Chris Tierney

New England Revolution

Revs reportedly interested in signing defender Gabriel Somi

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Defensive help could be on the way.

The New England Revolution are looking to sign defender Gabriel Somi, according to various reports out of Sweden.

Somi, 26, has spent his entire career in Sweden, having played for Örebro Syrianska IF (2009-11), Syrianska FC (2012-15), and Östersunds FK (2016-present).

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.

Revolution 2, NYC FC 1: Revs break club record in weird season

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The Revs grabbed their 12th home win on Sunday.

The New England Revolution might've missed the playoffs but they did set a new club record for most home wins in a season. On Sunday, the Revs beat New York City FC 2-1 to collect three points at home for the 12th time in 2017.

The game's defining moment came in the 26th minute when Jack Harrison was shown a red card for a straight-legged tackle on Teal Bunbury.

Revolution 4, RSL 0: Goals galore for the home team

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Goals rain down on Gillette.

The New England Revolution made quick work of Real Salt Lake as four first-half goals secured full points on Saturday night. The result was a team effort as six different Revs players found their way onto the score sheet.

The game's opening strike came from an unlikely source, as Scott Caldwell finished a Diego Fagundez feed in the 4th minute.

A behind-the-scenes look at how MLS tifos are made

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Revs supporter Matt Zytka talks about the art of the tifo.

On Saturday, New England Revolution supporters lifted their latest tifo, which honored 10th-year player Chris Tierney. It was a creative design that was greatly appreciated by the defender.

Once a rarity in New England, tifos have become more frequent in recent years.

New England 1, Portland 1 - Nguyen Helps Revs Escape With a Point

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New England were perhaps unlucky to be down 1-0 early, then lucky to never be down 2-0 as they leave Portland with a draw.

There were many chances when the Portland Timbers looked like they were going to put the New England Revolution away in the second half.

But they never found a second goal.

Portland Timbers vs. New England Revolution: How to Watch, Previews, Match Chat [6:00]

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The Portland Timbers are looking to get back to winning ways today as they host the New England Revolution this evening at Providence Park. The Revs, meanwhile, will be looking to put together back to back wins after grabbing their first victory of the season in last weekend's 5-2 demolition of Minnesota United.

Chris Tierney wants to retire as a Rev

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Chris Tierney loves playing for his hometown team.

Given the turbulent nature of MLS, it's rare to see a player stay with the same team for long, which is why it's so special that Chris Tierney is now in his 10th season with the New England Revolution.

On Saturday, Tierney made his 200th start for the Revs, an achievement few will ever reach.

The best moments from Revolution v. Minnesota FC

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Let's relive the Revs' win.

The New England Revolution took the game to Minnesota United FC, as they defeated the visitors 5-2 on Saturday afternoon. If you missed this one then you missed a lot, so let's get you caught up.

Moment of the Match

Full disclosure, I'm a big Chris Tierney fan.

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.

Revolution 2, Whitecaps 1 - Rowe, Woodberry Score For New England in First Road Win of 2016

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New England battled hard and begin a long MLS road trip with three points on the West Coast.

This will not go down as the New England Revolution's best performance in 2016. However, for seemingly the first time this season, the Revs will get rewarded for battling for 90 minutes and getting three points instead of a draw.

Heaps says Caldwell is "awesome" despite All-Star snub

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Don't expect Caldwell's form to dip after failing to make the ballot for the MLS All-Star game.

Scott Caldwell deserves to be on the MLS All-Star ballot, according to head coach Jay Heaps.

Last week, the league announced the players available to represent MLS in this summer's All-Star game against Liverpool.

Andrew Farrell could play more right back in the future

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Andrew Farrell impresses in his return to right back.

After spending the last year and a half playing center back, Andrew Farrell returned to the spot he played as a rookie, right back. The 24-year-old looked comfortable with the move and helped limit the Seattle Sounders to just two shots on target.

Revolution v. Sounders: Injury Reports

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Jose Goncalves, Teal Bunbury, Chris Tierney, and Donnie Smith are off the injury report.

This week's injury report is much shorter for the New England Revolution as it only includes three players.

Longtime entry Charlie Charlie Davies remains out with a right adductor strain. He's joined by Gershon Koffie, who exited early last weekend with a right knee sprain.

Revolution v. FC Dallas: Injury Reports

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The Revs are on the mend.

The New England Revolution are on the mend, as only one player is currently listed as out on the most recent injury report.

