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MLS Weekend Rewind: Week 3

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With week three all wrapped up, several teams continued to establish themselves as the real deal, while others have fans bracing for the long season ahead in unfulfilling fashion.

New York City FC missed several key opportunities as the Montreal Impact battled from behind at Yankee Stadium en route to a 1-1 draw.

D.C. United vs. NYCFC Community/Site Player Ratings

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We unpack the unpleasantness.

D.C. United was hoping to get some sort of result in a place (Yankee Stadium) they hadn't against a team (New York City FC) opening up a stadium for another team the previous week. But the 4-0 loss showed several different things of concern for fans, perhaps things beyond what could be dismissed as a one-off rout.

D.C. United versus NYCFC lineup: Waiting for Acosta

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Without the diminutive playmaker, United will stick with its opening lineup

D.C. United takes its first and only road trip to New York City this Sunday, going to Yankee Stadium to face off against New York City FC. The Pigeons have a couple of names that you definitely know: Andrea Pirlo, David Villa, and Ethan White, plus a number of lesser known players that they're trying to work into a coherent whole.

Match 15: Philadelphia Union at New York City FC

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Everything you need to know about the Philadelphia Union's match with New York City FC , from previews to reviews and analysis.

Game: New York City FC vs. Philadelphia Union

Date: Saturday, June 18th

Time: 1:00 PM

Venue: Yankee Stadium (Bronx, New York)

Referees: REF: SILVIU PETRESCU, AR1: Gianni Facchini, AR2: Andrew Bigelow, 4TH: Jose Carlos Rivero

Television: The Comcast Network, DirecTV 471, MLS Direct Kick

Streaming: FOX Sports Go, MLS Direct Kick, MLS Live

All time record: In their four meetings, the Union are 2-1-1 against NYCFC.

Match preview: New York City FC vs. Philadelphia Union

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The Union return from hiatus looking to extend their good run of form while simultaneously piling on the misery for New York.

Game: New York City FC vs. Philadelphia Union

Date: Saturday, June 18th

Time: 1:00 PM

Venue: Yankee Stadium (Bronx, New York)

Referees: REF: SILVIU PETRESCU, AR1: Gianni Facchini, AR2: Andrew Bigelow, 4TH: Jose Carlos Rivero

Television: The Comcast Network, DirecTV 471, MLS Direct Kick

Streaming: FOX Sports Go, MLS Direct Kick, MLS Live

All time record: In their four meetings, the Union are 2-1-1 against NYCFC.

Yankee Stadium is killing New York City FC

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There are no two ways about it. New York City FC's meltdown on Sunday against the New York Red Bulls was one of the most embarrassing and least forgivable performances in MLS history.

That NYCFC got blanked 7-0 at home in a derby is shocking enough, but the manner of the team's capitulation only served to compound horrors.

Yankee Stadium is killing New York City FC

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There are no two ways about it. New York City FC's meltdown on Sunday against the New York Red Bulls was one of the most embarrassing and least forgivable performances in MLS history.

That NYCFC got blanked 7-0 at home in a derby is shocking enough, but the manner of the team's capitulation only served to compound horrors.

MLS Weekend Rewind: Week 12

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The New York Red Bulls went into Yankee Stadium and thrashed Hudson River rivals New York City FC on Saturday, whilethe Portland Timbersand Orlando City SC each earned important victories in front of their home fans. Here's a closer look at all of this past weekend's MLS action:

The Philadelphia Union scored a late winner on Friday night to secure a 1-0 win over D.

New York City FC held to draw by 10-man New England [VIDEO]

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New York City FC endured a frustrating day at Yankee Stadium on Saturday, held to a 1-1 Major League Soccer draw by 10-man New England.

City have yet to win in three home games this season, notching two draws and one defeat in a record that head coach Patrick Vieira flatly said wouldn't do.

New York City FC held to draw by 10-man New England [VIDEO]

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New York City FC endured a frustrating day at Yankee Stadium on Saturday, held to a 1-1 Major League Soccer draw by 10-man New England.

City have yet to win in three home games this season, notching two draws and one defeat in a record that head coach Patrick Vieira flatly said wouldn't do.

As fan chants continue, Poku waiting for chance with NYCFC

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NEW YORK – At first, it was nothing more than a faint whisper, as a section of the Yankee Stadium crowd making their opinions known. As the game went on though, the movement gained traction, and by the final moments, there was no mistake about it.

"We want Poku! We want Poku! We want Poku!

Has NYCFC found a home at Columbia University?

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Reports say NYCFC wants to build a soccer stadium at Columbia's athletic complex. PSP writer slash Columbia alum Peter Andrews breaks down the what and why of a possibly huge move for MLS.

Portland Timbers player evaluations vs. New York City FC

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We have complete player evaluations from the Portland Timbers 1 to 0 win over New York City FC back on April 19 on the road. There are rating for all the players that appeared in the match, coaches, opponent, officiating, and a special mark for the club.

