Andrew Farrell

New England Revolution

Who will be the Revolution’s defender of the year?

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Who will be the boss in the back this year?

Attackers grab the headlines while defenders do the dirty work. Today we give defenders a little love by predicting who will be the New England Revolution's best defender in 2018.

Seth: Claude Dielna

I wasn't sure what to make of Dielna going into this season.

New England 3, San Antonio 3 - Revs Squander Lead In Second Half

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Teal Bunbury's first half brace was undone by two quick SAFC goals in the second half as the Revs settle for another preseason draw.

The New England Revolution continued their preseason swing in Arizona with a 3-3 draw against USL side San Antonion FC in the Mobile Mini Sun Cup.

The match began with SAFC scoring first from the penalty spot, as Andrew Farrell was judged to have fouled an attacker in the box while going up for a header.

Here’s how Andrew Farrell improved his crossing

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Two games, two assists.

If you want to see how it feels when hard work pays off then watch Andrew Farrell's celebration after he assisted Kei Kamara's second goal on Saturday night. The New England Revolution defender immediately starts to roll on the ground in a move that can best be defined as pure joy.

Revolution to host a bobblehead night on August 12

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Who could it be?

The New England Revolution will be giving away bobbleheads on Saturday, August 12 when they host the Vancouver Whitecaps.

Current players Lee Nguyen, Kelyn Rowe, and Andrew Farrell have all received the bobblehead treatment, as has head coach Jay Heaps and Slyde the mascot.

Andrew Farrell gets a red card against Crew SC

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Coach Heaps: "He's not Joe Franchino. He's Andrew Farrell."

On Sunday, the nicest guy in the New England Revolution locker room got a red card.

In the 93rd minute of the Revs-Crew game, Andrew Farrell was sent off for a mistimed tackle on Waylon Francis. Farrell had his cleat up as he was looking to settle an aerial ball.

Revolution vs. Impact 2016: Live Game Thread

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The Revs are finishing off the season against the Montreal Impact at home.

The New England Revolution may not have any realistic shot at the playoffs, but they have a chance here to finish the season on a strong note against a visiting Montreal Impact team with very little to play for, their playoff berth having been clinched.

Kelyn Rowe thrives in unfamiliar outside back role vs. Chicago Fire

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The midfielder was a surprise inclusion in the Revolution's makeshift back line against their Eastern Conference foe.

Maybe it's time to called Kelyn Rowe "Mr. Versatile." A surprising lineup decision emerged in the New England Revolution's 2-0 win over the Chicago Fire, as the fifth-year player turned in his midfield boots for stints at right back and outside back.

Revolution v. Orlando City: Three Thoughts

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Center back chemistry is so important and two other thoughts.

The New England Revolution recorded their fifth draw of the season on Sunday afternoon, as their game against Orlando City SC finished 2-2. Here are three thoughts from the game:

1. Center back chemistry is so important.

Union steamroll Revs in home opener

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The Union have now equalled their franchise-best season starts from 2011 and 2013.

The Philadelphia Union took all three points in their home opener, defeating the New England Revolution 3-0. A pair of goals--one a carbon copy of the other--from CJ Sapong, and a late tap-in from Sebastien Le Toux propelled the Union to their second win in as many games.

Revolution 0, Union 3: Revs lose despite Shuttleworth's heroics

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A disaster first half dooms the Revolution in Philadelphia.

A disastrous first half doomed the New England Revolution, who lost 3-0 to the Philadelphia Union on Sunday afternoon.

The Union were active in the opening stanza, frequently pressuring the Revolution's back four. Their persistence paid off in the 18th minute when Fabinho sent in a cross that evaded Andrew Farrell before finding C.

GAME THREAD: Philadelphia Union vs. New England Revolution

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Can the Philadelphia Union build on last week's confidence by winning their home opener against New England Revolution?

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How to Watch Revolution v. Union: TV listing, live stream options, game details

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The Revolution head to Philadelphia in search of their first win of the season.

The New England Revolution travel to Philadelphia on Sunday in search of their first win of the year.

It's been an interesting season for the Revolution so far, as the team has collected two draws that couldn't be more different.

Farrell, Koffie confident Revolution defense will improve vs. D.C. United

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The Revs leaked in three goals against the Houston Dynamo, but are confident that defensive showing won't be anywhere the norm.

