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New England Revolution

Matt Turner steps up after surprisingly earning job as Revs starter

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FOXBOROUGH, Mass. Few goalkeepers have come as far in as short of time as the New England Revolution's starting goalkeeper Matt Turner, who went undrafted in 2016 after two seasons starting for Fairfield University.

Turner managed to latch on as the Revs' third-string keeper, and then got his first professional experience in 27 starts the past two seasons on short-term loan stints with the United Soccer League's Richmond Kickers.

MLS Ticker: Moor re-signs in Toronto, Seitz to the Dynamo, and more

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Defender Drew Moor is returning to Toronto for another season with the defending MLS Cup champs. The Dallas native signed a one-year extension with an option for 2019 on Friday afternoon, the club announced.

"Few words can express what it means to me and my family to continue representing Toronto FC.

Revolution players show some skill during preseason

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Tierney v. Knighton: Who you got?!

The New England Revolution are currently preparing for the 2017 season, but we've already seen some mid-season flair.

During a recent practice, Chris Tierney pulled off some clever footwork to split a couple of defenders during a game of 6v2. The backheel flick was a sight to be seen.

Heaps not ready to name Revolution’s starting goalkeeper

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Heaps: "We expect to carry the four guys on our roster—four guys that we're actually really excited about."

It's pretty atypical in MLS to see a roster with four goalkeepers on it but such is the case with the New England Revolution.

The club currently has four options to play between the sticks in Bobby Shuttleworth, Brad Knighton, Cody Cropper, and Matt Turner.

Brad Knighton "huge" against the Rapids

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Everyone was complimenting Brad Knighton after Saturday's game.

While Juan Agudelo and Chris Tierney were scoring goals, Brad Knighton was stopping them on the other side of the field.

On Saturday, Knighton made his fourth consecutive start between the pipes. The netminder was sensational against the Colorado Rapids, making two important stops to secure full points for the New England Revolution.

Revolution 2, Rapids 0: Revs end winless streak

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Juan Agudelo and Chris Tierney grabbed goals to end the Revolution's winless streak.

The New England Revolution put an end to their six-game winless streak on Saturday when they defeated the Colorado Rapids 2-0.

Juan Agudelo grabbed the first goal of the night in the 13th minute. Gershon Koffie and Lee Nguyen were credited with assists after their quick passes created an opportunity for Agudelo.

Revolution v. Rapids: Injury Reports

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Bobby Shuttleworth and Teal Bunbury are listed as questionable.

There are two new entries on this week's New England Revolution injury report as Bobby Shuttleworth (lower back injury) and Teal Bunbury (right foot injury) are both listed as questionable.

Shuttleworth has been the starting goalkeeper for the Revs for the bulk of the season but has recently conceded the spot to Brad Knighton.

Revolution oust Union on PKs in U.S. Open Cup quarterfinal

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The New England Revolution sent two-time defending U.S. Open Cup finalist Philadelphia Union packing 1-1 (4-2) in penalty kicks in the tournament quarterfinals on Thursday night in front of a sellout crowd at Harvard University's Jordan Field.

Je-Vaughn Watson followed up his first goal in a Revolution uniform with the clinching penalty kick, while backup goalkeeper Brad Knighton made saves against Sebastien Le Toux and C.

Revolution 2, Quakes 0: New England Posts Shutout to Start Preseason

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Two goals, a lot of solid and at times scrambling defense and watching games with blank jerseys! We love you preseason soccer.

Preseason is all about getting the rust out and building towards the start of the regular season. Well the New England Revolution are well on their way following a 2-0 win over the San Jose Earthquakes in Casa Grande, Arizona.

Nguyen, Rowe among players to have Revs contract options picked up

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The New England Revolutionhave exercisedtheirclub options on 14 players for the 2016 season.

The club announced on Wednesday that it is bringing back goalkeeper Brad Knighton; defenders Darrius Barnes, Andrew Farrell, Jose Goncalves, Donnie Smith, Chris Tierney, London Woodberry; midfielders Teal Bunbury, Scott Caldwell, Diego Fagundez, Lee Nguyen, Kelyn Rowe, and forwards Charlie Davies and Sean Okoli.

Revolution Release Roster Update, Jones Out of Contract

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The Revs have announced that 18 players will be back next year from the current roster, with 14 having their options picked up today.

The New England Revolution have announced their first major roster update of the off-season, detailing which players options have been picked up for 2016.

The Revs exercised options on backup keeper Brad Knighton; defenders Darrius Barnes, Andrew Farrell, Jose Goncalves, Donnie Smith, Chris Tierney, and London Woodberry; midfielders Teal Bunbury, Scott Caldwell, Diego Fagundez, Lee Nguyen, Kelyn Rowe; and forward Charlie Davies.

New England Revolution End Winless Streak Against NYC FC

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The New England beat NYC FC 2-1 in front of a season high crowd of 28,811 fans at Gillette Stadium on Saturday.

With the win the Revolution ended their five game winless streak and moved six points ahead of New York in the playoff battle.

The Revolution goal came in 12th minute when Lee Nguyen finished off a great NE passing move that ripped open the New York defense.

