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D.C. United versus New England Revolution preview: Behind Enemy Lines with The Bent Musket

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The Open Cup is in less than an hour

D.C. United kicks off their next US Open Cup match in less than an hour, and we talked to Jake Catanese of The Bent Musket to preview the game.

How is Jay Heaps going to change his lineup for the Open Cup?

Jeez, where do we begin here.

Revolution v. Crew: Three Thoughts

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The Revs were undone by the counter and two more thoughts.

The New England Revolution suffered a 2-0 loss to Columbus Crew SC on Saturday night. Here are three thoughts from the game:

  1. The Revolution were undone by the counter. Crew SC's strategy was clear from the beginning as the team was always looking to quickly transition to their attacking third after winning the ball.

Je-Vaughn Watson undergoes surgery

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Je-Vaughn Watson will be sidelined 6-8 weeks after undergoing surgery to correct a sports hernia.

Je-Vaughn Watson will miss Sunday's season finale after undergoing surgery to correct a sports hernia. The defender will be sidelined for the next 6-8 weeks, according to New England Revolution senior staff writer Jeff Lemieux.

Revolution v. FC Dallas: Injury Report

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Who's available for the Revs tonight?

The New England Revolution have four names on the injury report released ahead of Tuesday's U.S. Open Cup Final.

As expected, Xavier Kouassi remains out as he recovers from a right knee surgery. The Designated Player recently came off the Disabled List, but his status for this year remains uncertain.

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.

Je-Vaughn Watson A Bright Spot As Jamaica Loses 1-0 To Venezuela

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The New England Revolution defender had two of the Reggae Boyz best chances, but the crossbar denied Jamaica an opening goal.

Je-Vaughn Watson played 88 minutes at fullback for Jamaica in their Copa America Group C opener, a 1-0 loss to Venezuela. The New England Revolution defender has seen time in the midfield for his national team, but he started in a familiar role at full back where he's featured for his club during the 2016 MLS season.

Je-Vaughn Watson makes Jamaica's Copa America roster

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Je-Vaughn Watson will represent Jamaica in this summer's Copa America Centenario.

New England Revolution defender Je-Vaughn Watson is on Jamaica's final 23-man roster for this summer's Copa America Centenario.

Watson and Jamaica are part of Group C and will kick off the tournament by facing Venezuela on June 5 in Chicago.

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.

D.C. United vs. New England Revolution GIFs

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We look at some moments of varying note.

D.C. United was missing their coach due to a suspension and faced a New England Revolution side that was also inconsistent and underachieving. But the Black-and-Red persevered en route to a 3-0 win that will hopefully buoy some confidence, but in the meantime, let's look at some things that occurred during the game that caught our eye.

Revolution v. D.C. United: Injury Reports

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Who's in and who's out?

The latest injury report for the New England Revolution has two major names, as Juan Agudelo (right hamstring strain) and Jose Goncalves (left knee irritation) are listed as questionable.

Both players missed last weekend's tilt against Orlando City SC, with Agudelo also missing the preceding game against Toronto FC.

New England 2, Orlando City 2 - Chaos Reigns In Closing Minutes As Revs Draw Again

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A solid 1-1 road draw seemed to be in the works before two stoppage time goals and more refereeing nightmares showed up.

Just when you think you're going to get a New England Revolution or Orlando City match that isn't controversial, stoppage time happened at the Orange Bowl.

The Revs and OCSC played out to a 2-2 draw that saw one of the fastest PK goals in MLS history from Kaka and ended with Lee Nguyen's first of the year from the spot in the 96th minute.

Revs Mediocrity Continues With Another Draw

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The draw specialists the New England Revolution were at it again on Saturday as they tied Toronto FC 1-1 at Gillette Stadium. The draw was the Revs fourth in their six games this, a remarkable number.

Kelyn Rowe put New England ahead in the 14th minute, finishing off a 18-pass buildup, when he headed home a terrific cross from Je-Vaughn Watson.

Should Gershon Koffie and Je-Vaughn Watson reclaim their starting spots?

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Both players should be available for selection again, and there are pros and cons to slotting them back into the starting XI.

With Je-Vaughn Watson and Gershon Koffie no longer suspended because of their respective red cards, Jay Heaps has an interesting selection decision to make when Toronto FC visits Gillette Stadium on Saturday afternoon.

Revolution vs. NYCFC: Live Thread, Lineups

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The Revs are taking on NYC FC.

The New England Revolution are taking on New York City FC in the Bronx this afternoon, still searching for their first win of the 2016 season. New York has shown flashes offensively but, like the Revolution, they struggle to keep teams off the score sheet.