With its home opener against D.C. United on the horizon, the New England Revolution are back on the training field fine-tuning areas of concern.

Before Ben Olsen's side visits Gillette Stadium Saturday afternoon, the Revs are aware their defensive record needs to improve.

Who will be the Revolution's Defender of the Year?

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Will Andrew Farrell repeat?

While not as flashy as other players on the field, defenders are critical for a team's success. In 2015, Andrew Farrell helped solidify the New England Revolution's back line by moving centrally. His efforts were rewarded when he was named as the team's Defender of the Year.

Heaps, Farrell helping McCrary adjust to MLS

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Jordan McCrary has gotten a lot of good advice.

Jordan McCrary has only been with the New England Revolution for a few weeks, but he's already shown an impressive amount of growth. The reason? His ability to soak in the advice of those around him.

The rookie, drafted 10th overall in this year's SuperDraft, called his first few days "a struggle," admitting that there's a different level of intensity that comes with playing in MLS.

Andrew Farrell sees himself as a center back

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Andrew Farrell isn't about to give up the center back position.

After a year of growth playing as a center back, Andrew Farrell isn't about to relinquish the position.

Farrell is set to begin fourth his season with the New England Revolution. Drafted first overall in 2013, Farrell immediately claimed the right back spot, making 32 starts.

MLS Draft Preview: Joshua Yaro, Brandon Vincent lead defensive group

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The Revs need depth at outside and center back. There's plenty to pick from, Coach Heaps.

Odds are another Andrew Farrell isn't walking through the door at Gillette Stadium, but this year's defensive corps is incredibly top heavy nonetheless. There are options galore at outside and center back, with several ready to immediately step in and start on day one.

2016 MLS SuperDraft: First Versions of Mock Drafts For Revolution

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With the MLS draft a few weeks away the mock prognostications are rolling in and we take a look at who the experts have pegged the Revs to take in the first round.

If you ignore the twenty or so homegrowns the New York Red Bulls just signed, it seems that this is a pretty solid draft class for Major League Soccer this year.

The Revolution need to rise up and make a splash (or two)

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Players are returning, some are gone and the same old Revs remain. It's time to change that.

Love or hate the moves, the New England Revolution's 2016 roster is starting to take shape.

The core of Bobby Shuttleworth, Andrew Farrell, Scott Caldwell, Lee Nguyen, Charlie Davies and others is here to stay, while unnecessary parts have possibly said their last hoorah.

Teal Bunbury

Revolution re-sign Farrell, Bunbury and two others

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The club took another step toward finalizing its 2018 roster on Friday.

Four familiar faces will return to Foxboro next season.

On Friday, the Revolution re-signed a trio of veteran players: defender Andrew Farrell, forward Teal Bunbury and goalkeeper Brad Knighton. The club also agreed to terms with 22-year-old forward Brian Wright.

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.

Jay Heaps

Should Revolution hire a club legend as next head coach?

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Share your thoughts in today's open thread.

The last time the Revolution hired a head coach, Diego Fagundez had yet to celebrate his 17th birthday and Andrew Farrell still played for the Louisville Cardinals. Fast forward six years, and the Revs have a coaching vacancy once more.

Immediately after reports surfaced that New England had parted ways with Jay Heaps, speculation began about who would fill the void.

Who Should Replace Je-Vaughn Watson Against NYCFC?

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New England's unlikely star at right-back will be suspended for Saturday's match. There are a couple of options for head coach Jay Heaps as he looks to replace the Jamaican international.

After seeing red following a sloppy challenge against the Union, Je-Vaughn Watson will not feature for the Revolution on Saturday.

Kei Kamara

Farrell, Agudelo stock down in Revolution loss to Fire

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An uninspired performance for the Revs resulted in few bright spots.

The Fire completed a three-match sweep of the Revolution on Saturday with a dominant 4-1 win. The loss served as the eighth road defeat of the season for the navy and red, who remain six points out of playoff contention.

Here's one player who stood out—and three who didn't:

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Kei Kamara

Don't look now, but Kamara has flipped the script on his Revolution tenure over the past three weeks.

Revolution Player Ratings: Kei Kamara Lives up to the Hype vs. Chicago Fire

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How did the Revs fare against the Fire? Check out our analysis of all 14 players who appeared in Saturday's 2-0 win.

In need of its first win since April 1, the Revolution used a goal in each half—and a memorable debut for Kei Kamara—to outlast the Fire, 2-1. Check out our player ratings and vote for your Man of the Match below.

