Generally, a new general manager or sporting director is given clearance to bring in his own people, but in his case Ali Curtis found himself in a tough spot.
The move came two weeks after Ali Curtis was hired to replace Andy Roxburgh as the team’s sporting director.
It is time for Dietrich Mateschitz to belly up to the proverbial bar as the owner of the New York Red Bulls and do the right thing for his head coach.
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.
The Red Bulls earned their first Supporters’ Shield. New York carries an eight-game unbeaten streak into the playoffs.
Petke proved why we love him and why he is the personification of New York sports, more than any other coach in this city. Petke didn’t back down, just like a true New Yorker.
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.
The New York Red Bulls say veteran defender Mike Petke will retire at the end of the season.