Preseason is here for the New England Revolution as the players reported to Gillette Stadium on Friday for entrance physicals. The guys will return today for their first day of training as well as their first media availability. While we weren't there for day one (we will be for day two), social media gave us a glimpse at the first preparations of 2016.
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.
More international soccer at Gillette Stadium? Yes, please.
According to ESPN's Doug McIntyre, Gillette Stadium is on the list of venues for the 2016 Copa America which will be hosted by the United States next summer. An official announment is expected in the coming days per McIntyre's story.
Gillette Stadium willwelcome back the U.S. Men's National Team on Jul. 10, 2015 as part of a CONCACAF Gold Cup doubleheader,per a release from the New England Revolution on Tuesday. The tournament will be held throughout North America, and will run from July 7-26.
The New England Revolution don't need to play for a win today to advance to the MLS Cup, but don't expect them to be on their back foot when the New York Red Bulls visit Gillette Stadium for the decisive Eastern Conference final second leg.
The Revs are up 2-1 on aggregate after a late counterattack finished by Jermaine Jones gave them a win last weekend down at Red Bull Arena – their first win there in club history.
The Revolution wrapped up their Conference Semifinal series against the Crew with a flourish following Sunday's 3-1 second leg win at Gillette Stadium. Here's a look at some of the talking points surrounding Sunday's win.
Offense shines again
For the Columbus Crew defense, they are going to be seeing the Revolution offense in their nightmares.
After Saturday's explosive performance at Crew Stadium, it would take a complete meltdown or a historic comeback to keep the Revolution from advancing to the Eastern Conference Finals. But don't tell that to coach Jay Heaps.
Following his club's four-goal offensive flurry in the first leg of the Conference Semifinals, Heaps was already contemplating the challenge that awaited the Revolution in Sunday's return leg at Gillette Stadium.
Columbus, Ohio The first round of the 2014 MLS Playoffs kick off Saturday afternoon when the New England Revolution travel to Columbus to face the Crew in the first leg of the Eastern Conference Semifinals.
One of the most intriguing matchupsof the MLS conference semifinals will kick-off on Saturdayat Crew Stadiumas the Columbus Crew host the Revolution in the first leg. But don't expect the lower-seeded hosts to show any apprehension heading into the contest.
The New England Revolution took a big step closer to wrapping up a playoff spit with a 2-1 win over the Columbus Crew at a wet Gillette Stadium. With the win, the Revolution claimed sole possession of second place in the Eastern Conference, two points ahead of Sporting Kansas City and four points behind first-place D.
FOXBOROUGH, Mass. The New England Revolution pulled out a hard-fought 2-1 victory over the Columbus Crew on Saturday night in front of 23,143 at Gillette Stadium, despite facing sloppy wet playing conditions, and a team in the midst of a playoff hunt, who already defeated the Revolution twice this season.
FOXBOROUGH, Mass. – The New England Revolution won their fourth straight match on Sunday night, coming back from an early deficit to defeat the Chicago Fire 2-1 in front of 12,204 at Gillette Stadium. For the second match in a row, the Revolution fell behind early, this time to a 28th minute Sanna Nyassi goal, but equalized before halftime through Diego Fagundez and then grabbed the game winner through Charlie Davies in the 60th minute.
FOXBOROUGH, Mass. Welcome to Gillette Stadium, where we've got a lush carpet of green grass laid out for tonight's match between the Revolution (10-9-7, 37 points) and Orlando City (7-12-8, 29 points). Kickoff is set for 7:30pm.
Tonight's match marks the second time the two sides have played this season.
It's about to get real when it comes to playing surface this weekend at Gillette Stadium.
For the first time in nearly two years, the Revolution will play host on a grass pitch when they face Orlando City on Saturday. The natural surtface was installed earlier this week in preparation for Tuesday's United States-Brazil international friendly.
FOXBOROUGH, Mass. Welcome to Gillette Stadium, where a rematch of last year's Eastern Conference final between the Red Bulls (3-0-4, 13 points) and Revolution (4-2-2, 14 points) is set for Saturday at 7:30pm.
Saturday's contest will be the first of three meetings between the longtime conference rivals.
