2015 New York City FC season

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New York City FC
2015 season
Chairman Ferran Soriano
Manager Jason Kreis
Stadium Yankee Stadium
Major League Soccer Conference: 8th
Overall: 17th
MLS Cup Playoffs Did not qualify
US Open Cup Fourth round
Top goalscorer David Villa (18)
Highest home attendance 48,047
(June 28 vs. RBNY)
Lowest home attendance 20,461
(Apr 16 vs. Philadelphia)
Average home league attendance 29,016
Home colors
Away colors

The 2015 New York City FC season is the club's first season of existence, their first season in the top tier of American soccer, and their first season in Major League Soccer. New York City FC plays their home games at Yankee Stadium in the New York City borough of The Bronx.

Background[edit]

MLS commissioner Don Garber announced the league's intent to award a second team in the New York area in 2010, with the new team originally aimed to begin operations by 2013.[1] Initially, the league held talks with New York Mets owner Fred Wilpon about a second NY club and with owners of the rebooted New York Cosmos.[2] The Wilpons' interest in MLS reportedly faded following the family's losses in the Madoff investment scandal,[3] while the Cosmos began playing in the second-tier North American Soccer League in 2013.[4]

Garber had previously cultivated an interest in acquiring investment from a major European soccer team to be owners of a future franchise, and in December 2008, he announced a bid for a Miami expansion team led by FC Barcelona that was to begin play in 2010,[5] though the bid eventually fell through[6] (Garber also briefly discussed Barcelona investing in a New York franchise before moving the focus to Miami[7]).

But when Ferran Soriano, Barcelona's vice president at the time of the Miami bid, was appointed Manchester City CEO in August 2012, Garber reached out to him about a New York City team.[7] In December 2012, unnamed sources told the media that Manchester City were close to being announced as the new owners of the 20th team of MLS, and the brand name "New York City Football Club" was trademarked, although the club quickly denied the report.[8] However, Garber announced in March 2013 that he was almost ready to unveil the new expansion team,[9]

New York City Football Club, LLC was registered with the New York State Department on May 7, 2013,[10] and on May 21 the team was officially announced as the 20th Major League Soccer franchise.[11]

The team announced an English-language radio deal with WFAN on October 3, 2013.[12]

Non-competitive[edit]

Pre-season[edit]

Manchester training camp[edit]

N.B. The friendly against St Mirren deemed the club's first ever match according to the club itself.[13]

Carolina Challenge Cup[edit]

Team Pld W D L GF GA GD Pts
Houston Dynamo 3 2 0 1 5 2 3 6
New York City FC 3 1 1 1 5 3 2 4
Charleston Battery 3 1 1 1 2 4 -2 4
Orlando City 3 0 2 1 2 5 -2 2

Post-season[edit]

Puerto Rico tour[edit]

Competitions[edit]

Major League Soccer[edit]

League tables[edit]

Eastern Conference[edit]
Pos Team Pld W L T GF GA GD Pts Qualification
6 Toronto FC 34 15 15 4 58 58 0 49 Knockout round
7 Orlando City SC 34 12 14 8 46 56 −10 44
8 New York City FC 34 10 17 7 49 58 −9 37
9 Philadelphia Union 34 10 17 7 42 55 −13 37
10 Chicago Fire 34 8 20 6 43 58 −15 30
Source: MLS
Rules for classification: 1) points; 2) total wins; 3) total goal differential; 4) total goals scored; 5) disciplinary points; 6) away goals scored; 7) away goal differential; 8) home goals scored; 9) home goal differential; 10) coin toss or drawing of lots
Overall[edit]
Pos Team Pld W L T GF GA GD Pts Qualification[a]
15 Houston Dynamo 34 11 14 9 42 49 −7 42
16 Real Salt Lake 34 11 15 8 38 48 −10 41
17 New York City FC 34 10 17 7 49 58 −9 37
18 Philadelphia Union 34 10 17 7 42 55 −13 37
19 Colorado Rapids 34 9 15 10 33 43 −10 37
Source: MLS
Rules for classification: 1) points; 2) total wins; 3) total goal differential; 4) total goals scored; 5) disciplinary points; 6) away goals scored; 7) away goal differential; 8) home goals scored; 9) home goal differential; 10) coin toss or drawing of lots
Notes:
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Results summary[edit]

