Tag: New York Red Bulls

Monday Morning Center Back

The most fascinating game I saw this weekend was the Clasíco Nacional, but I gotta list some others. By the way, my rule is that I list the home team second. That’s except when I decide not to. Wednesday Chelsea…

Bilyeu signs for Red Bulls

FC Tucson’s Justin Bilyeu has been on trial for the New York Red Bulls since he got drafted. He broke the good news on Instagram: Thrilled to have officially signed my first professional contract with @newyorkredbulls. Excited for this next…

Quite Honestly

The MLS “power rankings” are always silly, but here’s what they say this week about the Red Bulls: Plus quite honestly, nobody’s been playing better soccer for the past six weeks. First off, I don’t get why people qualify what…

“Ask the New York Red Bulls. They know how to fire club legends.” – Jimmy Conrad, Kick TV

My theory is that Ali Curtis, as Mamadou Diallo’s teammate in 2001, took Petke’s “Crime of the Century” T-shirt to heart, and has fulfilled a vow of retribution on behalf of Diallo’s honor thirteen years in the making. This theory has yet to attract any adherents. – Dan Loney on a possible reason for Mike Petke’s firing.

Petke out? [UPDATED]

Years ago, in an attempt to get a friend into MLS, we watched a MetroStars – Tampa Bay Mutiny match. The MetroStars line-up that year included Alexi Lalas, Tony Meola and Tab Ramos. “How come the worse team has got…

Oh, those playoffs

The hype machine wants you to know that this year’s MLS Cup could mean that the Galaxy would be the first team to win five MLS Cups. That would make them just like Brazil, right? The “first to five” meme…

Q: Are you recognized in the city?

A: In New York yes, because it’s New York City. You have a lot of Europeans, a lot of Latinos, they follow the game, and so especially in New York, people are more open. … When I go to Arizona, I can walk a bit more free there, because they love their American football, they love their basketball, University of Arizona is amazing. I would say maybe the people that have a background from Mexico, they will recognize me because of them loving the game of futbol. – Thierry Henry to Steve Serby of the New York Post

Tedski’s Playoff Review

It’s looking like New England and Los Angeles right now, but that could all change… New York Red Bulls 1 (Wright-Phillips 27′) – New England Revolution (Bunbury 17′, Jones 85′) 2 I’m reading commentary from Red Bulls supporters claiming a…

My Humble Season Preview

USL published a piece on PDL’s Western Conference teams this week. The piece just has short blurbs on each team, which is understandable. What you all want to know is what is going on with the newly formed Mountain Division…

Monday Morning Center Back

Yep, it’s time for my near-uninformative wrap up of the weekend’s matches. Wendnesday New York Red Bulls 4 (Wright-Philips 12′, 24′, 86′, Henry 65′) – Houston Dynamo 0 I guess I have to take back everything I said comparing Wright-Philips…

Monday Morning Center Back

This weekend’s MLS matches will give Simon Borg plenty of material for his Instant Replay video. Other than that…how did it go? Tuesday Cruz Azul FC 0 – Deportivo Toluca 0 The first leg of the CONCACAF Champions League final…

Monday morning center back

Yep…weekend is over. Get back to work, you slacker. Friday Jagiellonia Białystok 1 (Dani Quintana 83′) – GKS Piast Gliwice 1 (Matras 45′) A win would have kept Jaga out of the relegation round. The draw hasn’t yet been done…

Arizona United SC signings UPDATED

I’ve gotten a series of e-mails over the last few days from Arizona United SC about who has been signed for the team. These players, in most cases, have already been training with the squad for some time. While they…