New England Revolution

Major League Soccer

MLS Ticker: Sapong, NYCFC, Revolution and more

Soccer By Ives at related • 0 views

Photo by Eric Hartline/USA Today Sports

While the Philadelphia Union were able to sign one of its key attackers to extension, New York City FC officially revealed its new kit on Wednesday.

The Philadelphia Union have agreed to a three-year extension with forward C.J. Sapong. The 27-year old tallied nine goals and four assists in 27 games for the Union in 2015.

Revolution Waive Sean Okoli

The Bent Musket at related • 0 views

The seldom used former Sounders homegrown could is looking for his third MLS team in as many years.

The New England Revolution announced that forward Sean Okoli has been waived by the team.

Okoli was acquired during the 2015 MLS SuperDraft in a trade with the Sounders for the Revs' second round pick.

MLS Ticker: Kouassi tears ACL, Espinoza joins Honduras and more

Soccer By Ives at related • 0 views

Despiteannouncing Xavier Kouassi as their latest Designated Player a week ago, the New England Revolution received some bad news regarding their new signing on Monday.

Kouassi has reportedly suffered an ACL injury, and will miss roughly six months of action. The 26-year-old, who is still with Swiss side FC Sion, sustained the injury in the team's 1-0 win against FC Zurich on Sunday.

MLS Ticker: D.C. United, TFC-Galaxy, Timbers-Sounders and more

Soccer By Ives at related • 0 views

The first weekend of February was filled with preseason friendlies and scrimmages, but most of the buzz surrounded D.C. United, which released its new jersey and is reportedly close to signing a new Argentine.

D.C. United is reportedly nearing a deal to add 21-year-old, 5-foot-3 Luciano Acosta on loan from Argentine club Boca Juniors.

MLS Ticker: St. Louis, Union, Cato and more

Soccer By Ives at related • 0 views

Photo by Geoff Burke/USA Today Sports

One city appears to already be the favorite for an MLS expansion spot.

MLS commissioner Don Garber insists that the league will begin searching for a stadium site in St. Louis immediately. He did not promise St. Louis an expansion spot, but he did say that now "is the right time" and a team could open as soon as 2020.

MLS Ticker: Casillas, Whitecaps-Sounders, Fire and more

Soccer By Ives at related • 2 views

While the first Cascadia clash of the new year was anything but friendly on Wednesday, a new report making the rounds has New York City FC linked to a high-profile Spanish goalkeeper.

NYCFC is reportedly interested in signing FC Porto goalkeeper Iker Casillas as soon as possible. The 34-year-old Spanish netminder's current contract with the Portuguese side runs until 2017.

MLS Ticker: Nemeth, Kouassi, Gashi, De Jong and more

Soccer By Ives at related • 0 views

Photo by Gary Rohman/MLS/USA TODAY Sports

Krisztian Nemeth's transfer from Sporting Kansas City to Qatari club Al-Gharafa drew the confusion and ire of many, and the Hungarian international has spoken out as to why he chose to move there.

In a post on his official Facebook page, Nemeth expressed his disappointment with how Sporting KC handled his attempt at negotiating for a new contract, and signing with Al-Gharafa "was the only way to get out of it.

MLS Ticker: Nemeth, Fagundez, Nocerino and more

Soccer By Ives at related • 0 views

Forward Krisztian Nemeth is heading to Qatar pending a physical, while a young attacker is receiving interest from Serie A.

Sporting Kansas City has agreed to transfer Nemeth to Qatari side Al-Gharafa SC. The 27-year old scored 10 goals in 2015 for Sporting, his lone season with the club. (REPORT)

New England Revolution attacker Diego Fagundez is reportedly in talks with Italian side Genoa.

Jermaine Jones: Revs offer a 'joke'; MLS suspension 'crazy'

Soccer By Ives at related • 0 views

Photo by Brad Mills/USA Today

Jermaine Jones is not happy.

He's not happy about the six-game suspension levied by MLS, nor is hehappy with the New England Revolution's latest contract offer.

