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RED BANK: SOCCER THRILLER AT BASIE

rb basie 070114 2kelsey milne 070114 2Red Bank-area soccer fans half-filled the Count Basie Theatre Tuesday afternoon for a free live screening of the World Cup match between the United States and Belgium, won in extra time by the Belgians, 2-1.  Many fans showed their colors, including Kelsey Milne, right, and three soldiers from the Army recruiting office at Fort Monmouth, below.

Though they could have watched the game at home, Carlos Saucedo and his wife, Aide, drove to Red Bank from Howell for the game. “I said, ‘we just have to be where people are gathering,” Carlos told redbankgreen (Photo by John T. Ward. Click to enlarge)
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RED BANK: USA V. BELGIUM, FREE AT BASIE

world cup 062414Red Bank-area soccer fans will be able to watch Tuesday’s World Cup knockout round match between the United States and Belgium on a much larger screen than the one at Red Bank Subs, above. The Count Basie Theatre is hosting a free, live simulcast of the game on its 700-square-foot silver screen, with popcorn and other food available for purchase and a cash bar for patrons 21 and older. Doors open at 3 p.m. for the 4 p.m. game. (Photo by John T. Ward. Click to enlarge)