Expectations for Fredrik Gulbrandsen at New York Red Bulls

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From Last Word on Soccer, by Roy Emanuel The 2017 season brings an opportunity for the New York Red Bulls to improve upon a strong campaign last year, moving towards capturing the franchise’s first MLS Cup title. One player that head coach Jesse Marsch will be counting on to contribute in a push for a […] READ MORE







Hudson River Rivalry: Pressure all on Red Bulls

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The New York Red Bulls are in some trouble. Once again we have seen the Red Bulls struggle with being able to close out late in games. This past Sunday Jesse Marsch’s side took a 2-0 lead into the half versus the Philadelphia Union and were looking strong. However, for the fourth time in the […] READ MORE


Meeting Across the River: Hudson River Derby III

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I saw the best soccer players of my generation frustrated by youngsters, arguing, missing passes, furious, dragging themselves through the Red Bull Arena at dusk, looking for an angry win. I talked to police officers after the game who said the day had been, um, interesting. I saw video of fans emulating on Market Street […] READ MORE


MLS 3.0: Evolution of the Soccer-Specific Stadium

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New stadiums are one of the buzz topics in the American professional sports landscape. NFL teams are building new stadiums to try and get a SuperBowl bid for their city or prevent a relocation to Los Angeles. The NBA and NHL are in some expansion talks. Then there’s the inevitable question if the Rays will […] READ MORE