Feature

Boston City FC

Struggles Continue for Boston City

New England Soccer Today at related • 0 views

Photo credit: Kari Heistad/capturedimages.biz

Boston City's conference title hopes took a serious hit Saturday as the previously winless New York Athletic Club handed the Lions a 2-1 loss at Brother Gilbert Stadium in Malden, Mass.

Isaac Nana Addai scored the lone goal for Boston City, who suffered their first home defeat in the process, while Tristan Medios-Simon's brace provided New York Athletic Club with their first win in ten tries in league play this season.

Omens Upsets Boston City in Open Cup

New England Soccer Today at related • 0 views

Photo credit: Chris Aduama/aduamaphotography.com

GPS Omens authored another U.S. Open Cup shocker by handing Boston City FC a 2-1 second-round loss at Harry Della Russo Stadium in Revere, Mass. on Wednesday.

Omens' victory followed last week's 2-0 upset of PDL side GPS Portland Phoenix, a victory which set the stage for Wednesday's proceedings.

Boston City, Omens Set for 2nd Round

New England Soccer Today at related • 0 views

Photo credit: Boston City FC

The second round of the U.S. Open Cup tournament will feature an intriguing clash of clubs from the Hub on Wednesday as Boston City FC (NPSL) hosts GPS Omens (BSSL) at Harry Della Russo Stadium in Revere, Mass.

The Lions will be playing on short rest, as Wednesday's fixture will be their third in eight days.

Revolution

Technically Speaking: #TORvNE

New England Soccer Today at related • 0 views

Photo credit: Kari Heistad/capturedimages.biz

Welcome back to the latest edition of "Technically Speaking," where our resident coach and former pro Rick Sewall takes a closer look in the Revolution's latest performance.

Have a question for Rick? Feel free to ask away in the comments section!

Revs Downed in Toronto

New England Soccer Today at related • 0 views

Photo credit: Kari Heistad/capturedimages.biz

Drew Moor scored early and Sebastian Giovinco tallied late to send the Revolution to their second straight defeat in Friday's 2-0 loss to Toronto FC at BMO Field in Toronto.

Moor put the hosts up inside of 11 minutes when he tapped through a pass from Armando Cooper that was redirected in front of frame by Tsubasa Endoh.

Fortress Breached

New England Soccer Today at related • 0 views

Photo credit: Chris Aduama/aduamaphotography.com

FOXBOROUGH, Mass. – The New England Revolution's 11 game home unbeaten streak came to an end on Saturday as the Revolution fell 2-1 to the Chicago Fire in front of 21,548 at Gillette Stadium. The win saw the Revolution's Eastern Conference rivals Chicago, holders of the second best record in MLS, continue their surge towards the top of the standings, while the Revolution fell further below the red line as their usually reliable home form provided no points.

Revs’ Comeback Efforts Fall Short vs. Fire

New England Soccer Today at related • 0 views

Photo credit: Chris Aduama/aduamaphotography.com

FOXBOROUGH, Mass. – Offseason signing Antonio Delamea scored his first Revolution goal not long after the hour mark but it wasn't enough as the surging Fire held on to secure a 2-1 victory on Saturday at Gillette Stadium.

Delamea tallied his debut strike in the 70th minute to pull the hosts within one after Nemanja Nikolic opened the scoring in the 18th minute to give the Fire a lead it extended in the 60th minute on a Luis Solignac goal.

Revs Beat Rhinos in Open Cup Play

New England Soccer Today at related • 0 views

Photo credit: Chris Aduama/aduamaphotography.com

A reserve-laden Revolution team beat an undermanned Rochester Rhinos (USL) 3-0 in Wednesday's U.S. Open Cup fourth round tie at Chapey Field in Providence, R.I.

The locals struck right before the break after Teal Bunbury sent it through from the spot in the 44th minute only moments after Zachary Herivaux was brought down inside the box by a Rochester defender Wal Fall.

Technically Speaking: #NEvTOR

New England Soccer Today at related • 0 views

Photo credit: Chris Aduama/aduamaphotography.com

Welcome back to another edition of "Technically Speaking," where our resident coach and former pro Rick Sewall takes a closer look in the Revolution's latest performance.

Have a question for Rick? Feel free to ask away in the comments section!

Agudelo & Rowe Named to Preliminary Gold Cup Roster

New England Soccer Today at related • 0 views

Photo credit: Kari Heistad/capturedimages.biz

Revolution forward Juan Agudelo and midfielder Kelyn Rowe were both named to the U.S. Men's National Team 40-man preliminary roster for next month's CONCACAF Gold Cup.

