The New York Red Bulls have released defender Rafa Marquez. The team made the announcement Thursday, calling it a mutual agreement with Marquez.
The Red Bulls waived ten players including Teemu Tainio and Jan Gunnar Solli on Monday.
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.
The New York Red Bulls cut ties with coach Hans Backe on Friday, saying they won’t extend his expiring contract.
It was a wild finish to a game mostly dominated by the Red Bulls, who were repeatedly thwarted by goalie Bill Hamid.
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.
The Red Bulls have a chance to secure a spot in the Eastern Conference finals when they return home to their recovering region, but they may not have a key player available for that attempt.
The New York Red Bulls drew 1-1 in the away leg against DC United in the opening round of the MLS Playoffs.
The Red Bulls defeated the Union 3-0 on Saturday and have virtually wrapped up third place in the MLS East.
A tribute to the life of former New York Red Bulls’ youth coach Michael Jones.
The Fire jumped three points ahead of the Red Bulls in the Eastern Conference, with two games remaining.
Thierry Henry dominated Toronto FC as the Red Bulls’ star had a goal and three assists in New York’s 4-1 victory.
Thierry Henry scored two important goals as the Red Bulls defeated the Columbus Crew on Saturday.
The Red Bulls drew 1-1 with first place Sporting Kansas City on Sunday.
The MLS club announced the signing on Thursday, saying the 27-year-old will be available to play once his transfer papers are in hand.