Revs Protected List Contains A Few Surprises

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Only 24 hours from playing in the MLS Cup, AJ Soares, Patrick Mullins and Andy Dorman saw the business side of Major League Soccer as they were all left unprotected for Wednesday's expansion draft.

Each team can protect 11 players and the New England Revolution opted to protect:
Kevin Alston, Teal Bunbury, Charlie Davies, Andrew Farrell, Jose Goncalves (Int'l), Jermaine Jones, Daigo Kobayashi (Int'l), Lee Nguyen, Kelyn Rowe, Bobby Shuttleworth and Chris Tierney.

Sshhh – New England Revolution Lose Again

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It's a good job that the World Cup is diverting the attention of the soccer fans in New England as otherwise the alarm bells would be going off after the New England Revolutionsuffered their third straight MLS defeat on Saturday in front of 16,483 fans at Gillette.

The defeat leaves New England with a 7-6-2 record, and their 23 points is good for third place in the east.

GAME THREAD: Philadelphia Union vs. New England Revolution

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No funky 1990s logo to post today.

UNION GAME #13
VS
PPL Park, Chester, PA
May 17, 2014
7:00 PM ET
TCN - JP Dellacamera, Peter Pappas, and Heather Mitts
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Starting XI
Cristian Maidana, Andrew Wenger, Danny Cruz Forward Patrick Mullins
Amobi Okugo, Vincent Nogueira, Leo Fernandes Midfield

Diego Fagundez, Lee Nguyen, Daigo Kobayashi, Teal Bunbury

Andy Dorman

Sheanon Williams, Aaron Wheeler, Austin Berry, Ray Gaddis Defense Chris Tierney, A.

Vancouver Tips Cap to Ex-Mates in New England

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FOXBOROUGH, Mass. – Two of the newest additions to the New England Revolution's roster were reunited with former teammates in the 2014 home opener against the Vancouver Whitecaps on Saturday afternoon.

Goalkeeper Brad Knighton spent the 2012 and 2013 season as a member of the Whitecaps, while central midfielder Daigo Kobayashi made his MLS debut for Saturday's visitors last year.

Rowe Douses Fire

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Kelyn Rowe combined with Diego Fagundez to score the game's lone goal in the Revolutions preseason win over the Chicago Fire on Wednesday. (Photo: Chris Aduama/aduamaphotography.com)

The New England Revolution and Chicago Fire played 90 minutes of preseason soccer with few chances before a Keyln Rowe stoppage time strike gave the Revolution a late win in their penultimate preseason match at the Desert Diamond Cup in Tucson, Ariz.

Revs, RSL Settle for Scoreless Draw

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Brad Knighton made a strong case for the starting goalkeeper's jobin a 0-0 draw between theNew England Revolution and RealSalt Lake in Wednesday's Desert Diamond Cupdebutat the Kino SportsComplex in Tucson, Ariz.

Knighton, who is battling incumbent Bobby Shuttleworth for the spot, went the full 90 and made a pair of game-saving stops in each half.

Revs Partake in Preseason Pub Tour

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The New England Revolution are using the week between preseason trips to Florida and Arizona to connect with local fans in their annual pub tour, which offers a chance for local fans to connect with the players in an informal atmosphere. Tuesday evening there was a nice turnout of fans at the Banshee in Boston for the kick-off and Wednesday evening saw an packed event as fans lined up almost out the door to meet teen sensation Diego Fagundez.

Revolution

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.

JoGo Back for ’16; Alston’s Option Declined

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Revolution center back Jose Goncalves, who previously said he had a decision to make about 2016, was among 14 players who had contract options picked up by the club on Wednesday.

In addition to Goncalves, the Revolution picked up the options on goalkeeper Brad Knighton, defenders Darrius Barnes, Andrew Farrell, Donnie Smith, Chris Tierney, and London Woodberry, midfielders Teal Bunbury, Scott Caldwell, Diego Fagundez, Lee Nguyen, Kelyn Rowe, and forwards Charlie Davies and Sean Okoli.

Rowe Trains; Alston & Knighton Absent

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FOXBOROUGH, Mass. Revolution midfielder Kelyn Rowe was a full participantin Wednesday's training session days after he exitedin the latter stages ofSaturday's match due an apparent injury.

Rowe donnedthe blue pinnie during the squad's small-sided scrimmages on the training ground behind Gillette Stadium.

A Knight-on Shining Armor

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FOXBOROUGH, Mass. Brad Knighton might have only been credited with three saves but his work from the first minute until the final whistle was more than enough to earn his first shutout in over two years.

Knighton was tested less than two minutes in on a header by former teammate Patrick Mullins from inside the area but easily collected the ball and was in control from there on out.

Knighton Helps Kickers Get Road Point

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Revolution keeper Brad Knighton received plenty of work during his brief loan spell to the Richmond Kickers as he collected six saves to help steer them to a 1-1 draw to the Charleston Battery on Wednesday at Blackbaud Stadium in Charleston, S.

Knighton Loaned to Richmond

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A brief homecoming of sorts awaits Revolution backup keeper Brad Knighton.

