New York Red Bulls

Major League Soccer franchise in Harrison, New Jersey

The New York Red Bulls are an American soccer team. They play in Major League Soccer in Harrison, New Jersey. Until 2006, they were known as the MetroStars. Their homeground is the Red Bull Arena in Harrison.

New York Red Bulls
Full nameNew York Red Bulls
Nickname(s)Red Bulls, Metro
Founded1995 (as NY/NJ MetroStars)
GroundRed Bull Arena, Harrison, New Jersey
Ground Capacity25,189
ManagerHans Backe
LeagueMajor League Soccer
2009/10Eastern Conference: 1st

Overall: 3rd
Playoffs: Quarter Finals

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HistoryEdit

The club was founded in 1995 by John Werner Kluge and Stuart Subotnick, two managers for MetroMedia, under the name MetroStars. The club was a founding member of Major League Soccer. In 2006 the team was sold to the Austrian company Red Bull and renamed the New York Red Bulls. The team is the only one in the MLS which never reached a major title. There were a lot of well-known soccer players on the team from all over the world such as Roberto Donadoni, Lothar Matthäus (FIFA World Cup 1990, UEFA Champion 1980), Adolfo Valencia, Youri Djorkaeff, Amado Guevara, Juan Pablo Angel,Daniel Rodriguez, Thierry Henry, and Rafael Márquez.

Current squadEdit

Note: Flags indicate national team as defined under FIFA eligibility rules. Players may hold more than one non-FIFA nationality.

No. Position Player
2   DF Wilman Conde
3   DF Jonathan Borrajo
4   DF Rafael Márquez
5   DF S. Markus Holgersson
6   MF Teemu Tainio
7   DF Roy Miller
8   MF Jan Gunnar Solli
9   MF Mehdi Ballouchy
10   MF Daniel Rodriguez (captain)
13   MF Ryan Maduro
14   FW Thierry Henry (captain)
15   DF Tyler Ruthven
16   DF Connor Lade
No. Position Player
17   FW Juan Agudelo
18   GK Ryan Meara
19   MF Dane Richards


21   FW Corey Hertzog
22   DF Stephen Keel
24   GK Jeremy Vuolo
25   MF Brandon Barklage
27   FW Jhonny Arteaga
33   FW Kenny Cooper
44   MF Victor Palsson
99   FW José Angulo
11   MF Dax McCarty

International playersEdit

Former players Tony Meola, Tab Ramos, Tim Howard, Alexi Lalas, Clint Mathis, Jozy Altidore, Michael Bradley, Claudio Reyna, Eddie Pope, and Tim Ream have all played for the U.S. national team. Current players Juan Agudelo,Daniel Rodriguez, Dax McCarty, and Kenny Cooper have also played for the USMNT.

AchievementsEdit

Head coachesEdit

GalleryEdit

Other websitesEdit

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