Tag Archives: Cahill

A Team in Petke’s Image

This article first appeared in Football.com Nobody can accuse Mike Petke of being a stoic man. Throughout the season, Petke has delivered some memorable press conferences that have demonstrated every emotion between absolute petulance and pure exuberance. Last Sunday, Petke was positively buoyant as he addressed reporters about his franchise’s first piece of silverware. “As… Read More »

On and Off the Record with Some Red Bulls

This article first appeared in Football.com It’s Sunday, and I find myself striking that “dangerous” balance between business and pleasure as I discuss the merits of tattoos with Dax McCarty at a rooftop barbeque in Brooklyn. McCarty, who is sporting the hipster look that he’s accustomed his Instagram followers to, finds it amusing that someone… Read More »

Tim Cahill Finds a Home

This article first appeared in Football.com In late March, after the Red Bulls had just recorded their first win of the season by beating the Philadelphia Union, Tim Cahill sauntered into the Red Bulls locker room. Realizing that he was only player in the room, the Australian bemusedly looked over at the awaiting press, and muttered,… Read More »

RBNY Gets Over Pain Barrier

This article first appeared in Football.com “Sometimes you just have to get over the pain barrier.” That’s how Thierry Henry summed up his crucial return from injury. A fitting remark, considering the Frenchman’s 80th minute goal had just guaranteed a first win for the New York Red Bulls, in a season that up that point could only… Read More »

RBNY Drops Points in Home Opener

This article first appeared in Football.com Mike Petke cut a dejected and red-eyed figure as he walked to the podium for his post-match press conference. His voice betraying his disappointment at dropping yet another two points in the Red Bulls season opener. However, unlike the first two games of the season, Petke’s mood didn’t stem… Read More »