Agudelo is the team's leading scorer with seven goals in 13 games, and tallied in Saturday's 3-0 win over Toronto FC.

Revs Topple Toronto

New England Soccer Today at related • 0 views

Photo credit: Kari Heistad/capturedimages.biz

FOXBOROUGH, Mass. – Benjamin Angoua scored his first MLS goal to help the Revolution claim a 3-0 victory over top-of-the-table Toronto FC on Saturday at Gillette Stadium.

Angoua, who joined the team in the offseason via Ligue 1 side EA Guingamp, grabbed goal no.

Kouassi’s Heroics Rescue Revs in NYC

New England Soccer Today at related • 0 views

Photo credit: Kari Heistad/capturedimages.biz

An apparent leg injury didn't stop Xavier Kouassi from scoring late equalizer in Wednesday's 2-2 draw against New York City FC at Yankee Stadium in the Bronx, NY.

Kouassi, who came up lame in the waning stages, was playing with an pronouncedlimp before he headed through a Kelyn Rowe cross in the 86th minute.

Revs Squander Lead in Loss at Red Bulls

New England Soccer Today at related • 0 views

Photo credit: Kari Heistad/capturedimages.biz

The Revolution's long-standing regular season struggles at Red Bull Arena continued in Saturday's 2-1 loss to the Red Bulls in Harrison, NJ.

New England entered Saturday's match winless in seven regular season matches (0-6-1) at the Red Bulls' home park, a record that was all but forgotten when Lee Nguyen struck from the spot inside of nine minutes.

Revs to Host USOC in Providence

New England Soccer Today at related • 0 views

Photo credit: Chris Aduama/aduamaphotography.com

The Revolution will host its fourth-round U.S. Open Cup tie at Providence College's Chapey Field at Anderson Stadium in Providence, R.I. on Jun. 14.

After hosting Open Cup play at Harvard University's Jordan Field in Allston, Mass. during the last two seasons, the team returns to the Ocean State for the first time since 2014.

Technically Speaking: #NEvCLB

New England Soccer Today at related • 0 views

Photo credit: Kari Heistad/capturedimages.biz

Welcome back to another edition of "Technically Speaking," where our resident coach and former pro Rick Sewall takes a closer look in the Revolution's latest performance.

Have a question for Rick? Feel free to ask away in the comments section!

Adjustments Pay Dividends in Win

New England Soccer Today at related • 0 views

Photo credit: Chris Aduama/aduamaphotography.com

FOXBOROUGH, Mass. In the week leading up to Sunday's match against Columbus, Revolution coach Jay Heaps had a specific role carved out for one of his most positionally-sound players. But on matchday morning, that plan had to be scrapped.

Not long before Sunday's kickoff, Revolution midfielder Scott Caldwell came down with the flu, forcing Heaps to improvise when it came to lineup construction.

Fagundez Lifts Revs over Crew SC

New England Soccer Today at related • 0 views

Photo credit: Kari Heistad/capturedimages.biz

FOXBOROUGH, Mass. – Diego Fagundez scored twice within a ten minute span to send the Revolution to a 2-1 win over Columbus Crew SC on Sunday at Gillette Stadium.

The 22-year-old midfielder scored his first goal in the 24th minute when Kei Kamara sent a ball across goal for Fagundez, who easily tapped it through to level it.

Hello, Neumann

New England Soccer Today at related • 0 views

Photo credit: Kari Heistad/capturedimages.biz

Welcome back to the latest installment of "Hello Neumann," where former Revolution midfielder Steve Neumann joins us to offer his perspective on the state of American soccer and MLS.

In this edition, Steve talks about the U.S. Open Cup from the player's perspective, and along with some of his favoritememories from past tournaments.

NPSL

Boston City Drops 2nd Straight Loss

New England Soccer Today at related • 0 views

Photo credit: Ken Tishenkel

Boston City FC dropped their second consecutive match Wednesday night by the score of 2-1, losing in the final minutes in their first ever meeting against TSF Academy.

Without leading scorer Jhonata Batista, the Lions turned to midfielder Felipe Dutra to fill in at forward, while rotating defensive midfielder Pedro Silva, left back Leonardo Calvalho, and goalkeeper Alexssandro into the starting lineup.

Boston City’s Unbeaten Run Snapped

New England Soccer Today at related • 0 views

Photo credit: Boston City FC

Previously-unbeaten Boston City FC was dethroned as conference kings on Saturday after Kingston Stockade FC handed them a 2-1 loss in front of 992 fans at Dietz Stadium in Kingston, N.Y.

