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New York City Football Club Unveils Inaugural Jersey

by Aniello Devita

Aniello DeVita/WFUV Sports

Photo: (left to right) NYCFC Director of Football Operations Claudio Reyna, NYCFC Chief Business Officer Tim Pernetti, Spanish footballer and NYCFC's first player in team history David Villa, and President and CEO of Etihad Airways James Hogan. 

New York City Football Club has launched the first jersey in the franchise's history for their inaugural season that will kickoff on March 15, 2015 at Yankee Stadium. The jersey is in City Blue and resembles that of Manchester City's in England. The back neck tie has "New York City FC" written on it in Subway-inspired Helvetica wordmark. NYCFC's badge is inspired by the old New York City subway token, and was chosen by over 100,000 fans. The bottom corner of the jersey displays an inaugral season patch inspired by classic subway mosaics seen throughout underground stations in New York City.

Soccer Takes Over New York

by Jake Kring-Schreifels

Flickr| ShapeThings

 

For a moment, on a wet, cold, and blustery Memorial Saturday in the Bronx, Yankee Stadium became a soccer haven. For a moment, there were more international stars on the field than there are on the Yankees active roster. For a moment, two different shades of blue had priority over pinstripes and a diamond turned into a pitch (not referring to a thrown baseball). For a moment.