Overall Home Away
Pld W D L GF GA GD Pts W D L GF GA GD W D L GF GA GD
34 10 7 17 47 53  −6 37 6 4 7 31 28  +3 4 3 10 16 25  −9

Last updated: October 2, 2015.
Source: MLS

Results by matchday[edit]

Round 1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 11 12 13 14 15 16 17 18 19 20 21 22 23 24 25 26 27 28 29 30 31 32 33 34
Ground A H A H A H H A H A H A H A H A H A H A H H A H A A H A H H A A A H
Result D W D L L D L L L L D L D W W W L W D L W L L W D L L L W W W L L L

Last updated: October 25, 2015.
Source: MLS
Ground: A = Away; H = Home. Result: D = Draw; L = Loss; W = Win; P = Postponed.

Matches[edit]

U.S. Open Cup[edit]

New York City FC entered the 2015 Lamar Hunt U.S. Open Cup with all other Major League Soccer teams in the fourth round.[14]

Squad information[edit]

As of August 4, 2015[15]
Squad No. Name Nationality Position(s) Since Date of Birth (Age) Signed from Games Played Goals Scored
Goalkeepers
12 Josh Saunders Puerto Rico GK 2014 (1981-03-02) March 2, 1981 (age 36) United States Real Salt Lake 33 0
18 Ryan Meara United States GK 2014 (1990-11-15) November 15, 1990 (age 26) United States New York Red Bulls (loan) 1 0
25 Eirik Johansen Norway GK 2015 (1992-07-12) July 12, 1992 (age 25) England Manchester City 0 0
Defenders
2 Jason Hernandez United States CB 2014 (1983-08-23) August 23, 1983 (age 34) United States San Jose Earthquakes 27 0
3 Kwame Watson-Siriboe United States RB / CB 2014 (1986-11-13) November 13, 1986 (age 30) United States Real Salt Lake 12 1
5 Jeb Brovsky United States RB 2014 (1988-12-03) December 3, 1988 (age 28) Canada Montreal Impact 16 0
6 George John United States CB 2014 (1987-03-20) March 20, 1987 (age 30) United States FC Dallas 0 0
17 Chris Wingert United States LB 2014 (1982-06-16) June 16, 1982 (age 35) United States Real Salt Lake 28 0
24 Shay Facey England CB/RB 2015 (1995-01-07) January 7, 1995 (age 22) England Manchester City (loan) 24 0
69 Angeliño Spain LB 2015 (1997-01-04) January 4, 1997 (age 20) England Manchester City (loan) 14 0
51 Andoni Iraola Spain RB 2015 (1982-06-22) June 22, 1982 (age 35) Spain Athletic Bilbao 9 0
27 R. J. Allen United States RB 2015 (1990-04-17) April 17, 1990 (age 27) None 15 0
Midfielders
4 Andrew Jacobson United States CM / AM 2014 (1989-09-25) September 25, 1989 (age 28) Norway Stabæk 34 1
8 Frank Lampard England MF 2015 (1978-06-20) June 20, 1978 (age 39) England Manchester City 10 3
10 Mix Diskerud United States CM 2015 (1990-10-02) October 2, 1990 (age 27) Norway Rosenborg 28 3
11 Ned Grabavoy United States LM 2014 (1983-07-01) July 1, 1983 (age 34) United States Real Salt Lake 27 2
21 Andrea Pirlo Italy MF 2015 (1979-05-19) May 19, 1979 (age 38) Italy Juventus 13 0
15 Tommy McNamara United States AM 2014 (1991-02-06) February 6, 1991 (age 26) United States Chivas USA 19 5
16 Connor Brandt United States MF 2015 (1992-09-15) September 15, 1992 (age 25) United States FC Tucson 1 0
20 Mehdi Ballouchy Morocco LM 2014 (1983-04-06) April 6, 1983 (age 34) Canada Vancouver Whitecaps FC 20 3
26 Sebastián Velásquez Colombia AM 2014 (1991-02-11) February 11, 1991 (age 26) United States Real Salt Lake 12 0
30 Javier Calle Colombia MF 2015 (1991-04-29) April 29, 1991 (age 26) Colombia Independiente Medellín (loan) 12 1
88 Kwadwo Poku Ghana AM 2015 (1992-02-19) February 19, 1992 (age 25) United States Atlanta Silverbacks 28 6
Strikers
7 David Villa Captain Spain CF 2014 (1981-12-03) December 3, 1981 (age 35) Spain Atlético Madrid 29 18
14 Patrick Mullins United States CF 2014 (1992-02-05) February 5, 1992 (age 25) United States New England Revolution 25 6
19 Khiry Shelton United States CF 2015 (1993-06-26) June 26, 1993 (age 24) United States Lane United 17 1
99 Tony Taylor United States CF 2014 (1989-07-13) July 13, 1989 (age 28) Cyprus Omonia 2 0

