Kei Kamara

Houston Dynamo

Kamara, Shea score as Whitecaps topple the Dynamo on the road

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Kei Kamara bagged his 100th career MLS goal and Brek Shea scored as a substitute as the Vancouver Whitecaps traveled to Houston and got out with all three points.

Both teams exchanged half chances before Kamara opened the scoring in the 28th minute. He was shoved over in the box by Philippe Senderos as he rose to reach a cross, forcing the referee to point to the spot.

Around The Forest: Lone Star Brigade rolls out the red carpet

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Whitecaps and Sounders draw, what's next for Kei Kamara and more!


Houston Away | The Lone Star Brigade gives a visiting Timbers fan guide to Space City | Portland Timbers
As the Portland Timbers head to Texas for the first leg of the Audi 2017 MLS Cup Playoffs Western Conference Semifinal against the Houston Dynamo on Monday (6:30pm PT, FS1), they'll have some familiar support.

Major League Soccer

A look at the Top 10 familiar MLS faces in new places for 2018

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It was a busy winter for MLS transactions and plenty of big MLS names were on the move.

Players fans have been plenty used to seeing in one uniform will be plying their trade in another city with another club this season. From members of the U.S. Men's National Team to former MVP candidates, it was a busy offseason of trades and sales throughout MLS.

6 dates to track on the Revolution’s offseason calendar

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All is quiet in Foxboro—for now.

For the Revolution, a flurry of roster moves made last week—highlighted by the retention of forward Kei Kamara and the departure of DP Xavier Kouassi—kickstarted an offseason that will bring plenty of change to Foxobro.

Over the next five weeks, this rebuild will continue during several events on the MLS offseason calendar, including:

December 10

Half-day trade window

From 9:00 AM - 1:00 PM ET, the Revs will have a chance to sign and trade players with other MLS clubs.

Around The Forest: Kei Kamara nets first career hat trick

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Happy Labor Day!


Timbers Roots | Larrys Mabiala's French home and his fear of . . . cats? | Portland Timbers
Portland Timbers players come from a variety of countries and various parts of the United States. Different languages, different cultures. Timbers Roots takes a look at some of the origins of Portland players to learn more about where they came from before they were part of The Rose City.

MLS Week 26: Red cards and shutouts

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Some MLS teams took advantage of the international break and others didn't. That meant a shorter MLS weekend than usual with only four games on Saturday. The scores start with New England shutting out Orlando 4-0 at Gillette Stadium. Kei Kamara had a hat trick with goals in the 26th, 75th and 89th minutes.

MLS Week 21: Four goal shutouts

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Week 21 of the 2017 MLS season started with Atlanta and Orlando drawing 1-1 on national television. Kaka opened the scoring for Orlando in the 40th minute on the road. Hector Villalba equalized two minutes into stoppage time. Dom Dwyer started for Orlando in his first game since the move from Sporting KC.

Union-NYCFC preview, USMNT, El Tri news: Brotherly Game Daily Links 6/3/17

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Union take on NYCFC in the Bronx today, read some links before the kickoff.

Philadelphia Union News

Match preview: New York City FC vs. Philadelphia Union
The Union look to start a new winning streak against a dangerous NYCFC team

Union have 'full confidence' in Warren Creavalle ahead of New York showdown
The Philadelphia Union's third-string defensive midfielder is a 26-year-old veteran with 113 MLS appearances.

Midweek MLS: Big wins for Columbus and Houston

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Week 14 of the 2017 MLS season started on Wednesday with Columbus shutting out Seattle 3-0 at MAPFRE Stadium. Federico Higuain scored in the 10th with Justin Meram doubling the lead in the 21st. Meram assisted on Ola Kamara's goal in the 59th. Zach Steffen kept the clean sheet with three saves.

NYCFC and New England drew 2-2 at Yankee Stadium.

New England Revolution

3 goals that define Kei Kamara’s career in New England

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A look back at the striker's top tallies.

Kei Kamara is off to Vancouver. After 48 starts and 19 goals with the Revolution, the MLS veteran will join the Whitecaps, his sixth American club in 11 professional seasons.

In Foxboro, Kamara showed flashes of the form that helped him win the MLS Golden Boot three years ago, though his playing style never seemed to align with the Revolution system.

MLS Half-Day Trade Window Roundup: Kei Kamara, Walker Zimmerman, and more

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Only hours after Toronto FC lifted the 2017 MLS Cup, MLS opened a brief trade window Sunday morning. Teams could conduct player trades for four short hours between 9 a.m. and 1 p.m. and several teams took advantage.

Here's a closer look at all of the day's action:

Whitecaps acquire Kei Kamara from Revs

New England Revolution striker Kei Kamara is headed to western Canada as the Vancouver Whitecaps acquired his services.

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.

