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NY Red Bulls Sponsor New Soccer ‘Mini Pitch’ in the Old Open Road Park on 12th Street

Posted March 20, 2015 at 10:00 am

NYCFC isn’t the only club scoring points in the city. Earlier this week, the New York Red Bulls, alongside the U.S. Soccer Foundation and NYC Parks broke ground at the at University Settlement/Eastside Community High School on the Lower East Side for a Sport Court mini-pitch. It’s part of an effort to establish a solid future for the […]

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Parks Department in Negotiations with Donors to Replace Defective Nike Soccer Field on Stanton Street

Posted February 12, 2015 at 5:00 am

Nike’s resurfacing of astroturf in Sara D. Roosevelt Park on Stanton Street was cause for celebration back in 2006. That was a World Cup summer, and the new installation hosted several inaugural events, including an appearance by F.C. Barcelona. The installation was part of a joint initiative between the athletic company and FieldTurf USA Inc. […]

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Nike Soccer Field on Stanton Street is in Terrible Shape; Parks Department Considers Repair a Priority

Posted January 14, 2015 at 9:22 am

Repairing the dilapidated (nay, dangerous) Nike soccer field in Sara D. Roosevelt Park is a high priority, according to the Parks Department. Nearly nine years after its media-friendly debut, the Nike-built pitch is in tatters. Literally. The turf carpeting is a dangerous minefield of burrs, divots, and even exposed metal base. One athlete who plays […]

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FC Bayern Munich Hosting Happy Hour at Paulaner Brauhaus on the Bowery

Last modified July 31, 2014 at 8:23 am

If World Cup withdrawal has gotten the best of you, there’s plenty of upcoming soccer action happening in the city to get you through the dry spell. Paulaner Brauhaus on the Bowery is holding an extended happy hour on August 1, to host the Bundesliga’s very own FC Bayern, following tonight’s match as part of […]

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6th Annual ‘Kicking + Screening’ Soccer Film Festival Begins Today

Posted April 8, 2014 at 10:22 am

There’s been a lot of footie chatter recently. New York’s newest club “NYCFC” is on the supporter prowl; their latest mural splayed on a Canal and Broadway facade. The team has also recently unveiled the new subway token-inspired team crest at the Adidas Store on Houston. Top that all off with the fact that we’re only […]

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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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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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UMBRO x New York Cosmos Pop-Up at Reed Space Annex

Posted July 15, 2011 at 6:09 am

Old time soccer and the infamous blackout of 1977 are the inspirations behind a new pop-up shop at the Reed Space Annex on Orchard Street.

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Recap: Showdown in Chinatown 2011

Last modified June 27, 2012 at 8:18 am

The 4th annual Showdown in Chinatown was held last night at the Sara D. Roosevelt Park in the heart of the Lower East Side. Full review after the jump!

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