MLS attendances for gameweek 2; New York City FC starts out strong

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The attendance figures for gameweek 2 of MLS are in, with New York City FC getting a strong start with an attendance of 43, 507 at Yankee Stadium in its opening home game of the club's history.

Fellow new MLS team Orlando City are still in first place with the biggest attendance of the season thus far.

MLS attendances for gameweek 2; New York City FC starts out strong

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The attendance figures for gameweek 2 of MLS are in, with New York City FC getting a strong start with an attendance of 43, 507 at Yankee Stadium in its opening home game of the club's history.

Fellow new MLS team Orlando City are still in first place with the biggest attendance of the season thus far.

Unique Challenge Awaits Revs in NYC

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FOXBOROUGH, Mass. – For the first time in three years, the Revolution will venture into the unknown when they face expansion side New York City FC on Sunday.

Despite the fact that most MLS newcomers struggle during course of year one, Revolution defender Chris Tierney knows that expansion sides always presents a unique challenge to their opponents especially when it comes to the first-time meeting.

Get Your Calendars Ready

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Get ready to make use of those new calendars.

Weeks afterMLS released the date and opponenteach club's home opener, theRevolution'sfull 2015 regular season schedule was revealed on Wednesday.

The Revolution will kick off their defense of the Eastern Conference crown on Mar.

MLS Going Against Its Own Principles In Rush to Launch NYCFC

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At Monday's press conference,New York City FC (NYCFC), who will begin playing in Major League Soccer (MLS) in 2015, announced they will be housed at Yankee Stadium for three years. This comes less than a year after what seemed like a rushed announcement giving Manchester City FC and the New York Yankees the franchise rights for the second New York team in MLS.

New York City FC Share Details About Converting Yankee Stadium From Baseball to Soccer

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Yankee Stadium. Kids playing sandlot games, stick ball and little league step up to home plate and imagine belting one out of this park. Next year, kids playing soccer will be able to imagine scoring goals in this same place. It's no secret that NYCFC, New York City's newest MLS team, will begin playing here for the 2015 season.

Report: NYCFC close to landing $400 million stadium in Bronx

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By FRANCO PANIZO

New York City FC have their head coach, and soon they could have the location for their soccer-specific stadium.

On the same night that Jason Kreis was officially announced as NYCFC's first head coach, a report from the New York Post surfaced Tuesday that said the club was close to finalizing a deal for a 28,000-seat stadium in the Bronx just south of Yankee Stadium.

NYCFC Looking A Bronx Location For Stadium?

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The search for a stadium in New York City continues for Major League soccer and new expansion club New York City FC.

According to the Wall Street Journal, the club andthe Bronx Parking Development Co.—a nonprofit group that runs five parking garages by the ballpark— are in discussions to demolish a 2,411-space parking garage on East 153rd Street in the Bronx and put a 25,000 to 30,000-seat stadium in its place, according to people involved with the discussions.

New York City FC To Play At Yankee Stadium

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Funny when a politician scooped the league on this one.

New York City major Michael Bloomberg posted on his website on Sunday about how great sports are in the city and he threw in a small little line about a new MLS squad that will kickoff in 2015.

"Yankee Stadium will become the home of the New York City Football Club, the first soccer club in the five boroughs since the 1970s.

Stadium Battle In New York Heating Up

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Yankee Stadium could be a temporary home to New York City FC in 2015. (Photo by Mike Stobe/Getty Images)

The hour, nay, the second that Major League Soccer announced New York City FC last month, the biggest question in my mind 'was where will they play?'. A lot of people had that question on their mind as well.

The team that Garber built: NYCFC is MLS team No. 20

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PSP's Earl Reed runs over the big picture related to the big New York City FC announcement.

Major League Soccer

Major Link Soccer: NYCFC cut Red Bull supporters' ticket allocation by 60 percent

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Matches between these two have been hotly contested, but that intensity might not carry into Yankee stadium for the upcoming fixture.

Seattle

The Reign's upcoming match versus Houston provides both clubs a measuring stick of each team's depth, with the absence of Jess Fishlock and Carli Lloyd respectively.

MLS Week Two: Amarikwa’s goal, Houston’s win, and Yankee Stadium soccer

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Quincy Amarikwa beats Portland from distance, Houston puts five past FC Dallas, and Yankee Stadium means issues for Toronto. Read More

Revs Lose In New York To Remain Winless On The Season

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The New England Revolution dropped their second consecutive game to open the 2015 MLS season, suffering a 2-0 loss to New York City FC on Sunday evening at Yankee Stadium.

NYC FC, playing their inaugural home game, got goals on either side of halftime from David Villa and former Revs Patrick Mullins to claim their first win in MLS.

NYCFC To Spend Three Years In Yankee Stadium

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According to a report in the New York Times, New York City Football Club (NYCFC) will play their first threeMLS seasons at Yankee Stadium, the home field of their co-owners the New York Yankees.

NYCFC begins play in MLS next season and the prospect of them playing three years in a baseball stadium certainly takes the gloss of what was supposed to be one of the premier franchises in MLS.

