Tag: Manuel Pellegrini

Same City, Different Places: City and United Going In Opposite Directions

Stephen McGovern is the Content Manager for The Final Third podcast. He’s also a student journalist who has written this piece about the growing gulf – pun firmly intended – between oil-rich Manchester City, and cultural capital-rich Manchester United. Instead of living in Ferguson’s shadow at Old Trafford, […]

NYCFC: Pirlo & Lampard can’t save Kreis

At the start of the 2015 Major League Soccer season, making the playoffs was the goal for expansion side New York City FC. While admirable, the reality is that first-year teams in U.S.-based sports leagues rarely make the postseason. But this lofty target, and the failure to reach it, ultimately cost NYCFC head coach Jason Kreis his job.