NYCFC look to bounce back after coach’s lineup moves flop

Maybe New York City FC isn’t as deep as coach Patrick Vieira thought. Their embarrassing 2-1 loss to Real Salt Lake on Wednesday night showed holes, as Vieira tried to get cute with his lineup in the midst of NYCFC’s grueling four-game road trip, leaving five starters on the bench to preserve legs, and give...
Via New York Post
6 days ago

The decisive goal: Vieira heads France to victory

From Virtually unbeatable at the turn of the millennium, France won the FIFA World Cup™ on home soil in 1998, the UEFA EURO title two years later, and claimed a third trophy courtesy of a Patrick Vieira header. The post The decisive goal: Vieira heads France to victory appeared first on
Via The Soccer Daily
23 days ago

What should New York City FC do with Mix Diskerud? He hints at rumored buyout

After months of riding the bench in New York City, it looks like Mix Diskerud may finally be on the way out.The former U.S. national team regular shared a cryptic poem on Instagram hinting that he is not in New York City FC's plans and they would be looking to offload him. The poem is indeed difficult to make sense of, but given that Diskerud's overpriced salary of around $750,000...
Via FOX Sports
February 27, 2017

Analyzing The New Brand Of Defensive Midfielder

Ah, the defensive midfielder. So often misused, so often under-appreciated.Gone are the days of Claude Makélélé and Patrick Vieira, where deep-lying midfielders used their power and pace to dictate the game. The defensive midfielder today is a master of passing and guile, not physicality and brawn.This isn't about bashing Makélélé or Vieira. Both players earned plaudits as...
Via The Sports Quotient
October 01, 2016  |  Discuss

Behind the scenes with NYCFC's Patrick Vieira and Chicago Fire's Veljko Paunovic

Patrick Vieira took over as the New York City FC manager in the winter to great fanfare. Such is the nature of one of the best players of a generation getting his first senior team managerial job.Veljko Paunovic was in the same boat as Vieira, minus the global superstar player part. But he too was taking over an MLS club -- the Chicago Fire -- this season in his first senior team...
Via FOX Sports
April 08, 2016  |  Discuss

Imbula is new Patrick Vieira, says Stoke City forward Shaqiri

Gianelli Imbula's superb start to life in the Premier League football has earned the praise of Stoke City team-mate Xherdan Shaqiri who compared him with Arsenal great Patrick Vieira.The Frenchman helped the team end a run of four league games without a goal against Bournemouth on Saturday, the Potters winning 3-1 on the south coast.Signed from Porto at the end of the January transfer...
Via FOX Sports
February 15, 2016  |  Discuss

NYCFC coach Patrick Vieira nutmegs his own player

It's not the easiest thing in the world to impress Patrick Vieira. The task gets just a little bit harder when the former Arsenal midfielder steps on the training field and starts to show up his own players.New York City FC defender Jason Hernandez learned that lesson the hard way during a training session in Florida on Tuesday. Hernandez closed exactly as he should have during a...
Via FOX Sports
February 09, 2016  |  Discuss

New York City FC Hires Patrick Viera As Coach, Brings Arsenal Legend To MLS

NEW YORK — Former French star Patrick Vieira was hired Monday to coach New York City FC, one week after the Major League Soccer club fired Jason Kreis. He takes over a club that went 10-17-7 for 37 points in its debut season. NYCFC finished eighth in the Eastern Conference. It was in a three-way tie for the second-fewest points, above only Chicago. Vieira signed a three-year contract...
November 09, 2015  |  Discuss

New Patrick Vieira WANTS Arsenal move

According to the Telegraph, Moussa Sissoko is keen to follow his former teammate, Mathieu Debuchy, and join Arsenal, with a deal more likely to happen over the summer due to Arsenal’s focusing on acquiring a center back during the January ... Read More
Via FutnSoccer
December 23, 2014  |  Discuss

Premier League: Gameweek 12 talking points

Wayne Rooney celebrates his late goal against Arsenal Manchester United in smash and grab raid at the Emirates Nigel Winterburn, Martin Keown and Ruud Van Nistelrooy, Patrick Vieira and Roy Keane, Pizzagate; Arsenal against Manchester United is a fixture rich in history. A decade ago it was the pinnacle of English football, a six pointer guaranteed to play a crucial part in the...
November 23, 2014  |  Discuss

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