• Real Madrid vs. Celta de Vigo (LaLiga Santander, Matchday-28)

    Playwright Irish Pub 35th

    It's a brand new day at the Bernabéu - let's cheer for the boys to finish the season strong, so we can start dreaming again about 2019/20 titles ... Welcome back home, Zizou! Vamos Real!

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  • Real Valladolid vs. Real Madrid (LaLiga Santander, Matchday-27)

    Playwright Irish Pub 35th

    After the week from hell, we still gotta get up to play twelve more Liga games. And yes, it'll be hard to find motivation, but reminder, we have not yet qualified for next year's UCL! So let's do this, Madrid - Hasta El Final!

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  • Real Madrid vs. Ajax (Champions League, Round-of-16, 2nd Leg)

    Playwright Irish Pub 35th

    So, at least for now, all our eggs are in the UCL basket. Let's just finish the job at home against this Ajax, and stay on the road to La Decimocuarta - Hala Madrid!

  • ¡El Clásico! ... Real Madrid vs. Barcelona

    Playwright Irish Pub 35th

    After this heartbreak midweek, gotta pick ourselves up, and defend our home field again. La Liga's looking tough, but Clásicos are extra special, and we need to go into next week's UCL match on a winning note...Vamos Real!!! Logistics, similar to last falls's Clásico: * Official Peña Members (OPMs) and one (1) guest will have the option to stay on either of the two Playwright Irish Pub floors. * We encourage all OPMs to arrive EARLY. Any OPM arriving at or after 1:45 PM should not expect to be allowed onto the 2nd floor, as once the 2nd floor is full with other OPMs/guests, we will not be able to let anyone else upstairs. * Non-Official Members will be accommodated on the 1st floor on a first come, first serve basis, as space allows; there is no guest limit on the 1st floor and reservations CANNOT be made for this event. For this group we recommend you arrive 1 1/2 hours before the game if you wish to sit, and at least 1 hour before the game to be able to come in. Once the location is full, you will be advised to proceed to a nearby location. All other ground rules from previous events still apply, so please read below. So let's get this Clásico, and get back to our winning ways! VAMOS REAL... ...HASTA EL FINAL! **** Please RSVP ASAP so that Playwright Irish Pub can staff the event appropriately. **** INSTRUCCIONES EN ESPAÑOL, LEER ABAJO: Game starts at 2:45 PM, but we STRONGLY encourage you and your guest to please arrive MUCH EARLIER, and enjoy the pre-game atmosphere at Playwright Irish Pub. Please read: 1. Anyone with Barça apparel/flags will NOT be allowed in the bar. Also, if you're an OPM, please do NOT bring any friends or relatives that are Barça fans (whether they're carrying apparel/flags or not) - there are NO EXCUSES for this, and you will not be welcomed inside the bar on ANY floor level. 2. Official Peña Members (OPM) and ONLY ONE (1) guest will have entrance priority into Playwright Irish Pub. And if you wish to be seated, we recommend you get there extremely early! 3. Basic (non-Official) Meetup Members, casual fans, tourists, and occasional visitors will be accommodated on the 1st floor as space allows, after which you will be advised to proceed to a nearby location. These will all be a Real Madrid-ONLY spaces, so please do NOT bring in any Barça fans and/or apparel with you, as your party will not be allowed inside. Hala Madrid, a por ellos!!! ***************************** INSTRUCCIONES en Español: 1. La entrada es gratis pero NO se permitirá acceso a banderas/camisetas del Barça. Si su amigo o pariente es del Barça y está interesado en ver el Clásico, puede verlo en el local del Barça (Smithfield-NYC) o en varios otros sports bars de NYC. 2. Miembros Oficiales de la Peña y SOLO UN (1) invitado tendrán prioridad de entrada en cualquiera de las dos plantas de Playwright Irish Pub. 3. Turistas, visitantes ocasionales y curiosos, serán acomodados sólo en la 1ra planta de Playwright Irish Pub mientras el espacio lo permita. No hay límite de guests para este grupo, y no se pueden hacer reservas, pero recomendamos que lleguen al Playwright una hora y media (1 1/2) antes del partido si desean sentarse; cuando el local se llene, serán dirigidos a otro local cercano. A por ellos, Hala Madrid!!!

