Red Bulls announce plans for Morris Township training site

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New York Red Bulls announced plans for the club’s new privately funded training facility in Morris Township, NJ on Wednesday. The state-of-the-art soccer complex will host a wide range of professional, academic and youth training programs.

The complex will be located on the former Honeywell site near Columbia Road, less than a mile from the Highway 24 interchange with County Road 510. The 80 acres of land under development will include eight football fields exteriors of normal size and will house the team’s reception staff. .

In addition to the first team and Red Bulls II, the complex will also house the Academy and youth development programs of the New York Red Bulls, North America’s premier youth soccer development system.

“We are fortunate to have the support and commitment of Red Bull to help us achieve our vision of developing a world-class training complex for our organization,” said Marc de Grandpre, general manager of the New York Red Bulls. “It will reinforce our commitment to developing, engaging and inspiring the local community through the beautiful game.”

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“The development of the training complex demonstrates our unwavering commitment to the game of football in this country,” said Kevin Thelwell, athletic director of the New York Red Bulls.

“The facilities and accommodation will provide our first team, as well as our valued young players, with the highest level of support needed to succeed with our club.”

“We are delighted that the New York Red Bulls are considering Morris Township as their future home and we look forward to beginning the approval process with them,” the mayor said. Jeffrey Grayzel.

“The Red Bulls organization has done a tremendous job contributing and supporting its local community and creating lifelong fans. We are delighted that Red Bulls are considering Morris Township for their new facility.

Once the necessary approvals have been obtained, the complex will begin construction in 2022 and is expected to be completed in 2024. Hanover Township has been home to the club’s training facility for over eight years and will proudly remain so until the next one is completed. complex.

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