"All I can say about my departure is we no longer agreed to the strategy. I think I am very ambitious for New York and very ambitious for soccer in this country. The objective that I had did not necessarily match those of the Red Bull organization in Austria. I felt it was better with this in mind that we parted ways."
-- Jerome de Bontin on ending his stint as New York Red Bulls general manager on the eve of this MLS season. (BigAppleSoccer.com)