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  1. Frank Lampard set to join Manchester City before joining New York...

    ESPN staff

    Frank Lampard is set to join Manchester City before joining their sister club, MLS expansion franchise New York City FC, in 2015, according to multiple reports. - Worrall: Lampard talk no drama for Chelsea fans - NYCFC chief vows 'beautiful football...

    Story | Conversation | August 01, 2014
  2. Phil Jones, the closer of Old Trafford

    Musa Okwonga

    In football, the concept of "big-game players" is a familiar one. In baseball, they call them "clutch". One of baseball's most clutch players of all time, the New York Yankees' Mariano Rivera, has just retired, amid much reverence. And rightly so...

    Blog | September 26, 2013
  3. NYC FC hires ousted former Rutgers AD Tim Pernetti

    Associated Press

    MLS news

    Story | Conversation | September 09, 2013
  4. Alabama Crimson Tide looking like UCLA Bruins basketball under Jo...

    Chris Low

    Alabama's current run under Nick Saban has turned the Crimson Tide into what UCLA basketball was under John Wooden.

    Story | Conversation | August 19, 2013
  5. David Beckham visits Miami for MLS franchise investment

    ESPN staff

    David Beckham visited Miami on Saturday to view the city's sports facilities as he looks into the idea of investing in a new Major League Soccer team.

    Story | Conversation | June 02, 2013
  6. The Yankees and MLS are strange bedfellows

    Jim Caple

    So the Yankees are helping to bring a new MLS team to New York City? Oh boy! It won't be easy, but it might be hilariously fascinating. Here's what to expect.

    Story | Conversation | May 29, 2013
  7. How the MLS can truly Americanize soccer

    Steve Etheridge

    Earlier this week, Major League Soccer announced plans for its 20th expansion team, a New York City football club with an imaginative name: New York City Football Club. It will be the city's first team not based on an energy drink, and it will b...

    Blog | May 23, 2013
  8. Ex-U.S. player Claudio Reyna to direct new NYC FC

    ESPNFC.com news services

    Manchester City named former U.S. national team player and City captain Claudio Reyna as the new director of football at New York City FC.

    Story | Conversation | May 22, 2013
  9. Claudio Reyna at home in new NYC FC gig

    Roger Bennett

    Twenty-four hours in, and New York City FC has its employee number one. Enter Claudio Reyna, the club's freshly minted Director of Football, who was introduced this morning on stage at P.S. 72 in East Harlem. Reyna was perched pensively at the end...

    Blog | May 22, 2013
  10. Claudio Reyna excited for New York City FC start

    Roger Bennett

    Twenty-four hours in, and New York City FC has its employee number one. Enter Claudio Reyna, the club's freshly minted Director of Football, who was introduced this morning on stage at P.S. 72 in East Harlem. Reyna was perched pensively at the end o...

    Blog | May 22, 2013
  11. Manchester City's Soriano envisions 'beautiful football' in NYC

    Roger Bennett

    Things are hectic at MLS headquarters off New York's Fifth Avenue. David Beckham hectic. A giant step and repeat banner branded with images of MLS, Manchester City and New York Yankees logos, U.S. Soccer's latest brand bedfellows, is being shuttled a...

    Blog | May 21, 2013
  12. Yankees to co-own soccer team

    Andrew Marchand

    The New York Yankees are going into the soccer business. The Yankees are partnering with Manchester City to own Major League Soccer's 20th team, an expansion franchise, which will be called New York City Football Club and plans to start play in th...

    Blog | May 21, 2013
  13. Man City, Yankees to co-own MLS franchise in New York

    ESPN news services

    Manchester City and the New York Yankees have formed agreed to purchase an expansion franchise in Major League Soccer.

    Story | Conversation | May 21, 2013
  14. It's settled: Where The Wave first started

    Doug Williams

    The Guardian newspaper in Great Britain once opened up its online "Notes and Queries" feature to allow readers to make their claims as to when fans first did The Wave at a sports event. The answers: • At the World Cup in Mexico in 1986. ...

    Blog | February 27, 2013
  15. Soccer: Football's fight for the hearts and minds of fans in the ...

    Roger Bennett

    Top European clubs aren't just playing meaningless exhibitions here in the U.S. this summer. They're locked in a battle for the hearts and minds of American fans, writes Roger Bennett.

    Story | Conversation | July 28, 2011
  16. U.S. 2022 World Cup Bid Falls Short; Source: Yanks Open To Improv...

    AP Photo/Anja Niedringhaus Russia, Qatar To Host World Cups The tiny desert nation of Qatar beat out the United States as the 2022 World Cup host, with FIFA brushing aside doubts about blistering heat to bring soccer's showcase event for the fir...

    Blog | December 02, 2010