Statistics[edit]

Appearances and goals[edit]

No. Pos Nat Player Total MLS MLS Cup Playoffs U.S. Open Cup
Apps Goals Apps Goals Apps Goals Apps Goals
2 DF United States Jason Hernandez 27 0 26+0 0 0+0 0 1+0 0
3 DF United States Kwame Watson-Siriboe 15 1 10+4 1 0+0 0 0+1 0
4 MF United States Andrew Jacobson 34 1 33+0 1 0+0 0 1+0 0
5 DF United States Jeb Brovsky 16 0 12+3 0 0+0 0 1+0 0
6 DF United States George John 0 0 0+0 0 0+0 0 0+0 0
7 FW Spain David Villa 29 18 28+1 18 0+0 0 0+0 0
8 MF England Frank Lampard 10 3 9+1 3 0+0 0 0+0 0
10 MF United States Mix Diskerud 28 3 23+4 3 0+0 0 1+0 0
11 MF United States Ned Grabavoy 27 2 22+4 2 0+0 0 0+1 0
12 GK Puerto Rico Josh Saunders 33 0 33+0 0 0+0 0 0+0 0
14 FW United States Patrick Mullins 25 6 11+13 6 0+0 0 1+0 0
15 MF United States Tommy McNamara 19 3 15+4 3 0+0 0 0+0 0
16 MF United States Connor Brandt 1 0 0+1 0 0+0 0 0+0 0
17 DF United States Chris Wingert 28 0 26+1 0 0+0 0 0+1 0
18 GK United States Ryan Meara 1 0 1+0 0 0+0 0 0+0 0
19 FW United States Khiry Shelton 17 1 7+10 1 0+0 0 0+0 0
20 MF Morocco Mehdi Ballouchy 20 3 16+3 3 0+0 0 1+0 0
21 MF Italy Andrea Pirlo 13 0 12+1 0 0+0 0 0+0 0
22 MF Spain Pablo Álvarez 9 0 3+5 0 0+0 0 1+0 0
23 DF Colombia Jefferson Mena 7 0 6+1 0 0+0 0 0+0 0
24 DF England Shay Facey 24 0 20+3 0 0+0 0 1+0 0
25 GK Norway Eirik Johansen 1 0 0+0 0 0+0 0 1+0 0
26 MF Colombia Sebastián Velásquez 12 0 5+7 0 0+0 0 0+0 0
27 DF United States R. J. Allen 15 0 13+1 0 0+0 0 1+0 0
30 MF Colombia Javier Calle 12 1 7+5 1 0+0 0 0+0 0
51 DF Spain Andoni Iraola 9 0 8+1 0 0+0 0 0+0 0
69 DF Spain Angeliño 14 0 10+4 0 0+0 0 0+0 0
88 MF Ghana Kwadwo Poku 28 6 6+21 4 0+0 0 1+0 2
99 FW United States Tony Taylor 2 0 1+1 0 0+0 0 0+0 0
Released MF United States Matt Dunn 1 0 0+1 0 0+0 0 0+0 0
Released DF United States Josh Williams 5 0 5+0 0 0+0 0 0+0 0
Released FW Slovakia Adam Nemec 9 0 8+1 0 0+0 0 0+0 0

