The past year offered Claudio Reyna a few spare seconds here and there to contemplate this day. Reyna spent most of his time working with coach Jason Kreis to build New York City FC from scratch, but there were times when he could allow his mind to drift to the point where all the elements found their proper places and his team took the field at Yankee Stadium.
Last year in a sentence: Jason Kreis and Claudio Reyna spent last season laying the groundwork for the club's debut and the Expansion Draft in December.
Offseason in a sentence: NYCFC lurched from snafu to snafu on its way to constructing its roster for the upcoming season.
(as of March 3)
Notable signings: Javier Calle (loan from Independiente Medellin/Colombia)...
New York City director of football Claudio Reyna does not expect Frank Lampard to get a hard time from the fans when he finally arrives in the Big Apple.
Lampard was expected to join Manchester City's sister club in January, but he will now remain at the Etihad until the summer after City decided to keep hold of him.
That decision, which has left David Villa as the MLS newcomers...
With its launch just a year away, MLS team New York City FC have launched a campaign to allow soccer fans to vote on the badge the club should wear.
Created by designer Rafael Esquer and chosen by the club, the two crests will be the team’s identity. The winning crest will be unveiled on March 20.
Both badges feature the Gotham typeface, while the navy blue, white and orange colors...