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
Capacity25,189
ManagerGerhard Struber
LeagueMajor League Soccer
2020/21Eastern Conference: 7th
Playoffs: 1st round

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

As of December 16, 2021
No. Pos. Player Nation
2 Defender Lucas Monzón (on loan from Danubio)      Uruguay
4 Defender Andrés Reyes       Colombia
7 Defender Tom Edwards (on loan from Stoke City)      England
8 Midfielder Frankie Amaya       United States
10 Forward Patryk Klimala (DP)      Poland
13 Goalkeeper Carlos Coronel       Brazil
15 Defender Sean Nealis       United States
16 Midfielder Dru Yearwood       England
17 Forward Cameron Harper       United States
18 Goalkeeper Ryan Meara       United States
19 Midfielder Wikelman Carmona       Venezuela
21 Midfielder Omir Fernandez (HG)      United States
23 Midfielder Cristian Cásseres       Venezuela
24 Defender Jason Pendant       France
27 Midfielder Sean Davis (HG)      United States
33 Defender Aaron Long       United States
40 Goalkeeper AJ Marcucci       United States
47 Defender John Tolkin (HG)      United States
67 Forward Omar Sowe       Gambia
74 Forward Tom Barlow       United States
91 Midfielder Bento Estrela (HG)      United States
Midfielder Lewis Morgan       Scotland
Defender Dylan Nealis       United States

CaptainsEdit

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Name Years
  Peter Vermes 1996
  Tony Meola 1997–1998, 2006
  Tab Ramos 1999–2002
  Eddie Pope 2003–2004
  Amado Guevara 2005, 2006
  Youri Djorkaeff 2005–2006
  Claudio Reyna 2007–2008
  Juan Pablo Ángel 2008–2010
  Thierry Henry 2011–2014
  Dax McCarty 2015–2016
  Sacha Kljestan 2017
  Luis Robles 2018–2019
  Sean Davis 2020–present

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

ReferencesEdit

  1. "Luis Robles Selected as New York Red Bulls Captain". NewYorkRedBulls.com. MLS Digital. February 21, 2018. Archived from the original on August 4, 2020. Retrieved March 31, 2020.

Other websitesEdit

  Media related to New York Red Bulls at Wikimedia Commons