2008 New York Red Bulls season

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New York Red Bulls
2008 season
Chairman Austria Red Bull GmbH
Manager Colombia Juan Carlos Osorio
Home colours
Away colours

The 2008 season was the 13th season of New York Red Bulls's franchise existence. They played their home games at Giants Stadium in East Rutherford, New Jersey. Juan Carlos Osorio made his debut as the Red Bulls coach after being hired in December 2007.

Statistics[edit]

Appearances and goals[edit]

Last updated on August 19, 2008.
No. Nat Pos Player Total MLS Season
Apps Goals Apps Goals
2 United States DF Kevin Goldthwaite 20 2 20 2
3 United States DF Hunter Freeman 12 0 12 0
4 United States DF Carlos Mendes 14 0 14 0
6 United States DF Seth Stammler 17 1 17 1
7 United States FW Mike Magee 17 3 17 3
8 Bosnia and Herzegovina MF Siniša Ubiparipović 13 1 13 1
9 Colombia FW Juan Pablo Ángel 13 7 13 7
10 United States MF Claudio Reyna 6 0 6 0
11 Netherlands MF Dave van den Bergh 18 5 18 5
12 South Africa MF Danleigh Borman 11 2 11 2
13 Venezuela MF Jorge Rojas 4 0 4 0
15 United States FW John Wolyniec 15 0 15 0
17 United States FW Jozy Altidore 8 3 8 3
17 Venezuela MF Gabriel Cichero 2 0 2 0
18 United States GK Jon Conway 20 0 20 0
19 Jamaica MF Dane Richards 14 0 14 0
20 Colombia FW Oscar Echeverry 9 0 9 0
23 Argentina MF Juan Pietravallo 4 0 4 0
26 United States FW Chris Megaloudis 1 0 1 0
27 New Zealand DF Andrew Boyens 12 0 12 0
32 United States MF Luke Sassano 16 0 16 0
33 United States DF Chris Leitch 10 0 10 0
60 United States DF Jeff Parke 18 0 18 0

Disciplinary record[edit]

Disciplinary records for 2008 league matches. Players with 1 card or more included only.
No. Nat. Player Yellow card.svg Yellow cards Red card.svg Red cards
2 United States Goldthwaite, KevinKevin Goldthwaite 5 0
4 United States Mendes, CarlosCarlos Mendes 1 0
6 United States Stammler, SethSeth Stammler 3 0
7 United States Mike Magee 1 0
8 Bosnia and Herzegovina Ubiparipović, SinišaSiniša Ubiparipović 4 0
9 Colombia Pablo Ángel, JuanJuan Pablo Ángel 1 0
11 Netherlands van den Bergh, DaveDave van den Bergh 2 1
12 South Africa Borman, DanleighDanleigh Borman 1 0
13 Venezuela Rojas, JorgeJorge Rojas 1 0
15 United States Wolyniec, JohnJohn Wolyniec 1 0
17 Venezuela Cichero, GabrielGabriel Cichero 1 1
19 Jamaica Richards, DaneDane Richards 1 0
20 Colombia Echeverry, OscarOscar Echeverry 1 0
23 Argentina Pietravallo, JuanJuan Pietravallo 1 0
27 New Zealand Boyens, AndrewAndrew Boyens 3 0
32 United States Sassano, LukeLuke Sassano 2 0
60 United States Parke, JeffJeff Parke 2 1

Pre-season[edit]




2008-03-06
Austria Red Bull Salzburg (reserves) 2 - 3 New York Red Bulls United States
Janocko Goal 47'
Rakic Goal 53'
(Report) Ángel Goal 59'
Sassano Goal 66'
Magee Goal 78'
Wals Siezenheim Stadium, Salzburg
Referee: R. Gruber


2008-03-28
United States Carolina RailHawks 0 - 1 New York Red Bulls United States
(Report) van den Bergh Goal 27'
WakeMed Soccer Park, Cary, North Carolina
Attendance: 5,426
Referee: Lee Suckle

Carolina Challenge Cup[edit]


2008-03-19
Canada Toronto FC 1 - 1 New York Red Bulls United States
Cunningham Goal 10' (Report) Wolyniec Goal 78'
Blackbaud Stadium, Charleston, South Carolina
Referee: Carol-Anne Chenard

MLS season[edit]

