Tag Archives: Petke

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 »

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 »

Petke’s Promise

This article was first published in Football.com After a long and slightly embarrassing search for a head coach, the New York Red Bulls finally appointed interim coach Mike Petke to the position. Petke’s appointment may come as a surprise to many; however, with the season just around the corner, the front office’s protracted search was… Read More »