Join Now  | 
Home About Contact Us Privacy & Security Advertise
Soccer America Daily Soccer World Daily Special Edition Around The Net Soccer Business Insider College Soccer Reporter Youth Soccer Reporter Soccer on TV Soccer America Classifieds Game Report
Paul Gardner: SoccerTalk Soccer America Confidential Youth Soccer Insider World Cup Watch
RSS Feeds Archives Manage Subscriptions Subscribe
Order Current Issue Subscribe Manage My Subscription Renew My Subscription Gift Subscription
My Account Join Now
Tournament Calendar Camps & Academies Soccer Glossary Classifieds
Red Bulls cut ties with Juninho; D.C. signs Jeffrey
July 4th, 2013 2:38AM
Subscribe to Soccer America Daily

MOST READ
TAGS:  americans abroad, brazil, d.c. united, mls, new york red bulls

MOST COMMENTED

[MLS TRANSACTIONS] After just 13 matches with the New York Red Bulls, Juninho is headed back to Brazil. The Red Bulls came to an agreement with the 37-year-old midfielder to cancel his contract.

“We are very disappointed that Juninho has decided to return to Brazil because he is a great professional and a very talented footballer,” said Red Bulls sporting director Andy Roxburgh. “We wish him all of the best and thank him for his valuable contributions during the first half of the 2013 MLS campaign.”

Juninho, a member of Brazil's 2006 World Cup squad, recorded four assists and 13 appearances, 10 of which were starts.

He battled a calf sprain and also missed time after being suspended for two games for kicking a dead ball in the penalty area at Sporting KC goalkeeper Jimmy Nielsen.

-- D.C. United picked up 23-year-old Jared Jeffrey, who has played for the U.S. U-17s, U-20s and U-23s.

He spent the last three seasons with Mainz II in Germany after starting his pro career at Belgium's Club Brugge, where he was a member of the first team but never saw league action.


1 comment
  1. I w Nowozeniuk
    commented on: July 4, 2013 at 3:02 p.m.
    Juninho's cut is long overdo; RB management hopes for him were clouded.

Sign in to leave a comment. Don't have an account? Join Now




AUTHORS

ARCHIVES
FOLLOW SOCCERAMERICA

Recent Soccer America Daily
Red Bulls: BWP on McCarty's departure and successors    
Bradley Wright-Phillips says he was headed to MLS's Media Day in Manhattan Beach, California, when he ...
What They're Saying: Tim Howard    
"I know there were players that came in that it didn't matter as much to. If ...
What They're Saying: Kei Kamara    
"People watch 'The Bachelor.' I sit there and I go, 'Why? Why are you watching that?'" ...
NASL Moves: Deltas reach 11 with three more signings    
A former MLS defender is among three players who have agreed to play for NASL expansion ...
USMNT: Dwyer would jump at call-up    
Dom Dwyer has Feb. 14 marked on his calendar. It's not only Valentine's Day but will ...
MLS SuperDraft: Complete Round 3 and Round 4 picks    
Jamie Siaj of 2015 NCAA Division II champion Pfeiffer was taken with the first pick on ...
TV Report: Gomez retires, joins ESPN full-time    
After seventeen years playing professionally in the USA and Mexico, forward Herculez Gomez has swapped the ...
Video Pick: Messi doesn't take it easy on teammates    
He may be a superstar, but Lionel Messi doesn't take his foot off the pedal in ...
NASL's Rishi Sehgal: 'The task is not small'    
The NASL finished its sixth season with 12 teams in November. Within a month, it was ...
Report: Alex Morgan says women want deal by March 1    
Alex Morgan, who debuted on Saturday for new French club Lyon before returning to the U.S. ...
>> Soccer America Daily Archives