The Outsider: Red Bulls Draw Real Salt Lake

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From Last Word on Soccer, by Martin Bihl My feet have walked the green & pleasant pitch among these dark satanic mills before, but always as, if not a partisan of the visiting team, then at least one who’s focus was on the home team’s blue brothers. But last week, New York City FC were […] READ MORE


Dax McCarty Traded to Chicago Fire. Three Things This Means

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From Last Word on Soccer, by Kevin Drastura The New York Red Bulls have traded captain and defensive midfielder Dax McCarty to the Chicago Fire. The Red Bulls announced Monday evening that they have sent McCarty to Chicago in exchange for $400,000 in General Allocation Money.  Joining the Red Bulls in 2011, McCarty was a […] READ MORE


2016 MLS Awards Predictions

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Last Word On Soccer, Joe Hojnacki Yesterday, the final nominees for it’s 2016 MLS Awards were announced. Some familiar names can be found on the list, as well as a few that haven’t seen much recognition in a while. Then there were some players who probably should have been nominated, but failed to receive the […] READ MORE


New York Red Bulls vs. Philadelphia Union Player Ratings

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From Last Word on Soccer, by Kevin Drastura It wasn’t easy, but the New York Red Bulls finally got the better of the Philadelphia Union. It was a back and forth match as both teams were exchanging goals and leads. Feeling like a heavyweight fight, both teams were desperate for the three points. In the […] READ MORE


Dax McCarty out 4-6 Weeks: Where Does This Leave the Red Bulls?

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Dax McCarty will be out 4-6 weeks.  The injury sustained by the New York Red Bulls skipper Sunday against the Chicago Fire is bad, but could have been worse. Midfielder McCarty suffered a small tibial fracture early in the first half in Sunday’s match. A knock for McCarty begs the question: Where does this leave the New York Red […] READ MORE


Red Bulls Draw Fire 2-2 as Wright-Phillips Gets Late Equalizer

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It wasn’t pretty, in fact this game was down right ugly.  But, the New York Red Bulls managed to squeeze out a point off a late equalizer by Bradley Wright-Phillips.  The first tell tale sign of this games fate came in the 16th minute as Chicago Fire’s Matt Polster’s awkward clearance went right by goalkeeper […] READ MORE


New York Red Bulls v. Toronto FC: 3 Things I Noticed

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New York Red Bulls v. Toronto FC: 3 Things I Noticed The New York Red Bulls season started on a sunny but cold Sunday afternoon against the leagues reining MVP and Toronto FC. If not for the single addition of Gideon Baah in the starting eleven, you might not even notice this was the 2016 […] READ MORE



RBNY Midseason Grades

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RBNY Midseason Grades The most overlooked team in the MLS Eastern Conference heading into the season has surely turned a couple of heads this year, especially with their early season results. That is not to say that this team hasn’t experienced any growing pains, but the work done in the off season and commitment to […] READ MORE


RBNY v Columbus: Three Things I Noticed

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Jozy Altidore. Clint Mathis. Dave van den Bergh. Dane Richards. John Wolyniec. Juan Pablo Angel, Dima Kovalenko. Todd Dunivant. What do these names have in common? They were all on the New York Red Bulls roster the last time the team took 7 points from their first 3 games of the year. That was nearly […] READ MORE