Daily Archives: September 7, 2016


Vieira hopes NYCFC depth keeps pushing playoff race

by CHRISTIAN ARAOS As New York City FC’s regular season enters its final six matches, head coach Patrick Vieira continues to modify his tactics with little attention paid on its possible impact. NYCFC are first in the Eastern Conference with 44 points in 28 matches. They have yet to clinch a playoff spot but are…

Empire of Soccer: Vieira hopes NYCFC depth keeps pushing playoff race


Frank Lampard has gone from New York City FC outcast to MVP candidate

Frank Lampard and Patrick Vieira assess NYCFC’s continued improvements thus far this season. “Frank Lampard, MVP?” There was a moment earlier this season when “Frank Lampard, credible DP” was looking like a stretch; injury and the symbolically fraught nature of his absence since being signed had seen to that. When New York City FC’s home…

ESPN FC: Frank Lampard has gone from New York City FC outcast to MVP candidate


FC Barcelona opens new office in midtown Manhattan, eyes entry into NWSL

Are the Blaugrana taking a page out of the City Football Group handbook? Yesterday, Ronaldinho and a host of FC Barcelona luminaries christened the opening of the legendary club’s American headquarters on the 20th floor of 250 Park Avenue in Manhattan. NYCFC captain David Villa and Bulgarian legend Hristo Stoichkov, both former Barca forwards, joined…

Hudson River Blue: FC Barcelona opens new office in midtown Manhattan, eyes entry into NWSL


300GATE: An inquiry into the infamous Frank Lampard Day goal discrepancy

After being recognized for 300 career goals last week at Yankee Stadium, fact-checkers pointed out that Lamps really only had 299. They’re wrong, AND HERE’S WHY. We take our maths seriously here at Hudson River Blue. Need proof? Well, for starters, we audit every Yankee Stadium chicken bucket we purchase so as to keep Legends…

Hudson River Blue: 300GATE: An inquiry into the infamous Frank Lampard Day goal discrepancy