Charlie Davies is the only player certain to miss this weekend's clash against FC Dallas. The forward is still combating a right abductor strain that had plagued him in recent weeks.

Ahead of FC Dallas visit, Revolution look to keep "energy" and "chemistry" going

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The Revs are definitely feeling a boost after earning their first win since early April.

The New England Revolution's swagger and confidence is back. Three days removed from handily beating the Chicago Fire 2-0, the Revs are back at work and gearing up for a squad that many picked in preseason as favorites to win MLS Cup.

Revolution v. Fire: Injury Reports

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Jose Goncalves has been added to the Revolution injury report.

The New England Revolution injury report has a new addition as Jose Goncalves is listed as questionable with a chest injury. The defender exited early from last weekend's game against the LA Galaxy and his participation against the Chicago Fire is currently unknown.

Revolution v. LA Galaxy: Injury Reports

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Donnie Smith won't play against the LA Galaxy.

Donnie Smith is among five New England Revolution players listed on this week's injury report.

Smith, who played left back in the last two games, is out with a right hamstring strain. He's joined by Steve Neumann (right knee sprain) and Charlie Davies (right abductor strain), who are both recovering from long-term injuries.

Smith earns praise from Revs locker room in first start since 2014

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Donnie Smith played 90 minutes at left back and did pretty well.

When Chris Tierney suffered a hamstring injury against D.C. United, New England Revolution fans collectively held their breath. The local product has been the go-to left back for more than seven seasons, offering salient service and dependable defense.

Revolution vs. Portland Timbers: What to Watch For

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The Revs look to bounce back from Saturday's loss as the Portland Timbers travel to Gillette Stadium. Will the Revs walk away with three points or be disappointed yet again?

The New England Revolution host the reigning MLS Cup Champions tonight as the Portland Timbers travel to Gillette Stadium for a midweek showdown.

Revolution v. Timbers: Injury Reports

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Who's going to play striker?!

The latest injury report for the New England Revolution is out and there are several big names.

One of main inclusions is Chris Tierney, who exited early from last weekend's game against D.C. United. Head coach Jay Heaps wasn't optimistic about his left back playing on Wednesday and the foreboding has come to fruition.

Three Thoughts From Revolution's 3-0 Loss At DC United

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As always, the Revolution didn't play badly for most of the night, but for the seventh time in 2016 they don't have a win to show for it. This is a problem.

So yesterday's 3-0 loss to DC United was not the best game for the New England Revolution. Like many games in 2016, they started off well, failed to score and then bad things happened.


Tierney Not Ready to Talk About Future

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FOXBOROUGH, Mass. Was Sunday's home finale the last match in front of a friendly crowd for local talent Chris Tierney?

With the Revolution slated for another rebuilding season in 2018, and the uncertainty surrounding the head coaching position, the team's longest-tenured player said he'll take hard look at whether he'll back next year.

Roundtable: Changing it Up

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Death, taxes, and Jay Heaps tweaking the lineup.

On Sunday, the Revolution coach revamped his personnel, starting Josh Smith and Xavier Kouassi over Benjamin Angoua and Scott Caldwell, respectively. But the tinkering didn't end there, as Chris Tierney was subbed off for Je-Vaughn Watson in a like-for-like change at left back.

Tierney Tallies in 200th Start

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FOXBOROUGH, Mass. Nine years ago, few would've predicted that Supplemental Draft pick Chris Tierney would get the chance to start 20 games for the Revolution, nevermind 200. But on Saturday, the Wellesley, Mass. native proved the oddsmakers wrong.

Cold One on Tap for #NEvORL

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It'll be a frosty one in Foxboro for Saturday's Revolution home opener if the weather forecast is accurate.

According to, temperatures in Norfolk County are expected to top out at a frigid 21 degrees. But wait, it gets better: a west-northwesterly 18 mph wind could make the New England-Orlando City clash feel like it's taking place above the Arctic Circle.

Tierney for Skipper? Ex-Rev Soares Thinks So

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Following the Revolution's 1-0 loss at Colorado, a face familiar to local supporters spoke out on the skipper situation in New England.

Ex-Revolution center back A.J. Soares, who played in Foxborough from 2011-2014, took to Twitter Saturday to voice his opinion on who he believes should sport the captain's armband, which has been worn by Lee Nguyen since last summer.

Set Piece Form Promising

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Following his squad's third preseason game of the winter, which put the bow on the first leg of the Revolution's preseason schedule, coach Jay Heaps took stock of what he observed during the team's stay in Arizona.