  • El Mini Clásico! Peña Madridista NYC vs. Penya FCB NYC

    Pier 40 at Hudson River Park

    YOU ARE INVITED TO THE FIRST NYC MINI CLASICO! Peña Madridista NYC vs. Penya FCB NYC * Join us this Friday to cheer on our MadridistasNYC Peña team as we take on our Barça rivals for city bragging rights, and for good vibes for Saturday's game ... ¡Vamos NYC Peñistas! Wear your Peña & Real Madrid scarves and gear to cheer our team to victory! AFTER-PARTY: Smithfield Hall, 138 W. 25th St., @ approx. 10 PM * Penya FCB NYC is inviting us to the after-party at their home bar; so once the game is over, please follow the crowd to Smithfield Hall - to pre-game Saturday's Clásico, and to hopefully celebrate a victory by our Peñistas! ALL THOSE WHO ATTEND THE POST CELEBRATIONS AT SMITHFIELD HALL WILL BE AUTOMATICALLY ENTERED IN A FREE RAFFLE TO WIN AN OFFICIAL REAL MADRID JERSEY (with free personalization - provided by Upper90). * Note: Mahou and Estrella Damm will provide beer at the after-party in honor of our 1st NYC Mini Clasico.

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  • Real Madrid vs. Barcelona (Copa Del Rey, Semifinals, 2nd Leg)

    Playwright Irish Pub 35th

    Let the home-stand of Clásicos begin ... and let's take 'em both, starting by punching out ticket to the Copa Final in May, Vamos Real!!! Logistics, similar to the 1st Leg: * Official Peña Members (OPMs) and one (1) guest will have the option to stay on either of the two Playwright Irish Pub floors. * We encourage all OPMs to arrive EARLY. Any OPM arriving at or after 2 PM should not expect to be allowed onto the 2nd floor, as once the 2nd floor is full with other OPMs, we will not be able to let anyone in upstairs. * Non-Official Members will be accommodated on the 1st floor on a first come, first serve basis, as space allows; there is no guest limit on the 1st floor and reservations CANNOT be made for this event. For this group we recommend you get there 1 1/2 hours before the game if you wish to sit, and at least 1 hour before the game if you want to be able to come in. Once the location is full, you will be advised to proceed to a nearby location. All other ground rules from previous events still apply, so please read below. So let's get this Copa Clásico ... HASTA EL FINAL, VAMOS REAL! **** Please RSVP ASAP so that Playwright Irish Pub can staff the event appropriately. **** INSTRUCCIONES EN ESPAÑOL, LEER ABAJO: Game begins at 3 PM, but we STRONGLY encourage you and your guest to please arrive MUCH EARLIER, and enjoy the pre-game atmosphere at Playwright Irish Pub. Please read: 1. Anyone with Barça apparel/flags will NOT be allowed in the bar. Also, if you're an OPM, please do NOT bring any friends or relatives that are Barça fans (whether they're carrying apparel/flags or not) - there are NO EXCUSES for this, and you will not be welcomed inside the bar on ANY floor level. 2. Official Peña Members (OPM) and ONLY ONE (1) guest will have entrance priority into Playwright Irish Pub. And if you wish to be seated, we recommend you get there extremely early! 3. Basic (non-Official) Meetup Members, casual fans, tourists, and occasional visitors will be accommodated on the 1st floor as space allows, after which you will be advised to proceed to a nearby location. These will all be a Real Madrid-ONLY spaces, so please do NOT bring in any Barça fans and/or apparel with you, as your party will not be allowed inside. Hala Madrid, a por ellos!!! ***************************** INSTRUCCIONES en Español: 1. La entrada es gratis pero NO se permitirá acceso a banderas/camisetas del Barça. Si su amigo o pariente es del Barça y está interesado en ver el Clásico, puede verlo en el local del Barça (Smithfield-NYC) o en varios otros sports bars de NYC. 2. Miembros Oficiales de la Peña y SOLO UN (1) invitado tendrán prioridad de entrada en cualquiera de las dos plantas de Playwright Irish Pub. 3. Turistas, visitantes ocasionales y curiosos, serás acomodados sólo en la 1ra planta de Playwright Irish Pub mientras el espacio lo permita. No hay límite de guests para este grupo, y no se pueden hacer reservas, pero recomendamos que lleguen al Playwright una hora y media (1 1/2) antes del partido si desean sentarse; cuando el local se llene, serán dirigidos a otro local cercano. A por ellos, Hala Madrid!!!

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  • Official Peña Membership Sign-Up, 2018-2019 Season (NOT an event)