DC United 1, Revolution 0: New England Sinks Lower in 2017 Season

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A loss on the road to the last place team in the East surely means the Revs will miss the playoffs.

With the New England Revolution's playoff hopes fading fast, they needed to find a way to win their first road game at RFK Stadium against a suddenly confident team.

Luciano Acosta's second half goal sunk the Revs on the road once again in a 1-0 loss and has given New England an even bigger hole to climb out of in the Eastern Conference.

Resurgence of Teal Bunbury has Revolution back on track

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FOXBOROUGH Despite the New England Revolution's struggles this season, there has been a general consensus that the Revolution are not lacking in offensive talent especially so after the team's summer transfer window acquisition of Hungarian forwardKrisztián Németh.

MLS Weekend Rewind: Week 21

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There were goals aplenty in this week's MLS action, as four teams put up four goals each in high-powered showings.

A late equalizer from Hector Villalba salvaged a draw for Atlanta United, 1-1, against Orlando City. (READ)

A two-goal game from Kei Kamara boosted the New England Revolution to a 3-0 win over the Philadelphia Union.

Player ratings: New England Revolution 3-0 Philadelphia Union

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It's not quite August, but another critical – and seriously disheartening – loss to a fellow Eastern Conference contender may spell the end of the Union's playoff hopes. Did anyone show up to play? Check the ratings.

Embattled Kei Kamara could be Revs' best chance at making postseason

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FOXBOROUGH One week after New England Revolution forward Kei Kamara spoke candidly to the media about whether coach Jay Heaps' system is a good system for his skill set, all eyes were on how the 32-year-old Designated Player would respond on Saturday against the Philadelphia Union.

No Road Revolution Found: New England Revolution 3-0 Philadelphia Union

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It just gets worse and worse for the Philadelphia Union on the road in 2017. They've won one road match all year, and that one match was all the way back in May. Tonight they visited Foxboro and left recipients of a 3-0 defeat at the hands of the New England Revolution.

The Union got off to a slow start in the attack.

Match report: New England Revolution 3-0 Philadelphia Union

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Stuck in first gear, Philadelphia Union failed to trouble the New England Revolution, who rode a brace from Kei Kamara to a 3-0 victory.

Revolution 4, Galaxy 3: Goal galore as Revs end losing streak

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Revs get their first win since June 3.

The New England Revolution outscored the LA Galaxy 4-3 to collect their first win since June 3. The result halted the Revs' losing streak at four and put them even in the standings with the Philadelphia Union.

Kei Kamara almost nabbed a goal in the 11th minute when he tried to chip goalkeeper Brian Rowe from distance.

Video: Kei Kamara goes on Twitter rant after being fined over socks

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Yes @MLS fines only KEI KAMARA $1,250 .

- KEI KAMARA (@keikamara) July 20, 2017

MLS: Kei Kamara Posts Wonderful Twitter Rant After Receiving $1,250 Fine For Wearing Odd Socks (Video)

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Once briefly of Norwich and Middlesbrough, Kei Kamara is currently on the books New England Revolution where he recently picked up a fine for the heinous crime of wearing a pair of unauthorised socks.

Indeed, the 32-year-old striker was stung for $1,250 by the MLS top brass for taking to the pitch wearing a pair of Trusox support socks.

Player ratings: Philadelphia Union 3-0 New England Revolution

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As we celebrate our nation's independence, the Philadelphia quelled a Revolution of their own. PSP is here with the player ratings from the Union's 3-0 win over (New) England.

Fire Hang On For Massive Road Win

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There are times in a soccer match when scoring a goal can destroy the motivation for an opponent to mount a comeback. The New England Revolution were that team on Saturday shortly after Luis Solignac put the visiting Fire 2:0 up in the 61st minute. It was the kind of authoritative strike that resulted in the Revs looking like they were ready to pack it in.

Revolution 1, Fire 2: Revs' home unbeaten run snapped at 12

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Antonio Delamea's goal wasn't enough as the Revs fall 2-1 to the Fire.

The New England Revolution saw their 12-game home unbeaten run come to an end on Saturday, as they suffered a 2-1 loss to the Chicago Fire.

The visitors got things going in the 18th minute with clever movement that clearly came from the training ground.

Revolution 1, Red Bulls 2: Revs lose on the road despite early goal

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Red Bull Arena continues to be a daunting place for the Revs.

The New England Revolution couldn't hold onto their early lead as they fell 2-1 to the New Red Bulls on Saturday night.

The Revs opened the scoring in the 9th minute when Lee Nguyen converted a penalty. Referee Ismail Elfath pointed to the spot when Damien Perrinelle fouled Diego Fagundez in the box.

Revolution 2, Crew SC 1: Revs extend home unbeaten streak to 10

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Diego does the double to help the Revs avenge their recent loss to Crew SC.

