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Matthaeus courtship with MetroStars spurred great German MLS interest.

MetroStars use tallies by Chung, Valencia to force deciding match, defeating Chicago 2-0.

Valencia finds net in final seconds to put Metros past Dallas 2-1.

MetroStars control the action, but Wizards manage a 0-0 draw.

MetroStars second-half surge buries Rapids 5-3.

Surging MetroStars visit New England Saturday, first of two televised by ESPN family.

Mathis nets late winner, MetroStars continue to rise, 1-0 over Wizards.

Matthaeus is showing his age.

Matthaeus would do MetroStars a favor by staying in Germany.

MetroStars nearing first place in East after drubbing New England 4-2.

Valencia finds net twice, Villegas in overtime for MetroStars who come back to stun Mutiny 3-2.

How MLS bends rules, hoping against hope to help the MetroStars.

Petke boots MetroStars out of basement 3-2 past D.C. United in overtime.

Metros obtain Jolley in trade.

Unheralded Comas may be among best foreign acquisitions this year.

Lets hope MLS fans give Matthaeus the reception the great player deserves.

MetroStars Colombian pair key to 3-2 victory over winless United.

Matthaeus is finally a MetroStar.

Matthaeus already is making plans to play after MetroStars stay.

Weah want to complete career playing in New York, Major League Soccer.

Metrostars  MetroStars

Year Record Coach Notes
2000 17-12-3 Octavio Zambrano Lost in semifinals
1999 7-25 Bora Multinovic -
1998 15-17 Alfonso Mondelo / Bora Multinovic Lost conference semifinals
1997 13-19 Carlos Parreira -
1996 15-17 Carlos Queiroz / Eddie Firmani Lost conference semifinals
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    One Harmon Plaza, 3rd Floor
    Secaucus, New Jersey 07094
    phone: (201) 583-7000
    public relations phone: (201) 583-7015
    press box phone: (201) 842-5646
    tickets: 1-888-4METROTIX
    fax: (201) 583-7055

    Fan clubs
    Empire Supporter's Club
    Eric's MLS/MetroStars Page
    La "12"
    MetroStars F.C.
    Taxi Fanzine

    Daily newspapers
    New York Times
    New York Daily News
    New York Post
    Bergen Record
    New Jersey Online
    North Jersey Herald
    The Washington Post

    Team officials
    Investor-operator: John Kluge
    Investor-operator: Stuart Subotnick
    General manager: Nick Sakiewicz
    Head coach: Octavio Zambrano

    Team staff
    Goalkeeper coach: TBD
    Assistant / conditioning coach: Juan Carlos Osorio
    Assistant / conditioning coach: Ken Pollard
    Head athletic trainer: Stuart Schwerner
    Team manager: Frank Campagna
    Team administrator: Mario Rincon
    Equipment manager: Pablo De La O
    Team doctor: TBD
    Official training center: Kean University-East Campus
    Team photographer: Steve Smith
    Public Address Announcer: Bob Gallerstein
    Gameday Statistician: Gerry Beatty (Foreman)

    Game information
    Stadium: Giants Stadium
    MLS capacity: 25,576
    Field dimensions: 72 yards x 106 yards
    Playing surface: Grass
    Team colors: Black, red and yellow
    Ticket prices: $30, $25, $20, $15
    Metrostars television: Madison Square Garden Network / Fox Sports NY
    Metrostars television announcers: Joe Tolleson, Tommy Smyth
    Metrostars radio: Radio Unica 1660 AM New York (Spanish)
    Metrostars spanish radio announcers: Mario Concha, Robert Sierra, Raul Fernandez, Gus Rachioppi, Jimy Telekian
    Division: Eastern
    Visiting Team Hotel: Holiday Inn Harmon Meadow, (201) 348-2000

    Administrative staff
    Executive vice president: Augie Shtino
    Chief financial officer: Joe Sokol
    Director, communications: John Neves
    Communications manager: TBD
    Director, operations: Timothy Kassel
    Operations coordinator: Daniel Ribeiro
    Director, broadcasting: Jeff Strauss
    Director, marketing: Joyce Coppola
    Promotions voordinator: Jason Verdino
    VP of marketing and sales: Jim Leahy
    Director of special events: Chris Unger
    Communications coordinator: John Neves
    Manager, ticket operations: Kevin Booker
    Ticketing assistant: Doug Rossback
    Graphics designer: Eric Montas
    Director, ticket sales: Tony Alessandra
    Regional sales managers: Robert Byer, Lisa Fitzgerald, Leonardo Gonzalez, Jorge Guarda, Sherwin O’Neil, Greg Piscarczyk, James Wurster
    Network & database coordinator: Jorge Urbina
    Executive assistant to GM: TBD

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