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October 31, 2014
NASL SATURDAY
A look at the upcoming games

The Tampa Bay Rowdies will look to end their nine-game winless streak when they host Indy Eleven Indy, which is unbeaten in its last four matches, has yet to defeat the Rowdies this year. The previous encounter took place on July 19, with Tampa Bay earning a 2-1 win at IUPUI's Michael A. Carroll Stadium.


October 31, 2014
MLS SATURDAY
A look at the upcoming games

The two hottest teams in MLS over the final third of the regular season face off in the two-game Eastern Conference semifinals beginning Saturday with the second-place New England Revolution (17-13-4, 55 points) on the road against the third-place Columbus Crew (14-10-10, 52 points).


October 31, 2014
THEY'RE NO. 3
St. John's women hosts Villanova in Big East quarters

For the second straight season, the St. John’s women will play in the Big East Tournament, securing the No. 3 seed and home-field advantage for the tournament.


October 31, 2014
BLOWN AWAY IN THE WINDY CITY
No. 13 DePaul rolls past St. John's women, 3-0

One of two undefeated teams left among NCAA Division I women, No. 13 DePaul had its league-leading offense firing on all cylinders en route to a 3-0 win over St. John’ s Friday afternoon.


October 31, 2014
BACK FOR MORE
Cutshall re-signs with Sky Blue

Sky Blue FC announced Friday that it has re-signed defender Lindsi Cutshall.


October 31, 2014
RETURNING TO TEXAS
Denissen will visit the Scorpions for the first time since leaving

The Cosmos have played host to the San Antonio Scorpions twice this year. Both of them were losses – 1-0 in the spring, 3-1 in the fall. Both times former Scorpion Hans Denissen had to look on, unable to contribute due to injury.


October 31, 2014
BIRTH OF A RIVALRY
Looking back at the memorable 1996 playoff series that set the tone for the Red Bulls-United derby

One of the fiercest rivalries in Major League Soccer has pit the Red Bulls against D.C. United. It wasn't until the very first MLS playoffs that the rivalry found its roots for what has become a major tussle between the two clubs.


October 30, 2014
ANOTHER BANNER DAY
A special tifo in the South Ward honors BWP

Fans in the South Ward honored Red Bulls striker Bradley Wright-Phillips with this tifo before Thursday night's playoff game against Sporting Kansas City. They could have shown it after the match after he scored two goals, including the game-winner, in a 2-1 win.


October 30, 2014
VIDEO HIGHLIGHTS
Watch BWP's goals in Red Bulls' playoff triumph

Bradley Wright-Phillips' game-winning goal was the No. 1 highlight on SportsCenter on ESPN on Thursday night. You can watch that goal and other highlights from the Red Bulls' 2-1 playoff win over Sporting Kansas City here.


October 30, 2014
TAKING THE FIFTH
In his 5th try, Robles wins his 1st playoff game

The fifth time turned out to be the charm for Red Bulls goalkeeper Luis Robles.


October 30, 2014
AT LEAST ONE MORE GAME
Henry makes sure he and his teammates get another match at RBA this year

In what could have been Theirry Henry's last game in MLS and perhaps as a professional soccer player, the Red Bulls looked doomed to another early playoff exit. But a bit of magic in the 77th minute where he fed Bradley Wright-Phillips for the game's equalizer gives the Red Bulls captain at least two more matches in his MLS career.


October 30, 2014
SAVING THE BEST FOR LAST
Wright-Phillips' 90th-minute goal breaks Red Bulls winless home playoff streak to oust defending champs

The Red Bulls ended their home playoff misery in the most dramatic way on Thursday night. They found the right stuff. Well, actually, the Wright-Phillips stuff, as in Bradley Wright-Phillips.


October 30, 2014
THE WRIGHT STUFF IN THE PLAYOFFS
BWP comes through when he's needed the most

It is Bradley Wright-Phillips world, and we're all just living in it.


October 30, 2014
MLS ROUNDUP
Wright-Phillips sends Red Bulls to East semis

HARRISON, NJ--Bradley Wright-Phillips scored both goals as the New York Red Bulls rallied to knock defending champions Sporting Kansas City out of the Eastern Conference playoffs 2-1 in Thursday's knockout round match at Red Bull Arena.


October 30, 2014
BREAKING WITH TRADITION
Petke: Red Bulls show 'resilience and guts' to snap home winless playoff streak

It looked for awhile like another season, another home playoff for the Red Bulls. But it was a resilient effort from this team, down 1-0 after a Dom Dwyer goal in the 53rd minute, as they didn't look discouraged en route to a pair of late goals to seal a 2-1 win.


October 30, 2014
THE KNOCKOUT PUNCH
Red Bulls rally eliminate defending MLS Cup champions Kansas City from playoffs, advance to semis

he Red Bulls ended their home playoff misery in the most dramatic way on Thursday night. Bradley Wright-Phillips headed home an Ambroise Oyongo left-wing cross in the 90th minute to rally the Red Bulls to a 2-1 comeback win over defending MLS Cup champion Sporting Kansas City.


