Major League Soccer
The Yankees are partnering with Manchester City to own Major League Soccer’s 20th team, which will be called New York City Football Club and plans to start play in the 2015 season.
The 38-year-old Beckham, who recently won a league title in a fourth country with Paris Saint-Germain, said Thursday he will retire after the season.
The league and New York City have been involved in negotiations to build a stadium on a 10-acre site in the Flushing Meadows park. A team there would start play in 2016 and be rivals of the New York Red Bulls, who play in Harrison, N.J.
Thierry Henry found the game-winner as the Red Bulls finally won their first game of the MLS season.
The Red Bulls are still searching for their first win of the season.
In New York, just making the playoffs isn’t good enough but Backe did far more good for the club. He deserved one more year.
The Red Bulls defeated the Union 3-0 on Saturday and have virtually wrapped up third place in the MLS East.
Thierry Henry dominated Toronto FC as the Red Bulls’ star had a goal and three assists in New York’s 4-1 victory.
Thierry Henry scored two important goals as the Red Bulls defeated the Columbus Crew on Saturday.
The Red Bulls drew 1-1 with first place Sporting Kansas City on Sunday.
The Red Bulls and Toronto F.C. played out a 1-1 draw at BMO Field on Saturday.
Kenny Cooper fired the Red Bulls to a 3-2 victory past The Union on Sunday by scoring in the 87th minute.
Red Bulls’ defender Wilman Conde was arrested early Saturday in Fort Lee.
The Red Bulls finally snapped a winless drought Saturday against FC Dallas and will be looking to continue their momentum tonight when they face Real Salt Lake at Red Bull Arena. With key players returning to their lineup, New York is ready to lock down a playoff place.
Juan Agudelo’s goal helped the Red Bulls earn a draw against the Vancouver White Caps after New York were reduced to ten men after Jan Gunnar Solli was sent off.