#New York Red Bulls

MLS Free Agency: Top 10 remaining players for 2023

A short three weeks ago, this offseason’s free agency class was revealed. While some impactful names have found new destinations around MLS, many of the biggest decisions are still in TBD mode. That’s to be expected as internationals return from the World Cup, and we’re still a month out from preseason beginning (Jan. 6).
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World Cup 2022: How ex-Bolton players have fared for USA and Australia

Several former Wanderers named have been in action at the World Cup in Qatar, but how have they fared?. The biggest tournament on the planet has already provided plenty of drama and there have been a few surprises along the way, with the likes of Belgium, Germany and now Spain crashing out.

PSU soccer players make All-North Region

UNIVERSITY PARK – Penn State men’s soccer landed three student-athletes on All-North Region as announced by United Soccer Coaches on Dec. 6. Seth Kuhn, Peter Mangione and Femi Awodesu all receive the honor. Mangione garnered second team, Kuhn made third team and Awodesu landed on third team. Kuhn...

Penn State Men's Soccer Lands Three on All-North Region

UNIVERSITY PARK, Pa.- Penn State men's soccer landed three student-athletes on All-North Region as announced by United Soccer Coaches on Dec. 6. Seth Kuhn, Peter Mangione and Femi Awodesu all receive the honor. Mangione garnered second team, Kuhn made third team and Awodesu landed on third team. Kuhn earns his...

Chicago Fire Name Club Legend Zach Thornton Goalkeeper Coach

Chicago Fire legend Zach Thornton is returning to be the club's goalkeeper coach, the team announced Monday. “Chicago Fire is my Club,” Thornton said in a release. “I may have played at other places, I’ve coached at other places, but the chance to come to my second home Chicago, that’s something that I couldn’t pass up. I had success here as a player, and I’m excited to coach here and bring additional success to the Club.”

New York Red Bulls Add Sebastian Häusl as Head of Scouting

HARRISON, N.J. (December 6, 2022) – The New York Red Bulls have named Sebastian Häusl as Head of Scouting, the club announced today. “We are very excited to add Sebastian to our staff ahead of the 2023 season.” Head of Sport Jochen Schneider said. “Sebastian has had great success in Austria with Red Bull Salzburg as he has led the video scouting and data scouting departments for the club over the last three seasons and has been able to identify players that fit a distinct style. We are pleased to have Sebastian with us and looking forward for him helping us add highly talented players to our roster.”

UP PERISCOPE: Red Bulls name Häusl head of scouting

The Red Bulls have named Sebastian Häusl as head of scouting, the MLS club announced on Tuesday. Häusl most recently worked as the team lead of video-scouting and data-scouting departments for Red Bull Salzburg in the Austrian Bundesliga. He oversaw all aspects of video analyzing and data analytics with Salzburg since 2020. Prior to that, he was a team scout for three years.

The Deep Dish: Fire Comings and Red Stars Goings

Fire Legend returns while Red Stars legend departs. THORNTON RETURNS TO FIRE: On Monday, Chicago Fire FC announced that former goalkeeper Zach Thornton will return to the club as goalkeeping coach. He replaces Adin Brown who went to San Jose Earthquakes in the same position to be closer to home.

TAKE A LISTEN: To View From the Front Row podcast

When you take a break from watching the World Cup, you might want to listen to the new View From the Front Row podcast. It’s first four sessions have featured former U.S. men’s national team coach Dave Sarachan and National Soccer Hall of Famers Tony Meola, Paul Caligiuri and Peter Vermes.

Red Bulls Paper Revue: December 6, 2022

Welcome to the Red Bulls Paper Revue presented by Once a Metro. On trash day, I went for my regular constitutional in the neighborhood and saw that far too many people threw away pumpkins. Think of all the delicious recipes that can be made: breads, pies, soups, etc. If a person throws away one, I understand. But to put four gigantic, perfect pumpkins on the curb made me want to pull them out of the bin and use them myself. And by “use,” I meant smash them on their cars for being such wasteful idiots.
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Orlando City Aims for More Success from Homegrown Signings

Last week, Orlando City signed Favian Loyola to a Homegrown Player contract through at least 2025. The 17-year-old forward came out of the club’s academy and spent last season with Orlando City B in MLS NEXT Pro. He’s the 13th Homegrown signing in club history and the Lions will hope he can make an impact for the first team.

RSL Academy U-17s Go Undefeated at MLS NEXT Fest

After finishing atop their group at the MLS NEXT Fest the Real Salt Lake Academy U-17s booked their ticket to the Generation Adidas Cup, going undefeated for the second-straight year at the California-based tournament. The team started the three-match tournament trading punches in the penalty shootout with the New York...

USMNT roster prediction for the 2026 World Cup: Who makes it?

The 2022 World Cup cycle, for the US men’s national team, is over – and like most of you, I’m still digesting everything we saw and learned over the past four years. Over the next few days, I’ll be digging into more and more of it (got to grind through some film and some data in the meantime) to present my verdict.

Sounders ‘in the mix’ for free agent Aaron Long, report says

As MLS free agency continues to evolve, the field of available players should only get stronger. Last year, the Seattle Sounders became the first team to sign a Designated Player through that process when they lured Albert Rusnák away from Real Salt Lake. This year’s field includes quite a few intriguing options, with New York Red Bulls centerback Aaron Long being near the top.
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Lion Links: 12/5/22

Merry Monday morning, Mane Landers! The United States Men’s National Team is out of the World Cup. Now that I’ve had a bit to process it, I’m disappointed but not bitter. The young American team made it out of the group stage, lost to an experienced Dutch squad, but played well overall. As Orlando City supporters, we’re all too familiar with missed chances, and the Yanks had many in that match. However, this World Cup provided a good base for this U.S. team to grow and improve upon.