Awards[edit]

Major League Soccer Player of the Week award[edit]

Week Player
2 Spain David Villa[16]
15 Spain David Villa[17]

Major League Soccer Team of the Week selection[edit]

Week Player
1[18] United States Mix Diskerud
2[19] Spain David Villa
14[20] United States Tommy McNamara
15[21] United States Jason Hernandez
Spain David Villa
16[22] United States R. J. Allen
Spain David Villa
18[23] Puerto Rico Josh Saunders
Spain David Villa
19[24] Spain David Villa
21[25] Ghana Kwadwo Poku
Spain David Villa
24[26] Ghana Kwadwo Poku
29[27] United States Ned Grabavoy

Major League Soccer Goal of the Week award[edit]

Week Player
14 United States Tommy McNamara[28]

Etihad Airways Player of the Month award[edit]

Awarded to the player who receives the most votes in a poll conducted each month on the NYCFC website

Month Player
March[29] Puerto Rico Josh Saunders
April[30] Puerto Rico Josh Saunders
May[31] Morocco Mehdi Ballouchy
June[32] United States Tommy McNamara
July[33] Spain David Villa
August[34] Ghana Kwadwo Poku
September[35] England Frank Lampard
October[36] Puerto Rico Josh Saunders

Transfers[edit]

In[edit]

N
P
Nat.
Name
Age
US
Moving from
Type
Transfer
window
Ends
Transfer
fee
Source
7 FW Spain David Villa 32 Non-US Spain Atlético Madrid Transfer Summer 2014 2017 Undisclosed NYCFC.com
5 DF United States Jeb Brovsky 25 US Canada Montreal Impact Trade Summer 2014 2017 2016 SuperDraft 2nd Round pick MLSsoccer.com
12 GK Puerto Rico Josh Saunders 33 US United States Real Salt Lake Free Summer 2014 2017 Free NYCFC.com
4 MF United States Andrew Jacobson 28 US United States FC Dallas Trade Summer 2014 2016 2016 SuperDraft 3rd Round pick NYCFC.com
3 DF United States Kwame Watson-Siriboe 27 US United States Real Salt Lake Trade Summer 2014 2016 2016 SuperDraft 4th Round pick NYCFC.com
23 MF United States Matt Dunn 20 US United States Chivas USA Draft Winter Chivas USA Dispersal Draft NYCFC.com
13 DF United States Josh Williams 26 US United States Columbus Crew Trade Winter Allocation funds NYCFC.com
DF United States Omar Salgado 21 US Canada Vancouver Whitecaps FC Trade Winter Undisclosed NYCFC.com
11 MF United States Ned Grabavoy 31 US United States Real Salt Lake Draft Winter Expansion Draft NYCFC.com
14 FW United States Patrick Mullins 22 US United States New England Revolution Draft Winter Expansion Draft NYCFC.com
21 DF United States Jason Hernandez 31 US United States San Jose Earthquakes Draft Winter Expansion Draft NYCFC.com
MF United States Daniel Lovitz 23 US Canada Toronto FC Draft Winter Expansion Draft NYCFC.com
99 FW United States Tony Taylor 25 US United States New England Revolution Draft Winter Expansion Draft NYCFC.com
20 MF Morocco Mehdi Ballouchy 31 US Canada Vancouver Whitecaps FC Draft Winter Expansion Draft NYCFC.com
6 DF United States George John 27 US United States FC Dallas Draft Winter Expansion Draft NYCFC.com
15 MF United States Tommy McNamara 23 US United States D.C. United Draft Winter Expansion Draft NYCFC.com
MF United States Sal Zizzo 27 US United States Sporting Kansas City Draft Winter Expansion Draft NYCFC.com
17 DF United States Chris Wingert 32 US United States Real Salt Lake Draft Winter Expansion Draft NYCFC.com
1 GK United States Akira Fitzgerald 27 US Free Winter Free NYCFC.com
26 MF Colombia Sebastián Velásquez 23 Non-US United States Real Salt Lake Trade Winter Allocation money NYCFC.com
2 DF Ecuador Andrés Mendoza 25 Non-US Uruguay CD Maldonado Transfer Winter Undisclosed NYCFC.com
10 MF United States Mix Diskerud 24 US Norway Rosenborg Free Winter Free NYCFC.com
19 FW United States Khiry Shelton 21 US Draft Winter SuperDraft NYCFC.com
16 MF United States Connor Brandt 22 US Draft Winter SuperDraft skyscraperblues.com
GK United States Andre Rawls 23 US Draft Winter SuperDraft MLSSoccer.com
88 FW Ghana Kwadwo Poku 22 US Transfer Winter Undisc. NYCFC.com
32 FW Slovakia Adam Nemec 29 Non-US Germany Union Berlin Transfer Winter Free NYCFC.com
22 MF Spain Pablo Álvarez 34 Non-US Spain Langreo Transfer Winter Free NYCFC.com
8 MF England Frank Lampard 36 Non-US England Manchester City Free Summer 2017 Free BBC Sport
51 DF Spain Andoni Iraola 33 Non-US Spain Athletic Bilbao Transfer Summer Free MLSsoccer
21 MF Italy Andrea Pirlo 36 Non-US Italy Juventus Transfer Summer Free NYCFC.com

