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New York Red Bulls

January 30: FUV FC - Transfer Window Coming to a Close

by Kris Venezia, Aniello Devita, Martin McCormack
handshake.

Flazingo Photos, Flickr

The crew talks a lot of transfer window with moves being made left and right before the deadline. Europe isn't the only spot with hot transfer action, as the New York Red Bulls have inked a USMNT player. Finally, we talk games of the week with Manchester City and Chelsea being the match we're most excited for, but Martin points out that there is another match in Germany between two quality sides. 

January 16: FUV FC - Winter Transfer Window

by Kris Venezia, Martin McCormack, Aniello Devita
Fernando Torres.

Saw, Flickr 

A few more USMNT players have returned to the domestic league, with Jozy Altidore coming to Toronto FC in a swap with Jermaine Defoe, and Mix Diskerud coming to the newly formed NYCFC. The crew also discusses the big moves in Europe, including Wilfried Bony going to Manchester City and Fernando Torres returning home to Atletico Madrid. Finally, as usual, we pick out our match of the weekend in what is a fairly mundane weekend of soccer (aside from Manchester City and Arsenal). 

January 2 - FUV FC: Champions League Discussion with Leander Schaerlaeckens

by Kris Venezia, Martin McCormack
Manchester City sign.

Johnny Vulkan, Flickr

The crew welcomes Leander Schaerlaeckens to the show and he gives his insight on the UEFA Champions League. He gives his take on what teams are the favorites and previews some of the exciting matchups coming up in February. We also ask him which managers have pressure to advance past the round of 16 in this year's tournament. 

December 19: FUV FC - Champions League Draw

by Kris Venezia, Martin McCormack, Aniello Devita
Ronaldo.

Nathan Congleton, Flickr

There are a lot of exciting matchups coming in February with the round of sixteen. The crew takes a look at Barcelona v. Manchester City and Chelsea v. PSG and gives their take on who they think is going to win. There is also a discussion on the English Premiere League, and Kris tries to make a case for why Manchester United could sneak into the top two comes May. Finally, everyone picks the game they are most excited for this weekend. 

December 12: FUV FC - Champions League Roundup

by Kris Venezia, Aniello Devita, Martin McCormack
Bale.

Nathan Congleton, Flickr 

The group stage has come to a conclusion, so the guys look back at some of the surprises and many of the not-so surprising aspects of the opening round. Kris whines about his Roma side falling to Manchester City, while Martin gloats about his Bayern Munich easily advancing. The three also look ahead to who they want to see go up against each other in the round of 16. 

November 21: FUV FC - Let's Talk Conference Finals, Featuring The Gothamist's Dan Dickinson

by Kris Venezia, Martin McCormack, Brendan Bowers
MLS referee.

Bay Area Blas, Flickr 

There are four remaining teams in contention for the MLS Cup. The New York Red Bulls square off against the New England Revolution in the Eastern Conference, and the Seattle Sounders battle the Los Angeles Galaxy in the Western Conference. Dan Dickinson, who covers the New York Red Bulls for the Gothamist, previews the Eastern Conference Final between New York and New England.

November 7 - FUV FC: MLS Playoffs Heat Up with Second Legs Approaching

by Brendan Bowers, Aniello Devita
Sounders fans.

CMFrango, Flickr

The MLS playoffs are heating up and only four teams will be left after this weekend. The gang preview the upcoming matches and takes a look back at last weekend's games, including the New York Red Bulls 2-0 win over DC United. The crew also talks about the UEFA Champions League matches from Tuesday and Wednesday, including some of the surprising results. 

Red Bulls Start Postseason Off Strong

by Aniello Devita

Aniello DeVita/WFUV Sports

Three days after the Red Bulls finally won a playoff game at Red Bull Arena, the team's first since the arena opened in 2010, the Red Bulls busted out of the gate in the first leg of the Eastern Conference Semifinals against rival DC United Sunday afternoon in Harrison, New Jersey.