Speaking to reporters in Carson, California, Jones said the latest offer he received from the MLS side was a "joke" and that the suspension imposed on him in December is preventing him from accepting "good offers" to play abroad.

San Jose Earthquakes

Houston Dynamo vs Vancouver Whitecaps: Watch live

Dynamo Theory at related • 0 views

Watch Houston in their final Desert Friendly.

Who

Houston Dynamo vs Vancouver Whitecaps

What

This is the last day of the 2016 Desert Friendlies. Houston has done well so far in this set of friendlies after tying the Portland Timbers in their first game and beating the San Jose Earthquakes.

Houston Dynamo vs San Jose Earthquakes: Watch preseason live

Dynamo Theory at related • 0 views

Houston plays their second preseason match against San Jose.

Who

Houston Dynamo vs San Jose Earthquakes

What

The Houston Dynamo are still in Arizona and this time they are facing off against the San Jose Earthquakes. Houston tied their first preseason game against the Portland Timbers.

Revolution 2, Quakes 0: New England Posts Shutout to Start Preseason

The Bent Musket at related • 0 views

Two goals, a lot of solid and at times scrambling defense and watching games with blank jerseys! We love you preseason soccer.

Preseason is all about getting the rust out and building towards the start of the regular season. Well the New England Revolution are well on their way following a 2-0 win over the San Jose Earthquakes in Casa Grande, Arizona.

Xavier Kouassi

Report: Revolution DP Xavier Kouassi suffers a right knee injury

The Bent Musket at related • 0 views

The Revs' new DP is expected to miss at least six months with a right knee injury.

It's bad news for the New England Revolution as their new Designated Player Xavier Kouassi is set to miss at least six months with a right knee injury, according to multiple Swiss reports.

Kouassi suffered the injury on Sunday during FC Sion's match against FC Zurich.

Revolution Transfer Watch: An Inside Look at Designated Player Xavier Kouassi

The Bent Musket at related • 0 views

The Bent Musket spoke to journalist Oliver Dufour about the Revolution's new DP.

There's a real sense of excitement coming from the New England Revolution about their new Designated Player Xavier Kouassi. The 26-year-old defensive midfielder, who isn't expected to arrive until July, has an impressive resume, which includes captaining 2015 Swiss Cup champions FC Sion.

Revolution Transfers 2016: Heaps says there's progress on Jones saga

The Bent Musket at related • 1 view

Jermaine Jones could still end up in New England.

The New England Revolution have officially announced the acquisition of defensive midfielder Xavier Kouassi. The Designated Player will see out his contract with FC Sion before moving to MLS this summer.

So, what does this mean for Jermaine Jones?

Revolution Transfers 2016: Revs happy to wait until summer for new DP signing

The Bent Musket at related • 0 views

Xavier Kouassi won't join the Revs until July, but team officials think he's worth the wait.

The New England Revolution's new Designated Player isn't expected to arrive until July, but head coach Jay Heaps believes that he's worth the wait.

Xavier Kouassi first caught the attention of the Revolution coaching staff while they were scouting in Switzerland.

Three Options For the Revolution Until Kouassi Arrives

The Bent Musket at related • 0 views

New Revs DP midfielder Xavier Kouassi could be the successor to Jermaine Jones, but what will the Revs do until he arrives later this summer?

Earlier today, the New England Revolution announced the signing of midfielder Xavier Kouassi as a Designated Player on a pre-contract from Swiss club FC Sion.

Revolution Sign Swiss League Captain to Designated Player Contract

The Bent Musket at related • 0 views

New England teased a designated player announcement two weeks ago, and it has come today in the form of midfielder Xavier Kouassi, captain of FC Sion.

Speculation was rampant after the New England Revolution announced they had signed a new Designated Player to a pre-contract two weeks ago.

Paris St Germain

Here's another hint at the Revolution's new jersey

The Bent Musket at related • 0 views

Stripes are all the rage.

More evidence has surfaced that the New England Revolution's new shirt will feature a red and white stripe down the chest.

