RBNY's Wright-Phillips earns Player of the Week honor

 

The Sports Network

New York, NY (SportsNetwork.com) - Red Bull New York forward Bradley Wright- Phillips was named the Player of the Week on Monday for Week 8 of the 2014 Major League Soccer season.

Wright-Phillips netted a hat trick in New York's 4-0 destruction of the Houston Dynamo last Wednesday and added another goal on Saturday in the club's 1-1 stalemate with the Columbus Crew at Crew Stadium.

Wright-Phillips opened the scoring against the Dynamo with a right footed shot from the center of the box in the 12th minute and his second goal came 12 minutes later before he completed his treble with a penalty kick four minutes from time. He became the first English player to record a hat trick in MLS.

The MLS Player of the Week is selected each week of the regular season by a panel of journalists from the North America Soccer Reporters (NASR). The group consists of members of print, television, radio and online media.

Read more Major League Soccer stories from the Miami Herald

Miami Herald

Join the
Discussion

The Miami Herald is pleased to provide this opportunity to share information, experiences and observations about what's in the news. Some of the comments may be reprinted elsewhere on the site or in the newspaper. We encourage lively, open debate on the issues of the day, and ask that you refrain from profanity, hate speech, personal comments and remarks that are off point. Thank you for taking the time to offer your thoughts.

The Miami Herald uses Facebook's commenting system. You need to log in with a Facebook account in order to comment. If you have questions about commenting with your Facebook account, click here.

Have a news tip? You can send it anonymously. Click here to send us your tip - or - consider joining the Public Insight Network and become a source for The Miami Herald and el Nuevo Herald.

Hide Comments

This affects comments on all stories.

Cancel OK

  • Marketplace

Today's Circulars

  • Quick Job Search

Enter Keyword(s) Enter City Select a State Select a Category