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Liverpool Interested In Signing New York Red Bulls' Aaron Long

Jan 29, 2021 5:36 PM

Liverpool has interest in signing Aaron Long of New York Red Bulls.

Long would provide a short-term depth option to alleviate the Reds' shortage of backline options.

Long has received increasing interest from European clubs.

Jeff Carlisle/ESPN

Tags: Liverpool, New York Red Bulls, Misc Rumor, Transfer Rumor

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Red Bulls Fire Chris Armas As Manager

Sep 4, 2020 11:34 AM

New York Red Bulls have fired Chris Armas as manager.

Assistant coach CJ Brown has also departed the club, which sits seventh in the Eastern Conference with 11 points from nine games.

Armas was appointed to his role in July 2018 and led the Red Bulls to a Supporters' Shield the same year.

ESPN

Tags: New York Red Bulls, Misc Rumor

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MLS To Restart Season In Home Markets On August 12th

Aug 9, 2020 1:45 PM

MLS will restart its season in home markets on August 12th.

The league also announced that 18 teams will make the playoffs this season.

The MLS Cup final will take place on December 12th.

Each side will play 18 more matches for a 23-game regular season.

A "majority" of matches will be held without fans, though the league is working with local governments to have limited capacity for certain games.

Jeff Carlisle/ESPN

Tags: Atlanta United, Chicago Fire, Chivas USA, Cincinnati, Colorado Rapids, Columbus Crew, D.C. United, FC Dallas, Houston Dynamo, Los Angeles FC, LA Galaxy, Inter Miami, Minnesota United, Montreal Impact, Nashville SC, New York Red Bulls, New York City FC, Orlando City, Philadelphia Union, Portland Timbers, Real Salt Lake, San Jose Earthquakes, Seattle Sounders FC, Sporting Kansas City, Toronto FC, Vancouver Whitecaps FC, IQ

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MLS Extends Training Ban Through March 27th

Mar 21, 2020 2:15 PM

MLS extended their ban on first-team training through March 27th.

"During this time, MLS players are expected to remain in each club's respective market and have been advised to exercise safe social distancing measures. At this time, team training facilities may only be accessed for physical therapy purposes at the direction of club medical staff to ensure adherence to safety protocols," released the league in a statement.

The MLS season has been suspended until at least May 10th.

The league is unsure of exactly when their moratorium for training will be lifted.

Jeff Carlisle/ESPN

Tags: Atlanta United, Austin FC, Chicago Fire, Cincinnati, Colorado Rapids, Columbus Crew, D.C. United, FC Dallas, Houston Dynamo, Los Angeles FC, LA Galaxy, Inter Miami, Minnesota United, Montreal Impact, Nashville SC, New England Revolution, New York Red Bulls, New York City FC, Orlando City, Philadelphia Union, Portland Timbers, Real Salt Lake, San Jose Earthquakes, Seattle Sounders FC, Sporting Kansas City, Toronto FC, Vancouver Whitecaps FC, Injury

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MLS Suspends Season Through May 10th

Mar 19, 2020 1:00 PM

MLS announced that they will extend their league suspension through May 10th.

The league said they were focused on finishing the season.

"MLS remains focused on playing the entire 2020 season and is evaluating all options, including pushing back the end of the season and playing MLS Cup in December, as the league did prior to the 2019 season. The league is also identifying other available dates," released the league in a statement.

The league could extend the MLS Cup into December to make extra room for matches.

Players are allowed to return to training on March 20th.

Jeff Carlisle/ESPN

Tags: Atlanta United, Austin FC, Chicago Fire, Cincinnati, Colorado Rapids, Columbus Crew, D.C. United, FC Dallas, Houston Dynamo, Los Angeles FC, LA Galaxy, Inter Miami, Minnesota United, Montreal Impact, Nashville SC, New England Revolution, New York Red Bulls, New York City FC, Orlando City, Philadelphia Union, Portland Timbers, Real Salt Lake, San Jose Earthquakes, Seattle Sounders FC, Sporting Kansas City, Toronto FC, Vancouver Whitecaps FC, IQ

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MLS, Players Association Reach Agreement On New CBA

Feb 6, 2020 12:23 PM

Major League Soccer and MLS Players Association have come to terms on a new Collective Bargaining Agreement.

The new deal will last 5 years.

"As we prepare to celebrate our 25th season, we are very pleased to finalize a new five-year Collective Bargaining Agreement with our players. This agreement addresses key strategic priorities for the league and our players while also retaining the basic player compensation structure that has been the foundation for the growth and stability of Major League Soccer," said MLS Commissioner Don Garber.

Some new agreements include an increase in average salary, a decrease in Targeted Allocation Money, a share of the league's new media starts in 2023 and 2024, and charter flights. 

Jeff Carlisle/ESPN

Tags: Atlanta United, Chicago Fire, Chivas USA, Colorado Rapids, Columbus Crew, D.C. United, FC Dallas, Houston Dynamo, Los Angeles FC, LA Galaxy, Inter Miami, Minnesota United, Montreal Impact, New England Revolution, New York Red Bulls, New York City FC, Orlando City, Philadelphia Union, Portland Timbers, Real Salt Lake, San Jose Earthquakes, Seattle Sounders FC, Sporting Kansas City, Toronto FC, Vancouver Whitecaps FC, IQ

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Kevin Thelwell Named New York Red Bulls Head Of Sport

Feb 3, 2020 12:23 PM

The New York Red Bulls have named Kevin Thelwell the club's Head of Sport in a newly created position.

Thelwell most recently was the sporting director of Wolverhampton.

During his tenure, Wolves moved from League One to a 7th place finish in the Premier League.