Missing from today's match are Je-Vaughn Watson, who is suspended and also away on international duty, and Lee Nguyen, who is with the United States national team.

New England Revolution right back scores for Jamaica

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Je-Vaughn Watson scored for Jamaica on Friday night.

Days after receiving a red card against the Philadelphia Union, New England Revolution right back Je-Vaughn Watson scored for Jamaica in a World Cup qualifier against Costa Rica.

Watson, 32, started for the Reggae Boyz on Friday night.

Revolution v. DC United: Three Thoughts

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Kelyn Rowe has to put his 93rd minute shot on frame, and two other thoughts.

For the fourth straight year, the New England Revolution failed to score in their home opener as they tied D.C. United 0-0 on Saturday afternoon. The game might not have yielded any goals, but it did produce some talking points.

Season opener reveals Revolution depth chart

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Jordan McCrary, Michael Gamble, Steve Neumann, and Sambinha have some work to do in order to get onto the field.

The game-day roster for New England Revolution's season opener provided Revs fans with their first real glimpse into the thinking of head coach Jay Heaps. While it was only one game, there's a lot that can be learned from looking at who Heaps picked to face the Houston Dynamo.

Revolution acquire Je-Vaughn Watson

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The five-year veteran midfielder joins the club in exchange for a 2017 third-round pick in the SuperDraft. Watson will be expected to provide flexible depth in defense and midfield.

Brian Bilello said recently that the New England Revolution planned to reach a roster number of 25-26 players very soon, and so far they have continued to deliver on that promise.

Revolution Transfers 2016: Je-Vaughn Watson praised by Heaps

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Head coach Jay Heaps noted the play of Je-Vaughn Watson after Saturday's game.

You know you're doing something right when a coach praises you and you aren't even a rostered player.

Following the New England Revolution's 1-0 win over Columbus Crew SC in the Desert Diamond Cup Final, head coach Jay Heaps was asked to name his "pleasant surprise" from the game.

Revolution Transfers 2016: Je-Vaughn Watson Joins Camp

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Je-Vaughn Watson can play anywhere along the back line and as a midfielder.

As one player departs, another arrives.

Earlier today, the New England Revolution announced that Jeb Brovsky was no longer in camp. Hours later, it was revealed that defender/midfielder Je-Vaughn Watson is now with the team.

Jamaica

Revolution roster thins as Koffie, Watson earn international call-ups

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Koffie gets his first call for Ghana, while Watson prepares for his 65th appearance for Jamaica.

Now at the midway point of the MLS season, the Revolution occupy the eighth spot on the Eastern Conference table. But that less-than-ideal standing hasn't stopped international managers from adding Revolution players to their rosters.

Jamaica triumphs over Guyana 4-2

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The Reggae Boyz will face off against Suriname to determine who goes on as Guyana is eliminated.

Andre Blake and Jamaica will continue their quest to repeat as Caribbean Cup Champions, although it took a comeback and extra time against Warren Creavalle and Guyana to do it. The Golden Jaguars got out to an early lead thanks to a brace from Adrian Butters, however a goal from the New England Revolution's Je-Vaughn Watson drew the Reggae Boyz within one.

Match recap: Mexico vs. Jamaica

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Chicharito Hernandez and Oribe Peralta power Mexico past Jamaica despite fantastic saves from the Philadelphia Union's Andre Blake.

In front of a packed house at The Rose Bowl, Chicharito Hernandez propelled Mexico to a 2-0 win over Andre Blake and Jamaica.

Jamaica lined up exactly as I had predicted, with the Philadelphia Union's Andre Blake in goal behind Portland Timbers' Jermaine Taylor, Leicester City's Wes Morgan, Crystal Palace's Adrian Mariappa, and New England Revolution's Je-Vaughn Watson on the back line.

Match recap: Jamaica vs. Venezuela

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Despite Andre Blake's heroics, 10 man Jamaica can't beat Venezuela in Copa America first round.

On a sunny and hot Sunday afternoon in Chicago, Jamaica and Venezuela started their 2016 Copa America campaigns.

Jamaica played their normal 4-4-2, with Philadelphia Union star goalkeeper Andre Blake getting the nod in goal in front of Kemar Lawrence, Michael Hector, Adrian Mariappa, and Jermaine Taylor.

Je-Vaughn Watson called up by Jamaican national team

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Right back Je-Vaughn Watson will join the Jamaican national team ahead of World Cup Qualifying matches against Costa Rica.

