Ex-Blackburn Rovers junior Kolehmainen trialling with New York Red Bull

Former Blackburn Rovers youth academy player Toni Kolehmainen is on trial with MLS club New York Red Bull.

Former Blackburn Rovers youth academy player Toni Kolehmainen is on trial with MLS club New York Red Bull.

The 21-year old Finish defensive midfielder started at right-back in the Red Bulls’ friendly against Norwegian club Stromsgodset in La Manga, Spain and scored the eventual winner in the 2-1 result.

Kolehmainen has been playing with Finland club AC Oulu after a stint with Dutch club AZ Alkmaar after he began his career with OLS Oulu in 2005.

Prior to that he spent time with Blackburn’s youth academy and was a sought after commodity whilst there in 2004-05.

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