Take Me Out To The (Soccer) Ball Game

New York Yankees

It’s time to face the music, America: Soccer is taking over. I’m sitting in the press box at Yankee Stadium in the Bronx, New York, and I’m staring at a sold-out venue.

The majority of the fans are wearing red today, and the cheers are not being directed at the team this place calls home.


Today, they are mostly cheering for Liverpool Football Club.


New York City FC Roster – NYCFC Squad Players & Transfers

NYCFC Roster Squad David VillaNew York City FC Roster – NYCFC Squad Players & Transfers


Goalkeepers: Josh Saunders, Ryan Meara, Eirik Johansen
Defenders: Jeb Brovsky, Kwame Watson-Siriboe, Jason Hernandez, George John, Chris Wingert, Josh Williams, Shay Facey, RJ Allen, Andoni Iraola, Angelino, Jefferson Mena
Midfielders: Frank Lampard, Andrea Pirlo, Andrew Jacobson, Mix Diskerud, Ned Grabavoy, Mehdi Ballouchy, Thomas McNamara, Sebastian Velasquez, Connor Brandt, Javier Calle, Kwadwo Poku, Pablo Alvarez
Forwards: David Villa, Patrick Mullins, Tony Taylor, Adam Nemec, Khiry Shelton

Coach: Jason Kreis
Stadium: Yankee Stadium

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David Moyes Sacked | 5 Reasons Why Manchester United Fired Him

David Moyes Sacked

David Moyes watched by Grim Reaper in last match as United manager vs Everton. Photo: Reuters

David Moyes SACKED by Manchester United

5 Reasons Why:

#1. The 2-0 loss to Everton. The humiliating defeat to his former club proved why David Moyes was incapable of managing a club of United’s stature. It was apparent from minute one that Moyes’ style is to react to the opponent in an effort to contain them. “Let’s try not to lose,” instead of, “Let’s go out there and win!” It’s a defensive-minded approach suited to mid-table teams not capable of standing toe-to-toe with the top clubs.

In contrast, Roberto Martinez has a courageous, positive approach – a trait that distinguishes good managers from champions. (more…)

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