NYCFC signs second Homegrown Player in history
Four years, two Homegrowns.
That’s the decent track record for New York City FC, which has spotted a second youngster from amongst its ranks in 15-year-old Joe Scally.
[ FOLLOW: All of PST’s MLS coverage ]Scally joins United States youth international James Sands as Homegrown Players from NYCFC. Here’s USMNT legend and NYCFC technical director Claudio Reyna:
“Joe has been one of the top performers in the Academy for the past few seasons and represented US Soccer at U-15 and U-17 level.”
“He has all of the attributes we look for in a right-back: he’s strong in defense and can support in attack to help create chances from wide areas.”
Sands was signed last summer, and played 23 minutes for NYCFC against Colorado in his lone senior appearance.