Out[edit]

N
P
Nat.
Name
Age
US
Moving to
Type
Transfer
window
Transfer
fee
Source
MF United States Daniel Lovitz 23 US Canada Toronto FC Trade Winter Allocation money NYCFC.com
MF United States Sal Zizzo 27 US United States New York Red Bulls Trade Winter Ryan Meara p/x NYCFC.com
DF United States Omar Salgado 21 US Mexico Tigres Transfer Winter Undisclosed MLSSoccer.com
32 FW Slovakia Adam Nemec 29 Non-US Netherlands Willem II Transfer Summer Free sbisoccer.com
13 DF United States Josh Williams 26 US Release
23 MF United States Matt Dunn 20 US Release
1 GK United States Akira Fitzgerald 27 US Release
2 DF Ecuador Andrés Mendoza 25 Non-US Release

Loan in[edit]

No. Pos. Player Loaned From Start End Source
18 GK United States Ryan Meara United States New York Red Bulls December 11, 2014 December 2015 NYCFC.com
30 MF Colombia Javier Calle Colombia Independiente Medellín February 6, 2015 December 2015 NYCFC.com
24 DF England Shay Facey England Manchester City March 6, 2015 January 1, 2016 NYCFC.com
69 DF Spain José Ángel Tasende England Manchester City July 8, 2015 January 1, 2016 MLSsoccer.com

Loan out[edit]

No. Pos. Player Loaned To Start End Source
7 FW Spain David Villa Australia Melbourne City June 3, 2014 December 31, 2014 BBC.co.uk
5 DF United States Jeb Brovsky Norway Strømsgodset June 13, 2014 December 31, 2014 EmpireOfSoccer.com
12 GK Puerto Rico Josh Saunders United States San Antonio Scorpions July 18, 2014 December 31, 2014 NYCFC.com
4 MF United States Andrew Jacobson Norway Stabæk IF July 29, 2014 December 31, 2014 NYCFC.com
3 DF United States Kwame Watson-Siriboe United States Carolina RailHawks August 22, 2014 December 31, 2014 CarolinaRailhawks.com

Non-player transfers[edit]

Acquired From For Source
Additional international roster slot – 2015 & 2016 United States D.C. United Allocation money MLSsoccer.com
Discovery rights for Kwadwo Poku United States Seattle Sounders FC Conditional 2017 MLS SuperDraft pick NYCFC.com

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