New York Red Bulls Academy 2020 Season Preview – Part Two

In part 1 we covered what the Under-19 age group will look like in this new era of youth development in America as well as Kevin Thelwell’s early contribution to the academy. If you have not read part 1 already click here. Part 2 will look at the rosters for the Under-15s, Under-17s and Under-19s…

New York Red Bulls Academy 2020 Season Preview – Part One

Recently Under-19 and Under-15 coaches Samuel Castellanos and Jonathan Rhodes sat down with Red Bull Hub to discuss the upcoming season. The conversation was wide ranging, covering multiple topics from the future of the Under-19 team to bio-banding and what a week for a Red Bull Academy player looks like. The first part of this…

New York Red Bulls MLS is Back Tournament Group Stage Preview

Major League Soccer is back, and that is what they decided to call the summer tournament in replacement of the US Open Cup. The tournament taking place in ESPN’s Wide World of Sports Complex located in Orlando and is stylized a lot like the World Cup as it begins with group stages then is broken…

Preview: New York Red Bulls Prepare for Tough Test in Salt Lake City

If the Red Bulls want a result on Matchday 2 against Real Salt Lake, they’ll need to repeat their first half performance against Cincinnati for the full 90 minutes. The boys in black came out attacking and full of energy with the intensity that we have seen from the team over the years. Defensively, however,…

Preview: New York Red Bulls Take on Coachless Cincinnati in Season Opener

After a mixed preseason, New York Red Bulls look to get off to a strong start with a win against a well-invested Cincinnati side. Coming off a disappointing 2019 season, Chris Armas has a lot to prove with his youthful squad, having lost both the starting fullbacks from the 2018 MLS Best XI, Kemar Lawrence and Michael…

New York Red Bulls Begin Play-Offs in Philadelphia

The international break is over and it’s now the time for second chances. After a disappointing campaign for New York Red Bulls, finishing as the second lowest seed in sixth heading into the post-season, Chris Armas and his team have the chance to build upon fresh foundations as they travel to Philadelphia this weekend to…

Preview: New York Red Bulls vs. Columbus Crew

New York Red Bulls are all too familiar with losing the first leg of two-legged playoff series. Earlier this year, they lost 1-0 to Guadalajara on the road. Last year they lost at home to Toronto, the year before it was Montreal Impact, and the year before that it was Columbus Crew. New York went…

Preview: Columbus Crew vs. New York Red Bulls

For the third time in six years, the New York Red Bulls are Supporters Shield champions. They survived a mid-year coaching change to ultimately pull ahead of Atlanta United on the final day of the season. Now, they look to exorcise their playoff demons, starting with a trip to Columbus for leg one of the…

Preview: New York Red Bulls vs. Orlando City

At the tail-end of a long and gruelling regular season, the Supporters’ Shield race will come down to Decision Day. After 33 matches, only one point separates Atlanta and New York Red Bulls, with both teams on the cusp of breaking the MLS single-season points record of 69 – set just last year by Toronto. What makes…