NEW YORK CITY -- Thanks high-profile signings such as Frank Lampard and David Villa, New York City F.C. is beginning to look like the new "Evil Empire" of MLS. Co-owned by English Premier League champion, Manchester City and the 27-time World Series champion New York Yankees, New York City F.C. is flush with money, an enviable venue to play in (Yankee Stadium) and a front office set on making the
SEATTLE -- The much-ballyhooed début of Clint Dempsey for the Seattle Sounders came in front of the 3rd largest crowd in all of soccer, was a game full of harsh tackles, a knee to the head, pushing, and shoving. The Sounders rewarded their raucous fans with a thrilling 1-0 victory over hated rivals Portland Timbers. In the 60th minute a well-placed free kick from Mauro Rosales’ found Eddie Johnson who
With its peculiar and sometimes obstruct schedule, MLS now finds itself two-thirds through its season while the English Premier League and many of the world’s other top tiers are just blowing the dust off of their respective leagues and get things underway. There have been many dramatic storylines so far in the MLS this year, from the league’s proverbial golden boy in Landon Donovan who seemingly flirting with retirement before
Welcome to the debut of The Inscriber : Digital Magazine’s new daily/weekend news roundup, The Byline Report, which is a contemplation of news events that are current and relevant. Short and sweet, The Byline Report will touch upon events with a blurb of facts and information, along with a dash of snarkiness and opinion. Without further adieu, here are the new events from July 29 – August 3, that are making headlines now.