    Playwright Irish Pub 35th

    Welcome all NYC-Madridistas! This is the sign-up announcement for the Peña Madridista NYC (PMNYC) Official Membership for the 2018/19 season. We're again coming off another amazing season, which included lifting our 13th UEFA Champions League Cup (fourth in five years!); and as a lot of you have seen, esp. those of you that were there for the UCL Final back in May, the NYC-Madridista family at our headquarters, The Playwright Irish Pub, has continued to grow. This season's OPM fee will be $35. All Membership materials will be again handled by our partners at Upper90 - New York’s Soccer Store. Please read all the IMPORTANT information below all the way through, as there will be MAJOR CHANGES in the sign-up process from previous years, mainly: **** NEED TO JOIN VIA MEMBERPLANET SITE **** (2018/19 Membership CLOSED) ****************************************************** * First of all, you will need to join and enter your info into the PMNYC Memberplanet group page via the link above. * Second, you will then proceed to enter your payment info and Peña materials preference - this info will be forwarded to our Upper90 partners. Your Membership will include the following items (shirt to be shipped to you directly, or available for pick-up at Playwright Irish Pub during any Real Madrid game): • Exclusive Official Peña Training Shirt! * Note: Shirts are being printed, shipments will start on 24-Sep. • Membership Card (valid through June 1, 2019). • 10% discount at our Playwright headquarters when showing your Membership Card, inc. outside of Real Madrid events. • Preferential access to our bar during premium games (i.e. Clásicos, Derbis, Finals) plus one guest. Our home bar will get completely full during these games, thus we will give preference to our OPMs. • Entry into a RAFFLE for two (2) tickets, inc. expenses, to a game (TBD) during the second half of the season at the Bernabéu! • Exclusive 20% discounts at Upper90 on Real Madrid gear and on Peña merchandise - you will receive a discount code via e-mail after signing up. • The possibility of joining Peña-organized trips to see our team at the Bernabéu or during US summer tours. These events are not guaranteed to happen and will greatly depend on the availability of trusted organizers to take on these highly time-consuming tasks. • And just like last season, we will be ATTENDANCE RECOGNITION AWARDS! * Note: You are responsible for finding one of the organizers and getting your Membership card scanned - look for either Cathy or Tifanny at Playwright during any official Real Madrid game. ********************************************************************************* Please note that just like previous seasons, to allow us to manage and welcome our new members, and to more fairly accommodate our past members and their guests during big games, we will temporarily halt new Memberships the week before such games (i.e. Clásicos, Derbis, Finals); that is, you and your guest(s) will not be allowed into Playwright's upper level (and very possibly the lower level) unless you are signed up as an Official Peña Member (OPM) by at least the week before each of these big events. HOW WE COMMUNICATE WITH OFFICIAL MEMBERS: We will use the Memberplanet e-mailing features as the ONLY way to communicate with our Official Members in matters concerning their membership and other important announcements. If you do not want to miss out on any important announcement/events, please keep your Memberplanet e-mail settings up to date and check regularly. For example: often times, especially around US summer tours, we hear from Real Madrid within 12~48 hours of a certain event, and then we pass it on to our OPMs as soon as it becomes available to us. If you have any questions, do not hesitate to ask Elena Ponce, Cathy Lojo or Dani Cunza, or check the FAQ page: http://www.meetup.com/realmadridnyc/pages/1557853/Membership_FAQ/ Disclaimer 1: We are a social group that bases our success in people being active within the club (i.e joining us for a fair number of meetings). We always welcome and try to integrate new members during their first visits. If you do not participate regularly in our meetings, all we can offer you is our Membership merchandise and VIP access to big games in our bar in a great atmosphere. Disclaimer 2: On the subject of organized trips and access to training sessions/private meetings and players signatures during the US summer tours. Those are VERY extraordinary events that are not likely to happen on a yearly basis. In most cases, space will be limited by Real Madrid (in the past to 20~30 people) and among the petitioners, preference will be given to Official Members that have actively participated in our events contributing to the success of our group. These events will be handled on a case-by-case basis and Official Membership ONLY gives you the POSSIBILITY to participate in those events, given the limited numbers allowed by Real Madrid and the high number of petitioners we receive for these events. We will generally use a tiered lottery method (giving more weight to members that have attended a higher number of events) to decide which member-petitioners will attend these events. In recent times, a lot of new members have signed up to this group for the sole purpose of being closer to get players signatures or pictures with them. If you join this group because you want to meet other Madridistas in the NYC area, then WE are the group for you; but if you are joining this group solely because you want to meet the players, then we are probably not the group for you, as you will have a statistically small chance of meeting them by joining this group with only that goal in mind. Disclaimer 3: If you do not pick up your Membership materials by the end of the natural season (June 1, 2019), we and our partners will no longer hold them for you.

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  • Levante vs. Real Madrid (LaLiga Santander, Matchday-25)

    Playwright Irish Pub 35th

    A better time-slot for this weekend, and gotta have a better result ... must-have road win as we look ahead to back-to-back Clásicos! Hala Madrid!

  • Ajax vs. Real Madrid (Champions League, Round-of-16, 1st Leg)

    Playwright Irish Pub 35th

    And after that amazing Derbi, we're off to Amsterdam to resume the Road to La Decimocuarta! Champions afternoons are back...Hala Madrid!

  • Derbi Madrileño! Atlético Madrid vs. Real Madrid (LaLiga Santander, Matchday-23)

    From one huge game to the next! And we need this result to move up to second spot, and keep this Liga comeback alive ... let's do this, Vamos Real!

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