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RECAP: Playoffs? Red Bulls forget their postseason failure last year, rout the Dynamo, domination led by Wright-Phillips hat trick

Antibiotics is “one hell of a drug,” as the great musician Rick James would most likely comment. After suffering a “24 hour fever” the day before, English striker Bradley Wright-Phillips musingly credited the medication for his three goals in the New York Red Bulls’ 4-0 rout of the Houston Dynamo on Wednesday night in Red […]

An unsung, two-way hero reintroduces himself to fickle New York fans from the opposite wing

Red Bull Arena generally does not have a poor viewing seat or section. The highest, upper corner remains unknown territory for this author, but for the most part, games have been witnessed from majority of the beautiful stadium. What is phenomenal about the arena though is how much a better vantage point, namely a seat […]

PREVIEW: Unionize! The Red Bulls search for three points versus Philly, their hard work deserves some benefits

The New York Red Bulls are 0-2-4. Head coach Mike Petke’s team, along with four other Major League Soccer sides, are without a win after six games played. A dominant second half against DC United in their last game led to exactly zero points. With designated players Thierry Henry and Tim Cahill in-and-out of the […]

RECAP: DC United gain advantage in Atlantic Cup, Red Bulls remain win-less

DC United was supposedly a poor team, right? After being outplayed and earning a draw in Montreal the week prior, the New York Red Bulls contrived to lose 1-0 versus their arch-rivals in the nation’s capital and gifted them their first, back-to-back victories since October 2012. Still playing at rickety RFK stadium, the home team […]

With the first team underwhelming, is a spark hiding in the reserves, waiting for a chance?

The United Soccer League Pro is either an amateurish competition compared to Major League Soccer or the greater Dayton, Ohio area suffers from a severe lack of soccer talent. A week after the New York Red Bull reserve side defeated the Dayton Dutch Lions 3-0 at Red Bull Arena, the underused players recorded a three-goal-deficit […]