NYCFC New Head Coach Domènec Torrent
The story at the beginning of the season is new coach Domènec Torrent. The former Spanish midfielder gained prominence as legendary Spanish coach Pep Guardiola’s assistant at FC Barcelona’s second team in the 2007-08 season.
The two won many trophies together at FC Barcelona, Bayern Munich and Manchester City until 2012.
Latin Players on the NYCFC 2019 Team
Twelve out of the team’s 25 players have a Latin heritage. So it’s about half.
Designated players earn more than the standard salary cap
Alexandru Mitriță #28 is a forward from Romania.
Jesús Medina #19 is a midfielder from Paraguay.
Maximiliano Moralez #10 is a midfielder from Argentina.
Luis Barraza #13 is an American goalkeeper.
Alexander Callens #6 is a defender from Peru.
Sebastien Ibeagha #33 is an American defender.
Rónald Matarrita #22 is a defender from Costa Rica.
Dan Bedoya #21 is a midfielder from Colombia.
Valentín Castellanos #11 is a midfielder from Argentina.
Tony Rocha #15 is an American midfielder.
Juan Pablo Torres #14 is an American midfielder.
Héber #9 is a forward from Brazil.
Good NYCFC Games at Yankee Stadium in 2019
If you are a big NYCFC fan, you already know what you want to see. But if you just want to see one of the better games, these are our picks.
Sun, Mar 10, 2019 ~ NYCFC vs DC United.
Hudson River Derby
Sat, Aug 24, 2019 at 7pm ~ NYCFC vs NY Red Bulls is New York City’s cross-town rivalry. From $38
Hispanic Heritage Night
Sat, Sep 14 at 7pm ~ NYCFC vs San Jose Earthquakes is presented by Goya Foods in honor of Hispanic Heritage Month which begins on September 15. From $33
Last Home Game
Wed, Sep 25, 2019 at 7pm ~ NYCFC vs Atlanta United is Fan Appreciation Night. From $33
NYCFC uses a variable pricing scheme so prices change with demand. Save money by buying your tickets early.
Tickets are available at the stadium and online at www.nycfc.com
1 East 161st St, Bronx, NY 10451, USA
Concourse, The Bronx
It should be noted that Yankee Stadium is a modified soccer field. It’s less than full size to fit in a baseball stadium.