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#1361733 Red Bulls need more diversity?

Posted by hurricane1091 on 18 February 2020 - 10:40 PM

Ok so THIS is way too far in the other direction. Like it or not, social issues and diversity within sports are unavoidable, if not integral. Representation matters. You shouldn't choose a shittier player over a better one because of where he was born, but if all/most of your players come from similar backgrounds, then you're actively not picking the best players. 

It's not too far, at all. Build the best soccer team, plain and simple. I don't care if there's not a single white American on this team at all, I want whoever the best players we can get, from wherever they are from. If you're building the best team you can build, it's going to end up diverse in the end because soccer is a global sport.

We've seen one team in this country intentionally build a team that wasn't diverse at all, and that was Chivas USA. And look how that ended up. One of the worst teams ever towards the end, with the worst attendance ever,  and the league had to buy them out. So I think everyone knows going out of your way to build a team without diversity doesn't work anyways

#1356988 Contract deadline day

Posted by hurricane1091 on 21 November 2019 - 12:38 PM




#1356753 Thierry Henry to Montreal

Posted by hurricane1091 on 14 November 2019 - 11:02 AM

Would of loved having him come here if nothing else for something interesting to pay attention to

#1356647 New logo, if anyone cares

Posted by hurricane1091 on 11 November 2019 - 08:33 PM

There's no sale folks

#1355979 Was this last game for Robles as #1 goalkeeper?

Posted by hurricane1091 on 23 October 2019 - 10:39 AM

I see no reason to move on from Robles and I honestly wouldn't move on from BWP just yet. I wouldn't keep all my eggs in one basket but this year isn't a fair indicator for either

#1354733 Metro - Scum Game Thread

Posted by hurricane1091 on 30 September 2019 - 07:07 AM

Can think of multiple times where we didn't even get a shot on net when we should have and could of scored. BWP did nothing with his chance, omir shot it straight out instead of on net, etc. That game ending 0-0 is a joke.

#1354647 Metro - Scum Game Thread

Posted by hurricane1091 on 28 September 2019 - 05:15 PM

https://m.imgur.com/nlmznxF Damn I hate DC

#1352910 Why can't we just buy a team like LAFC & Atlanta?!

Posted by hurricane1091 on 28 August 2019 - 09:29 PM

We all complained about the high turnover rate as mentioned, which is non existent now. The academy is great. It's just a shame that we can't combine the old philosophy of huge signings and combine it with an all star academy. We'd be in an incredible position to win it all, but I don't see it happening.

#1346829 "Leagues" Cup

Posted by hurricane1091 on 30 May 2019 - 07:48 AM

Magic qualifications?

#1344644 Thierry Henry linked to RB coaching role

Posted by hurricane1091 on 19 April 2019 - 02:58 PM


#1344542 Some people remember past coaches

Posted by hurricane1091 on 17 April 2019 - 12:39 PM

Bring back PETKE

#1344522 Thierry Henry linked to RB coaching role

Posted by hurricane1091 on 17 April 2019 - 10:33 AM

It would probably end in disaster but fuck it do it


#1343071 2019 jersey

Posted by hurricane1091 on 18 March 2019 - 12:10 PM

Thought it was ugly with the red shorts and socks.

#1341565 Stadium updates

Posted by hurricane1091 on 27 February 2019 - 11:41 PM

New screens were useless as they just had ads on the sides essentially. Some steps had caution tape too. Place is falling apart!

#1341294 Mike Grella announces retirement

Posted by hurricane1091 on 23 February 2019 - 07:56 PM

Loved him