Daily Archives: October 21, 2016


Diego Martinez fined for obscene language, cleared of homophobic accusations

by CHRISTIAN ARAOS New York City FC defender Diego Martinez has been cleared of an accusation of using homophobic language during last Sunday’s match against D.C. United. MLS has fined Martinez an undisclosed amount for using obscene language during the match. Martinez had been accused of directing a homophobic slur at a ball kid by…

Empire of Soccer: Diego Martinez fined for obscene language, cleared of homophobic accusations


New York City FC to compete in preseason Desert Diamond Cup this February in Arizona

The Blues join five other MLS clubs for the warmup tournament, including the Red Bulls. Today, Major League Soccer and Premier Development League side FC Tucson announced a slate of preseason events coming to the southwest in February, and New York City FC will be along for the ride. The sixth edition of the Desert…

Hudson River Blue: New York City FC to compete in preseason Desert Diamond Cup this February in Arizona


S2E27: "if you DC something D-say NOTHING"

Welcome back blue yorquinos! ​This week it’s a teeny tiny mini-pod because the less time spent discussing the flaccid and flummoxed efforts of last weekend, the better. Trey and Jake do a little damage assessment on a hobbled NYCFC, deconstruct cryptic tweets, and jaw suits and ties. Then: Columbus at home is ours to lose.…

Blue Balls Podcast: S2E27: “if you DC something D-say NOTHING”