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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
(capacity: 25,189)
ManagerHans Backe
LeagueMajor League Soccer
2009/10Eastern Conference: 1st

Overall: 3rd
Playoffs: Quarter Finals

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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.


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 squad

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

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

International players

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.


Head coaches


Other websites

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