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December 12, 2017 12:01 UTC
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3 goals that define Kei Kamara’s career in New England

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A look back at the striker's top tallies.

Kei Kamara is off to Vancouver. After 48 starts and 19 goals with the Revolution, the MLS veteran will join the Whitecaps, his sixth American club in 11 professional seasons.

In Foxboro, Kamara showed flashes of the form that helped him win the MLS Golden Boot three years ago, though his playing style never seemed to align with the Revolution system.

Expansion Draft: Revolution protect 11, including Andrew Farrell

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Ahead of Tuesday's draft, the club released its list of secure names.

When LAFC goes shopping during Tuesday's expansion draft, the team won't have many options from the Revolution's list of eligible players. On Sunday, Brad Friedel's club protected 11, including defender Andrew Farrell and forward Teal Bunbury.

Kei Kamara traded to Vancouver

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Kamara is heading to the west coast.

Kei Kamara has been traded to the Vancouver Whitecaps in exchange for Vancouver's 2019 natural first-round SuperDraft pick and a conditional 2020 natural second-round SuperDraft pick.

Kamara, 33, joined the New England Revolution on May 12, 2016 after a year and half with Columbus Crew SC.

Report: Whitecaps interested in Kei Kamara

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Could Kei Kamara be on the move?

The Vancouver Whitecaps are interested in Kei Kamara, according to a report from The Province. The article, which was posted Thursday night, cites a "Major League Soccer source."

Kamara, 33, was linked to the Whitecaps back in 2016 with some saying a deal was all but done.

6 dates to track on the Revolution’s offseason calendar

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All is quiet in Foxboro—for now.

For the Revolution, a flurry of roster moves made last week—highlighted by the retention of forward Kei Kamara and the departure of DP Xavier Kouassi—kickstarted an offseason that will bring plenty of change to Foxobro.

Over the next five weeks, this rebuild will continue during several events on the MLS offseason calendar, including:

December 10

Half-day trade window

From 9:00 AM - 1:00 PM ET, the Revs will have a chance to sign and trade players with other MLS clubs.

Report: Revs could be eyeing Eric Lichaj

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Revs could bring home a U.S. international.

The New England Revolution could be eyeing U.S. international Eric Lichaj, according to The Nottingham Post.

The article, which was posted on Monday, states that several MLS club are interested in the fullback, though the Revs are the only team mentioned by name.

The legend of Horse Guy gallops on

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Andrew Allen is more than a soccer super fan. He's a pretty good player too.

Anyone who watches New England Revolution matches regularly on television knows the legend of Horse Guy.

Horse Guy is Andrew Allen of Norfolk, a Revs fan who attends matches wearing a horse's head. He appears on your television screen when the home team has a corner kick in the South end of Gillette Stadium.

Adriana Leon nominated for Canada Soccer player of the year

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A good capper on a good year.

Boston Breakers forward Adriana Leon has been nominated for Canada Soccer's 2017 player of the year.

It's a very nice nod to a player who was seemingly out of the squad a couple of years ago but worked her way back in, notching three goals in six games for her country on top of six goals and six assists for her club.

4 bold moves by the Revolution on contract deadline day

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Our staff breaks down the biggest roster changes.

The 2018 Revolution roster has begun to take shape. Now under head coach Brad Friedel, the club announced a handful roster moves earlier this week, including some that raised a few eyebrows.

As the offseason presses on, our staff took a moment to review the biggest and boldest moves made by the club.

Revolution decline contract options on Kouassi, Angoua and five others

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The team announced a flurry of roster moves on Monday.

The Revolution declined contract options on Ivorian internationals Xavier Kouassi and Benjamin Angoua on Monday, waving goodbye to a pair of players who failed to meet expectations in Foxboro.

Kouassi, signed as a designated player in 2016, made just 14 starts for the Revolution while battling injuries across his 15 months with the team.

Dartmouth draft prospect Omsberg showered with Ivy League accolades

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The Maine native had a monster season. Next stop: MLS SuperDraft.

Dartmouth defender Wyatt Omsberg stepped up to the penalty spot on Sunday and buried a shot past New Hampshire goalkeeper Andrew Pesci. Omsberg's side, playing in the second round of the NCAA tournament, ended regulation in a 0-0 draw with the Wildcats.

Boston Breakers seeking new ownership

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The Breakers narrowly avoided moving to Utah.

FourFourTwo USA today reports that the Boston Breakers are seeking new ownership for the 2018 season. Boston has apparently been in the market at least long enough to have been under consideration as the team Real Salt Lake would originally replace, but with FC Kansas City dissolving this year, RSL picked up their roster instead.

5 Reasons for Revolution fans to feel thankful

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In the spirit of Thanksgiving, let's look on the bright side.

On Thanksgiving weekend three years ago, the Revolution drew the Red Bulls in leg two of the Eastern Conference finals. The result earned the Revs a date with the LA Galaxy on the season's final weekend.

This year, Revolution soccer has long passed.

Real Salt Lake women’s team to replace FC Kansas City in NWSL

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FC Kansas City is dead, long live Real Salt Lake?

Real Salt Lake has announced they will join the National Women's Soccer League, taking over the spot previously held by FC Kansas City. Though the league announcement didn't mention KC's ultimate fate, in an RSL press conference today, acting commission Amanda Duffy said the league will have 10 teams next season, making it clear that RSL will be taking someone's place.

Joe Brito making his mark down South

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Revs academy player of the year excels in college game

Connecticut native Joe Brito is the New England Revolution academy player of the year, but his reputation is spreading through the South as he is coming off an excellent rookie season at University of North Carolina Charlotte.

"He has come in and done incredibly well in his first year," Charlotte head coach Kevin Langan said.