Among the most notable takeaways: the club's set piece prowess.

Tierney Encouraged by Early Progress

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Chris Tierney probably knows a thing or two about the challenge of getting faces old and new on the same page during the preseason. After all, this winter marks the veteran's 10th straight with the Revolution.

As the club's longest-tenured player, the 31-year-old left back has seen a variety of approaches adopted since his first camp in 2008.

Tierney Out, Bunbury Questionable On Injury List

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The Revolution could be without two starters ahead of Wednesday's match vs. Portland as left back Chris Tierney and midfielder/forward Teal Bunbury were both listed on the squad's latest injury report.

Tierney, who exited Saturday's match with a leg injury, is listed as out due to a left hamstring strain.

Tierney’s Injury Thwarts Offense in DC

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There wasn't much for Revolution coach Jay Heaps to be happy about following Saturday's 3-0 loss at DC. And his squad's form following an injury to a key player was no exception.

Around the half-hour mark, Revolution left back Chris Tierney suffered a non-contact injury near the touchline that was serious enough for him to exit the match in the 28th minute.

Jay Heaps

U.S. Open Cup: Who should the Revolution start vs. Rochester?

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Share your preferred Starting XI in this week's open thread.

Seeking a return to U.S. Open Cup final, the Revolution host the Rochester Rhinos tonight at Providence College. And, as with any Open Cup match, all eyes will focus on Jay Heaps' Starting XI.

In last year's Open Cup debut, the Revs beat the Carolina RailHawks, 1-0, behind a 103rd-minute goal from Zachary Herivaux.

Nguyen, Agudelo among five Revolution players selected to MLS Team of the Week

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And Jay Heaps earned a nod for coach of the week, too.

Five Revolution players earned a spot on's Team of the Week following a 5-2 thumping of Minnesota United. That honor may never happen again—partly because the Revs turned in an attacking performance for the ages, and partly because just six teams played in week four.

Revolution v. Orlando City: Injury Reports

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Charlie Davies won't play against Orlando City.

It's official, Charlie Davies won't play against Orlando City SC.

On Wednesday, Davies started his first game since March 12 . Unfortunately, the striker only lasted 35 minutes before leaving with an injury. The latest injury report has Davies listed as out with a right abductor strain.

Who Should Replace Chris Tierney vs. Portland Timbers?

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Seth and Jake offer solutions for Tierney's hamstring injury. Could we see a Donnie Smith sighting?

In the first half of Saturday's showdown with D.C. United, Chris Tierney went down with a non-contact injury, a universal sign of panic for soccer supporters. Thankfully, Tierney's injury is not considered serious, and the defender is expected to return to action in the not-so-distant future.

Bobby Shuttleworth

Musket Rounds: Shuttleworth Plays Four Minutes for Loons, Plus More Daily Links

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Updates from Minnesota United, U.S. Soccer and a quiet weekend in Foxboro.

While the Revolution fended off the bitter cold in Foxboro, the rest of MLS squared off in week two action. Who made the headlines?

Here's what we're reading (and watching) today:

Revolution News

Former Revs keeper Bobby Shuttleworth debuts for MNUFC / E Ploribus Loonum

Just weeks after joining Minnesota United in a trade for Femi Hollinger-Janzen, Shuttleworth entered Saturday's match in the 86th minute as an injury substitute for starter John Alvbage.

Revolution Player Ratings: Off the Bench, Agudelo Shines vs. Orlando City SC

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Player Ratings are back! Read them below—and cast your vote for Man of the Match.

Another day, another draw for the Revolution. How did the club perform against Orlando City SC? Check out our player ratings—and vote for your Man of the Match.


Bobby Shuttleworth - 4

Tough to fault Bobby for either goal, though I imagine he'd want another crack at Kevin Molino's first-half finish, which beat him near post.

The Rest

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.

Lee Nguyen reaches major career milestone

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Tierney: "If we were playing in a bigger market in this league, I think he'd be up there in All Star and MVP voting."

Lee Nguyen reached a major career milestone on Saturday night when he collected his 50th career goal. It's a feat that most players will never accomplish and one that will take time for Nguyen to fully appreciate.

Photos: Cropper ditches gloves as Revs kick with Boston youth

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On Tuesday, the Revolution hosted a soccer clinic along the Charles River Esplanade.

Cody Cropper made his share of sprawling saves on Saturday against D.C. United.

Three days later, he ditched his gloves to kick around with Boston youth at Teddy Ebersol's fields along the Charles River.