Currently listed on eBay is a shirt described as a "jersey tee," which implies that it bears a resemblance to the Revolution's new kit.

Are the Revolution adding a PSG-like stripe to their 2016 Home Jersey?

The Bent Musket at related • 0 views

We have a source that says the new Revs jersey has a new PSG-like stripe.

Perhaps more anticipated than a new season is the unveiling of a new jersey.

The New England Revolution are set to debut their new primary kit during an event held on Feb. 11 at the Optum Field Lounge at Gillette Stadium.

Chris Tierney

Jordan McCrary earning praise from Revolution teammates

The Bent Musket at related • 0 views

The rookie is doing well.

Jordan McCrary has only been with the New England Revolution for just over a week. While it's still early, reviews have been positive.

The Revolution coaching staff were ecstatic that the University of North Carolina product was available for selection with the 10th overall pick.

Revolution Preseason: Revs putting in the work ahead of 2016

The Bent Musket at related • 0 views

The Revs are getting mentally and physically ready for the 2016 season.

The New England Revolution are currently stationed in Casa Grande, AZ in a location that can best be described as secluded. Sure, the hotel has a pool and other amenities, but the fields are the primary focus. It is here that the Revs are putting in the work ahead of the 2016 season.

USMNT Preview: Revolution teammates hoping Lee Nguyen gets an extended look

The Bent Musket at related • 1 view

Chris Tierney explains why Lee Nguyen deserves an extended run in today's USMNT friendly.

As you'd expect, New England Revolution players will be watching when the US national team faces Iceland on Sunday. More than a civic duty, the players will be keeping a close eye on teammate Lee Nguyen, who they hope will be given an extended run.

Jermaine Jones

US Soccer Clarifies Jermaine Jones' International Status

The Bent Musket at related • 0 views

There's a lot of information regarding Jermaine Jones' suspension floating around and someone needs to clear it all up.

Yesterday, we reported on Jermaine Jones' suspension possibly holding up a move to Germany. Jones is out of contract with the New England Revolution and currently in training camp with the United States ahead of international friendlies with Iceland and Canada.

Jeb Brovsky Joins Revs Preseason Camp As a Trialist

The Bent Musket at related • 0 views

The former Vancouver, Montreal and NYCFC player is the first MLS veteran to join the Revolution in Arizona.

The New England Revolution kicked off the first phase of their preseason camp in Arizona earlier this week, and joining them is veteran defender/midfielder Jeb Brovsky.

Former NYCFC, Montreal and Vancouver defender Jeb Brovsky has joined #NERevs camp in Casa Grande.

Revolution Preseason 2016: Five Storylines to Follow

The Bent Musket at related • 0 views

Who's the mystery DP?!

The players are back in Foxborough, which means that the 2016 MLS season is in sight. The New England Revolution's young core remains intact as the team returns 19 players, including defensive stalwart Jose Goncalves, team MVP Scott Caldwell, and leading scorer Charlie Davies.

Patriots

Revs forced to change their Twitter avatar after Patriots loss

The Bent Musket at related • 0 views

That's insult to injury.

New England Revolution fans will have a daily reminder of the Patriots' loss to the Broncos as the team has changed their official Twitter avatar to the Colorado Rapids' logo.

The switch was part of a wager agreed upon by the two clubs. Initiated by the Rapids, the Revs ultimately agreed, putting their faith in Tom Brady and company.

Revolution bet on the Patriots

The Bent Musket at related • 0 views

The New England Revolution have a friendly wager with the Colorado Rapids.

When Tom Brady and the Patriots take the field on Sunday to face Peyton Manning and the Broncos, the New England Revolution will be fully supporting their Gillette Stadium cohabitor. That's because the Revs made a friendly bet with the Colorado Rapids.

Jay Heaps

Revolution quiet, but excited, about new Designated Player

The Bent Musket at related • 0 views

The Revs aren't saying much about their new DP.

We know that the New England Revolution have signed a new Designated Player, and that's about all we know.

