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Nov 24, 2022
Red Bulls finalizing Elias Manoel transfer as striker shuffle continues

Red Bulls finalizing Elias Manoel transfer as striker shuffle continues

It looks like Elias Manoel will be back in New York for 2023. | Photo by Ira L. Black - Corbis/ Brazilian expected to join permanently from Grêmio after loan stint It looks like Elias Manoel will be paying a mortgage instead of rent next year. On Wednesday night O Globo confirmed reports from last week that the New York Red Bulls had renegotiated a permanent transfer for Elias from Brazilian second tier side Grêmio after the end of the 20-year-old’s loan in the second half of last year. New York sources have confirmed to OaM that the deal is indeed in the final...
Nov 21, 2022
Red Bulls Paper Revue: November 21, 2022

Red Bulls Paper Revue: November 21, 2022

Carlos Coronel sees Europe and the Brazilian national team in his future. | Photo by Ira L. Black - Corbis/ Oliver Mintzlaff drops his Black Album, Carlos Coronel sets his sights high, and Jesse Marsch reminds you he went to Princeton in this week’s links Welcome to the Red Bulls Paper Revue presented by Once a Metro. I like how every year there’s some person on Twitter or in the blogosphere who decides he or she is the first enlightened individual to suggest that other meats can be served on Thanksgiving other than turkey. Yes, you’re so intelligent and special....
Nov 21, 2022
Red Bulls finalize Cory Burke deal as ex-Union forward signs three-year contract

Red Bulls finalize Cory Burke deal as ex-Union forward signs three-year contract

Cory Burke is the newest New York Red Bull. | Photo by Kyle Ross/Icon Sportswire via Jamaica international was released by Philadelphia earlier this month The New York Red Bulls began their foray into what should be a crucial winter transfer window with the perhaps mundane signing of 30-year old former Philadelphia Union striker Cory Burke. Officially signed to a two-year MLS contract with an option for 2025, the sporadic Jamaican international was acquired on a free deal after the Union declined his option following the expiration of his deal in 2023, likely to make...
Nov 20, 2022
Lower League Round-Up: November 20, 2022

Lower League Round-Up: November 20, 2022

Ironbound SC & SC Vistula Garfield play in a Garden State Soccer League Super Division match from September 30. Both teams will compete in the New Jersey Men’s Open State Cup this Sunday. | Photo by Ricardo J Barreto The Jersey State Cup rolls on while the old Jersey pursues the FA Vase in England. A busy week in the tri-state for the lower leagues! The New Jersey State Cup saw more action, with games continuing this Sunday while the United Premier Soccer League Fall Playoffs continues on! Plus, one local side is looking to make the jump into the professional...
Nov 17, 2022
Cory Burke becomes latest target forward linked to Red Bulls after release from Philadelphia

Cory Burke becomes latest target forward linked to Red Bulls after release from Philadelphia

Cory Burke appears lined up to join the Red Bulls this winter. | Photo by Randy Litzinger/Icon Sportswire via Free agent Jamaica international could be opening salvo in recruiting older players Now that Christmas season apparently starts in November, it’s only appropriate that we now share in the most joyous gift of all: the first full-fledged New York Red Bulls transfer rumor of the offseason. On Wednesday night longtime Red Bulls beat writer Kristian Dyer reported that New York was close to a move for Cory Burke, the Jamaica international forward released by...
Nov 14, 2022
Red Bulls Paper Revue: November 14, 2022

Red Bulls Paper Revue: November 14, 2022

Tom Edwards lifted the lid on his abrupt exit from the Red Bulls. | Photo by James Williamson - AMA/ Cash negotiations with Gremio over Elias Manoel, Gerhard Struber is hanging out in Sunderland for some reason, and Tom Edwards explains his departure in this week’s links from across the New York Red Bulls extended universe. Welcome to the Red Bulls Paper Revue presented by Once a Metro. The great thing about cold weather is nothing. There is nothing good about cold weather. Here’s this week’s top story. *** Let’s start off by cleaning up all those details about...
Nov 11, 2022
Lower League Round-Up: November 11, 2022

