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Heaps provides an injury update for the Revolution

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Hint: He doesn't say much.

The New England Revolution's injury report includes big names like Scott Caldwell, Antonio Delamea, Xavier Kouassi, and Daigo Kobayashi. All four players were held out of Wednesday's U.S. Open Cup win over D.C. United and it's unknown at this time if they'll be available for Sunday's league game against the Philadelphia Union.

Revs 3, Sounders 3 - Seattle Caps Wild Second Half Comeback to Draw New England

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Soccer is good. Soccer is bad. Soccer is fun. Soccer is the worst.

They say that every road point is a good road point. After tonight's game, there might be a little room to debate that statement.

The New England Revolution scored the first three goals of the game before the Seattle Sounders answered late with three of their own capping a wild and crazy contest from Century Link Field.

Revolution v. D.C. United: Injury Reports

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Daigo Kobayashi is listed as questionable.

The New England Revolution have one name on their most recent injury report as Daigo Kobayashi is listed as questionable with a leg contusion.

On Wednesday, Kobayashi got his first start since August 6, 2016. The Japanese midfielder operated on the right flank before making way for Kei Kamara in the 52nd minute.

Lee Nguyen provides an injury update after exiting early

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Nguyen exited in the 57th minute with an ankle contusion.

New England Revolution fans witnessed a rare sight on Saturday, as stalwart midfielder and team captain Lee Nguyen exited before the hour mark. The substitution, which saw Daigo Kobayashi enter, was completed out of necessity more than tactics.

Revolution expecting “multiple signings before the start of the season“

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Revs GM Michael Burns says "international signings remain top priority for the club."

The New England Revolution haven't made a lot signings this offseason, but moves are on the way, according to General Manager Michael Burns.

Burns and members of the coaching staff have been scouting since the Revolution's 2016 season came to an end.

Revolution Re-Sign Daigo Kobayashi

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The team announced the signing before today's Stage 2 Re-Entry Draft.

Daigo Kobayashi will be back with the New England Revolution in 2017.

The team announced the move just over an hour before the second stage of the MLS Re-Entry Draft which Kobayashi would have been eligible for. The Japanese midfielder has played four seasons in MLS, the last three with the Revs after being acquired via trade from Vancouver during the preseason of 2014.

Dynamo Dominate FC Dallas in 5-0 Victory

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The Houston Dynamo took the first step in reclaiming El Capitán by besting FC Dallas 5-0.

The Houston Dynamo hoped to earn their first victory of the 2016 MLS regular season campaign against in-state rivals FC Dallas. Last season Dallas swept the Dynamo in the Texas Derby and retained possession of El Capitán for a 3rd consecutive year.

Agudelo, Nguyen expect Revolution offense to keep firing vs. D.C. United

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The Revs scored three goals in their first game of the 2016 season, but don't feel that's an anomaly.

In case you missed it, the New England Revolution's offense showed no signs of early season jitters last weekend against the Houston Dynamo. A Diego Fagundez wonder strike, Charlie Davies persistent finish and Daigo Kobayashi equalizing header all inspired euphoria, showing the squad is already operating with poise in front of goal.

Revolution vs. Dynamo 2016: Season Opener Coverage Stream

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The Revolution kick off their 2016 season against the Houston Dynamo down in Texas.

The New England Revolution will head into Sunday's season opener with a clean bill of health, according to the most recent injury report.

During preseason, veterans Chris Tierney and Daigo Kobayashi dealt with minor knocks.

Revolution v. Dynamo: Injury Reports

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The healthy Revs will face a battered Dynamo on Sunday.

The New England Revolution will head into Sunday's season opener with a clean bill of health, according to the most recent injury report.

During preseason, veterans Chris Tierney and Daigo Kobayashi dealt with minor knocks. Both players are now fully healthy and are expected to be available for selection.

Revolution Transfers 2016: Jeb Brovsky leaves camp

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Defender Jeb Brovsky has left camp.

Defender Jeb Brovsky is no longer in camp with the New England Revolution, according to team staff writer and online host Jeff Lemieux.

Jeb Brovsky is no longer in camp with the #NERevs.

