Is Josef Martínez the Best Striker in MLS History?

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Over the weekend, Josef Martínez scored his sixth MLS hat trick in only 42 games breaking the previously held record of five and getting him to 41 goals in only 42 games. His prolific scoring in both seasons led to questions over the weekend by two soccer shows, ESPN FC and MLS’s Postgame Show, about if […] READ MORE



“El Kaku” Is Finally a Red Bull: Transfer Timeline and Analysis

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For New York Red Bulls fans, the saga is finally over. The 23-year-old Argentine midfielder/winger Alejandro “Kaku” Romero Gamarra has arrived at last. Rumors of Gamarra’s departure from Argentina’s Primera División club, CA Huracán, first developed in December. After an agreement was reached between the clubs, the transfer was held up for almost two months. […] READ MORE


Let us Now Praise Famous Men: Farewell to Andrea Pirlo

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I admit it. As much as I admired the man and his accomplishments, when the rumours began circulating that Il Maestro had been sighted in Manhattan, I was not amused. For what NYCFC needed in that first summer of its discontent – as it and much of MLS has always needed – was a strong […] READ MORE


New York Red Bulls-LA Galaxy: What to Watch for

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Sunday evening at Red Bull Arena will certainly be a welcome sight for the New York Red Bulls, after a defeat last weekend at the Philadelphia Union was the team’s fifth consecutive away loss of the season. Manager Jesse Marsch’s side hosts the Los Angeles Galaxy, another club looking for more consistent results in the […] READ MORE