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Red Bulls II drop results to Pennsylvania sides

Red Bulls II drop results to Pennsylvania sides

Photo by Matt Ralph Losses to Philadelphia reserves and Pittsburgh leave Baby Bulls trailing in group play With another quick turnaround of games to be run by New York Red Bulls II, things would not go as smoothly for the club as the last time around. RB2 lost both of their games this past week, falling 3-2 against fellow reserve side Philadelphia Union II and getting solidly beaten 4-1 against the Pittsburgh Riverhounds three days later. A few changes were introduced for this next round of Group F matches, the primary ones for RB2 being the reintroduction of a few familiar faces. First...
Once A Metro Aug 11, 2020
Samuel Tetteh joins New York Red Bulls on loan from Salzburg

Samuel Tetteh joins New York Red Bulls on loan from Salzburg

Photo by Hagen Hopkins/ Ghana international forward joins for remainder of 2020 with option to buy As speculated last week, it was confirmed on Tuesday morning that forward Samuel Tetteh will be joining New York Red Bulls on loan from Austrian sister club Red Bull Salzburg for the remainder of the 2020 season. New York will have the option to purchase the 24-year-old permanently at the end of the loan. NEWS: New York Red Bulls Add Samuel Tetteh on Loan from @FCRBS_en ➡️ https://t.co/WUX8257kcrWelcome, @samuel_Tetteh29!#RedRunsDeep | #RBNY pic.twitter.com/WVTrAXe9oe— New York Red...
Once A Metro Aug 10, 2020
Remembering some of the best Thierry Henry moments

Remembering some of the best Thierry Henry moments

Photo by Mike Stobe/ A video retrospective on the French legend’s five year stint with the Red Bulls What do you say about a man who has done it all in the game of football? A World Cup winner with a full trophy case who still had time to create some glory in New York. This man who has lit up pitches across Europe and the world decided to take his talents to North America in the summer of 2010 when he signed with the New York Red Bulls for four and a half seasons. He walked through the tunnel of a brand new stadium, then onto the pitch where Head Coach Hans Backe, Sporting Director...
Once A Metro Aug 10, 2020
Once A Metro Weekly News Bulletin: August 10, 2020

Once A Metro Weekly News Bulletin: August 10, 2020

Photo by Matthew Ashton - AMA/ More roommates crashing at RBA, Tim Ream gets back to the Premiership, RB Bragantino lifts silverware and more... Welcome to the Weekly News Bulletin presented by Once A Metro. There’s a place to stay up to date on former players, stories behind the stories, and weird oddities from around the Red Bulls’ world. That place? It’s right here. Here’s the top story at the top of the week.. After confirmation on Saturday that Red Bull Arena would be hosting New York City FC home matches for the first phase of MLS’s reopening, it was reported on Sunday...
Once A Metro Aug 8, 2020
MLS, Red Bulls announce schedule for in-stadium relaunch

MLS, Red Bulls announce schedule for in-stadium relaunch

NYCFC to play home matches at Red Bull Arena as MLS attempts to put a season together On Saturday morning Major League Soccer announced scheduling for the New York Red Bulls and the rest of the league in the first phase of relaunching in-stadium league play later this month. Teams will play six matches in three weeks against teams of close geographic proximity in order to limit travel while the next phase of fixtures is planned, ⚫️ Our Next ⓺ Matches ⚫️ ➡️ https://t.co/hWfR2fkuyU // Pres. by @Speedway #RedRunsDeep | #RBNY pic.twitter.com/u8YQRFHfIS— New York Red Bulls...
Once A Metro Aug 6, 2020
Everything you need to know about Dru Yearwood

Everything you need to know about Dru Yearwood

Photo by Kieran Galvin/NurPhoto via Once A Metro takes a look at how one of English football’s most promising prospects ended up in New York after his first big move ended in frustration After months of pandemic-enforced delay, New York Red Bulls finally have their man. On Wednesday the club announced the signing of Dru Yearwood from Brentford F.C. of the English second division. The 20-year-old central midfielder was reportedly purchased with a £1.5 million transfer fee. This is sure to be the first of several moves as the team reshapes itself under the leadership of former...
Once A Metro Aug 6, 2020
Reports: Red Bulls to sign Ghana international Tetteh from Salzburg

Reports: Red Bulls to sign Ghana international Tetteh from Salzburg

Photo by Josef Bollwein/SEPA.Media / Ghana international has spent recent seasons on loan at smaller Austrian club LASK Linz Reports out of Ghana have New York Red Bulls preparing to sign forward Samuel Tetteh from sister club Red Bull Salzburg of the Austrian Bundesliga. According to an exclusive report from SPORTSworldGhana.com, Tetteh is joining the Red Bulls “to sign a three-year deal.” The story was confirmed as well by Joy Sports. The 24-year old Ghana senior international has been on loan with fellow Austrian first division club LASK Linz since January of 2018 and was set to...
Once A Metro Aug 5, 2020
Red Bulls announce signing of Dru Yearwood from Brentford