— Jeff Lemieux (@jeff_lemieux) February 24, 2016

Brovsky joined the Revolution as a trialist on Jan 27 while the club was in Casa Grande, AZ.

Revolution Transfers 2015: Daigo Kobayashi has a Green Card

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Midfielder Daigo Kobayashi will no longer count as an international.

Daigo Kobayashi will no longer take up an international slot as the midfielder has obtained a Green Card, according to Revolution staff writer and online host Jeff Lemieux.

Daigo has his green card.

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.

Nguyen Not on Injury List

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Despite missing at least two days of training this week, Revolution midfielder Lee Nguyen was not listed on the Revolution's latest injury report, which was released on Friday.

Nguyen, who came off in the 80th minute of last weekend's match vs.

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.

Late Sub Spurs Revs’ Victory

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Jermaine Jones may have gotten the glory and done the nationally-televised postgame interview for scoring the decider in Friday's 3-2 win over Sporting Kansas City, but according to Jay Heaps, the Revolution's success rested heavily on a critical second half substitution.

Subs Produce Chances, No Goals

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With the New England Revolution trailing about midway through the second half, head coach Jay Heaps went to his bench to give the team a spark. Down to only two subs after Andy Dorman was forced off due to a right knee injury and replaced by Scott Caldwell in the 29th minute, Heaps options were limited, but the third year coach brought on striker Jerry Bengtson in the 65th minute and Steve Neumann in the 75th to help turn things around.

GAME THREAD: Philadelphia Union vs. New England Revolution

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Jim Curtin makes his long-awaited MLS debut as the Philadelphia Union travel to New England for the first time this season for their third meeting with the Revolution this season.

UNION GAME #17
VS
Gillette Stadium, Foxborough, MA
June 29, 2014
7:30 PM ET
CSN - JP Dellacamera and Peter Pappas
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Starting XI
Patrick Mullins Forward Conor Casey

Diego Fagundez, Lee Nguyen, Daigo Kobayashi, Teal Bunbury

Andy Dorman

Midfield

Danny Cruz, Cristian Maidana, Sebastien Le Toux

Amobi Okugo, Michael Lahoud

Chris Tierney, Jose Goncalves, A.

Revs Notes: Kobayashi an unsung hero; U.S. Open Cup approaching; and more

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By CARL SETTERLUND

FOXBOROUGH, Mass. Plenty of New England Revolution players have received recognition for the team's early success in 2014, but their unheralded early hero might be 31-year-old Daigo Kobayashi, a technical maestro and one of only four Revolution players to appear in all 14 games so far.

Last Place Impact Upset Revolution

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The first place New England Revolution's five game winning streak and seven game unbeaten run came to a crashing halt in Montreal on Saturday night as the last placed Impact outclassed the Revolution in a 2-0 win. The Impact, who made several changes to their line-up for their third game this week, took the lead in just the third minute through Andrés Romero, and then doubled it through Jack McInerney in the 38th.

New England Revolution Score Five Again!

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It was not to long ago that New England Revolution fans were wondering about this teams offense and where the goals were going to come from. That is not the case at the moment after the Revs scored five goals for the second consecutive game to beat the Philadelphia Union 5-3. The win, New England's first-ever at PPL Park, put the team into sole possession of first place in the Eastern Conference.

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.

Stoppage Time Nguyen

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Lee Nguyen's 93rd minute goal gave the New England Revolution their first win of the 2014 season, 2-1, at the San Jose Earthquakes on Saturday night.

New England got their first lead—and their first goal of the season—off a shocking San Jose own goal in the 35th minute, only to give up an equalizer to Chris Wondolowski in the 69th minute.

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.

Opening Disappointment

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Just over a minute into the New England Revolution's 2014 season opener at Houston on Saturday night, the team found themselves down a goal and on the back foot. Things didn't get any better for New England as the Houston Dynamo went up 3-0 inside 23 minutes on their way to a 4-0 victory.

It was about as bad a season opener for the Revolution as possible as the team started flat-footed and found themselves down big early.

