BACK ON THE BACK LINE
Olave's a welcome presence on Red Bulls back four
Mike Petke on Jamison Olave (above): "To have him available is great to give me another option, another choice."
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For the first time since July 30, the intimidating physical presence of center back Jamison Olave is expected to be in the Red Bulls Starting XI when they host the Montreal Impact at Red Bull Arena at 7 p.m. Saturday.
EXPANDING TRAINING SITE
Red Bulls to add building, field, parking spaces to their facility
Perhaps further proof that the ownership of the Red Bulls isn't going anywhere anytime soon is the fact that they are expanding their training facility. Complete
RED BULLS NOTEBOOK
Petke on the stretch run, Christianson's return, Bustamante, injury update
As the Red Bulls enter the final two months of the regular season, they find themselves playing seven of their final 11 matches at the friendly confines of Red Bull Arena. But head coach Mike Petke warned the team cannot just show up and expect three points if it wants to qualify for the post-season. It has to be earned. Complete
COSMOS IN THE WORLD CUP 27 have been on the sport’s biggest stage
During their heyday in the 1970s and 1980s, the New York Cosmos were known across the globe for their assemblage of international stars. Many of these stars shone brightest on the world's biggest stage, the World Cup. In fact, 26 players from the original incarnation of the Cosmos competed in the World Cup finals, with four of them getting a chance to stand on the winner's podium.
OFFSIDE REMARKS Recalling a memorable game on the day The King died
It was quite easy for me to remember the 37th anniversary of the death of Elvis Presley -- on Aug. 16, 1977. If you were around at the time, do you know where you were when you heard The King had died? I certainly know where I was. Complete
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CUTTONE’S CONCEPTS Threads in soccer’s colorful tapestry
Phil Stephens never met Nancy Osserman. It’s too bad. They would have gotten along famously, if for no other reason than each provided a rather long thread in the colorful tapestry that is American soccer. Complete
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MY TWO CENTS Ronaldinho to Cosmos: Is it really too far-fetched?
The battle continues to rage on as to who is the best player in the world – Messi or Ronaldo? However, once upon a time Ronaldinho was on that lofty pedestal. Now not so much, but he still is a very good player. Complete
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