What’s Wrong With US?: A Coach’s Blunt Take on the State of American Soccer After a Lifetime on the Touchline
By Bruce Arena, with Steve Kettmann
Harper, 288 pages; $28.99, available today, June 12
When the United States Men’s Soccer team was in trouble and looking for someone to replace Jurgen Klinsmann as head coach, they turned to a familiar face in Bruce Arena.
The winningest coach in US soccer history, Arena was at the helm for the USMNT’s best-ever World Cup performance in 2002 when they made the quarterfinals. It was a natural that he come back and try to get them over the top and see if he can duplicate that magical run and keep building enthusiasm for soccer in this country.
Continue reading BrooklynFans Of Books: Arena Asks “What’s Wrong With US?”
The Yankees began HOPE (Helping Others Persevere and Excel) Week 2018 on Monday afternoon with Manager Aaron Boone, Brett Gardner, Sonny Gray, Didi Gregorius, bench coach Josh Bard, NYCFC Goalkeeper Brad Stuver and the founders of the Muddy Puddles Project, Cindy and Louis Campbell, surprising families that have been affected by pediatric cancer at Mohawk Day Camp.
Continue reading Yankees HOPE Week: The Muddy Puddles Project
New York City Football Club did not take long finding their new leader, as they announced the appointment of Domènec Torrent as Head Coach on Monday afternoon, just hours after Patrick Vieira left the club to take over Nice.
Torrent, former Head Coach of Girona FC and Assistant Coach at Barcelona FC and Bayern Munich, has most recently been Pep Guardiola’s right hand man at sister club Manchester City FC.
Continue reading Torrent Named New NYCFC Head Coach
(Patrick Vieira last Wednesday night when NYCFC played the Red Bulls in the US Open Cup – USA Today Sports)
Patrick Vieira will be departing New York City Football Club after two-plus years as head coach to take over at OGC Nice in France.
City Football Group, which owns Manchester City and NYCFC, announced Vieira will join Nice immediately.
Continue reading Patrick Vieira leaves NYCFC For Nice In France
From now until the end of the season, we will be tracking the progress of the Yankees with their 1998 World Championship team that won 114 games in the regular season.
Through 61 Games:
Continue reading Yankees 1998 Tracker: Game 61
In preparation for the 2018 season, the Staten Island Yankees have invested in improvements to Richmond County Bank Ballpark at St. George
Extended netting has been installed that extends from the pre-existing netting behind home plate to the end of each dugout.
Continue reading SI Yankees Improvements For 2018 Season
The 2018 Lou Carnesecca & Chris Mullin Golf Outing is this Thursday, June 14 at the North Hempstead Country Club and The Village Club of Sands Point on Long Island.
The St. John’s Athletic Development Office has announced that limited spaces are still available.
Continue reading Carnesecca & Mullin Golf Classic This Thursday
From now until the end of the season, we will be tracking the progress of the Yankees with their 1998 World Championship team, which won 114 games in the regular season.
Through 60 Games:
Continue reading Yankees 1998 Tracker: Game 60
(Red Bulls captain and goalkeeper Luis Robles – @NewYorkRedBulls)
The Red Bulls used a second half goal to earn a road point in a 1-1 draw against Columbus Crew SC on Saturday night.
The Red Bulls are now 7-4-2 with 23 points, in fourth place, right behind third-place Columbus, who has 27 points and a record of 7-3-6.
Continue reading Red Bulls, With Robles Back, Tie Columbus
(Atlanta goalkeeper Brad Guzan making one of his many saves on Saturday afternoon – USA Today Sports)
New York City Football Club tied Atlanta United FC, 1-1, on Saturday afternoon at Yankee Stadium, as Atanta goalkeeper Brad Guzan put on a show.
Guzan made nine spectacular saves, with most of them coming in the second half to earn Atlanta a point and keep them in first place in the Eastern Conference.
Continue reading Guzan Earns Point For Atlanta Vs. NYCFC