April 23, 2014 THE WRIGHT-PHILLIPS STUFF
Red Bulls striker's hat-trick sinks Houston, 4-0
On Tuesday, Bradley Wright-Phillips missed practice with a fever. On Wednesday night, he was hot in a much different way as he burned the Houston Dynamo, not once, not twice, but three times. The English forward struck for his first MLS hat-trick to lift the New York Red Bulls to a 4-0 triumph before an announced crowd of 13,278 at Red Bull Arena.
April 23, 2014 THE SHORT CORNER
What we liked and didn't like in Red Bulls' 4-0 romp over Houston
The Red Bulls won again on Wednesday night over the Houston Dynamo, an emphatic 4-0 scoreline where the squad looked much more like the defending Supporters Shield squad. Head coach Mike Petke teased that his team is “Jekyl and Hyde” but on the day, they were lifted by Bradley Wright-Phillips, who tallied a hat trick in the win.
April 22, 2014 MLS WEDNESDAY
A look at the upcoming game
The New York Red Bulls snapped their season-opening six-game winless streak last week against the Philadelphia Union, but will host the Houston Dynamo on Wednesday without dynamic midfielder Tim Cahill, who reaggravated his still-healing hamstring in a short stint off the bench against the Union, and might also be missing forward Bradley Wright-Phillips due to illness.
April 22, 2014 USL PRO REVIEW
Arizona claims first win, Top is tops for the week
PEORIA, Ariz. – Arizona United SC claimed its first victory in club history as a late goal by Jonathan Top earned a 2-1 win against Sacramento Republic FC on Saturday night at the Peoria Sports Complex. Brandon Swartzendruber also scored for United, which rallied to take victory against a 10-man Republic FC.
April 22, 2014 BACK AT TRAINING
Chrsitianson is getting healthy
For more than a week, Ian Christianson has been back on the field and training for the Red Bulls. With what appears to be his return to health, his head coach is excited to see what the player is all about.
April 22, 2014 UNDER THE WEATHER
Wright-Phillips could miss Houston game
A Red Bulls attack that already will be without Tim Cahill this week, the team's leading scorer last season, might also be missing another piece of the attack for this Wednesday's game against the Houston Dynamo. Forward Bradley Wright-Phillips missed training on Tuesday as he was under the weather.
April 22, 2014 A NO-GO
Cahill won't play vs. Dynamo Wednesday
After he played 27 minutes last week as a second-half substitute in his return from a hamstring injury, Tim Cahill will not play a week later when the Red Bulls host the Houston Dynamo on Wednesday night.