Author: Daniel Feuerstein

Who is Matt Miazga? The background on Chelsea’s young US target.

It’s a dream come true for a young center back, particularly one that has wanted to play for a Premier League club. Competing at the highest level of soccer. Right now, New York Red Bulls defender Matt Miazga is on the cusp. The young American is about to make his dreams come true by accepting a move to Chelsea. But who is Matt Miazga? And how did he become a target for such a renowned club? As many supporters of the US men’s national team and Major League Soccer know, the 20-year-old is a talented player from Clifton, New Jersey, ... Read more

US Open Cup competition has improved but TV and radio coverage is lacking

With the level of competition in MLS, NASL and USL improving, this year’s US Open Cup promises to be one of the most competitive in recent memory. Combined with the fact that the level of tension between the three aforementioned leagues is at an all-time high, this makes the 2015 US Open Cup the most anticipated and must-see in years — except that there’s one major problem. Out of the 75+ US Open Cup games scheduled this year, only one is scheduled for national TV. And that’s the final on FOX Sports. By the time the final is played in September, ... Read more

Why Are MLS and US Soccer Scheduling US Open Cup Games During The World Cup?

As the sport of soccer grows in the United States, the domestic league and national team continue to make strides. But sadly the US Open Cup, which was showing signs of improvement and greater respect from the US soccer institutions, just went backwards two steps back. Namely, why on earth did MLS and US Soccer decide to play the fourth round of the 2014 Lamar Hunt US Open Cup during the World Cup when MLS teams enter the tournament? On Saturday, June 14 there were four World Cup games played throughout the day from Noon to 11pm ET. On that same ... Read more

Henry’s Winner Earns Petke’s Red Bulls First Win

“Desperation.” “Must have it.” “Need to keep our confidence high.” “Must win game.” These are the adjectives that were thrown at the New York Red Bulls as they started with two draws and two losses this season. But there was no loss of confidence with this side as they felt the bounces didn’t go their way. With some players injured and a Brandon Barklage Suspension the Red Bulls were facing a Philadelphia Union side that was looking to add some points to their early season and it was all New York with possession and chances. Subbing on for Tim Cahill ... Read more

USMNT Battles Through Squabbles For Solid March Results

What an amazing night down at the Estadio Azteca for the Stars and Stripes. Even though there wasn’t a magical goal that brought the entire stadium crumbling down you can definitely say that cracks in the armor on the greatest home field advantage on the planet are beginning to show. After a terrible second half down in Honduras in February and the article by Brian Straus in the Sporting News before these last two qualifiers, many were thinking that the USA’s precious record of qualifying for consecutive World Cup’s were about to come to a close. But when you think ... Read more

Feuerstein’s Fire USMNT And Red Bull Shows

2014 World Cup Qualifying USA Vs Costa Rica Friday, March 22nd Guests: Earl Reed, Chris Webb, Robert Hay 9:30 PM EDT – 6:30PM PDT Pre Game 30 Minutes Midnight EDT(WED) – 9:00PM EDT Post Game 1 Hour Saturday, March 23rd Special Red Bull Review At Montreal 8PM EDT – 5PM PDT 2014 World Cup Qualifying USA At Mexico Tuesday, March 26th Guests: Earl Reed & John Jagou 10PM EDT – 7PM PDT Pre Game 30 minutes 12:30AM EDT(WED) – 9:30PM PDT Post Game 1 Hour Listen to internet radio with Feuersteins Fire on Blog Talk Radio

Roy Miller’s Explanation A Lesson In Selfishness

So after discussing and writing an article about the mishaps and the brain farts of Costa Rican International Left Back Roy Miller, you figured that would be the end of his buffoonery and we can move on to the home opener as the Red Bulls host DC United. Roy Miller, from But sadly we have to discuss the stupidity of Roy Miller as he spoke with the media to come clean on his encroachment of Chris Wondolowski’s penalty. And if you thought it was going to be a sheer admit of guilt on his part, you haven’t heard anything ... Read more

Another Mental Lapse Costs Red Bulls Against San Jose

It couldn’t have happened again, could it? The Red Bulls with a solid first half and leading this time by a goal at Buck Shaw Stadium with a performance that was just adequate to get the full three points and give Mike Petke his first professional victory as a head coach. But something creeps in that tells you it’s not going to happen on this late evening on the West Coast. Something tells Petke that you are not going to earn this win just yet, because for him he’s seen it all before. It’s when he use to play for ... Read more