Matt Reis

New England Revolution

USMNT goalkeeper coach trolls Mexican National Team

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Oh, you bad.

After watching him play for eleven seasons in Foxboro, New England Revolution fans have plenty of reasons to love Matt Reis. Now the goalkeeper coach for the USMNT, Reis added to that list on Tuesday when he took to social media to troll the Mexican National Team.

By now you've certainly seen Michael Bradley's epic chip against Mexico a few times.

USMNT goalkeeper coach trolls Mexican National Team

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Oh, you bad.

After watching him play for eleven seasons in Foxboro, New England Revolution fans have plenty of reasons to love Matt Reis. Now the goalkeeper coach for the USMNT, Reis added to that list on Tuesday when he took to social media to troll the Mexican National Team.

By now you've certainly seen Michael Bradley's epic chip against Mexico a few times.

Matt Reis’ mustache is a big deal

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So. Glorious.

The US Men's National Team thrashed Honduras 6-0 on Friday night during a critical World Cup Qualifier. Clint Dempsey lead the way with a hat trick scored in the span of 22 minutes. Sebastian Lletget, Michael Bradley, and Christian Pulisic also got on the score sheet with solo tallies.

Heaps not ready to name Revolution’s starting goalkeeper

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Heaps: "We expect to carry the four guys on our roster—four guys that we're actually really excited about."

It's pretty atypical in MLS to see a roster with four goalkeepers on it but such is the case with the New England Revolution.

The club currently has four options to play between the sticks in Bobby Shuttleworth, Brad Knighton, Cody Cropper, and Matt Turner.

Report: Former Revolution Players Matt Reis, Pat Noonan to Join Arena's USMNT Coaching Staff

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Pat Noonan, USMNT Assistant Coach. Matt Reis, USMNT Goalkeeping Coach. I like it, has a good ring to it.

Bruce Arena isn't wasting any time getting to work as the new head coach of the United States Men's National team.

According to an article from Sports Illustrated's Grant Wahl, Arena will carry over the bulk of his staff from the Los Angeles Galaxy.

MLS legend says Robbie Keane is the best DP in league history

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Matt Reis praised Robbie Keane after hearing that he's leaving the LA Galaxy.

Matt Reis is one of the best, if not the best, goalkeepers in MLS history, so any compliment he offers should be taken seriously. With this in mind, we should fully consider the proposal that Robbie Keane is the greatest Designated Player in league history.

5 Revs Matches That’ll Catch Our Attention in ’15

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On Wednesday, we got our first look at the Revolution's 34-game schedule, a list that features ahealthy doseof notable matchups, storylines and potential shenanigans.

But whichof the 34jump outat usthe most? We're glad you asked.

Where’d the Defense Go?

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There's no two ways about it the Revolution's defense was awful on Saturday.

The New England back line was supposed to be a strength this season. The team had to replace Matt Reis in net, but the Revs returned the same back four, including reigning defensive player of the year Jose Goncalves.

Over/Under: Revolution Edition

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Will Patrick Mullins make more than 12 starts in 2014? The NEST staff gives their predictions. (Photo: MLSSoccer.com)

With the 2014 season kicking off on Saturday, New England Soccer Today's Brian O'Connell and Sean Donahue, along with Goal.com's Justin Churchill, gave their opinions on 20 predicted totals for the 2014 season.

PHOTOS: #2 Revs Moment of 2013

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MOMENT # 2: Matt Reis fills the role of hero on and off the pitch.

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Matt Reis entered his 16th season as pro ready to expect the unexpected. After all, no two seasons are ever the same, and after winning back the starting keeper's job, Reis knew 2013 would be different.

Revs Re-acquire Knighton from ‘Caps

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Hours after Matt Reis drew the curtains on his illustrious playing career, the New England Revolution re-acquired his former backup, Brad Knighton, via trade with the Vancouver Whitecaps on Wednesday.

Knighton, who was originally signed by the club in 2007 after a successful preseason tryout, re-joins the club after he was drafted by Philadelphia Union in the 2009 expansion draft.

Revolution share glowing praise for retired Reis

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By KEVIN KOCZWARA

FOXBOROUGH, Mass. — Matt Reis has been the heartbeat of the New England Revolution since he became the team's starting goalkeeper in 2004. His importance to one of Major League Soccer's founding franchises has been undeniable.

He's lead the team through a period of unprecedented success in the mid-2000s, where he helped lead the Revs to three consecutive MLS Cup Final appearances, and through a rebuilding period that culminated this year with a return to playoffs.

Reis retires after 16 years in MLS

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By FRANCO PANIZO

After 16 seasons in Major League Soccer, New England Revolution goalkeeper Matt Reis is calling it a career.

