Vieira, on Arsenal: Personality, physicality — “This is what they’re missing”

This Arsenal is not my Arsenal, says club legend Patrick Vieira.
Via CSN Mid-Atlantic
1 day ago  |  Discuss

Why New York City FC will be short-handed vs. Galaxy

New York FC play host to the L.A. Galaxy on Saturday (3 p.m., ESPN) in a matchup of two of MLS’ most star-studded and high-priced rosters. After losing appeals Friday, NYCFC will be without suspended coach Patrick Vieira and defender Maxime Chanot. But NYCFC (10-8-7, 38 points) comes in atop the Eastern Conference, and will...
Via New York Post
4 days ago

NYCFC’s Vieira blames derby loss on RBNY’s Marsch “crying all week”

Patrick Vieira is angry after being embarrassed by the Red Bulls again.
Via CSN Mid-Atlantic
July 24, 2016  |  Discuss

How NYCFC and Patrick Vieira turned things around and made the New York rivalry real

Things were never going to be easy for New York City FC in the early goings. As a brand-new expansion side last year, they would've had to defeat both the odds and history to make the playoffs, which was a longshot that didn't happen.So when they fired highly-touted American coach Jason Kreis after one season — a move widely criticized as premature — and replaced him with Frenchman...
Via FOX Sports
July 23, 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...
November 09, 2015  |  Discuss

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