The New York Red Bulls may have had the edge on the Vancouver Whitecaps in possession, and shots, and good scoring chances, but by the end of Wednesday's CONCACAF Champions League quarterfinal first leg, but it was the Whitecaps who left Red Bull Arena with control of the series after grabbing a 1-1 draw.
HARRISON, N.J. — "I'm not answering any questions about Ali and Dax."
New York Red Bulls head coach, Jesse Marsch, was clear regarding topics that were off limits at Monday's Media Day at Red Bull Arena. Dax McCarty is the popular Red Bulls captain who was traded to Chicago and Ali Curtis, the club's former sporting director, who left the club in mysterious fashion.
Last year's Major League Soccer regular season Eastern Conference table topper New York Red Bulls have released their 2017/18 adidas home jersey. It will be available atWorld Soccer Shop, Kitbag and UK Soccer Shop. Modeled by star striker and former England youth internationalBradley Wright-Phillips for its unveiling, the Red Bulls 2017 home kit is expected [.
The Philadelphia Union seek to build off a successful 2016, and add another piece in their offseason quest to do so.
The team announced the signing of midfielder Adam Najem on Wednesday, following the acquisition of the right of first refusal from the New York Red Bulls. The Union parted with their 2018 natural 2nd round Draft pick to complete the trade, allowing them to officially sign the 22-year-old former Akron midfielder.
The Philadelphia Union appear to have added a key piece in building on their playoff appearance in 2016 with a new midfield signing.
Bosnian midfielder Haris Medunjanin has been signed by the team to a two year deal with an option for year three, the team announced. The team used TAM to buy down the contract for the former Maccabi Tel Aviv midfielder below the DP threshold.
There's been a lot of pat-standing at the top of the East up to now, but one team is loading up to take a run at them in 2017. Anywaaaaay, by now you know the drill. Let's get on with it. New York Red Bulls Best move so far: Normally, as a true winger-phile, I'd be all over praising the capture of Zeiko Lewis with the 17th pick of the SuperDraft.
According to the Orlando Sentinel, Spector is set to join Orlando City if his current club, Birmingham City, signs off on an early release. Spector is reportedly in Orlando on Tuesday and could prove an answer at both fullback and centerback for a Lions team that struggled in defense throughout 2016.
It looks like the San Jose Earthquakes won't be signing Darwin Quintero.
According to ESPN, the Earthquakes have ended their pursuit of Quintero from Club America. IfSan Jose was serious about acquiring the Colombian forward, the Quakeswould have spent around $5 million for a transfer fee and annual wages of $2.
No one has had an offseason quite like Dax McCarty. The midfielder received a call-up to the U.S. Men's National Team January camp, got married and was unexpectedly traded by the New York Red Bulls to the Chicago Fire on Monday.
The whirlwind weekend, one which started with getting married and ended with his first training session in California with the USMNT, is something McCarty is still adjusting to.
As he addressed reporters before the 2017 MLS Draft, Jesse Marsch was adamant about his commitment to the New York Red Bulls. Marsch, who has been in charge for the last two seasons, was linked with the Red Bull Salzburg managerial post earlier this week.
If you aren't a season ticket holder you now have your opportunity to get seats to the 2016 MLS Cup title defense. The Seattle Sounders launched their single seat and partial season ticket packages today. Full season (17 MLS games and 2 friendlies) are still available as well.
It is time for the Portland Timbers to get back on the pitch, so let's look to our SB Nation sister site, Once a Metro, to get some insight into the side's opponents in this evening's preseason opener, the New York Red Bulls. Or, if you are wondering what to expect from the Timbers themselves, you can find our answers over here and our match preview right here.
The Portland Timbers have added center back Roy Miller to their roster today, signing the veteran defender from Costa Rican champions Deportivo Saprissa. Miller will bring depth to the Timbers' currently thin center back corps, backing up presumed starters Liam Ridgewell and Gbenga Arokoyo.
Miller will be the Timbers' second offseason acquisition from Saprissa, following on the heels of holding midfielder David Guzman.