Reis, 38, announced his retirement on Tuesday morning, ending an impressive career that saw him win the MLS Cup in 2002 and the Lamar Hunt U.

Reis Expected to Announce Retirement

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All good things must come to an end, and it appears the stellar career of one of the best goalkeepers inMLS history has reached its conclusion.

New England Revolution goalkeeper Matt Reis, 38,is expected to announce his retirement on Wednesday, with the club schedulinga morningpress conference for himto address the status of his playing career.

Revolution Notes: Reis contemplating retirement; Agudelo set for Stoke move; and more

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By KEVIN KOCZWARA

Matt Reis came out of his net in a last-ditch effort to keep the ball in play and keep the New England Revolution's playoff dream alive. But after taking a touch and trying to find a way to play the ball out, the 38-year-old goalkeeper crumpled to the field at Sporting Park clutching his leg.

Technically Speaking: #SKCvNE

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Sporting Kansas City beat the Revs 3-1 Wednesday night to advance to the conference finals vs Houston. The most surprising aspect of this game was that the Revs were able to stretch it into the tie-breaking 30-minute mini-game, despite being overwhelmed (both statistically and in the run of play) for 90 minutes.

Revs season ends in heartbreak loss to Sporting Kansas City

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The New England Revolution's season came to an end in Kansas City last night as they lost 3-1 to SKC (4-3 on aggregate) in extra time in the Eastern Conference Semifinals.

It was amazing that New England were able to force the game into extra time considering how bad they were in the first half.

Sporting KC Advance to Conference Finals

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Sporting Kansas City controlled every aspect of the game last night against the New England Revolution, but it took extra time to knock off the Revs and see KC through to their second conference finals in three years where they'll meet their old friends, Houston. The 3-1 score line flattered the Revs in aspects of the game, but it really was a typical Sporting performance at home.

Heaps gets by with a little help from his friends

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Andy Dorman applauds the crowd after the Revolution's playoff victory on Saturday. (Photo credit: Chris Aduama/aduamaphotography.com)

The story of the New England Revolution's regular season has been the convergence of a talented 22-and-under core that includes players like Diego Fagundez, Juan Agudelo, Kelyn Rowe, Scott Caldwell and Andrew Farrell.

Revolution’s Clutch Playoff Performers

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Former Revolution goalkeeper Adin Brown had an incredible run in goal during the 2002 play-offs. Who will step up for the Revolution this postseason? (Photo: Chris Aduama/aduama.com)

The New England Revolution may have never won an MLS Cup, but the club has had some players whose postseason performances over the years were deserving of one.

The Morning After: Revolution vs. Crew

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For the fifth time this season, Diego Fagundez donned the red cape and scored the game-winner in Saturday's 3-2 Revolution win over the Crew at Gillette Stadium.

Here are some facts, figures and assorted stats from the home finale in Foxboro:

-Despite the Revolution getting maximum points, their chances at reaching the postseason actually dipped from 36.

A View from the Fort

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Can Somebody Call The Cleaning Service About The Rug? Plus An Interview with Matt Reis.

A VIEW FROM THE FORT by Jim Dow

As we were crossing the bridge at the north end of Gillette Stadium just prior to Saturday's kickoff against D.C, a friend of mine, visiting from the UK, exclaimed, completely unprompted, "Wow, imagine if this were all going on in a 20,000-seater ground in the city; big crowd, no lines, real grass, could be absolutely great atmosphere.

D.C. United Scouting Report: New England Revolution

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We like to think of D.C. United as a pretty young team. Six regulars are 23 or younger, including our 22 year old starting goalkeeper Bill Hamid and our 21 year old starting defensive midfielder Perry Kitchen. Of the eleven that Ben Olsen would choose right now with everyone healthy, over half have not yet hit the prime years of their career.

Revs Going Cold At Wrong Time Of Season

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Kelyn Rowe and Saer Sene scored first-half goals, but the New England Revolution could not hold the lead and lost 3-2 to the Chicago Fire at Toyota Park.

With the loss, New England (10-11-7, 37 points) dropped out of playoff positioning in the Eastern Conference standings, falling from fifth to seventh.

Burnt Out

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Kelyn Rowe and Saer Sene each scored to give the New England Revolution the lead on two separate occasions, but the Chicago Fire fought back, grabbing a 3-2 victory to put a major dent in the Revolution's playoff hopes.

The loss leaves the Revolution (10-11-7, 37 points) in seventh place in the Eastern Conference, with both the Fire (11-11-6, 39 points) and Houston Dynamo (11-10-7, 40 points) passing them in the standings based on Saturday's results.

Five Questions: Revolution at Fire

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It may not have looked like it on Sunday, but the Revolutionmight have beenthe luckiest club in MLS last weekend.