Red Bulls announce signing of Dru Yearwood from Brentford

Photo by Mark Leech/Offside/Offside via Central midfielder and English youth international signs designated player contract On Wednesday morning New York Red Bulls announced the transfer signing of central midfielder Dru Yearwood from Brentford of England’s second division Football League Championship. The 20-year old will be on a Young Designated Player contract and also occupy an international slot on the roster. NEWS: New York Red Bulls Complete Transfer of Dru Yearwood ➡️ https://t.co/XMff96rMS3Welcome, @DruYearwood! #RedRunsDeep | #RBNY pic.twitter.com/g0HxJ5EWSF— New...
Once A Metro Aug 4, 2020
Danes in Disney: Jensen and Jørgensen in tough spot during pandemic

Danes in Disney: Jensen and Jørgensen in tough spot during pandemic

Photo by Rich Graessle/Icon Sportswire via New York’s Danish duo talk to media back home about their difficult circumstances in America over the course of the covid-19 situation The COVID-19 pandemic brought about new challenges and intensified existing difficulties. The life of a professional athlete involves sacrifice and oftentimes missing events that can be taken for granted. While some may view Major League Soccer’s sojourn to Walt Disney World as a sunny vacation in an artificial dreamland, the tournament presented a mental challenge for some players. As New York Red Bulls...
Once A Metro Aug 3, 2020
Once A Metro Weekly News Update: August 3, 2020

Once A Metro Weekly News Update: August 3, 2020

Longtime Red Bull soccer executive Ralf Rangnick (above) has officially left the organization | Photo by Maja Hitij/ King Ralf steps down from the throne, Kofi-Kyereh snatched up by St Pauli, and are RBNY’s English lower league transfer rumors about to collide with each other? Welcome to the Weekly News Update presented by Once a Metro. The weather is hot, the stories are hotter. Take a load off, put your feet up, and let the waves of Red Bulls news wash over you. Let’s head into this week’s top story. *** The king has left the castle. Ralf Rangnick is departing Red Bull after...
Once A Metro Jul 31, 2020
Why is Bradley Wright-Phillips scoring for LAFC and not the Red Bulls?

Why is Bradley Wright-Phillips scoring for LAFC and not the Red Bulls?

Goals in Orlando and comments in the media shine extra light on striker’s departure and the roster strategy in New York After a difficult MLS is Back Tournament in which not a single New York Red Bulls forward found his way onto the scoresheet, it’s been especially torturous for the team’s fans to see what their most recent ex-striker has been up to on the same Adidas logo-emblazoned youth pitch. Bradley Wright-Phillips has been one of the highlight stories of the this month’s tournament in Orlando with three goals and an assist in three matches, a sharp return to form for the...
Once A Metro Jul 29, 2020
Chris Armas, the MLS is Back Tournament, and the problem with the old-fashioned will to win

Chris Armas, the MLS is Back Tournament, and the problem with the old-fashioned will to win

Photo by Tim Clayton/Corbis via Conventional approach to unconventional Orlando tournament is ultimately what cost the Red Bulls The biggest mistake Chris Armas made in the MLS is Back Tournament was trying to win it. After starting the makeshift Orlando round robin with the biggest gust of wind behind the club’s sails in some time, Armas’ old habits have given Red Bulls an early retreat from the “bubble” at the Disney compound. In an opportunity to make bold new strokes to give both team and his own job standing key momentum at the beginning of a transition era, Armas remained...
Once A Metro Jul 28, 2020
Once A Metro Weekly News Update: July 28, 2020

Once A Metro Weekly News Update: July 28, 2020

Kemar Lawrence considers hiatus from football; Gonzalo Veron takes his club to court; Anatole Abang’s newest chapter in Moldova Welcome to the Weekly News Update presented by Once A Metro. Want to stay informed on the comings and goings of New York Red Bulls? Want to see what former players are doing? Need a quick, digestible distraction away from your meaningless existence? You’ve found a home. Let’s head into this week’s top story. *** Tragedy struck Kemar Lawrence, explaining his absence from Belgian club Anderlecht. His brother passed away in June, and he is considering...
Once A Metro Jul 25, 2020
Red Bulls II outclass Philadelphia reserves 5-1, look forward to Pittsburgh

Red Bulls II outclass Philadelphia reserves 5-1, look forward to Pittsburgh

Red Bulls II midfielder Caden Clark against Philadelphia Union 2 on Wednesday night | Photo by Matt Ralph Five different players get on the scoresheet for Baby Bulls in Chester A quick and decisive return to form saw New York Red Bulls II dispatch local rivals Philadelphia Union II in USL action. The Baby Bulls ran roughshod across Subaru Park on Wednesday night and trounced the Union reserve side by a score of 5-1 with both sides coming off a loss in their return to USL play. The night started off with the news that the only coach New York Red Bulls II has ever known, John Wolyniec,...
Once A Metro Jul 24, 2020
This isn’t the worst loss in club history, but it’s familiar

This isn’t the worst loss in club history, but it’s familiar

Photo by Mike Ehrmann/ The bunker is the bogeyman for Red Bulls again Expected discourse reigns in the aftermath of the New York Red Bulls’ dismal 2-0 loss to FC Cincinnati and subsequent crash out of the MLS is Back Tournament and claims of “worst match in club history” abound. While defeat and a trip home was not the expected outcome, perhaps it should have been in light of struggles to deal with the tried and true bunker-and-counter. It’s a familiar foul stench for fans and media, but practiced noses source the odor from years of experience. For evidence of the tactic’s...

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