Official NYCFC Academy Thread

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Well, aside from Gio Reyna...

We don't have many known forwards. We have a lot of good midfielders like Nico Benalcazar, Veljko Petkovic, and Jonathan Jimenez.

Are we sure about them all being midfielders?

https://www.mlssoccer.com/post/2019/02/20/new-york-city-fc-0-minnesota-united-1-2019-mls-preseason-match-recap

has Jiminez going in for Castellanos up top, or at least on a forward winger spot.

https://www.nycfc.com/post/2019/02/03/match-recap-nycfc-0-2-fc-copenhagen

and this has Benalcazar playing LB it seems, I am not entirely sure
 
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looks to be a 2001, unsure why he hasn't played much, and what position.

http://tfc.ussoccerda.com/sam/teams/index.php?team=5668268&player=337717267
Really strange that he hasn’t played much and yet allowed to join NYCFC. We typically don’t take players that haven’t come up through the system, and considering his lack of games per TFC’s website, he doesn’t appear to be a total baller deserving of special treatment at a U19. He wouldn’t even qualify for HG status unless he sticks for another few years and at that point he’s past the HG window.
 
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Really strange that he hasn’t played much and yet allowed to join NYCFC. We typically don’t take players that haven’t come up through the system, and considering his lack of games per TFC’s website, he doesn’t appear to be a total baller deserving of special treatment at a U19. He wouldn’t even qualify for HG status unless he sticks for another few years and at that point he’s past the HG window.
The DA has rules about minimum number of starts — I believe it’s 20% , so if he only played in 2 games each year it’s for a reason other than his quality.
 
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The DA has rules about minimum number of starts — I believe it’s 20% , so if he only played in 2 games each year it’s for a reason other than his quality.
What’s a DA?
 

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Really strange that he hasn’t played much and yet allowed to join NYCFC. We typically don’t take players that haven’t come up through the system, and considering his lack of games per TFC’s website, he doesn’t appear to be a total baller deserving of special treatment at a U19. He wouldn’t even qualify for HG status unless he sticks for another few years and at that point he’s past the HG window.
It’s also possible he was on the B team and those listed appearances were guest call-ups.
 
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New York City FC and World Class FC Announce New Strategic Partnership For Girls Academy


New York City FC and World Class FC are pleased to announce the formation of a new strategic partnership to create the NYCFC / World Class FC Girls Youth Academy commencing with the 2019/20 season.

NYCFC and World Class FC will combine resources to form one program and compete exclusively in the Elite Clubs National League (ECNL) across the U-12 to U-19 age groups. This new direction will expand the Academy’s number of teams.

The teams will train and play at the World Class FC facility in Orangeburg, NY directly across the street from Etihad City Football Academy in NY.
 

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New York City FC and World Class FC Announce New Strategic Partnership For Girls Academy


New York City FC and World Class FC are pleased to announce the formation of a new strategic partnership to create the NYCFC / World Class FC Girls Youth Academy commencing with the 2019/20 season.

NYCFC and World Class FC will combine resources to form one program and compete exclusively in the Elite Clubs National League (ECNL) across the U-12 to U-19 age groups. This new direction will expand the Academy’s number of teams.

The teams will train and play at the World Class FC facility in Orangeburg, NY directly across the street from Etihad City Football Academy in NY.
Yeah, that’s super convenient for the average NYC parent. The club better have shuttle service to/from each day.
 
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Yeah, that’s super convenient for the average NYC parent. The club better have shuttle service to/from each day.
Hope they come up with an LI facility. Maybe QFC will start one...
 

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New York City FC and World Class FC Announce New Strategic Partnership For Girls Academy


New York City FC and World Class FC are pleased to announce the formation of a new strategic partnership to create the NYCFC / World Class FC Girls Youth Academy commencing with the 2019/20 season.

NYCFC and World Class FC will combine resources to form one program and compete exclusively in the Elite Clubs National League (ECNL) across the U-12 to U-19 age groups. This new direction will expand the Academy’s number of teams.

The teams will train and play at the World Class FC facility in Orangeburg, NY directly across the street from Etihad City Football Academy in NY.
This is the beginning of the walk back they’re going to do on the girls teams. Essentially they are getting out of it now and letting a trusted partner use their name.