October 30, 2014
NOT NAIVE
With Raul’s age, Cosmos know they will have to manage him properly

The Cosmos don’t just want big names. That’s the mantra head coach and technical director Giovanni Savarese has kept since the reboot. The club also won’t want to sign aging stars that ultimately sit on the bench due to injuries.


October 30, 2014
FEELING LIKE FAMILY
Family-oriented nature of club attracted Raul as signing shows commitment of Cosmos towards future

It’s finally official. The long rumored move for Raul to join the Cosmos has finally come to fruition. He put pen to paper on a multi-year deal, but the terms of the deal were undisclosed, per club policy.


October 30, 2014
NEW START
Los Angeles Football Club joins MLS

LOS ANGELES – Major League Soccer announced the ownership group for a Los Angeles expansion team that is replacing Chivas USA which the league folded on Monday.


October 30, 2014
PLAYOFF HEROES
26 players have stood out for Red Bulls

They haven't had very reasons to smile and rejoice in the playoffs, but the Red Bulls have had their share of heroes in the MLS playoffs.


October 30, 2014
PLAYOFF GOATS
15 Red Bulls players, coaches and game officials who have worn the horns after losses

We all like to play the blame game. It's never our fault. It's someone else's. That goes double in the post-season, especially when the Red Bulls/MetroStars have been involved.


October 30, 2014
SEVEN IN A ROW
CSL Report: Pancyprians extend unbeaten streak to 7 games

If Julio Dos Santos and his Pancyprian teammates had a theme song, it would probably be the old McFadden & Whitehead classic, “Ain't No Stopping Us Now.”


October 30, 2014
THE BIG CATCH
Cosmos sign Raul

The New York Cosmos announced today that former Spanish national team captain Raúl González Blanco has signed a multi-year contract to join the club for the 2015 North American Soccer League campaign, pending a physical. As per club policy, terms of the deal were not disclosed.


October 30, 2014
OFFSIDE REMARKS
Both sides now: 5 reasons why Red Bulls will win, 5 reasons why they lose to KC

Let's just call it soccer's version point, counterpoint. Using the same players and subjects, here are reasons why the Red Bulls will defeat Sporting Kansas City or will fall to their Eastern Conference rivals in a Major League Soccer knockout-round match at Red Bull Arena at 8 p.m. Thursday.


October 30, 2014
MORE SHOTS, LESS GOALS
St. John's men have the numbers, but not the win

St. John’s registered an 18-8 advantage in shots, including a 6-3 edge in shots on goal, but couldn’t find the back of the net as Villanova defeated the hosts, 2-0, in a Big East game at Belson Stadium Wednesday night.


October 29, 2014
MLS THURSDAY
A look at the upcoming game

The New York Red Bulls beat Sporting Kansas City 2-0 last Sunday to nail down fourth place in the MLS East and hosting rights to Thursday night's knockout-round rematch with the defending MLS champs at Red Bull Arena.


October 29, 2014
MLS ROUNDUP
Controversial Michel PK difference as Dallas advances to semis

FRISCO, Texas---It was a tough call to make, especially given the potential ramifications and the time in the game, but referee Mark Geiger deemed Vancouver’s Kendall Waston guilty of a handball in the 82nd minute and promptly awarded a penalty kick that gave FC Dallas a 2-1 win over the Whitecaps in Wednesday's Western conference wild card match in front of 10,279 at Toyota Stadium.


October 29, 2014
STAYING ALIVE
Hall men still in Big East playoff race after 0-0 tie

The Seton Hall University men managed to keep pace in the Big East postseason race by earning a 0-0 draw at Butler Wednesday night.


October 29, 2014
ONTO THE SEMIFINALS
Baruch men best CCNY in quarters

Justin Starrantino scored twice and Danny Goldberg had three assists to lead Baruch College to a 3-1 victory over CCNY in a City University of New York Athletic Conference quarterfinals at Randall's Island Field #10 Wednesday night.


October 29, 2014
LATE HEROICS
Sarle's goal lifts Monmouth men over Rider

Senior forward Dom Sarle scored the lone goal in the 83rd minute as the Monmouth University men defeated Rider, 1-0, in a Metro Atlantic Athletic Conference game on Senior Day at Hesse Field on The Great Lawn Wednesday night.


October 29, 2014
SOMETHING FROM NOTHING
Hofstra men clinch CAA playoff spot

Hofstra mustered 24 total shots, including six after regulation, but Northeastern’s Dylan Faber made 10 saves as the Pride and Huskies played to a 0-0 tie in a Colonial Athletic Association matchup at Hofstra Soccer Stadium Wednesday night.


October 29, 2014
TWO FOR THE ROAD
Monmouth women clinch 2nd straight MAAC title away

The Monmouth University women captured their second straight Metro Atlantic Athletic Conference regular season championship behind its 1-0 victory at Rider on Wednesday night.