Matt Koziol and Pedro Espindola provided the offense for Kingston Stockage, who also received a quality performance from forward Michael Creswick.

BCFC Looks to Stay Atop Table at Stockade

New England Soccer Today at related • 0 views

Photo credit: Chris Aduama/aduamaphotography.com

Boston City FC hit the road this weekend for a critical first-place vs. second-place division matchup in the Empire State as Kingston Stockade FC hopes to use home field advantage to leapfrog the Lions on at 5:00pm on Saturday at Dietz Stadium in Kingston, N.

Lions Overtake Colts for 1st Place

New England Soccer Today at related • 0 views

Photo credit: Chris Aduama/aduamaphotography.com

Nana Addai's second hat trick of the season steered Boston City FC to sole possession of first place in the Atlantic White Conference with Sunday's 3-1 win over Hartford City FC at Malden Catholic High School in Malden, Mass.

Addai, who recorded his first three-goal effort against Rhode Island last month, tallied in the 50th, 58th, and 90th minutes.

Hartford City Falls to SU Mariners

New England Soccer Today at related • 0 views

Photo credit: Hartford City FC

Kieran Simms scored early but it wasn't enough for Hartford City, who fell 2-1 to Seacoast United Mariners on Saturday at Fitzpatrick Park in Portland, Me.

Simms opened the account inside of four minutes to put the guests ahead. But Carlos Lopez brought one back for the hosts before halftime, and Jonathan Groothoff tallied the game-winner in the 63rd minute to give the Mariners their first win of 2017.

Battle for 1st Place Awaits Lions, Colts

New England Soccer Today at related • 0 views

Photo credits: Chris Aduama/aduamaphotography.com and Hartford City FC

The top two teams in the NPSL Atlantic White Conference square off Sunday when Hartford City travels to Malden, Mass. to face Boston City FC.

The game is critical for both teams, as the top of the division table is tight with four teams within one point of the lead.

Hartford City Takes Point in Wild Draw

New England Soccer Today at related • 0 views

Photo credit: Hartford City FC

The Memorial Day fireworks were in full effect early on at Central Connecticut State University on Saturday as Hartford City FC and Kingston Stockade FC supplied plenty of offense before halftime in a 2-2 draw in New Britain, Ct.

The guests kicked off the scoring in the 12th minute on an Eric Fortier effort before the home crowd was rewarded with a brace from Luke Alvaro, who scored in the 36th and 37th minutes.

Boston City Tallies Six in Win

New England Soccer Today at related • 0 views

Photo credit: Chris Aduama/aduamaphotography.com

Boston City's Jhonata Batista picked up a hat trick as Boston City FC rolled to a 6-1 win over Seacoast United Mariners on Saturday at Brother Gilbert Stadium in Malden, Mass.

Batista opened the account in the 17th minute before striking again in the 75th and 90th minutes.

Boston City Back in Action vs. Mariners

New England Soccer Today at related • 0 views

Photo credit: Chris Aduama/aduamaphotography.com

After getting a well-deserved break thanks to last weekend's bye week, Boston City FC ends a 10-day hiatus on Saturday at 3:00pm when they host the Seacoast United Mariners at Malden Catholic High School in Malden, Mass.

Saturday's match will be the Lions' first since last week's U.

NPSL: I-91 Derby Ends in 1-1 Draw

New England Soccer Today at related • 0 views

Photo credit: Catherine Avalone New Haven Register

A battle between Connecticut-based outfits saw Hartford City FC and Elm City Express play to a dramatic 1-1 draw on Saturday at Reese Stadium in New Haven, Ct.

Kevin Ipina gave New Haven-based Elm City the opening goal in the 47th minute, a strike that stood until the 90th minute when Kieran Simms netted the equalizer and forced the unbeaten sides to share the points.

U.S. Soccer

U.S. Earns Point at Azteca

New England Soccer Today at related • 1 view

Photo credit: Chris Aduama/aduamaphotography.com

Michael Bradley scored from distance and the U.S. held on to squeeze a point from Sunday's World Cup Qualifier against Mexico at Estadio Azteca in Mexico City.

Bradley opened the scoring when he blasted a shot from 40 yards that beat Guillermo Ochoa off his line to put the guests ahead inside of six minutes.

Pulisic Powers U.S. to Victory

New England Soccer Today at related • 0 views

Christian Pulisic pounded a pair of shots between the posts to power the United States to a 2-0 win over Trinidad & Tobago in Thursday's World Cup Qualifier at Dick's Sporting Goods Park in Commerce City, Col.

