Category Archives: NYC Sports

Red Bulls Sign 12 Players From Special Olympics New Jersey

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The Red Bulls, in partnership with Prudential Financial, Inc., have signed 12 athletes from Special Olympics New Jersey to two-game contracts.

Prudential Financial is the proud presenting partner of the Red Bulls Special Olympics Unified Team.

The New York Red Bulls Unified Team will be at Red Bull Arena for two matches, starting with a game before the New York Red Bulls – FC Dallas match on June 23 and then a second match before the Red Bulls – D.C. United game on August 26.

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Red Bulls, Led By BWP’s Double, Win In Atlanta

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The Red Bulls, thanks to two goals from Bradley Wright-Phillips and superb play in net from Ryan Meara, earned a 2-1 win over Atlanta United FC on the road on Sunday night.

Both of Wright-Phillips’ goals came in the second half, and this was his 16th career brace and 20th career multi-goal performance.

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Villa Makes Most Of His Day As NYCFC Crushes Colorado

(David Villa Day ceremony – USA Today Sports)

New York City Football Club captain David Villa was honored for his 400th career goal before Saturday’s game at Yankee Stadium, and he followed that up with two goals to lead them to a 4-0 win over the Colorado Rapids.

Villa’s family was on hand for the ceremony, along with NYCFC President Jon Patricof and Sporting Director Claudio Reyna.

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Robles, Iron Man Of Red Bulls & MLS, Ruled Out Of Sunday’s Match

(Red Bulls goalkeeper Luis Robles patrols outside his crease – Photo by Jason Schott)

Red Bulls goalkeeper Luis Robles has been ruled out of Sunday’s match against Atlanta United FC with a knee injury, ending his MLS Iron Man streak of playing 183 straight regular season games.

It will be the first time Robles misses an MLS regular season start since his first appearance for the club in September of 2012.

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