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PATRICK VIEIRA RUMORS

Is NYCFC showing Mix Diskerud the door? (Photo)

Diskerud made just nine starts during the 2016 season under Patrick Vieira.
Via CSN Mid-Atlantic
1 hour ago

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

Vieira: Lampard not fit for Chicago

New York City FC will have to go five games without Frank Lampard as they get ready to play the Chicago Fire for the second time this season at Yankee Stadium. It’s only been a month since NYCFC opened their MLS campaign with a 4-3 away win at Toyota Park. Since the seven-goal thriller, both sides have played three matches this season only to find themselves once again level...
Via The Sports Journal
April 10, 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

What to Make of NYCFC’s Formation Moving Forward?

Much has been made recently about NYCFC and their new 3-4-3 formation.  The Cityzens used a 4-3-3 in the team’s season opener, a win against the Chicago Fire.  Some may wonder, after winning the first game of the season, why would a club alter its formation?  However, that is exactly what manager Patrick Vieira has chosen to do. The formation weakens the back line but clogs...
Via The Sports Journal
March 19, 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...
Via NESN.com
November 09, 2015  |  Discuss

Vieira set for Newcastle talks over vacancy, according to reports

Patrick Vieira will hold talks with Newcastle United early next week over the managerial vacancy at St James' Park, Sky sources understand. Vieira is currently on the staff at Manchester City as an elite development coach but he is on a contract that is up for renewal this summer. Steve McClaren has been the bookmakers' favorite to take over from interim boss John Carver, who guided...
Via FOX Sports
May 31, 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
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