The 18-year-old midfielder scored in the 52nd and 62nd minutes while Tim Howard thwarted a pair of dangerous opportunities authored by the guests to secure the victory.

mutiny

UWS: Weekend Mixed Bag for Mutiny

New England Soccer Today at related • 0 views

Photo credit: George Skovera

The New England Mutiny suffered its first loss of 2017 Saturday before rebounding with a win Sunday in their first road trip of the campaign.

On Saturday, the Mutiny fell 4-2 to the New York Surf in the Bronx, N.Y. Kate Howarth scored both of New England's goals, which came in the 29th and 74th minutes.

UWS: Mutiny Edge Inferno

New England Soccer Today at related • 0 views

Photo credit: George Skovera

Kate Howarth bagged a brace to help send the New England Mutiny to a 3-2 win over the Lancaster Inferno at East Longmeadow High School in East Longmeadow, Mass. on Saturday.

Howarth kicked the scoring off inside of three minutes, then added another in the 29th minute.

Western Mass Pioneers

Pioneers Fall to Revs U-23s in Friendly

New England Soccer Today at related • 0 views

Photo credit: David Henry/sweetdogphotos.com

LUDLOW, Mass. — A couple of weeks ago, the New England Revolution U-23s posted a 3-0 shutout win in a friendly at Seacoast United Phantoms, who are currently sitting atop the PDL's Northeast Division table.

When the Revs U-23s squad made their first visit to historic Lusitano Stadium in Ludlow last Saturday night, they walked away with a hard-fought 2-1 victory over the Western Mass Pioneers in another friendly played before a large crowd.

Pioneers Keeping Home Crowd Happy

New England Soccer Today at related • 0 views

Photo credit: David Henry/sweetdogphotos.com


By Tim Peterson
Turley Publications Sports Correspondent

LUDLOW, Mass. — If you're a soccer fan, there probably isn't a better place to spend a Friday evening during the spring and summer months than at historic Lusitano Stadium in Ludlow, Massachusetts, especially when the Western Mass.

PDL: Pioneers Post 3rd Straight Win

New England Soccer Today at related • 0 views

Photo credit: David Henry/sweetdogphotos.com

The Western Mass Pioneers made it three straight wins after beating GPS Portland Phoenix 2-0 at Lusitano Stadium in Ludlow, Mass. on Friday.

After Friday's match went into the half scoreless, the Pioneers grabbed the breakthrough in the 64th minute when Dan Fabian found Carlos Ruiz, who scored to put the hosts ahead.

PDL: Pioneers Beat Flames in Home Opener

New England Soccer Today at related • 0 views

Photo credit: David Henry/sweetdogphotos.com

The Western Mass Pioneers opened their home slate with a 2-0 win over the Westchester Flames on Sunday at Lusitano Stadium in Ludlow, Mass.

Carlos Ruiz opened the account in the 16th minute while Alex Wrona added an insurance goal in the 85th minute.

Breakers

Breakers Blanked in PDX

New England Soccer Today at related • 0 views

Photo credit: Chris Aduama/aduamaphotography.com

The Boston Breakers fell into an early rut and never recovered in Saturday's 2-0 loss to Portland Thorns FC at Providence Park in Portland, OR.

Breakers defender Julie King gifted the hosts an own goal inside of one minute while Thorns FC midfielder Amandine Henry tallied in the fifth minute.

Breakers Settle for Stalemate vs. Thorns

New England Soccer Today at related • 0 views

Photo credit: Chris Aduama/aduamaphotography.com

Rosie White and Natasha Dowie gave the Breakers a lead that didn't last in Friday's 2-2 draw to Portland Thorns FC at Jordan Field in Allston, Mass.

Dowie put Boston on the board first with an 38th minute strike wile White widened the gap with a goal in the 48th minute.

The Rest

Finding a 10: What took so long?

The Philly Soccer Page at related • 0 views
Ilsinho has been the best fit at the 10 this season. But why did it take so long to get him there? And will it take that long the next time a change needs to be made?

Omens’ Open Cup Magic Runs Out

New England Soccer Today at related • 0 views

Photo credit: Chris Aduama/aduamaphotography.com

The Cinderella run authored by GPS Omens (BSSL) in U.S. Open Cup play came to an end on Wednesday, but not before giving the Rochester Rhinos (USL) all they could handle in a heartbreaking 2-1 extra time loss in a third-round clash at Rhinos Stadium in Rochester, N.