2008-04-05
19:30 EST
United States Columbus Crew 0 - 2 New York Red Bulls United States
(Report) van den Bergh Goal 1'
Goldthwaite Goal 8'
Giants Stadium
East Rutherford, New Jersey
Attendance: 17,119
Referee: Alex Prus

2008-04-12
20:30 EST
United States New York Red Bulls 0 - 2 FC Dallas United States
(Report) Alvarez Goal 1'
Cooper Goal 66'
Pizza Hut Park
Frisco, Texas
Attendance: 11,564
Referee: Jair Marrufo



2008-05-01
19:00 EST
United States New York Red Bulls 1 - 1 Toronto FC Canada
van den Bergh Goal 39' (Report) Vélez Goal 22'
BMO Field
Toronto, Canada
Attendance: 19,816
Referee: Abiodun Okulaja

2008-05-10
22:30 EST
United States New York Red Bulls 2 - 1 Los Angeles Galaxy United States
Borman Goal 21'
Ángel Goal 78'
(Report) Gordon Goal 77'
The Home Depot Center
Carson, California
Attendance: 27,000
Referee: Alex Prus


2008-05-25
15:00 EST
United States Chicago Fire 5 - 1 New York Red Bulls United States
Barrett Goal 8'
Rolfe Goal 48'
BlancoGoal 55' (pen.)
Barrett Goal 60'
Segares Goal 62'
(Report) Altidore Goal 74'

2008-05-31
19:30 EST
United States New York Red Bulls 0 - 1 Houston Dynamo United States
(Report) Ching Goal 68'

2008-06-05
19:30 EST
United States CD Chivas USA 0 - 1 New York Red Bulls United States
(Report) Ángel Goal 75'
Giants Stadium
East Rutherford, New Jersey
Attendance: 9,521
Referee: Alex Prus

2008-06-14
19:30 EST
United States New York Red Bulls 1 - 4 D.C. United United States
van den Bergh Goal 54' (Report) Emilio Goal 23'
Simms Goal 26'
Emilio Goal 45+1'
Emilio Goal 59'
RFK Stadium
Washington, D.C.
Attendance: 18,622
Referee: Kevin Stott

2008-06-18
19:30 EST
United States New York Red Bulls 1 - 1 New England Revolution United States
Stammler Goal 37' (Report) Ralston Goal 79'
Gillette Stadium
Foxborough, Massachusetts
Attendance: 10,596
Referee: Joe Caroccio



2008-07-04
21:30 EST
United States New York Red Bulls 0 - 4 Colorado Rapids United States
(Report) McManus Goal 24'
Ballouchy Goal 36'
Clark Goal 49'
Cummings Goal 68'
Dick's Sporting Goods Park
Commerce City, Colorado
Attendance: 18,776
Referee: Tim Weyland

2008-07-10
20:00 EST
United States New York Red Bulls 1 - 2 Kansas City Wizards United States
Ángel Goal 71' (Report) Conrad Goal 11'
Arnaud Goal 47'
CommunityAmerica Ballpark
Kansas City, Kansas
Attendance: 8,773
Referee: Jasen Anno

2008-07-19
18:30 EST
United States Los Angeles Galaxy 2 - 2 New York Red Bulls United States
Ruiz Goal 29'
Donovan Goal 90+2'
(Report) van den Bergh Goal 35'
Ángel Goal 71'
Giants Stadium
East Rutherford, New Jersey
Attendance: 46,754
Referee: Baldomero Toledo


2008-08-10
17:00 EST
United States D.C. United 1 - 4 New York Red Bulls United States
Moreno Goal 16' (Report) Ángel Goal 27'
Magee Goal 45'
Ángel Goal 50'
Ubiparipovic Goal 87'
Giants Stadium
East Rutherford, New Jersey
Attendance: 15,038
Referee: Shane Moody

2008-08-17
17:00 EST
Canada Toronto FC 0 - 2 New York Red Bulls United States
(Report) Magee Goal 37'
Ángel Goal 90+2'

2008-08-24
15:00 EST
United States Houston Dynamo 0 - 3 New York Red Bulls United States
(Report) Ángel Goal 8'
Richards Goal 26'
Magee Goal 60'
Giants Stadium
East Rutherford, New Jersey
Attendance: 12,549
Referee: Edvin Jurisevic

