New York Red Bulls sign midfielder Marcus Epps
HARRISON, N.J. (AP) — The New York Red Bulls have signed former Philadelphia Union midfielder Marcus Epps.
The MLS team announced the signing on Wednesday. Epps was selected by New York in the MLS Waiver Draft in December.
Epps played in 32 games for the Union over the past two seasons with three goals and three assists. The 23-year-old played four years at the University of South Florida.
Classic matchup: New York vs Atlanta United in MLS playoffs
ATLANTA (AP) — This has all the makings of an MLS Cup final.
The New York Red Bulls and Atlanta United are the two best teams in Major League Soccer. Their battle for the Supporters' Shield went down to the final day of the regular season . The Red Bulls totaled the most points in league history, with Atlanta right behind.
"I think this is exactly what MLS wanted in the playoffs," New York goalkeeper Luis Robles said.
Red Bulls beat Crew to advance, frees Berhalter for US
HARRISON, N.J. (AP) — About 90 seconds remained in stoppage time when Columbus Crew coach Gregg Berhalter walked down the sideline to exchange a handshake and hug with New York counterpart Chris Armas. The Red Bulls are moving on, and it appears Berhalter is, too.
Marsch hired by RB Leipzig after leaving Red Bulls
Jesse Marsch was hired as an assistant coach of RB Leipzig of the German Bundesliga, four days after quitting as head coach of Major League Soccer's New York Red Bulls, which is owned by the same parent company.
Leipzig sporting director Ralf Rangnick returned as head coach Tuesday. Rangnick coached the team in 2015-16 as it earned promotion to the Bundesliga for the first time, then stepped down as coach to concentrate on his sporting director job and was replaced by Ralph Hasenhuettl.
HARRISON, N.J. (AP) — The New York Red Bulls have added C.J. Brown to the coaching staff.
The MLS club announced the hiring Tuesday with Brown filling the spot that opened when Chris Armas was elevated to head coach after Jesse Marsch resigned last week.
HARRISON, N.J. (AP) — Jesse Marsch resigned Friday as coach of Major League Soccer's New York Red Bulls and was replaced by top assistant Chris Armas, a former U.S. national team defender.
The Red Bulls said Marsch left to pursue a new opportunity. Marsch may head to head to Germany to work for RB Leipzig in the Bundesliga, which is owned by the same parent company.
New York is second in the Eastern Conference with 10 wins, four losses and two ties, losing just one of its last 10 matches.