OK, so maybe the two penalties called against them, the early red card to Matt Reis, the matching Marco Di Vaio goals, and the fact they gave up four goals without conceding a single corner kick all seemed to suggest otherwise.

Revs Notebook: Shuttleworth takes over for Reis; Agudelo making progress; and more

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By KEVIN KOCZWARA

It was a tough way to be introduced to a game.

Bobby Shuttleworth's first action when he came on for New England Revolution on Sunday night was to try and stop a penalty, after Revolution goalkeeper Matt Reis had just been given a red card for bringing down Montreal Impact forward Marco Di Vaio in the penalty area.

Five Things We Learned: Revolution vs. Impact

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Maybe I'm going deaf. Maybe I'm going blind. Maybe I'm going out of my mind. But it's hard to fault Sorin Stoica for what happened to the Revolution on Sunday.

When Matt Reis reachedto his left toimpede Marco Di Vaio from a point-blank, near-postopportunity, Stoica only had one option.

Up Against a Stacked Deck

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It didn't take long for the Revolution to figure out that the cards were stacked against them on Sunday. Literally.

An early red card to Matt Reis, along with a yellow card to Jose Gonclaves, set up a pair of first half penalties, which allowed the Montreal Impact to claim a 4-2 win over a shorthanded Revolution at Gillette Stadium on Sunday.

MLS Insider: Episode 9 (Matt Reis, Bash Brothers in San Jose)

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By DAN KARELL

The latest episode of MLS Insider focuses on New England Revolution goalkeeper Matt Reis' family challenge following the Boston Marathon bombings, while also taking an inside look at Alan Gordon and Steven Lenhart with the San Jose Earthquakes.

The Morning After: Revolution vs. Union

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The Revolution capped a crazy weekend in the Eastern Conference by crushing the Union 5-1 on Sunday and gained the fifth and final playoff spot in the process.

Let's look at a few stats, notes and leftovers from Sunday's contest in Foxborough.

-Among the Revolution's starters, Chris Tierney led the way in pass completion percentage by stringing together 90 percent of his passes.

Major League Soccer

Galaxy find leadership in Dan Kennedy

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For the LA Galaxy, the addition of goalkeeper Dan Kennedy is a great way to cap off a year of inconsistency between the pipes.

Kennedy was traded to the five-time MLS Cup champions on Tuesday, marking his return to Los Angeles after spending only one year away from the city.

Reis Returns to Gillette

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FOXBOROUGH, Mass. Fornearly a decade, Matt Reis was synonymous with the Revolution thanks to his heroics between the sticks, not to mentionhis charismatic personality. But on Sunday, theformer keeper found himself in an unusual spot: the visitors' locker room.

“Frustrating”: Recaps & reaction to Union draw, HCI lose home opener, more

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Union look for positives after disappointing draw at PPL Park. Recap roundup. City Islanders lose in home opener. MLS and NWSL results wrap. More news.

New England Revolution Legend Matt Reis Retires

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Yesterday Matt Reis confirmed that many of us had thought. That after a 16-year career, the veteran goalkeeper was hanging up his gloves.

It is hard to imagine Matt Reis not being a member of the Revolution next year. Reis made 24 or more starts in eight of his 10 years in New England, and appeared in 288 games, recording 110 wins, 1,114 saves and 75 shutouts, leaving him in the top six in MLS history in each category.

Jose Goncalves

SoBs to host national supporters summit, HKH info, Defoe to TFC rumors renewed, more

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SoBs to host national supporters summit during January's NSCAA convention in Philly. News of the 2014 Help Kick Hunger charity event. Brit papers renew Jermaine Defoe to TFC rumors. More news.

Fantasy Focus: Manneh on Fire

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A delay in stats updating on the MLS Fantasy site has meant a delay in the posting of this column. It's a good thing everything was in order Tuesday because there is a match tonight. Let's get to it.

By scoring 75 points this round, St Marys SC led the league. Mike Magee (CHI, $10.2M) scored a goal and added an assist for an armband-aided 22 points, leading the team.

The Rest

Valdes on his status, Union to return to Disney, locals named to Combine, Riley wants ex-Indys, more

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Carlos Valdes on his current status. Union will return to preseason Disney Classic. Several players with local connections invited to MLS Combine. Paul Riley wants former Independence players in Portland. More news.

Reis Named MLS WORKS Humanitarian of the Year

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Longtime New England Revolution goalkeeper Matt Reis, whose quick thinking in the immediate aftermath of the Boston Marathon bombings allowed him to save the life of his father-in-law, was honored on Tuesday as the 2013 MLS WORKS Humanitarian of the Year.