2014 Reader Survey: College Sports Sherman Critical Of Several NFL Policies MASN Taking Aim At MLB Advance To Nats NHL, NHLPA Aim For Big Money World Cup Red Sox Willing To Go Over Luxury Tax Threshold Silver Optimistic About New Bucks' Arena Bahamas Hosting CBB Despite Gambling Executive Transactions 2014 Reader Survey: Motorsports Jeter Played No Role In Woods' Tribune Piece
New York City FC Stakeholders Discuss MLS Team, Hire Reyna
Published May 22, 2013
Also at today's press conference, Soriano named former Red Bulls MF Claudio Reyna New York City FC's Dir of Football and its first employee. Reyna will be responsible for building soccer elements of the organization, including recruitment of players, coaches, trainers and staff. Soriano said the role of Dir of Football is the "most important" position in the organization. Reyna remarked on the "large soccer fan base" in N.Y., adding, "It's been proven I think here with the large attendance and the media attention that we're getting today, it's very clear that New York City deserves a team, needs a team" (YES Network, 5/22).