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 Red Bulls have acquired goalkeeper Bill Gaudette from the Los Angeles Galaxy in exchange for New York’s 2014 second-round supplemental draft pick.
The Red Bulls and Toronto F.C. played out a 1-1 draw at BMO Field on Saturday.
FC Dallas beat the New York Red Bulls 2-1 on Sunday in the season opener for both teams.