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For Kreis Sake: NYCFC Lose To Orlando City & Old Coach

(Orlando City SC Head Coach Jason Kreis – USA Today Sports)

New York City Football Club lost a tough one on Sunday at Yankee Stadium, 2-1, to Orlando City SC and their old coach, Jason Kreis.

Kreis was the coach for NYCFC’s inaugural season in 2015, and was dismissed after that season. He took over Orlando City last August, and beat NYCFC twice at home before this win in his return to Yankee Stadium.

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NYCFC To Wear Plastic Jerseys For Earth Day Sunday

(Jack Harrison in the special Earth Day jersey – provided by NYCFC)

New York City Football Club will wear specially designed adidas Parley Ocean Plastic jerseys at their home match on Sunday, April 23 at Yankee Stadium against Orlando City SC.

This activation comes as adidas and MLS join forces with Parley for the Oceans to raise awareness around the harmful impact of marine plastic pollution.

Four MLS teams will wear the new uniforms—which are made from technical yarns containing Parley Ocean Plastic —but they will be seen on-pitch for the first time Sunday afternoon.

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BWP, Red Bulls All-Time Leading Scorer, Signs Extension

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The Red Bulls have signed two-time MLS Golden Boot Winner Bradley Wright-Phillips to a new, multi-year MLS contract, the club announced on Wednesday.

With the new deal, Wright-Phillips will now occupy a Designated Player spot on the roster. The London native is the franchise’s all-time leader in career goals in MLS with 70, and across all competitions, 78. He also holds franchise records for career hat tricks with four, multi-goal games (16) and game-winning goals (20).

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Red Bulls, Real Salt Lake Battle To A Scoreless Draw

(Red Bulls and Real Salt Lake entering the field – Photo by Jason Schott)

The Red Bulls and Real Salt Lake played a contentious match with a lot of drama, but neither team could find the net in the 0-0 draw on Saturday afternoon at Red Bull Arena.

The Red Bulls had plenty of chances, as they poured in 18 shots, with five high-quality chances on net. Real Salt Lake had 12 shots, with five on net as well.

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The Soccer World’s Best In The U.S. This Summer

(Manchester City and Liverpool at Yankee Stadium in the ICC in 2014 – Photo by Jason Schott)

The International Champions Cup is in its fifth season, and this is perhaps its strongest schedule yet.

The summer soccer tournament in the United States features an installment of the Clasico between Real Madrid and Barcelona in Miami on July 29, and the Manchester Derby on July 20 between Manchester United and Manchester City.

It is still to be determined where Man U will play Man City, but there is reason to believe it could be Yankee Stadium. Man City is joint owners with the Yankees of New York City Football Club, and Yankee Stadium has not had an ICC game since Man City played Liverpool in 2014, so they are due to have a game in this tournament.

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NYCFC Draws With Montreal

(NYCFC’s Rodney Wallace vies for the ball against Montreal’s Victor Cabrera – USA Today Sports)

New York City Football Club gave up a late goal to walk out with just a 1-1 draw with the Montreal Impact at a frigid Yankee Stadium on Saturday afternoon.

This was a tough day for either side to get anything going on offense, as a rain and snow mix came down throughout the game.

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