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New York City FC Begins Hype Machine; Unveils 2 Possible Crests for Fan Voting

Posted March 13, 2014 at 10:03 am

A lot has been happening on the New York footie front as of late. You may recall back in May 2013, Major League Soccer announced that NYC would become, once again, a two-team town, with the introduction of New York City Football Club. The expansion team is backed by the bigwigs of the Premier League’s Manchester […]

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Recap: Steve Nash’s Showdown In Chinatown [2013]

Last modified June 27, 2013 at 1:06 pm

The air was thick with humidity and anticipation for the 6th annual Showdown in Chinatown. The children were having their usual pre-match kickabout on the pitch. Fans clamored up the bleachers to stake out seats. Remixed radio favorites blared across Sara D. Roosevelt Park. A festive vibe, for sure. The players arrived promptly at 6:15 […]

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Showdown in Chintatown Tonight; More Players Revealed

Posted June 26, 2013 at 6:13 am

Just a reminder to all Showdown fans that this year’s eight-a-side street footie match kicks off tonight at 6:30pm in Sara D. Roosevelt Park.

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Steve Nash Talks Up 6th Annual ‘Showdown’

Last modified June 13, 2013 at 9:12 am

In just under two weeks, footballers and basketball players will descend on Sarah D. Roosevelt Park to play in Steve Nash’s “Showdown In Chinatown.” This year, in addition to the Lower East Side action, The Steve Nash Foundation will also debut a Showdown in Los Angeles on Sunday, July 14. Despite Nash’s hip injury during […]

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Date Set For Steve Nash’s ‘Showdown in Chinatown’ 2013

Posted March 26, 2013 at 6:50 am

Mark your calendars footie fans, because a date has been set for Steve Nash’s annual Showdown in Chinatown, benefiting the Steve Nash Foundation.

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Parks Department Ending Night Soccer at Nike Field on Stanton

Posted October 2, 2012 at 6:48 am

Turn on the lights! That is the grassroots message posed to the Parks Department regarding their decision to end night soccer at the Nike field in Sara D. Roosevelt Park.

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The Street Soccer USA Cup in Sara D. Roosevelt Park

Posted July 27, 2012 at 11:17 am

Two half-court fields were constructed early yesterday morning inside the Broome Street sunken court (“the pit”), with the official opening ceremonies having transpired later in the afternoon.

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Recap: Showdown in Chinatown 2012

Last modified June 30, 2012 at 1:08 am

Fresh with Euro fever and following a battle of the Iberian Peninsula, fans gathered for another showdown at Sara D. Roosevelt Park.

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Showdown in Chinatown Happens Tonight in Sara D. Roosevelt Park

Last modified July 20, 2012 at 1:05 am

The fifth annual Showdown in Chinatown to benefit the Steve Nash Foundation happens tonight at 6:30pm in Sara D. Roosevelt Park on Stanton.

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Showdown in Chinatown 2012 Announced

Last modified July 20, 2012 at 1:10 am

For the fifth year running, NBA superstar point guard Steve Nash is returning to the turf fields of the Lower East Side for the annual Showdown in Chinatown.

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