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Sam shows promise for Red Bulls in win over Revs

BY DAVE MARTINEZ After trading away Dane Richards last season, then New York Red Bulls head coach Hans Backe quickly realized how dramatically his wing play suffered. He took a chance on signing Lloyd Sam to buffer the loss. While … Continue reading »

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Red Bulls Notes: Petke takes blame for poor start, injury updates, and more

Mike Petke isn’t passing around blame for the New York Red Bulls’ poor start to the season. He’s pointing the finger squarely at himself. Continue reading »

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Red Bulls Notes: First win of Petke era has team confident; injury updates; and more

BY DAVE MARTINEZ Breaking their scoreless streak and earning their first win of the season were encouraging accomplishments for the New York Red Bulls. Earning that first head coaching victory for Mike Petke was icing on the cake. “It’s great … Continue reading »

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Injuries thin out Red Bulls striking options ahead of Union match

BY DAVE MARTINEZ The Red Bulls are knee deep into a 253-minute scoreless streak. If they hope to solve that dilemma, they may have to do it without their two main strikers. Team captain Thierry Henry is still recovering from … Continue reading »

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With visa issues sorted, Rodgers wants back in MLS

Luke Rodgers has sorted out his visa issues and is hoping to return to Major League Soccer, though a reunion with the New York Red Bulls is far from assured. Continue reading »

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Hartman signs with Red Bulls as goalkeeper/development manager

BY DAVE MARTINEZ Few MLS goalkeepers boast the reputation and accomplishments of Kevin Hartman, holder of most of the major goalkeepers in MLS history, and the Red Bulls are looking to exploit that experience to the fullest. The Red Bulls … Continue reading »

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Despite winless start, Petke’s system beginning to take shape for Red Bulls

Though the team is still searching for a win after three weeks, Mike Petke’s New York Red Bulls are showing signs of improvement. Continue reading »

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After early struggles, Red Bulls expect changes to their backline

After allowing five goals in two matches, the New York Red Bulls look set to make some changes to their back-line, with Roy Miller looking like the leading candidate to be benched ahead of Saturday’s showdown vs. D.C. United. Continue reading »

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