The YES Network will televise 19 New York City FC regular season matches and two pre-season matches this year.

YES will televise two NYC FC Desert Diamond Cup pre-season matches. That includes the City-Red Bulls preseason match Wednesday, Feb. 15 at 4 p.m. and the Houston Dynamo match Saturday, Feb. 18 at 8 p.m.

The network opens its regular season telecast schedule on Sunday, March 12 when the Blues host D.C United at Yankee Stadium at 2 p.m.

The broadcast schedule


Wednesday, February 15 Red Bulls 4:00 pm#
Saturday, February 18 Houston 8:00 pm#

Regular season

Sunday, March 12 DC United 2:00 pm
Saturday, March 18 Montreal 1:00 pm
Saturday, April 1 San Jose 2:00 pm
Saturday, April 29 at Columbus 7:30 pm
Wednesday, May 17 at Real Salt Lake 9:00 pm&
Wednesday, May 31 New England 7:30 pm
Saturday, June 3 Philadelphia 1:00 pm&
Thursday, June 29 Minnesota 7:30 pm
Wednesday, July 5 at Vancouver 10:00pm
Wednesday, July 19 Toronto 7:30 pm
Saturday, July 22 Chicago 2:00 pm
Sunday, August 20 New England 6:00 pm
Wednesday, September 6 Kansas City 7:30 pm&
Saturday, September 9 Portland 5:30 pm
Saturday, September 16 at Colorado 9:00 pm
Wednesday, September 27 at Montreal 7:30pm
Saturday, September 30 at Chicago 8:30 pm
Sunday, October 15 at New England 3:00 pm
Sunday, October 22 Columbus 4:00 pm

* all times ET; schedule subject to change

# Desert Diamond Cup, Tucson, Arizona

& Will be streamed live via FOX Sports Go and will be shown on the YES Network on tape delay following YES’ Yankees coverage on each of these three days

Front Row Soccer editor Michael Lewis has covered 13 World Cups (eight men, five women), seven Olympics and 25 MLS Cups. He has written about New York City FC, New York Cosmos, the New York Red Bulls and both U.S. national teams for Newsday and has penned a soccer history column for the Lewis, who has been honored by the Press Club of Long Island and National Soccer Coaches Association of America, is the former editor of He has written seven books about the beautiful game and has published ALIVE AND KICKING The incredible but true story of the Rochester Lancers. It is available at