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Jan Gunnar Solli of the New York Red Bulls celebrates after the game against Toronto FC at Red Bull Arena on September 29, 2012 in Harrison, New Jersey.  (Photo by Jim McIsaac/Getty Images)

Red Bulls Begin Clear Out, Waive 10 Players

The Red Bulls waived ten players including Teemu Tainio and Jan Gunnar Solli on Monday.

11/19/2012

Former New York Red Bulls' head coach Hans Backe. (Photo by Rich Schultz/Getty Images)

Dyer: Backe Deserved Better From Red Bulls

In New York, just making the playoffs isn’t good enough but Backe did far more good for the club. He deserved one more year.

11/13/2012

HARRISON, NJ - NOVEMBER 07: Head Coach Hans Backe of the New York Red Bulls salutes the crowd after the match was called due to unfavorable weather conditions at Red Bull Arena on November 7, 2012 in Harrison, New Jersey. (Photo by Mike Stobe/Getty Images for New York Red Bulls)

Red Bulls Won’t Extend Contract For Coach Hans Backe

The New York Red Bulls cut ties with coach Hans Backe on Friday, saying they won’t extend his expiring contract.

11/09/2012

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Nor’easter Forces Red Bulls-United To Thursday

With starters Rafa Marquez and Tim Cahill nursing calf injuries, Red Bulls coach Hans Backe wasn’t keen on playing a game with snow covering the field.

11/08/2012

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Hartnett: Everything Finally Falling Into Place For Momentous Red Bulls

The Red Bulls finally snapped a winless drought Saturday against FC Dallas and will be looking to continue their momentum tonight when they face Real Salt Lake at Red Bull Arena. With key players returning to their lineup, New York is ready to lock down a playoff place.

WFAN–09/21/2011

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Red Bulls Earn Draw After Controversial Red Card

Juan Agudelo’s goal helped the Red Bulls earn a draw against the Vancouver White Caps after New York were reduced to ten men after Jan Gunnar Solli was sent off.

WFAN–09/10/2011

New York Red Bulls' Thierry Henry (C) lifts the trophy after his team won the tournament during their Emirates Cup football match at Emirates Stadium in London, England, on July 31, 2011. AFP PHOTO/IAN KINGTON FOR EDITORIAL USE ONLY Additional licence required for any commercial/promotional use or use on TV or internet (except identical online version of newspaper) of Premier League/Football League photos. Tel DataCo +44 207 2981656. Do not alter/modify photo. (Photo credit should read IAN KINGTON/AFP/Getty Images)

Hartnett: Red Bulls’ Emirates Cup Triumph Must Translate Into MLS Success

The New York Red Bulls surprised European fans and media alike by claiming the Emirates Cup this past weekend. Although it was a strong statement to elite clubs, finding consistency in the MLS is the priority.

WFAN–08/01/2011

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Hartnett: Red Bulls Forging An Identity Heading Into MLS All-Star Break

A masterclass goal by Thierry Henry in dying stages of Saturday’s match gave the New York Red Bulls a much-needed point and momentum going into the second half of the MLS calendar. It could also be a unifying moment for Red Bull fans and ownership whose relationship recently became damaged.

WFAN–07/25/2011

Thierry Henry (credit: Mike Stobe/Getty Images for New York Red Bulls)

Red Bulls Coach Hans Backe Picks MLS All-Star Roster To Face Manchester United

Landon Donovan, David Beckham and Thierry Henry will lead the MLS roster that will play Manchester United in the league’s All-Star game.

WFAN–07/18/2011

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Hartnett: ‘Viking Warrior’ Jan Gunnar Solli Charging Red Bulls’ Attack In His New Role

New York Red Bulls’ right back Jan Gunnar Solli is fitting seamlessly into his new role and doesn’t mind doing the dirty work and bruises that come with it.

WFAN–07/07/2011

John Rooney #16 of the New York Red Bulls celebrates the game winning goal with teammates Corey Hertzog #6 and Juan Agudelo #17 against FC New York during the third round of the 2011 Lamar Hunt U.S. Open Cup on June 28, 2011 at Red Bull Arena in Harrison, New Jersey. Red Bulls defeated FC New York 2-1 (credit: Mike Stobe/Getty Images for New York Red Bulls)

Red Bulls Topple FC New York 2-1 In US Open Cup

Corey Hertzog and John Rooney scored seven minutes apart in the second half and the New York Red Bulls rallied for a 2-1 victory over FC New York in a third-round game in the Lamar Hunt U.S. Open Cup on Tuesday night.

WFAN–06/29/2011

Dane Richards #19 of the New York Red Bulls is congratulated by Joel Lindpere #20 (L) after scoring a goal against the Seattle Sounders FC at CenturyLink Field on June 23, 2011 in Seattle, Washington. (credit: Otto Greule Jr/Getty Images)

Hartnett: Joel Lindpere, Red Bulls’ Engine On And Off The Pitch Demands Accountability From Teammates

New York Red Bulls’ midfielder has been a force for the club on the field and in the locker room since his arrival in January 2010. He’s providing true leadership by not letting complacency seep into his own game or that of his teammates.

WFAN–06/27/2011

Bouna Coundoul # 18 of the New York Red Bulls makes a save against Chivas USA at Red Bull Arena on May 15, 2011 in Harrison, New Jersey. (credit: Andy Marlin/Getty Images)

Hartnett: It’s Bouna Time! Hans Backe Must Call On Coundoul To Solve Red Bulls’ Goalkeeping Crisis

Hans Backe has kept faith in starting keeper Greg Sutton but his erratic play has likely forced the return of Bouna Coundoul to the Red Bulls’ net. Would this be a wise move or should Backe continue with Sutton until a long-term replacement can be found?

WFAN–06/24/2011

Arturo Alvarez #10 of San Jose Earthquakes celebrates the second-half goal by Bobby Convey (not shown) against the New York Red Bulls during the 2nd Leg of the MLS playoffs on November 4, 2010 at Red Bull Arena in Harrison, New Jersey. (Photo by Mike Stobe/Getty Images for New York Red Bulls)

Red Bulls Will Not Throw Money At Problems

Forward Thierry Henry said Thursday that an offseason of rest will help him and the New York Red Bulls reach their goal of an MLS Cup next year a lot more than spending more money on international stars.

WFAN–11/11/2010

Arturo Alvarez #10 of San Jose Earthquakes celebrates the second-half goal by Bobby Convey (not shown) against the New York Red Bulls during the 2nd Leg of the MLS playoffs on November 4, 2010 at Red Bull Arena in Harrison, New Jersey. (Photo by Mike Stobe/Getty Images for New York Red Bulls)

Earthquakes Beat Red Bulls To Reach Eastern Final

Chris Wondolowski scored in the 81st minute, giving the San Jose Earthquakes a 3-1 victory over the New York Red Bulls and Thierry Henry on Thursday night and a 3-2 aggregate win in the MLS Eastern Conference semifinal series.

WFAN–11/05/2010

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