On Tuesday, Knighton, who grew up in Richmond, Va., was loaned to the Richmond Kickers ahead of their USL game on Tuesday against the Charleston Battery.

The 30-year-old keeper, whose lone appearance this season came in a 4-2 loss at Sporting Kansas City on May 20, is set join the Kickers on Tuesday.

Philadelphia Union

Where are they now? The 2010 Philadelphia Union goalkeepers

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In this series we take a look back at the 2010 Philadelphia Union team to see what everyone is doing now. Today we look at the guys in between the sticks - the goalkeepers.

Chris Seitz: The fourth overall pick in the 2007 MLS SuperDraft, Seitz was traded to the Union by Real Salt Lake in November of 2009.

SoB Movie rocks at the Troc, Lahoud returns to full training, Blake called up by JAM, US tops Germany, more

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Triumphant Philly premier for SoB Movie. Lahoud training. Blake named to Jamaica's preliminary Gold Cup roster. Union US Soccer Development Academy playoff opponents announced. US tops Germany. FIFA news.

Union combine begins today, Casey “only wants to play in Philadelphia,” Beasley retires from NT, FIFA rulings, more

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Conor Casey wants to stay with the Union. League news. DaMarcus Beasley announces retirement from USMNT. FIFA says Garcia appeal inadmissible. More.

Possible Union US Open Cup opponents, more Union bits, US WC camp news, more

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Fourth round US Open Cup draw released. Power rankings, Castrol Index, and more Union bits. Langley named USL PRO POW. USMNT news. More.

Postgame quotesheet: Union 3-5 Revolution

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Postgame quotes from John Hackworth, Danny Cruz, Sheanon Williams, Zach Pfeffer, and Amobi Okugo.

Santa Fe wants to buy Valdes’ rights “in installments,” College Cup news, more news

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Colombian report says Santa Fe wants to buy rights to Carlos Valdes, valued at $1.5m, "in installments." College Cup and Re-entry Draft News. Klinsmann gets new deal. More.

The Rest

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.

Fantasy Focus: Much De Leeuw About Something

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A low-scoring week makes for an unexpected leader

This round saw Rolfin' on the River put up 87 points to lead the league. Mauro Diaz (DAL, $11.6) wore the armband and scored 24 points on a goal and an assist. David Villa (NYC, $12.5) scored 12 points on a goal and an assist, and Patrick Nyarko (DCU, $7.

Knighton, Shuttleworth competing to be Revolution's starting goalkeeper

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The competition between Brad Knighton and Bobby Shuttleworth is on.

New England Revolutions fans were greeted by an unfamiliar sight on Saturday when Brad Knighton started in net against the Vancouver Whitecaps. Usual starting goalkeeper Bobby Shuttleworth featured in the previous 25 league matches but was on the bench as the Revs returned from the Copa America break.

Revolution Player Ratings: Farrell, Knighton Anchor Defense in Win vs. Relentless Whitecaps

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The Revs are officially on a winning streak. Who stood out, and who didn't, during Saturday's 2-1 win over Vancouver?

Fresh off the Copa America break, the Revolution visited the west coast and came home with a gritty 2-1 win over the Vancouver Whitecaps. Who stood out—and who didn't—for the home side?

Revolution 1, Railhawks 0 - Zach Herivaux, Open Cup Hero

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The homegrown midfielder scored his first professional goal, and thanks to a flurry of Brad Knighton saves, the Revs are through to the 5th round of the USOC.

On a night where lightning delayed yet another New England Revolution U.S. Open Cup match, it was the first professional strike of a homegrown midfielder that proved the difference.

Roster Breakdown: Where Do the Revolution Have the Most Depth?

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Before offseason signings, draft picks and trades, we break down the Revs' latest depth chart.

Goalkeeper

Starter: Bobby Shuttleworth

Bench: Brad Knighton

Depth Rating: 9/10

The Revolution have benefited from stability at the goalkeeper position for more than a decade.

Fire suffer first preseason loss

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A stoppage time goal from Kelyn Rowe, a player with a knack for scoring against the Fire handed the club its first loss of preseason. A nifty give and go with from Diego Fagundez was the difference just moments before Quincy Amarikwa hit the crossbar with what would have been an equalizer in the 92nd minute.

Reaction to Nogueira deal, 3-man midfield, Pfeffer & Ribeiro impressing, much more.

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Reaction to Nogueira deal. Hack on 3-man midfield plan. Reports on Casey, MacMath, Pfeffer, and Ribeiro in camp. League news. US friendlies. More.

Re-Entry Notes: Alston Opts Out, Revs Stand Pat

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Veteran defender Kevin Alston was one of nine players across the league who opted out of Stage 1 of the Re-Entry Process prior to its start at 3pm on Thursday.

In addition to Alston, Kenny Cooper (FC Dallas), Mike Chabala (Houston), Yordany Alvarez (Real Salt Lake), Daniel Paladini (Chicago), Andre Akpan (New York), Josh Ford (Seattle), Bobby Convey (Toronto FC) and Tommy Heinemann (Vancouver) all pulled out of Thursday's proceedings.