Report: NYC FC to play first three seasons at Yankee Stadium

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New York City FC will begin play in Major League Soccer in 2015 in a home within the five boroughs, the only problem is it's a temporary home.

The New York Times is reporting that NYC FC will play its first three seasons in MLS at Yankee Stadium, a development that isn't all that big a surprise given the club's struggles to make progress toward a soccer stadium project.

NYCFC To Build Stadium Next To Yankee Stadium

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Reports out of New York With time suggest that a stadium deal has been reached for New York City FC, who will join Major League Soccer in 2015.

According to Gothamist.com, the stadium will be built on a 10-acre plot in the South Bronx. The plot is the same as was rumored back in August, covering three parking lots near Yankee Stadium and the home of GAL Manufacturing, an elevator parts company.

Impressions of Manchester City vs Chelsea at Yankee Stadium

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Yankee Stadium was the venue for a game that seemed somewhat anti-climactic after the epic Champions League Final and long Premier League season. Manchester City defeated Chelsea 5-3 in the match, but the result was overshadowed by last week's announcement of Manchester City's investment in MLS. MCFC's investment in the US domestic game served to heighten excitement around the ground and interest in this match around the country.

One Team In Ireland

Trapattoni names eleven to face Spain

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Giovanni Trapattoni has named his starting eleven for tomorrow night's clash with world champions Spain at Yankee Stadium in New York.

Connor Sammon will partner Robbie Keane in attack.

Everton's Seamus Coleman moves into midfield for the New York clash with Paul McShane slotting into the back four alongside Sean St Ledger, Darren O'Dea and Stephen Kelly.

Depleted Ireland fly to New York for Spain clash

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Giovanni Trapattoni's depleted Ireland squad travelled to New York yesterday for a friendly clash with Spain, minus a number of senior players who have been excused for various reasons.

Marc Wilson (operation), Jon Walters (knee), Aiden McGeady (wedding), Wes Hoolahan (foot), Keiren Westwood (shoulder), Richard Dunne (speaking to clubs about his future), John O'Shea (bereavement) and Glenn Whelan (rest) will not make the trip to play Spain on Tuesday night.

The Rest

NYCFC Notes: Adjusting formations, Pirlo's free kicks and more

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Of the 75 matches that New York City FC has played since its berth in the 2015 season, the contest against D.C. United on March 12 at Yankee Stadium is noteworthy. The 4-0 thrashing of DCU was arguably the top performance in club history.

NYCFC played a 4-3-3 system and created the illusion of large spaces at Yankee Stadium where the pitch appears smaller than many of the greens at Augusta National.

New York City FC visitor’s guide

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A list of do's and don't for the NYCFC fans coming to watch the match

Hi New York City FC fans! Some of you are heading down to Chester this Friday to watch your Pigeons (that's what Wikipedia says the nickname of your team is, and because I couldn't care less what your team is actually called I'll go with it) play the Philadelphia Union, and I thought I would put together a quick guide for some things to do - and to not do - while here.

Revolution vs. NYC FC: Injury Reports

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Charlie Davies is no longer on the Revolution's injury report.

The New England Revolution are completely healthy ahead of their trip to Yankee Stadium, according to the team's most recent injury report.

The Revs were forced to do without Charlie Davies last weekend, who was nursing a mild hamstring sprain.

What if PPL Park had been built in Wilmington?

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Following on from Matt Reppert and Barry Evans' fantastic articles considering the What If's of PPL Park being built at the Sports Complex in Philadelphia and Camden Riverfront, I wonder what if it was built down in Delaware.For starters, it probably wouldn't be called "PPL" Park.

Location:

The most obvious location would be at the Wilmington Riverfront, near where the Carolina League Wilmington Blue Rocks play baseball.

Spain Break Irish Resistance in Yankee Stadium

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Though the result may have been a foregone conclusion for most, the Republic of Ireland put in one of their finer displays under Giovanni Trapattoni in last nights friendly in the New York stadium last night against reigning European and World Champions Spain.

Second-half goals from Roberto Soldado and Juan Mata broke the Irish resistance and although it was just a friendly Trap's men put it up to Spain unlike their previous encounter almost a year to the day when they went down 4-0 in the Euro's.

Winners Announced for Tickets to Chelsea-Manchester City Game at Yankee Stadium

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Earlier this week, we ran a contest to give away two pairs of free tickets to next weekend's friendly between Chelsea and Manchester City at Yankee Stadium in New York City.

We received a ton of entries, and last night we went ahead and selected two of the contestants at random who correctly answered the two questions.

Galliani: “A Deal For Kaká Is Almost Impossible”

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Of the sideshows of the Real Madrid v AC Milan match at Yankee Stadium on Wednesday night, was the ongoing transfer talks between the two clubs over the future of Kaka.

By all accounts there was a face to face meeting between the directors of both clubs in New York on Wednesday.

After those meetings, Milan's CEO Adriano Galliani, did his best to damper any hopes that AC Milan fans had of their favorite son returning to the Rossoneri.