October 29, 2014
CURSE OF THE RED BULLS
They haven't won a home playoff game since 2005 (0-5-2), when the team was known as the MetroStars

Incredible as it may sound, but it has been almost a decade since the Red Bulls won a Major League playoff game at home. That's right, almost a decade. The last time the franchise won a postseason game at home, the team was known as the MetroStars.


October 29, 2014
SOCCER NEWS NET SALUTE
Wake Forest's Jon Bakero is Men's College Player of the Week

Wake Forest freshman midfielder Jon Bakero has been named the Soccer News Net Men’s College Player of the Week for the week ending October 26.


October 29, 2014
SOCCER NEWS NET SALUTE
Hofstra's Leah Galton is Women's College Player of the Week

Hofstra junior forward Leah Galton, who finished with four goals and one assist, was named the Soccer News Net Women's College Player of the Week for the week ending October 26.


October 29, 2014
MLS INFORMER
Sounders go for a treble

While Seattle starts the MLS Cup playoffs with a chance to win an unprecedented “treble” of titles, they’ve already completed an uncommon double. With their win over the LA Galaxy on Sunday, the Sounders are only the second team and first since Chicago in 2003 to win both the Supporters’ Shield and the U.S. Open Cup in the same season.


October 29, 2014
RESPECT FOR HIS FOES
Center Moriches' O'Brien: If you don't come to play in Class B tournament, you will pay

Chris O'Brien certainly is one man who doesn't count his chickens before they hatch.


October 29, 2014
JUST SPECULATING
Petke says Henry could play two more years if he wants

Red Bulls head coach Mike Petke says that Thierry Henry has taken excellent care of his body and could play two more years -- if he wants.


October 29, 2014
BRIAN'S FAREWELL SONG
Long-time Red Bulls communications director Tsao will leave the team

During the ESPN presentation of the Red Bulls' 2-0 win over Sporting Kansas City Sunday, the broadcast team dropped the news that Brian Tsao was leaving the team. Not many in MLS can pull-off an announcement worthy of a national television audience but they don't know the power of Tsao.


October 29, 2014
NON-CONFERENCE LOSS
Stony Brook men fall at Harvard

The Stony Brook men couldn't overcome two Philip Fleischman goals, falling to Harvard in a non-conference road match, 2-0, Tuesday night.


October 28, 2014
MLS WEDNESDAY
A look at the upcoming game

FC Dallas ended the season on a down note, snapping an eight-game home winning streak with a 2-0 loss to Portland to fall into wild card territory in the MLS West. On Wednesday, they host the surging Vancouver Whitecaps, who clawed their way into the playoffs by winning four of their last five, including last Saturday's win-or-go-home match against Colorado.


October 28, 2014
CUNYAC WOMEN'S HONORS
Brooklyn players earn two, CCNY one

Brooklyn College freshman Isabelle Lalami was been named the City University of New York Athletic Conference women's player of the week.


October 28, 2014
THIRD TIME'S A CHARM
NJIT's Marcel Sun Belt offensive player of week

For the third time this season, NJIT's Cristian Marcel was named the Sun Belt Conference offensive player of the week.


October 28, 2014
STILL UNDER REVIEW
Discipline could be forthcoming from Cosmos-Rowdies game

The final whistle blew and the pushing, punching and brandishing of red cards began. And there could be more to come from the fallout of the post-whistle melee at Shuart Stadium on Saturday between the Cosmos and Tampa Bay Rowdies.


October 28, 2014
TOPPING THE LIST
Wright-Phillips heads Castrol season index

Add another honor to Red Bulls forward Bradley Wright-Phillips list. It was announced Tuesday that he earned the 2014 Castrol Index Top Player distinction by accumulating 918 points, playing for 2,575 minutes.


October 28, 2014
MAKING THE SHORT LIST
Wambach, Klinsmann up for FIFA awards

U.S. Men's National Team head coach Jurgen Klinsmann and striker Abby Wambach are in the running for FIFA's year-end awards.


October 28, 2014
'HE LOOKS GOOD'
Petke on Henry training after Achilles flare-up

There's hope that Thierry Henry will be ready for Thursday's playoff match at Sporting Kansas City, with the Achilles injuries that shelved him from Sunday's regular-season finale at Sporting Park.


October 28, 2014
A LOOK AHEAD INTO UNCERTAINTY
Red Bulls might be in the playoffs, but there are a lot of question marks for 2015

It may be playoff time for the Red Bulls, but a disappointing season already has many fans looking ahead to next year. It is an uncertain 2015 to say the least.


October 28, 2014
MEN'S COLLEGE PLAYER OF THE WEEK
NJIT's Marcel (2 goals in 5-0 win)

NJIT forward Cristian Marcel, who scored twice in a 5-0 win over Howard University Saturday, was named the BigAppleSoccer.com men's college player of the week Tuesday.


October 28, 2014
WOMEN'S COLLEGE PLAYER OF WEEK
Hofstra's Galton (4 goals, 1 assist, 2 wins)

Hofstra junior forward Leah Galton, who finished with four goals and one assist, was named the BigAppleSoccer.com women's college player of the week.


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