FOXBOROUGH, Mass. Good afternoon from snowy Gillette Stadium, where the Revolution (0-0-2, 1 point) will hope that the fourth time is a charm for getting their first goal and first win of the season with the San Jose Earthquakes (2-1-0, 6 points) on tap. Kickoff is set for 3:00pm.
We've got yellow lines on the field, presumably because of the snow.
While teams, dates, and times are still to be determined, Lincoln Financial Field was named as one of the ten sites for the historic event.
The 100th Copa America tournament named Philadelphia as one of the host cities for the tournament, according to a joint statement from the Confederation of North, Central America and Caribbean Association Football (CONCACAF), the South American Football Confederation (CONMEBOL) and the Copa America Centenario Local Organizing Committee (LOC).
Come June 26, MetLife Stadium is sure to be rocking.
On Wednesday, CONCACAFannounced that MetLife Stadium in East Rutherford, New Jersey, will host the 2016 Copa America Centenario Final.The 82,000 seat stadium does have an artificial grass field, but has previously laid temporary grass over it for international friendlies.
La Confederación Sudamericana de fútbol, junto a la Concacaf y el Comité Organizador local anunciaron las (10) sedes donde se jugará la Copa América Centenario, que se se llevará a cabo en Estados Unidos desde el 3 al 26 de junio de 2016. Las áreas metropolitanas y sus respectivos estadios serán: Boston (Gillette Stadium), Chicago (Soldier Field), Houston (NRG Stadium), Los Ángeles (Rose Bowl Stadium), Nueva York (MetLife Stadium), Orlando (Orlando Citrus Bowl Stadium), Filadelfia (Lincoln Financial Field), Phoenix (University of Phoenix Stadium), San Francisco (Levi's Stadium) y Seattle (CenturyLink Field).
The Copa America Centenario is officially bound for the U.S., and now the cities in which it will be played have been revealed.
CONCACAF announced Thursday that 10 cities across the U.S. will host the upcoming tournament, which is set to be played from June 3-26. Each venue is set to host on multiple days throughout the tournament, while most will host up to three matches.
Conoce las 10 sedes de la Copa América Centenario 2016 CONMEBOL, CONCACAF y la federación de Estados Unidos han designado a las diez ciudades que serán sedes de la Copa América Centenario, que se disputará entre el 3 y el 26 de junio de 2016. Esta es la lista de las áreas metropolitanas y los estadios elegidos:
Boston (Gillette Stadium, en la fotografía)
Chicago (Soldier Field)
Houston (NRG Stadium)
Los Angeles (Rose Bowl)
New York (MetLife Stadium)
Orlando (Citrus Bowl)
Philadelphia (Lincoln Financial Field)
Phoenix (University of Phoenix Stadium)
San Francisco (Levi's Stadium)
Seattle (CenturyLink Field)
La mayoría de estos estadios albergarán al menos tres partidos de la Copa América Centenario.
FOXBOROUGH, Mass. – The United States suffered an embarrassing loss in a 4-1 defeat against Brazil on Tuesday night at Gillette Stadium.
Although the game was just a friendly, the match was the final tune-up for next month's Confederations Cup playoff with Mexico, and the final score left many questions for Jurgen Klinsmann and the United States to answer.
FOXBOROUGH, Mass. – Panama opened the scoring in the 21st minute through Luis Tejada and looked in control, but an improved second half effort saw Honduras equalize on an 81st minute Andy Najar penalty kick as both sides were forced to settle for a 1-1 draw at Gillette Stadium on Friday night in the second round of CONCACAF Gold Cup Group A play.
After weeks of speculation, the question surrounding Thierry Henry's availability to play in Saturday's second leg of the Eastern Conference Final was finally answered definitively by the man himself following the Red Bulls 2-1 first leg loss to the Revolution.
The Revolution continued their preparations for Saturday's match against the Columbus Crew out on the practice pitch behind Gillette Stadium on Wednesday. The session was open to the media for the first 15-20 minutes during passing/possession drills.
With the fourplayers loaned to Rochester back in town after the Rhinos were bounced from the postseason on Saturday, Wednesday's sessionoffered a rare sight, as coach Jay Heaps had nearly a full roster at his disposal.