Wednesday, May 22
Building An Empire
With Manchester City and the Yankees on board, New York City FC have the potential to become a game-changer for MLS. But it's a careful balancing act, and the guys point out that there's a much bigger history of don'ts than there are do's. Here a few people we think could help the league's 20th franchise, including a former MLS Coach of the Year and three World Cup winners who could get the club off on the right foot by opening day 2015.
The views expressed by the hosts and guests are theirs and do not necessarily represent the views or opinions of Major League Soccer / Soccer United Marketing.
Meet the MttM team
Matt Doyle is an editor at MLSsoccer.com and pens the popular Armchair Analyst column. He enjoys a good glass of scotch, the Pixies blasted at 11, intelligent Twitter conversations with lunatic supporters groups and long walks on the beach. He takes accusations of "curmudgeon" as high praise.
Matt Tomaszewicz, a.k.a. "The Shin Guardian," works in tech and has an unhealthy obssession with the Beautiful Game. He's currently teaching his 2-year-old daughter how to beat the offside trap. When he's not seeking out venture capital, he's on the hunt for San Francisco's perfect cup of coffee.
|Jonah Freedman is the host of March to the Match and is the managing editor of MLSsoccer.com. He also writes The Throw-In column every Thursday and stresses every day over the merits of AP Style vs. Chicago Style. He is a devout Earthquakes fan. Or is it LA Galaxy fan? The world may never know.||MttM producer Dan Haiek works as a video editor for MLSsoccer.com. When he's not filming and editing interviews and behind-the-scenes looks at MLS, he is the unofficial president of the Worldwide Venezuelan-Icelandic José Mourinho Impersonators Society (trademark pending).|