On Tuesday, club president Brian Bilello announced that the Revs had come to terms with a new DP. The deal, which included a pre-contract, came with a promise that details would be available in the future.

Social media provides a glimpse at the Revolution's first day of preseason

The Bent Musket at related • 0 views

Jay Heaps is rocking a beard.

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 Rest

Revolution Preseason Roster Update: Two Trialists Depart

The Bent Musket at related • 0 views

Defenders Josh Phillips and Dominic Samuel are no longer in camp.

Defenders Josh Phillips and Dominic Samuel are no longer in camp with the New England Revolution, according to an updated roster list.

Phillips had been with the Revs from the start of preseason and previously trialed with the team in the fall.

Former Revolution defender finds home in NASL

The Bent Musket at related • 0 views

Jeremy Hall has signed with the Tampa Bay Rowdies.

Former New England Revolution defender Jeremy Hall has signed with the Tampa Bay Rowdies, according to a team release.

Hall, 27, started his career with the New York Red Bulls before spending time with the Portland Timbers, FC Dallas, and Toronto FC.

Rumor: Revolution to trial Guatemalan midfielder

The Bent Musket at related • 0 views

Two Guatemalan sources say that the Revs will bring Andy Ruiz on trial.

The New England Revolution will reportedly welcome Guatemalan midfielder Jose "Andy" Ruiz as a trialist, according to CFC Radio and Chapin League.

Ruiz is a 19-year-old defensive midfielder, who's known for his determined play.

Ex-Revolution Defender Stephen McCarthy Signs With USL's San Antonio

The Bent Musket at related • 0 views

The former Revs player returns to the USA after one year abroad in Finland.

Former New England Revolution defender Stephen McCarthy has signed with the USL's expansion San Antonio club the team announced on Twitter.

BREAKING: Stephen McCarthy (@BigMacca15) latest to join @USLSanAntonio for 2016.

Revolution Transfer Watch: An Inside Look at Defender Sambinha

The Bent Musket at related • 0 views

The Bent Musket speaks to journalist Tiago Estêvão about the Revolution's new defender.

The New England Revolution will soon receive back line reinforcement in the form of 23-year-old Sambinha, a loan player from Sporting CP.

Sambinha was most recently with Sporting's B-Team, serving as their captain throughout the 2015-16 season.

Soccer News: The transfer market and FIFA politics

USSoccerPlayers at related • 0 views
The January 2016 transfer market closes with a coach the major news in England while FIFA cuts off funds to CONCACAF and CONMEBOL. Read More

D.C. United hires Director of Soccer Strategy and Analysis to staff

Black and Red United at related • 0 views

A newly created position brings a man with some good credentials.

Via their website, the performance analysis and statistics group Prozone announced that Stewart Mairs will be joining D.C. United as their Director of Soccer Strategy and Analysis. The position was made known in an interview Jason Levien gave to Steve Goff last month but was one they had been investigating for some time.

Revolution's new jersey getting positive reviews

The Bent Musket at related • 0 views

Charlie Davies is impressed.

Although fans will have to wait until Feb. 11 to see the New England Revolution's new primary jersey, the players got their first look on Saturday.

Immediately after the first practice of 2016, players took part in a photo shoot in which they donned the new look.

Revolution Transfers 2016: Six Trialists in Camp

The Bent Musket at related • 0 views

Preseason is here and so are the trialists.

The New England Revolution held their first training session of 2016 on Saturday and six trialists were in attendance: goalkeeper Trevor Spangenberg, defenders Jordan McCrary and Josh Phillips, midfielder Tyler Rudy, and forwards Michael Gamble and Femi Hollinger-Janzen.

Andrew Farrell sees himself as a center back

The Bent Musket at related • 0 views

Andrew Farrell isn't about to give up the center back position.

After a year of growth playing as a center back, Andrew Farrell isn't about to relinquish the position.

Farrell is set to begin fourth his season with the New England Revolution. Drafted first overall in 2013, Farrell immediately claimed the right back spot, making 32 starts.