It’s time once again to look at who’s hot and who’s not on the New York/New Jersey sports landscape.
Peguy Luyindula scored his second playoff goal in as many games and the New York Red Bulls advanced to the Eastern Conference finals despite a 2-1 loss to D.C. United on Saturday.
New York can advance to the Eastern Conference finals with a win, draw or one-goal loss after a 2-0 home victory in the first leg of this series Sunday.
Bradley Wright-Phillips and Peguy Luyindula scored for the Red Bulls with Thierry Henry setting up both goals.
There are no more excuses, no more reasons not to support this team. It is playoff time, New York, and you love that winner. Love this Red Bulls team in person on Sunday and let’s turn Red Bull Arena into a sold-out frenzy.
“Club Soccer 101” is that extra help for the soccer novices, but it’s also a good resource for the most educated soccer fans as well.
These places have come and gone over the years, but New York and New Jersey boast some of the best in the country. Here’s how they stack up against each other.
The LA Galaxy forward is widely considered the best player in American history. The 32-year-old Donovan is the top goal-scorer in MLS history and the top scorer in U.S. national team history.
The New York Red Bulls lost 3-1 Wednesday night to Philadelphia Union, who ended a 7-game, home-winless streak.
Despite the huge crowds that watched the World Cup games at public venues in major cities all over the land, we have not become a soccer-mad country.
Fans lustily cheered, groaned and chanted “I believe,“ joining the chorus sung all over the country. But they didn’t just “believe that we will win.” No, they also believed that soccer has arrived.
The next move is yours, Joe Six-Pack. This soccer thing ain’t going anywhere, so you might as well accept it.
The Netherlands had to work much harder for victory over the World Cup’s lowest-ranked team than it did against the defending world and European champion.
Chances are you’ll encounter plenty of soccer fans ahead of Monday’s U.S.-Ghana match. But guess what? They’re not real fans if they pooh-pooh the teams in their own backyard.
This matchup is kind of like the Yankees playing their Triple-A team in Scranton. But the Cosmos are out to prove they have assembled a club that can beat an MLS team.
Photos from the Galaxy’s 1-0 win over the Red Bulls at Red Bull Arena.
Photos from Rafael Marquez’s debut with the New York Red Bulls.
Red Bulls defeat Manchester City 2-1 at Red Bull Arena in Harrison, New Jersey.
New York Red Bulls vs. Tottenham Hotspur at Red Bull Arena in Harrison, New Jersey.