Two U.S. Men's National Team midfielders will return to their clubs ahead of the upcoming friendly against Jamaica.
New Los Angeles Galaxy signing Jermaine Jones and Red Bulls midfielder Sacha Kljestan will return to their clubs after playing in Sunday's0-0 draw with Serbia, United States coach Bruce Arena announced at the postgame press conference.
Soccer is a game of split-second decisions. The game moves rapidly, in and out, as just one moment of magic can change the fate of a player, franchise or even community. It's what endears the game and the players that play it to so many fans as the world around you can seemingly change in the blink of an eye.
The biggest takeaway from the MLS SuperDraft has nothing to do with players Kevin Kinkead takes a look at the biggest thing to come out of last week's draft.
MLS unveils ambitious 2017 US national broadcast schedule Major League Soccer last week unveiled its 2017 season schedule, revealing an ambitious national TV slate coming off of a 2016 season that featured record numbers.
MLS cup holders at home and three matches with D.C. United, New York Red Bulls and Montreal Impact await the Union
Three games against Montreal Impact, New York Red Bulls and D.C. United and road trips to Vancouver, Los Angeles, Salt Lake City, the Twin Cities, Kansas City and San Jose highlight the 2017 Philadelphia Union schedule, released by the league on Thursday.
After a slow start, United's head coach made a major mid-season shift in style
After watching his D.C. United side end the season with a playoff defeat - for the second year running, no less - against the New York Red Bulls, their arch-rival, Ben Olsen asked the key question of last year's offseason: "Are we peaked out?
D.C. United is tied for the third-worst odds, at 25/1, to win the 2017 MLS Cup, according to a recently published list by the oddsmakers at Bovada. The Philadelphia Union, New England Revolution, and San Jose Earthquakes come in at 33/1, and the poor Chicago Fire bring up the rear at a whopping 100/1.
The U.S. Under-20 Men's National Team got off to a toughstart on Friday against Panama, losing to make the road to the Under-20 World Cup that much more difficult. However, it appears the match isn't the only thing the U.S. lost on Saturday, as they will now push on without a major contributor.
Sounders expanding seating to home opener for first time in history to accommodate increased demand. You should be there.
Due to high demand more tickets are available for the home opener against the New York Red Bulls on March 19 (4 PM, FS1). The Seattle Sounders will have MLS Cup giveaways and are raising their first-ever MLS Cup banner into the rafters at CenturyLink Field.
Sporting KC got their first win of their preseason yesterday against the New York Red Bulls 3-0. With the Red Bulls facing off against the Vancouver Whitecaps in the CONCACAF Champions League on Wednesday all of New York's starters have returned to New York to prepare for that game. That left the Red Bulls lineup with end of the roster players, trialists, and unsigned draft picks to take on Sporting KC.
The Cameroonian winger will head to Zambia to play in the Africa U20 Cup of Nations
Philadelphia Union and Bethlehem Steel FC winger Eric Ayuk got an early birthday present, getting another call up to the Cameroon U20s side. The Cameroon U20s will face off against the Sudan U20s on Thursday, March 2 in the opening round of the 2017 Africa U20 Cup of Nations in Zambia.
Terrence Boyd went into the weekend knowing he had a challengingassignment on his hands. Not only was he facingGerman Bundesliga powerhouse Borussia Dortmund, but he was doing sowithout having registered a single shot on goal in his first two official games back from a lengthy injury layoff.
The second year center back is expected to miss three to four months.
The Philadelphia Union announced that center back Josh Yaro had "underwent successful shoulder surgery this week" and that he is expected to miss between three and four months. The press release did not disclose what procedure was done or what shoulder it was done on.
David Guzman may not be the only player from Deportivo Saprissa coming to Portland this winter. A report from Teletica in Costa Rica links the Costa Rican centerback and and left back Roy Miller with the Timbers in what would be something of a package deal with Guzman.
Miller, 32, is a veteran of both the Costa Rican national team who played for the New York Red Bulls for six seasons, making 122 MLS starts during that span.