The New England Revolution extended their home unbeaten run to 10 when they defeated Columbus Crew SC 2-1 on Sunday afternoon.

Crew SC were dangerous early on, as they used the flanks to disturb the Revolution defense.

Revolution score four in first half to trounce Real Salt Lake

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FOXBOROUGH The New England Revolution hadn't won in a month entering Saturday night and the Revs offense decided enough was enough.

Lee Nguyen, Kei Kamara and Diego Fagundez each had a goal and an assist to power the hosts to a 4-0 victory over Real Salt Lakeat Gillette Stadium.

Philadelphia Union

Is Kei Kamara a long-term answer for the Revolution?

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Or should the team trade him in the offseason? Tell us in today's open thread.

Kei Kamara has endured his share of criticism since joining the Revolution a year-and-a-half ago. In his first 38 games with the Revs, he scored 11 goals. Yet during his two-season stint with Columbus Crew SC, he scored once every one-and-a-half matches.

Kamara, Caldwell stock up in Revolution win vs. Union

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Here's who stood out during the week 21 victory.

During a modest two-match winning streak, the Revolution have scored seven goals at Gillette Stadium. The most recent outpouring arrived during a 3-0 rout of the Philadelphia Union, a club the Revs have historically struggled to beat.

Here's who stood out during the week 21 win:

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Kei Kamara

The second trade talks started to swirl, Kamara tapped into the 2015 version of himself.

Lee Nguyen

Kamara, Koffie stock up in Revolution win vs. Orlando City

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Plus two others who stepped up against the Lions.

The Revolution came to play on Saturday. In front of 17,865 fans at Gillette Stadium, Kei Kamara put on an attacking clinic, scoring three of four Revolution goals in a 4-0 rout of Orlando City SC.

Here's who stood out during the weekend win:

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Kei Kamara

Kamara was on another planet Saturday night.

Fantasy Focus: All Rev-ed Up

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All they do is Nguyen

Our leader this round was HICKENHÖPPER FC, who scored 125 points. Captain Kei Kamara (NE, $9.8) led the team with a hat trick and 38 points, while his teammate Lee Nguyen (NE, $11.00) tallied four assists and 19 points of his own. Roman Alessandrini (LA, $10.

Nguyen ties MLS record with four assists in win vs. Orlando City

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First he set up a Kei Kamara hat trick. Then he created a fourth goal in stoppage time.

After missing two consecutive matches due to injury, Lee Nguyen showed up in a big way Saturday night. The crafty midfielder turned in one the best performances of his career against Orlando City SC, earning an assist or a secondary assist on all four Revolution goals during a 4-0 rout.

Revolution 4, Orlando City 0: Kamara’s hat trick fuels victory

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Career nights for Kamara, Nguyen helped the Revs run away from the Lions.

The Revolution opened its September account with a 4-0 win over guests Orlando City SC Saturday night. Kei Kamara scored his first career hat trick, Lee Nguyen tied a league record with four assists and the Revs kept its playoff hopes alive with a much-needed victory.

Farrell, Agudelo stock down in Revolution loss to Fire

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An uninspired performance for the Revs resulted in few bright spots.

The Fire completed a three-match sweep of the Revolution on Saturday with a dominant 4-1 win. The loss served as the eighth road defeat of the season for the navy and red, who remain six points out of playoff contention.

Here's one player who stood out—and three who didn't:

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Kei Kamara

Don't look now, but Kamara has flipped the script on his Revolution tenure over the past three weeks.

Jay Heaps

Who’s the odd man out in the Revolution attack?

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The addition of Krisztian Nemeth creates an attacking logjam. Who should start? Tell us in today's open thread.

The Revolution have no shortage of attacking options. And the arrival of Hungarian forward Krisztian Nemeth only expands this depth.

Expected to join the gameday 18 when the Revs visit D.

Can the Revolution thrive in a 3-5-2 formation?

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Share your thoughts in today's open thread.

During the Revolution's 2-1 loss to the Chicago Fire on Saturday, Jay Heaps deployed a fluid formation. He started with a 4-2-3-1 with Kei Kamara as the lone striker. Then, he transitioned to a 4-4-2 before finishing the match in a less conventional 3-5-2.

The Rest

Major Link Soccer: MLS Offseason already in full swing

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Several trades have already gone down, including LAFC's first ever


The Sounders Alliance has released additional details on the move to SeatGeek as the club's primary ticket distributor.

Harry Shipp is getting a ring this week, following up a tough Saturday with an expectedly happier one: his wedding.

Three Revolution players to ship off for international duty

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A group of Revolution mainstays will join their home nations in mid-June.

A trio of Revolution regulars will soon depart Foxboro for competitions on three different continents. On Tuesday, Antonio Delamea, Kei Kamara and Je-Vaughn Watson all received call-ups from their respective home nations and will participate in international matches later this month.