrison battles New England’s Kelyn Rowe – USA Today Sports)

New York City Football Club saw their chance at another three points at home go down the drain when Xavier Kouassi tied it for the New England Revolutioin in the 86th minute.

NYCFC had to settle for one point in the 2-2 draw with New England on Wednesday night at Yankee Stadium.

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Mullin Continues To Make St. John’s Truly NYC’s Team

(The announcement on  Twitter @StJohnsBBall)

When Chris Mullin took over as Head Coach of the St. John’s Red Storm two years ago, he vowed to recruit more top prospects from New York City schools.

Mullin, a New York City product out of Xaverian High School who then went on to star at St. John’s in their heyday in the 1980s, did it immediately by bringing in Shamorie Ponds and Bashir Ahmed, who had great freshman seasons last year.

St. John’s continued that trend by recently announcing the signing of Sidney Wilson.

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Eight Red Bulls Named To MLS All-Star Game Fan Ballot

(@NewYorkRedBulls)

Eight Red Bulls players have been named to the fan voting ballot for the 2017 MLS All-Star Game presented by Target.

Fan voting is now open on the MLS app, and through the EA Sports “More than a Vote” Challenge. The MLS All-Stars will face Real Madrid at Chicago’s Soldier Field on August 2. Fan voting runs through June 30.

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NYCFC Falls In Atlanta

(Atlanta’s Miguel Almiron celebrates with fans after their win – USA Today Sports)

Atlanta United, led by two goals from Miguel Almiron, beat New York City Football Club, 3-1, on Sunday night.

Atlanta’s three goals came within seven minutes in the first half.

Their tactics of playing over the NYCFC press instead of through it started to pay off after the first ten minutes.

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