Latest Aaron Long News

Tillman, Wright, Carter-Vickers get looks for US Cup roster

May. 20, 2022 19:11 PM EDT

Malik Tillman, Haji Wright, Cameron Carter-Vickers and Djordje Mihailovic are joining the U.S. national team for four World Cup prep matches next month, signalling open spots remain on what is expected to be a 26-man roster in November. “Around the edges, there is room," U.S. coach...

Klimala helps Red Bulls earn wild 3-3 draw with Fire

May. 19, 2022 07:34 AM EDT

HARRISON, N.J. (AP) — The Chicago Fire's Xherdan Shaqiri and the New York Red Bulls' Patryk Klimala put the finishing touches on a wild 3-3 draw on Wednesday. Shaqiri's third goal of the season came in the 89th minute to give Chicago (2-5-6) a 1-0 lead, but Klimala answered during...

Fire's Shaquiri becomes MLS's highest-paid at nearly $8.2M

May. 17, 2022 16:14 PM EDT

NEW YORK (AP) — Chicago Fire midfielder Xherdan Shaqiri is Major League Soccer's highest-paid player, jumping past Los Angeles FC attacker Carlos Vela and breaking Zlatan Ibrahimović's league record. The 30-year-old Swiss international, who joined Chicago this season from Lyon,...

Red Bulls earn 1-1 draw with Union, stay unbeaten on road

May. 15, 2022 07:35 AM EDT

CHESTER, Pa. (AP) — Lucas Lima Linhares scored the equalizer in the 66th minute and the New York Red Bulls remained unbeaten on the road, earning a 1-1 draw with the Philadelphia Union on Saturday. The tie jammed up the standings in the Eastern Conference. Philadelphia (5-1-5)...

Long's calf injury appears relatively minor, Struber says

May. 12, 2022 22:35 PM EDT

WHIPPANY, N.J. (AP) — American defender Aaron Long's calf injury appears to be relatively minor, according to New York Red Bulls coach Gerhard Struber. The 29-year-old center back left Tuesday night's 3-0 win at D.C. United in a U.S. Open Cup round of 32 match because of calf...

Atlanta's Robinson likely to miss World Cup with Achilles

May. 09, 2022 22:38 PM EDT

ATLANTA (AP) — Atlanta United defender Miles Robinson will likely miss the World Cup for the United States after rupturing the Achilles tendon in his left leg during an MLS game. The team announced that Robinson was to undergo surgery Monday after an MRI confirmed the worst-case...

Long helps Red Bulls to 1-1 tie with Timbers

May. 07, 2022 21:19 PM EDT

HARRISON, N.J. (AP) — Aaron Long scored the equalizer for the New York Red Bulls in a 1-1 draw with the Portland Timbers on Saturday. Long scored the equalizer for the Red Bulls (5-2-3) in the 67th minute, assisted by Dylan Nealis. Jaroslaw Niezgoda scored the lone...

Dest out of US World Cup qualifiers, replaced by Bello

Mar. 18, 2022 18:22 PM EDT

CHICAGO (AP) — Sergiño Dest will miss the United States' last three World Cup qualifiers after straining his left thigh and was replaced on the roster Friday by left back George Bello. Dest, the top American choice at right back, was hurt Thursday during Barcelona's Europa League...

Reyna, Pefok, Horvath back for US qualifiers, Dest gets hurt

Mar. 17, 2022 20:12 PM EDT

NEW YORK (AP) — Gio Reyna, Jordan Pefok and Ethan Horvath are back for the United States' final World Cup qualifiers but Sergiño Dest appears likely to miss the three games. A short time before U.S. coach Gregg Berhalter announced his 27-man roster Thursday, Dest grabbed his left...

Morgan has hat trick, Red Bulls cruise past Toronto 4-1

Mar. 05, 2022 17:29 PM EST

TORONTO (AP) — Lewis Morgan scored three goals in the first half and the New York Red Bulls cruised to a 4-1 victory over Toronto on Saturday. Aaron Long scored the other goal for New York (2-0-0) and Patryk Klimala had three assists. Jesus Jimenez scored for Toronto...