Lower League Round-Up: November 11, 2022

Parsippany Football Club and FC Motown play in the 2021 NJ Men’s Open State Cup Semifinal. Motown won the match, 3-0, in front of a crowd of over 250 people at Jannarone Park in Parsippany before going on to win the tournament final. | Photo by BrainFilmz New Jersey Men’s State Cup kicks off with action across Garden State For the short term future, professional soccer is over in the Tri-State Area. The New York Red Bulls’ season finished last month and the only other pro side to make a postseason (Syracuse Pulse) flamed out in their league’s quarterfinal. The...
Nov 10, 2022
Klimala headlines Red Bulls surprises on expansion draft list

Klimala headlines Red Bulls surprises on expansion draft list

Patryk Klimala was left unprotected in Thursday’s expansion draft list. | Photo by Ira L. Black - Corbis/ Polish designated player left unprotected along with prospects LaCava, Nocita, and Sserwadda The 2023 MLS offseason begins in earnest with the St. Louis Expansion Draft this Friday. Up there with league oddities like GAM, homegrown territories, and discovery rights, the now-annual draft allows expansion teams to have their choice of players from future MLS rivals. This year’s participant, St Louis City SC, will have five selections from a list of unprotected...
Nov 10, 2022
Aaron Long heads to World Cup as part of US squad dripping with Red Bulls legacy

Aaron Long heads to World Cup as part of US squad dripping with Red Bulls legacy

Aaron Long is heading to Qatar. | Photo by Ira L. Black - Corbis/ Tyler Adams and Tim Ream also make the plane to Qatar On Wednesday the big moment finally arrived as Gregg Berhalter named his United States men’s national team for the World Cup. Berhalter, a New Jersey native who was once interviewed by the New York Red Bulls to replace Mike Petke before frustrating them as a rival manager with Columbus, picked a squad featuring several figures from the last decade in Harrison. While much attention from in and outside the Red Bulls fanbase was understandably focused...
Nov 7, 2022
Red Bulls Paper Revue: November 7, 2022

Red Bulls Paper Revue: November 7, 2022

It’s the worst of injury news for former New York defender Mandela Egbo. | Photo by Mike Stobe/ Oliver Mintzlaff heads upstairs, Gerhard Struber heads to “a club from Europe”and Mandela Egbo heads to injury rehab in this week’s links Welcome to the Red Bulls Paper Revue presented by Once a Metro. I’m glad we’ve all agreed to ignore The Many Saints of Newark. It doesn’t exist. It never happened. The film is not a part of the canon, and all existing copies should be shot out of a cannon onto the sandy beaches of Wow-That-Sucked Island. Here’s this week’s...
Nov 4, 2022
Red Bull-style success in Philadelphia emphasizes malaise in New York

Red Bull-style success in Philadelphia emphasizes malaise in New York

Philadelphia celebrates in front of the Red Bull logo in Harrison earlier this year. | Photo by Ira L. Black - Corbis/ Philadelphia plays in the final this weekend after lapping the Red Bulls with the same strategy The last couple years for the New York Red Bulls haven’t been the easiest to get a read on, but one aspect of the club in its current state is fairly undeniable: it’s never been more linked with its corporate parent company. Fifteen years into the energy drink era of New York soccer, the long-anticipated but strangely hesitant Mitteleuropean takeover of...
Oct 31, 2022
Red Bulls Paper Revue: October 31, 2022

Red Bulls Paper Revue: October 31, 2022

Andreas Ivan is all of a sudden a veteran leader. | Photo by Jason Mowry/Icon Sportswire via Steven Sserwadda’s Olympic dreams are over, Ibrahim Sekagya wins Muslim Man of the Year, and Andreas Ivan becomes a locker room leader in this week’s links Welcome to the Red Bulls Paper Revue presented by Once a Metro. How many pickles are you supposed to eat for breakfast? I cannot locate any literature on the topic. Right now, I eat three pickles for breakfast, but I remain unsure if this number should be increased or decreased. If there are any doctors reading this...
Oct 28, 2022
A Couple Or Three Things: Jochen at the wheel

A Couple Or Three Things: Jochen at the wheel

Jochen Schneider handling a past press conference at Schalke 04. | Photo by Frederic Scheidemann/ Head of sport’s postseason press conference brings answers but also more questions for Red Bulls moving forward It wasn’t a gameday, but it was the closest thing to one we’ll have for a few months. New head of sport Jochen Schneider headlined postseason media day for the New York Red Bulls after the club made their end of season contract announcements, and OaM chief editor Ben Cork was there to begin noticing a couple or three things about the club’s...