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Villa, NYCFC hold off Orlando City in eight-goal thriller

New York, NY (SportsNetwork.com) – David Villa scored on either side of the intermission on Sunday as New York City FC held on to earn a 5-3 victory over expansion cousins Orlando City SC at Yankee Stadium. The clubs met on the opening weekend of the season back in March at the Citrus Bowl and played to a 1-1 draw. ... Read More »

Italian legend Pirlo joins NYC

New York, NY (SportsNetwork.com) – New York City FC announced on Monday that the club has signed Italian midfielder Andrea Pirlo as its third Designated Player. The move comes just one month after Pirlo started in the Champions League final for Juventus, and he joins David Villa and Frank Lampard as the third DP for NYC. “I have been wanting ... Read More »

Wright-Phillips ties single-season scoring record; RBNY top SKC

Kansas City, KS (SportsNetwork.com) – Bradley Wright-Phillips tied the MLS single-season scoring record on Sunday with a goal in each half as the New York Red Bulls rolled past Sporting Kansas City, 2-0, at Sporting Park. Wright-Phillips, who has been in exceptional goal-scoring form for almost the entire season, fired home in the 15th and 70th minutes to finish the ... Read More »

Depleted Red Bulls travel to New England

Foxborough, MA (SportsNetwork.com) – Red Bull New York will have a somewhat depleted squad when it heads to Gillette Stadium to take on the New England Revolution on Sunday. The Red Bulls will be without several key players for a multitude of reasons. Thierry Henry’s absence was already known due to the Frenchman’s opposition to artificial playing surfaces, while Roy ... Read More »

Sporting, RBNY finish level at Sporting Park 1-1

(Tuesday, May 27th) Final Score: New York 1, Kansas City 1 Kansas City, KS (SportsNetwork.com) – Antonio Dovale and Bradley Wright- Phillips exchanged tallies on Tuesday as Red Bull New York and Sporting Kansas City played to a 1-1 draw at Sporting Park. Sporting entered the match hoping to snap a three-match winless run, and despite missing defender Matt Besler ... Read More »

Red Bull New York aims to return to winning ways

Kansas City, KS (SportsNetwork.com) – Both Red Bull New York and Sporting Kansas City will be eager to get back to winning ways on Tuesday when the two sides square off at Sporting Park. New York has lost its last three games to slip to sixth in the Eastern Conference, while Sporting has managed to claim just one point from ... Read More »