Tuesday, October 4, 2011
Good afternoon! With our team still fighting for its playoff life, it's another massive, must-win, fixture against the MLS "King of The Hill". Yes, it's time for RBNY to play against the model franchise that is the LA Galaxy. As you might recall, this Galaxy fixture was originally scheduled to take place on August 28th, but was rescheduled due to a hurricane. At the time, most of us considered it a "Stay of Execution" for the Red Bulls, as LA would have, most certainly, demolished our hapless team. With the news that both Landon Donovan & Robbie Keane will be missing this one (not to mention several other Galaxy players who are listed as questionable - including Beckham), it might yet turn out to be a "Death Row Pardon", as this one is now definitely winnable.
Yeah, right! Who am I kidding, eh? I have not an ounce of confidence in this team or the quack of a coach currently running it. I can see them getting way trounced, even without two of LA's big guns. With a win today, LA can clinch the Supporter's Shield. Needless to say, the Galacticos will be looking to take all three points on offer. That said, I'm calling for all RBNY players to put on their brass ones (even the waste of roster/cap space that is the underperforming Rafa Marquez) and prove me wrong for having no faith whatsoever. Let's go motherfuckers! Get a fucking victory and prove me wrong!
All righty then! I just read that this one will be broadcast in over 100 countries, so I hope it's a memorable one. If you haven't done so already, please do check out our own Matt Conroy's (aka Who Shot Sam) preview of this one posted on the great Once A Metro site. Hope to see you all tonight @The Cathedral of Football, Red Bull Arena (built by Makita). Viper out!