Queens’ own Timothy Weah made his first career start for Paris St. Germain on Saturday. And the 18-year-old very nearly notched an assist after he stripped a defender in the opponent’s box and passed back to a trailing teammate who flubbed the shot. Weah is the son of former Ballon d’Or winner and current Liberian… Continue reading He Started in QNS, Now He Starts for PSG
Whenever Atletico Madrid win a trophy, supporters head to the Plaza de Neptuno on the Paseo del Prado to celebrate (meanwhile Real Madrid fans congregate at the nearby Plaza de Cibeles). Well Atletico won the Europa League again yesterday afternoon and here’s the only Neptune I know of in NYC: It’s a piece of street… Continue reading ¡Al Neptuno! in Williamsburg, Brooklyn
A few days after FC St. Pauli NYC donated more than $1,500 to the Immigrant Defense Project — a fundraiser you can read about here on this website — the leaders of the socially conscious supporters’ group exchanged emails with Soccer In NYC about their efforts to promote social justice in the name of their favorite… Continue reading ‘Say It Loud, Say It Clear: Assholes Are Not Welcome Here’ — An Interview With FC St. Pauli NYC
For millions of millennials, Mother’s Day marks an annual May migration to full fridges and landscaped lawns; to garages packed with beat-up bicycles and living rooms lined with embarrassing photos; and, of course, to familiar bedrooms crammed with childhood collectibles, objects useless and almost-forgotten but, upon consideration, far too special to discard. Here in New… Continue reading We struck the MetroStars Memorabilia Motherlode on Mother’s Day
Most professional soccer clubs encrust themselves in a thick, corporate veneer — the pursuit of “neutrality” their guiding principle. But FC St. Pauli is different. The club, which competes in the 2. Bundesliga, is regarded for its commitment to social justice, inclusion and progressive values. It may be the most socially conscious soccer club in the… Continue reading FC St. Pauli NYC’s Immigrants’ Rights Fundraiser Upholds the Inclusive Spirit of the Main Club
Mpande Simelane is a true ambassador for New York City soccer. He’s a man who understands soccer’s power for uniting people and he has his finger on the pulse of the city’s soccer scene. Every Monday night, you can catch him pacing the sidelines at Brooklyn Bridge Park’s Pier 5, where he oversees the NY… Continue reading Meet the NYC Soccer Ambassador For Whom Football Is Therapy, Passion and Profession
The city’s most beautiful soccer fields are floating atop the East River at Brooklyn Bridge Park’s Pier 5. They’re also the chilliest.