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Red Bulls make moves on draft day

Updated: January 12, 2012, 2:03 PM ET
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HARRISON, N.J. -- The New York Red Bulls have signed 26-year-old Swedish defender Markus Holgersson and traded for forward Kenny Cooper.

The Portland Timbers dealt Cooper to the Red Bulls for a first-round pick in the 2013 draft and allocation money.

The trade was announced Thursday during Major League Soccer's SuperDraft.

Holgersson spent the past three seasons with Helsingborg in Sweden, scoring five goals in 80 appearances. He was selected for Sweden's national team ...

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