Yangel Herrera – Manchester City’s Diamond In The Rough

Manchester City made a surprise signing on transfer deadline day when they completed the signing of midfielder Yangel Clemente Herrera Ravelo from Atletico Venezuela. The 19-year-old defensive midfielder slipped under the radar of many and he was immediately sent out on loan to New York City. Herrera is currently starring for Venezuela in the South American Youth[…]

Why Ageing Superstars Can No Longer Consider The MLS As An Easy retirement Plan

It is hard to tell if attitudes towards soccer are changing or not. The game, obviously known more widely as football, has been the subject of ridicule and dismissal both in and out of America for a number of years. On the surface, it may look like that it hasn’t developed in any way at[…]

SUMMER OF RECOGNITION FOR MAJOR LEAGUE SOCCER

A banner unfolds in the Red Bull Arena as the 3rd New York derby gets underway. ‘City Retirement Home’ it reads with two caricatures adorning the fabric. One is Frank Lampard, the other is new recruit Andrea Pirlo who start for expansion team New York City FC. Whilst it produces a good chuckle, it’s easy[…]