NYCFC New York City Football Club 2018

NYCFC plays the 2nd leg of an Eastern Conference Semi Final game against Atlanta in Atlanta on Sunday, November 11, 2018 at 5 pm. We lost 3-1 so that’s it until next year.

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NYCFC ( New York City Football Club) plays Major League Soccer on a modified field at Yankee Stadium in The Bronx. The “Bronx Blues” are owned by England’s Manchester City.


NYCFC Supporters Club

The Third Rail is NYCFC’s biggest supporters club.

NYCFC Rivals

NYC’s main rivals are the New York Red Bulls.

NYCFC 2018

This season NYCFC plays Major League Soccer, the U.S. Open Cup, and the Suncoast Invitational.

Sporting Director

Claudio Reyna

Argentine-American legend Claudio Reyna remains Sporting Director. Reyna was one of the greatest soccer players ever to come from the United States. He learned to play soccer from his Argentine father. Reyna was an award-winning college champion and played professionally in the German Bundesliga and the English Premier League. Reyna finished his career as captain of the U.S. Men’s National Team in 2006, and of the New York Red Bulls in 2008.

Latin Defenders

Alexander Callens (#6)

Alexander Callens (#6) is a 25-year old from Callao, Peru. He was NYCFC’s 2017 Defensive Player of the Year. He came from CD Numancia in Spain’s Segunda Division.

Cedric Hountondji (#5)

Cedric Hountondji (#5) is a 24-year old defender from Benin. He came from Gazelec Ajaccio in French Ligue 2.

Ronald Matarrita

Ronald Matarrita is a 23-year old defender from Alajuela, Costa Rica. He came from Alajuelense in Cost Rica.

Latin Midfielders

Yangel Herrera (#30)

Yangel Herrera (#30) is a 20-year old center midfielder from La Guaira, Venezuela. He came from Atlético Venezuela.

Jesus Medina (#19)

Jesus Medina (#19) is a 21 year old midfielder from Asunción, Paraguay. He is a designated player who came up through Paraguayan national teams.

Maximiliano Moralez (#10)

Maximiliano Moralez (#10) is a 31 year old midfielder from Granadero Baigorria, Argentina. He comes from Club Leon in Mexico and before that Atalanta in Italian Serie A, and Velez Sarsfield in Argentina.

Ebenezer Ofori (#12)

Ebenezer Ofori (#12) is a 22 year old midfielder from Kumasi, Ghana. He comes from VfB Stuttgart in Bundesliga.

Rodney Wallace

Rodney Wallace is a 30-year old midfielder from San Jose, Costa Rica. He came from Sport Recife in Brazil.

Latin Forwards

David Villa (#7)

David Villa (#7) is a Spanish international from Langreo, Spain. He came from Atlético Madrid and before that FC Barcelona. He was part of the legendary Spanish team in the 2010 World Cup in South Africa. @Guaje7Villa


Domènec Torrent Font

Domènec Torrent Font is a Spaniard from Girona, Catalonia who worked with coaching legend Pep Guardiola at FC Barcelona in Spain, Bayern Münich in Germany, and Manchester City in England.

Manchester City is NYCFC’s majority owner and they just won the English Premier League and League Cup in 2017-2018.

NYCFC 2018 Schedule

March 2018

  • Sporting KC 0 – 2 New York City (Season Opener) on Sunday, March 4
  • New York City 2 – 1 LA Galaxy (Home Opener) on Sunday, March 11
  • New York City 2 – 0 Orlando City on Saturday, March 17
  • New England 2 – 2 New York City on March 24

SJ Earthquakes 1 – 2 New York City
Saturday, March 31 at 8 pm ET

April 2018

New York City 4 – 0 Real Salt Lake
Yankee Stadium
Wednesday, April 11
Goals by Tajouri 12′, Moralez 30′, Berget 41′ and Ofori 70′

Atlanta United 2 – 2 New York City
Sunday, April 15
Goals by David Villa at 38′ and A. Ring at 73′.