“On behalf of everyone at the organization, I’d like to welcome Kevin to our club. Kevin has a tremendous resume and demonstrated experience helping a club attain new levels of success with Wolverhampton. He is well respected within the international soccer community and fits well within our culture. This is a welcome addition as we continue our pursuit of delivering the MLS Cup to our fans," said Red Bulls General Manager Marc de Grandpre

Dylan Butler/mlssoccer

Tags: New York Red Bulls, Wolverhampton Wanderers, Signing

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NY Red Bull Sell Michael Amir Murillo To Anderlecht

Dec 6, 2019 6:46 PM

The New York Red Bull sold right back Michael Amir Murillo to Anderlecht for an undisclosed fee.

The 23-year-old Murillo signed with the club from San Francisco FC in 2017.

Murillo had 4 goals and 8 assists in 80 appearances for the team.

ESPN

Tags: Anderlecht, New York Red Bulls, Official Transfer

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Olivier Giroud Linked With MLS Move

Oct 8, 2019 4:39 PM

Olivier Giroud has been linked with several MLS sides, including Los Angeles, Miami, Washington, New York, or Chicago.

The Whitecaps reportedly reached out to Giroud, though Giroud made it known that he only wanted to play for the specific teams.

The 33-year-old Giroud has made just 3 appearances for Chelsea this season.

Dan Riccio/Sportsnet

Tags: Chelsea, Chicago Fire, D.C. United, Los Angeles FC, LA Galaxy, Inter Miami, New York Red Bulls, New York City FC, Vancouver Whitecaps FC, Misc Rumor

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Thierry Henry Rumors Are 'False', Says NYRB Sporting Director

Apr 23, 2019 12:59 PM

New York Red Bull sporting director Denis Hamlett shot down rumors of Thierry Henry taking over as manager.

"Recent reports of Thierry Henry joining the New York Red Bulls are false," he said in a statement.

The NYRB have lost 4 out of their first 7 matches to start the season. 

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Tags: New York Red Bulls, Monaco, Misc Rumor

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Red Bulls End MLS Mystery By Firing Ali Curtis
Since his abrupt departure from the MLS Combine was reported on Jan. 12, Ali Curtis had not been seen or heard from throughout a period of significant offseason activity.

Jack Williams/New York Times

New York Red Bulls Not Interested In Bastian Schweinsteiger
Don Garber has encouraged the speculation by saying that Bastian Schweinsteiger would be welcomed "with open arms."

ESPN

Matt Miazga To Be Sold By Red Bulls To Chelsea
Matt Miazga had less than a year to run on his current contract with the Red Bulls.

Jeff Carlisle/ESPN

Bradley Wright-Phillips Interested In Loan To EPL
Bradley Wright-Phillips began his career with Manchester City and has become one of the best players in the MLS.

Peter O'Rourke/ESPN

Scout: Matt Miazga Is The Best Young Prospect In MLS By Far
Matt Miazga has captured the attention of Chelsea, who some consider the best defender in the MLS and he just turned 20 in July.

Martin Harasimowicz/FourFourTwo

Red Bulls Sign Shaun Wright-Phillips
Shaun Wright-Phillips will join his brother Bradley with the Red Bulls.

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Didier Drogba Interested In Joining New York Red Bulls
Didier Drogba left Chelsea at the end of the Premier League season.

Ian Holyman/ESPN

Carlos Tevez Has Interest In Joining MLS
Carlos Tevez is out of contract this summer at Juventus and he's also been linked to a move back to Argentina.

Grant Wahl/Sports Illustrated

Carles Puyol Considering Signing In MLS, Middle East
The Colorado Rapids have made contact with a "big offer" of a contract, while rival publication Mundo Deportivo says that a team in New York are best placed.

Dermot Corrigan/ESPN

Zlatan Ibrahimovic Applies For Long-Term US Visa, Fueling MLS Rumors
Zlatan Ibrahimovic signed a one-year contract extension two years ago, taking him through 2016 at Paris Saint-Germain.

Ian Holyman/ESPN

Cristiano Ronaldo Plans On Joining MLS As Soon As 2018
Cristiano Ronaldo plans to join the MLS when he decides to leave Real Madrid

Grant Wahl/Sports Illustrated

Tim Cahill Leaves Red Bulls For Shanghai Shenhua
Tim Cahill has joined Shanghai Shenhua of China.

ESPN

Sacha Kljestan Finalizing Move To New York Red Bulls
Sacha Kljestan is a 29-year-old midfielder who has played for Anderlecht since 2010.

Marc Stein/ESPN

Red Bulls Acquire Felipe, Top Allocation Spot From Montreal
The Impact also received allocation money and an international player spot for the 2015 season, and the Red Bulls got the first spot in the MLS allocation ranking.

ESPN

New York Red Bulls Fire Mike Petke, Hire Jesse Marsch
New York Red Bulls have fired manager Mike Petke after two seasons in charge in a surprising move.

Kyle McCarthy/Fox Sports

Agent: Ronaldo Could Come To MLS In 2018
Cristiano Ronaldo could move to the MLS when his current contract at Real Madrid is up in 2018.

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Steven Gerrard To Leave Liverpool After Current Season
The LA Galaxy and New York Red Bulls are believed to be interested in Steven Gerrard.

Andy Hunter/The Guardian

Thierry Henry Announces Retirement
Thierry Henry has retired from competitive football and that he'll return to London as an analyst for Sky Sports.

The Guardian

Bradley Wright-Phillips Signs As DP For New York Red Bulls
Bradley Wright-Phillips scored 31 goals in all competitions.

Press Release

Arsenal Wants Thierry Henry To Return, Unsure On Role
Thierry Henry returned to Arsenal on a short-term loan in January 2012 and Arsene Wenger speculated that it could happen again now that his time with the New York Red Bulls is over.

ESPN