New York Red Bulls welcome ex-Notts County striker Rodgers

New York Red Bulls have announced the signing of Luke Rodgers.

New York Red Bulls have announced the signing of Luke Rodgers.

Rodgers, 29, comes to MLS having spent his entire career in England. During the 2009-10 season, Rodgers played for Red Bulls coach Hans Backe at Notts County, helping the club earn a promotion to the English League One.

“Our head coach Hans knows Luke very well from his days coaching at Notts County and we believe he will immediately compete for a starting position,” said Red Bull New York General Manager and Sporting Director Erik Soler.

“He has a very good work ethic and provides pace and strength to our front line.”

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