Portland Timbers 3 – 0 New York City
Sunday, April 22
New York dominated the game, but lost.

New York City 3 – 1 Dallas
Yankee Stadium
Sunday, April 29 at 6 pm
NYC won with goals from J. Medina and two by David Villa.

May 2018

New York Red Bulls 4 – 0 NYC
Red Bull Arena in Harrison, New Jersey (Newark)
Saturday, May 5 at 1:55 pm
NYCFC played an embarrassing collapse of a game.

NYC 4 – 0 Colorado Rapids
Yankee Stadium, The Bronx
Saturday, May 19 at 1 pm
(Captain Armband to first 10,000 fans)

June 2018

NYC 3 – 0 Orlando City
Yankee Stadium, The Bronx
Saturday, June 2 at 7:30 pm

NYC 1 – 1 Atlanta United
Yankee Stadium, The Bronx
Saturday, June 9 at 12:30 pm

NYC 2 – 1 Toronto
Yankee Stadium, The Bronx
Sunday, June 24 at 5 pm

July 2018

NYC 1 – 0 New York Red Bulls

(New York Derby)
Yankee Stadium, Concourse, The Bronx
Sunday, July 8 at 7 pm

NYC 3 – 0 Montreal Impact

Yankee Stadium, Concourse, The Bronx
Wednesday, July 11 at 7 pm
(Borough Patch to first 10,000 fans)

Medina, Matarrita and Lewis scored. NYCFC dominated corners and shots on goal.

NYC 2 – 0 Columbus Crew

Yankee Stadium, Concourse, The Bronx
Saturday, July 14 at 7 pm

Late in a scoreless game, Medina scored the winner and Tinnerholm added one in the last minute.

August 2018

NYC 2 – 2 Vancouver Whitecaps

Yankee Stadium, Concourse, The Bronx
Saturday, August 4 at 8 pm

Medina and Castellanos both found the net in this game that NYC dominated, but couldn’t win.

NYC 1 – 1 New York Red Bulls

Yankee Stadium, Concourse, The Bronx
Wednesday, August 22 at 7 pm
(Borough Patch to first 10,000 fans)

David Villa put the equalizer on the scoreboard, but it wasn’t enough.

September 2018

NYC vs New England Revolution

Yankee Stadium, Concourse, The Bronx
Wednesday, September 5 at 7 pm

NYC vs DC United

Yankee Stadium, Concourse, The Bronx
Saturday, September 8 at 3:30 pm
Hispanic Heritage Day presented by Goya

NYC vs Chicago Fire

Yankee Stadium, Concourse, The Bronx
Wednesday, September 26 at 7 pm
(Borough Patch to first 10,000 fans)

October 2018

NYC vs Philadelphia Union

Yankee Stadium, Concourse, The Bronx
Sunday, October 28 at 4:30 pm

NYCFC 2017

2017 NYCFC Playoffs

NYCFC secured its direct place in the MLS Cup Playoffs with a draw against the Columbus Crew on the very last game of the season.

NYCFC made it to the Conference Semi-Finals before bowing out to the Columbus Crew 4-3 on aggregate.

2017 NYCFC Regular Season

NYCFC finished the regular season in second place in the Eastern Conference with 57 points to the leader Toronto’s 69.

The story of the year is the second coming of age of Spanish international David Villa. He is the exception that proves the rule that late career European stars don’t work out so well in the MLS. Villa has been impressive in play and in team leadership. He was the league’s #2 scorer.

Italian international midfielder Andrea Pirlo (@Pirlo_official) retired at the end of the season.

NYCFC 2016

In 2016, New York City placed second in the MLS Eastern Conference, just one game behind arch-rivals, the New York Red Bulls.

In the MLS Cup Conference Semi-Finals, New York City suffered an embarrassing 0-7 loss to Toronto.

NYCFC 2015

The team’s first year was unremarkable. It was marked by controversy over the much-delayed arrival of designated players and the challenge of fitting late-career European stars into an American team during midseason of the team’s first year.

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