It’s a busy day for EoS as we are chasing a few stories down this afternoon.
On site, we have a few links to satisfy your footy needs. You can catch up on CONCACAF Champions League highlights as we provide both Sounders v. Tigres and Houston v. Santos Laguna.
On the domestic side, Christian Araos talks about the improvements with the Portland Timbers and the promising debut they enjoyed over the Red Bulls.
Want something closer to home? How about a trailer previewing the New York Cosmos short film on the “Cosmos Copa?”
Now, if you are looking for Red Bull news, here are a few stories that have made headlines over the past 24 hours:
FORMER RED BULL MATT KASSEL OPENS UP ABOUT RED BULL GRIPES
Former Red Bull Academy standout Matt Kassel blasted the previous regime in a recent interview on MLSSoccer.com. Calling Backe and his men “foreign guys that didn’t really care about younger American players,” Kassel candidly revealed his feelings about his cut last season.
Anyone who has run into the big Swedish back this year has to note how defeated he has looked. Big Apple Soccer caught up with the defender who says he wouldn’t be surprised if he wasn’t with the team by the summer.
SEASON TICKETS AVAILABLE ON LIVINGSOCIAL
On paper, you can’t get a hotter ticket than the Red Bulls home opener against DC United. The match highlights part of what MLS dubs “rivalry week.” The historic game will give New York an early chance to avenge last year’s playoff loss to their long time foes. All in all, there are many reasons to take in the match in person – but tickets remain available. The Red Bulls have contacted LivingSocial and are offering discounted upper deck seats which will include a t-shirt with purchase. Interested? Here is the link.
RED BULL NOTEBOOK ON SBI
Franco Panizo gathers training notes on this weeks Red Bull Notebook, revealing both Peguy Luyindula and Marius Obekop continue training with the team. Here is the link for more.