Je-Vaughn Watson has been called up by the Jamaican national team to play in a pair of World Cup Qualifying matches against Costa Rica.

Watson, 32, has earned 52 caps for the Reggae Boyz.

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Heaps Explains Watson Start

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It was another week, another different face for the Revolution at left back on Saturday at Chicago. But coach Jay Heaps didn't make any apologies, even after the shorthanded 3-0 defeat to the Fire.

After tabbing longtime starter Chris Tierney two weeks ago, then giving the nod to midfielder-turned-defender Kelyn Rowe vs.

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.

‘Tired’ Watson Rejoins Revs Before Next Jamaica Game

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Je-Vaughn Watson wasn't going to lie about the way he felt following his first game of the winter with the Revolution on Monday.

Barely 48 hours removed from going the full 90 for Jamaica in its 1-0 loss to the U.S., the veteran defender gave it a go in Tuesday's preseason tilt against Sporting Kansas City with little left in the tank.

Watson Strikes Again

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FOXBOROUGH, Mass. Defense and versatility are two things Je-Vaughn Watson has earned a reputation for in his time in Major League Soccer. Scoring, not so much.

You wouldn't know that if you'd just started tuning into his career over the past few weeks, however.

Nguyen & Watson Called in for WCQs

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Revolution midfielder Lee Nguyen and defender Je-Vaughn Watson were called up by the United States and Jamaica, respectively, for upcoming World Cup Qualifying action.

Nguyen and the U.S. will take on Guatemala on Friday in Guatemala City before returning back to the States for the home leg on Mar.

Newcomers Make Immediate Impact

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FOXBOROUGH, Mass. – With the departure of Jermaine Jones and a right back position that was never settled in 2015, the New England Revolution had two major holes to fill entering the 2016 season. Enter Gershon Koffie and Je-Vaughn Watson.

Ghanaian midfielder Koffie came to the Revolution in a February 11 trade with the Vancouver Whitecaps, giving the 24-year-old midfielder just three weeks to adjust to his new teammates and to fill the shoes of departing Designated Player and U.

Making a Good First Impression

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The Revolution roster may have seven roster vacancies with only a week to go before First Kick, but if Revolution coach Jay Heaps' post-game assessment of a certain veteran trialist is any indication, that number could decrease before long.

Only days after arriving in camp hoping to get a job, veteran defender/midfielder Je-Vaughn Watston started at right back for the Revolution in Saturday's 2-1 win over Crew SC in the Desert Diamond Cup final.

Jay Heaps

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.

Who Should Replace Je-Vaughn Watson Against NYCFC?

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New England's unlikely star at right-back will be suspended for Saturday's match. There are a couple of options for head coach Jay Heaps as he looks to replace the Jamaican international.

After seeing red following a sloppy challenge against the Union, Je-Vaughn Watson will not feature for the Revolution on Saturday.

Is Je-Vaughn Watson a long-term solution at right back?

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Jay Heaps is a fan of Je-Vaughn Watson, but how will Heaps manage the right back situation and what is Watson's role going forward?

Je-Vaughn Watson was a late addition to the Revolution's preseason camp, but made an immediate impression on Head Coach Jay Heaps. After spending a week with the club in Arizona, the Revs traded their 2017 third round SuperDraft pick to FC Dallas for his rights.

Sepp Blatter

Snow talk, more Union news, new Bethlehem and USNT kits, more

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Snow forecast for Sunday's Union home opener. New Bethlehem home and away kits unveiled. More news.

Sapong targets 20 goals, Union and league news, USWNT faces T&T tonight, more

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Union face Tampa Bay on Saturday. Sapong targets 20 goals in 2016. USWNT face Trinidad and Tobago in Olympic qualification semis tonight. Lloyd named to FIFPro World XI. More.

The Rest

Revolution vs. Fire: Storylines to follow in week 16

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Can the Revs stop Nemanja Nikolic? That, and three other headlines to track.

Two weeks removed from a 3-0 win over east-leading Toronto FC, the Revolution welcome the Fire to Gillette Stadium for a Saturday evening contest. Here are four storylines to follow ahead of the match:

1.

Kelyn Rowe scored a picturesque header that you should watch

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Je-Vaughn Watson to Kelyn Rowe. It was a thing of beauty.

In a game that featured attacking talent like reigning Golden Boot winner Sebastian Giovinco and US Men's National Team starter Jozy Altidore, it was actually Kelyn Rowe that opened the scoring during Saturday's match between the New England Revolution and Toronto FC.