Austin FC Sporting Director Claudio Reyna knows what it takes to build an MLS team from the ground up. In an effort to improve our website and enhance our local coverage, HillCountryNews.com has switched to a membership model. Fill out the form below to create a free account. Once you're logged in, you can continue using the site as normal. You should remain logged in on your computer or device as long as you don’t clear your browser history/cookies.
When Austin FC Sporting Director Claudio Reyna calmly took to the Q2 Stadium pitch to discuss Austin FC's second season Friday morning, he didn't look like someone scrambling to explain a new club's lackluster first season performance. Perhaps it's because he's been here before. In 2015, the former international soccer superstar was faced with a similar burden: like his time with Austin FC, Reyna's first administrative gig as Sporting Director for NYCFC saw the new club struggle with up-and-down performances, including an 11-match losing streak, to finish third to last in the MLS East. The club later reached the conference...
United States midfielder James Sands has revealed the roles Ronny Deila and Claudio Reyna played in his move to Glasgow Rangers. The 21-year-old was New York City FC's first-ever homegrown player but finally departed the club earlier this month after winning MLS Cup in 2021. Sands joined Rangers on an 18-month loan with a purchase option.