Revolution acquire Kobayashi from Vancouver

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By KEVIN KOCZWARA

Midfielder Daigo Kobayashi becomes the latest Vancouver Whitecaps player to join the New England Revolution from the Canadian club in the last two years, joining Lee Nguyen and Brad Knighton in Foxborough.

Take 2: Sanchez Signed, Kobayashi Acquired

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With First Kick less than two weeks away, the New England Revolution madeapair ofrostermoveson Wednesday by signing defender Jossimar Sanchez and acquiring the rights tomidfielder Daigo Kobayashi from Vancouver for a 2016 fourth-round draft pick.

Sanchez, who was selected fourth overall by the Revolution in the 2013supplemental draft, appeared in five of the Revolution's first six preseason games this winter.

Revs Notebook: Ogunjimi, Kobayashi Depart; D-Mid Larrea Arrives

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Belgian striker Marvin Ogunjimi and former Whitecaps midfielder Daigo Kobayashi are no longer in camp with the New England Revolution as it enters its final week of preseason action.

Ogunjimi, who joined camp just as the club arrived in Tucson for the Desert Diamond Cup, played in both of the club's first two tournament matches last week.

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.

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Daigo Dagger Draws Dynamo

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Daigo Kobayashi came off the bench to score a 93rd minute equalizer for the New England Revolution as they escaped Houston with a 3-3 draw in their MLS season opener on Sunday in front of 21,594 at BBVA Compass Stadium. The Revolution had lost their previous two season openers by a combined score of 7-0, including a 4-0 loss at the Dynamo to start the 2014 season.

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.

Kobayashi Absent from Training

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FOXBOROUGH, Mass. Revolution midfielder Daigo Kobayashi was absent from training on Wednesday as the club prepares for its debut match against expansion side Orlando City SC on Friday.

Kobayashi, who suffered a hamstring injury earlier this season, was recently removed from the club's injury report.

All Eyes on Daigo

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In many ways, Jermaine Jones and Daigo Kobayashi are polar opposites. One isfiery and charismatic. The other is cool and quiet. But with Jonessidelined forthe first few games of 2015 due to injury, Kobayashi is actuallyaperfect replacement.

Back in Action

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The New England Revolution kicked off the their preseason slate on Saturday with a 2-1 win over Real Salt Lake in an 80-minute scrimmage played under cool and rainy conditions at Grande Sports Complex in Case Grande, Ariz.

Charlie Davies scored in the seventh minute after pouncing on a Fito Avalle defensive gaffe, while newcomer Sean Okoli tallied in the 48th minute after sliding into a Tim Mulgrew cross at the far post.

Philadelphia Union

Quotes from Toronto draw, Blake call-up, preseason games roundup, more

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Hackworth counsels "perspective" after scoreless preseason draw with Toronto. Andre Blake called up by Jamaica. MLS preseason games roundup. More news.

Union worth, waivers, Red Bull rivalry, playmakers & other thoughts

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PSP's Dan Walsh looks at a few bits of recent news, including the Union's team value, the waiving of Don Anding, the MLS Cup final, and other bits from around MLS.

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Who Should Start for Gershon Koffie vs. New York Red Bulls?

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After losing the Ghanian midfielder to a second-half red card against NYCFC, Jay Heaps will need to select a replacement for tonight's match against NYRB. Our staff offers a few solutions.

Early in the second half of Saturday's 1-1 draw with NYCFC, Gershon Koffie saw red for a sloppy challenge on Tommy McNamara.

Revolution vs. D.C. United: What to Watch For

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The Revolution face D.C. United tomorrow for the home opener at Gillette Stadium. Coming off last week's roller coaster draw in Houston, what should you expect from this Revs team?

Despite not gaining three points in the season opener, the Revolution were more than happy to leave Houston with one point after Daigo Kobayashi's 93rd minute equalizer allowed the Revs to escape with a 3-3 draw.

2015 Offseason Report: What Are the Revolution's Greatest Needs?

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Before opening kick 2016, the Revolution must add players at these three positions.

The Revolution made a handful of roster moves last week, exercising options on 14 players while bypassing options on five others. Ahead of the official start to the 2015 offseason, we list the top three positions on the club's shopping list—and offer a few solutions for filling the void.