Author Archives: Michael N.

Red Bulls tie Arsenal, Win Emirates Cup

The New York Red Bulls surprised many supporters and maybe even themselves with a tie against English juggernaut, Arsenal. The draw clinched the Emirates Cup for New York beating out Boca Juniors, Paris Saint-Germain and hosts Arsenal for the European preseason prize.
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Posted in European Soccer, MLS- New York Red Bulls | 102 Comments

SBI All-Star Spotlight: Brad Davis

SBI All-Star Spotlight: Brad Davis
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Posted in MLS All-Star Game, MLS- Houston Dynamo | 2 Comments

SBI All-Star Spotlight: Nick LaBrocca

SBI All-Star Spotlight: Nick LaBrocca
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Posted in MLS All-Star Game, MLS- Chivas USA | 3 Comments

Red Bulls demolish Toronto FC

After a miserable May and June that included just one win, the New York Red Bulls showed what they can do with a nearly full-strength side.

The Red Bulls overcame a promising start from Toronto FC before finding a good attacking rhythm and dismantling the visitors from Canada in a 5-0 dismantling on Wednesday night.

Thierry Henry and Luke Rodgers each scored in their return to the lineup, while Joel Lindpere continued his hot play with the third goal of the match and assists on both of Juan Agudelo’s match-concluding goals.
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Posted in MLS- New York Red Bulls, MLS- Toronto FC | 47 Comments

Red Bulls edge out FC New York to advance in U.S. Open Cup

FC New York gave the New York Red Bulls a scare going up 1-0 in the second half, but the Red Bulls were up to task scoring two quick goals to advance to the in the US Open Cup.

After being largely invisble in the first half, Corey Hertzog and John Rooney both responded with second half goals to secure a spot in the Quarterfinals against the Chicago Fire.
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Posted in MLS- New York Red Bulls, U.S. Open Cup | 21 Comments

SBI Stoppage Time: USA v. Jamaica Preview

SBI Stoppage Time: USA v. Jamaica Preview
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Posted in CONCACAF Gold Cup, SBI Stoppage Time, U.S. Men's National Team | 20 Comments

Red Bulls tie Rapids after first-half goal blitz

It was a six minute highlight show as Colorado and New York went blow for blow, scoring four goals in rapid succession. The blitz started with a Larentowicz penalty and concluded with a Luke Rodgers class finish. Those six minutes ended the scoring in the match as Colorado and New York ended in a 2-2 tie.

Luke Rodgers capped off the first-half wild west shootout with a flick just over the reach of Rapids’ keeper Matt Pickens. Roy Miller chipped a ball at the corner of the penalty area and Rodgers outran Marvell Wynne to get the touch in front of the oncoming Pickens.
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Posted in MLS- Colorado Rapids, MLS- New York Red Bulls | 32 Comments

Braun Hat Trick leads Chivas USA past Red Bulls

By MIKE NASTRI New York Red Bulls coach Hans Backe said during the week that Sunday's match vs. Chivas USA could be a trap game for the Eastern Conference leaders. And that's exactly what it was.  Justin Braun's hat trick … Continue reading »

Posted in MLS- Chivas USA, MLS- New York Red Bulls | 41 Comments