Archive | January 2014

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New player profile: Richard Eckersley

Background: Richard Eckersley, 24, began his professional career in the Manchester United academy system. Unfortunately, his career at United stalled after only two appearances in the first team. Despite the failure, his name still became recognizable to the prestigious club’s fan base worldwide with regular, consistent starts as a defender for the reserve team, according […]

WATCH: Winder Saint-Cyr

Winder Saint-who? That is most likely the question many fans wondered after the 10 names of the camp invitees were released. Saint-Cyr, a native of Haiti, is especially more puzzling as he is an academy alum that played four years at perennial powerhouse, Maryland. Most observers (like myself) were probably only aware of Dan Metzger, […]

FLASHBACK: Two-way winger sets up opening goal vs Montreal

This is the first moment I vividly remember when Eric Alexander made an impact (no pun attended) for the New York Red Bulls. Yes, he already scored a back-post, go-ahead goal against San Jose in the infamous Miller-gate game.

WATCH: Sammy Adjei Jr. on trial

The New York Red Bulls released the names of 10 players invited to the preseason training camp in Florida on January 28. The lucky individuals who now have the opportunity to train alongside Thierry Henry and Tim Cahill  include super draft picks, an Ecuadorean international, and past and present academy players.

New player profile: Chris Duvall

Background: Chris Duvall played for the Wake Forest Demon Deacons for 4 years, beginning in 2010. He was recruited as a highly rated right midfielder (or two-way winger) and saw time in that position his freshman year. In fact, he notably led his teammates with four assists in 1265 minutes in his first collegiate season.