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Farrell Credits Soehn for Improved Crossing

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FOXBOROUGH, Mass. Crossing has never been Andrew Farrell's forte. But after collecting assists in each of his last two games, it's clear the fifth-year defender has been working on it.

After he effectively became a non-entity in the attacking half during the first half of the season, Farrell decided to focus on improving his passing with help of Revolution assistant Tom Soehn.

Tying the Timbers

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FOXBOROUGH, Mass. – The New England Revolution (1-2-6, 9 points) benefited from an 89th minute own goal to get their sixth draw of the season, settling for a point in a 1-1 tie against the defending MLS Cup Champions Portland Timbers (2-3-3, 9 points) on Wednesday night at Gillette Stadium.

Shuttleworth Shuts the Door on New York

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FOXBOROUGH, Mass. The list of impressive games for Revolution goalkeeper Bobby Shuttleworth continues to grow after a strong performance against New York Red Bulls on Friday.

Shuttleworth collected his second five-save performance of the early season as New England picked up its first win of 2016, 1-0, over their Eastern Conference rivals.

Farrell Not Concerned About First Kick Hijinx

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FOXBOROUGH, Mass. Revolution center back Andrew Farrell doesn't put much stock into a troubling trend surrounding his club going into Sunday's season opener at Houston.

Over the last four years, the Revolution have gone 1-3-0 after week 1, and have been outscored 7-0 in their last two season debuts.

Revs Training Report

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FOXBOROUGH, Mass. On Wednesday, the Revolution conducted their final training session in Norfolk County on the Gillette Stadium pitch in preparation of Sunday's seasonopener at Houston against the Dynamo.

The Revolution will depart for Houston Thursday morning, and will train close to BBVA Compass Stadium on Friday and Saturday.

Charting Depth

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With preseason underway and the start of the regular season just over a month away, the New England Revolution have addressed some weaknesses in roster depth, but still have areas in need of improvement if the team is to survive and thrive a grueling season.

Farrell Conflicted On Peru Interest

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FOXBOROUGH, Mass. Revolution defender Andrew Farrell is flattered that he's been connected to a possible push from Peru National Team coach Ricardo Gareca to join hissquad at some point in the future. The rub: Farrell has U.S. National Team aspirations, as well.

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#ShaveTheBeard: Andrew Farrell Scores First MLS Goal

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IT FINALLY HAPPENED!

Andrew Farrell has played in 171 total MLS games between the regular season and playoffs since being the top overall pick at the 2013 MLS SuperDraft. His beard has two defunct twitter accounts, he clears at least one ball a game with a bicycle kick simply because he can.

Brandon Bye talks about his first MLS start

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Farrell on Bye: He has all the tools to be a great player in this league.

Brandon Bye wasn't expected to be a starter just two games into his rookie season but unforeseen circumstances propelled him into the lineup against the Colorado Rapids. Bye made the most of the opportunity, helping his team collect their first win of 2018.

Farrell stock up, Angoua stock down in Revolution loss to Union

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The Revs had a tough night in Philly. Here's who stood out (and who didn't).

On the heels of a come-from-behind win over D.C. United, the Revolution turned in a dud against the Union on Sunday. A spot-kick goal from CJ Sapong set the tone in the 4th minute and Philadelphia never looked back, piling on three goals in a dominant win.

Revolution 2 Fire 0 - recap and ratings

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The 4-3 loss to the start the season at home was a let down but after an encouraging second half against Vancouver on Wednesday night, this 2-0 defeat may have been the most disappointing effort and result of the season so far. There was an improvement in terms of possession numbers (51-49 to NE) but that meant little because the Fire still couldn't muster one single, solitary shot on goal.

Is Andrew Farrell eligible to play for Peru?

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Andrew Farrell talks playing international soccer.

About to begin his fourth season as an MLS starter, Andrew Farrell has earned plenty of praise from around the league. Unfortunately for him, that hasn't resulted in a national team appearance. That could change, however, as the 23-year-old is hoping that his international debut will come soon.

Should the Revolution Move Andrew Farrell to Right Back?

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The Revolution need a starting right back. Could help come from the center back position?

Ahead of the 2016 season, the Revolution need support along the back line. One solution—by now familiar to Revolution supporters—would come from moving Andrew Farrell to his natural right back position.