2008-08-30
19:30 EST
United States New York Red Bulls 0 - 0 D.C. United United States
(Report)
RFK Stadium
Washington, D.C.
Attendance: 15,616
Referee: Kevin Stott

2008-09-06
20:30 EST
United States New York Red Bulls 0 - 1 Chicago Fire United States
(Report) King Goal 36'


2008-09-18
19:00 EST
United States New York Red Bulls 1 - 3 Columbus Crew United States
Ángel Goal 21' (Report) Hejduk Goal 41'
Rogers Goal 46'
Gaven Goal 85'
Columbus Crew Stadium
Columbus, Ohio
Attendance: 10,881
Referee: Alex Prus

2008-09-27
19:30 EST
United States Colorado Rapids 5 - 4 New York Red Bulls United States
Cummings Goal 3'
Casey Goal 11'
Petke Goal 43'
Casey Goal 45'
Casey Goal 90'
(Report) Magee Goal 5'
Ángel Goal 34'
Richards Goal 40'
Mbuta Goal 74'
Giants Stadium
East Rutherford, New Jersey
Attendance: 14,795
Referee: Baldomero Toledo

2008-10-04
19:30 EST
Canada Toronto FC 3 - 1 New York Red Bulls United States
Barrett Goal 27'
Barrett Goal 65'
Ibrahim Goal 86'
(Report) Richards Goal 49'
Giants Stadium
East Rutherford, New Jersey
Attendance: 13,756
Referee: Ramon Hernandez

2008-10-09
22:00 EST
United States New York Red Bulls 1 - 1 Real Salt Lake United States
van den Bergh Goal 31' (Report) Olave Goal 41'
Rio Tinto Stadium
Sandy, Utah
Attendance: 20,008
Referee: Terry Vaughn

2008-10-18
19:30 EST
United States Columbus Crew 1 - 3 New York Red Bulls United States
Lenhart Goal 67' (Report) Ángel Goal 48'
Ángel Goal 76'
Cepero Goal 83'

2008-10-23
21:00 EST
United States New York Red Bulls 2 - 5 Chicago Fire United States
Ángel Goal 32'
Kandji Goal 88'
(Report) Rolfe Goal 11'
Rolfe Goal 38'
Rolfe Goal 44'
McBride Goal 53'
Woolard Goal 75'
Toyota Park
Bridgeview, Illinois
Attendance: 13,274
Referee: Baldomero Toledo

U.S. Open Cup[edit]

2008-07-01
19:30 EST
United States New York Red Bulls 0 - 2 Crystal Palace Baltimore United States
(Report) Marshall Goal 18'
Brooks Goal 75'
Lawrence E. Knight Stadium
Annapolis, Maryland
Attendance: 1,654
Referee: Andrew Chapin

Mid-season friendlies[edit]


2008-08-06
19:00 EST
Spain FC Barcelona 6 - 2 New York Red Bulls United States
Xavi Goal 17'
Eto'o Goal 18'
Márquez Goal 24'
Eto'o Goal 43'
Jeffrén Goal 80'
Pedro Goal 85'
(Report) Stammler Goal 30'
Rojas Goal 60'

MLS Playoffs[edit]

2008-11-01
16:00 EST
United States Houston Dynamo 1 - 1 New York Red Bulls United States
Kamara Goal 85' (Report) Ángel Goal 48'

2008-11-09
15:00 EST
United States New York Red Bulls 3 - 0 Houston Dynamo United States
Richards Goal 25'
Ángel Goal 36'
Wolyniec Goal 81'
(Report)
Robertson Stadium
Houston, Texas
Attendance: 30,053
Referee: Baldomero Toledo

2008-11-15
21:30 EST
United States New York Red Bulls 1 - 0 Real Salt Lake United States
van den Bergh Goal 28' (Report)
Rio Tinto Stadium
Sandy, Utah
Attendance: 20,008
Referee: Jair Marrufo

MLS Cup[edit]

2008-11-23
15:30 EST
United States New York Red Bulls 1 - 3 Columbus Crew United States
Wolyniec Goal 51' (Report) Moreno Goal 31'
Marshall Goal 53'
Hejduk Goal 82'
The Home Depot Center
Carson, California
Attendance: 27,000
Referee: Baldomero Toledo

See also[edit]

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