Archive for March 2016

New York City FC 4 Fire 3 - recap and ratings

New York City FC 4 Fire 3 - recap and ratings
The 2016 season is off to an inauspicious start following a successful preseason that fostered some positive sentiment. A questionable goalkeeping change and an even more dubious team defensive performance left the Fire with a loss to another side attempting to recoup from a disastrous 2015. Former Crew goalkeeper Matt Lampson was given the nod... Read more »

Fire v New York City FC match preview, MLS season picks

The first match for yet another new regime is upon us and the Fire are in need of a good start. The team has compiled a 1-7-4 record in the month of March over the last three seasons combined and that can’t be repeated this year with 5 of the first 7 contests at home.... Read more »

Fire notebook - Alvarez signs, Dutch connection, new signings, and more

As expected, the Fire have announced that Arturo Alvarez has signed with the club. The MLS veteran played well enough during his preseason trial to pick up a one year deal with an option for 2017. He should compete for a spot at right midfield come Sunday. Double Dutch The Fire have been busy with... Read more »

Fire notebook - roster adds, starting goalkeeper, and more

The annual Fire Kickoff Luncheon is the final signal that the season is upon us. New York City FC will visit Toyota Park on Sunday at 1pm and the Fire are still looking to add players. MLS roster/budget compliance regulations take effect today but General Manager Nelson Rodriguez says the team is currently in good... Read more »