New England Revolution

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Koffie "fit like a glove" in return to Revolution midfield

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FOXBOROUGH After six successful seasons in MLS, defensive midfielder Gershon Koffie tried his luck in Europe and latched on with Swedish side Hammarby IF over the offseason, signing a three-year contract in what he hoped was the next step in his professional career.

Four months later, after just one appearance, Hammarby loaned Koffie back to his most recentMLS team, the New England Revolution for the remainder of the 2017 season, and he made his second home debut at Gillette Stadium in as many seasons on Sunday afternoon.

MLS Ticker: Dzemaili joins Impact, Revs bring back Koffie and more

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The final day of the transfer window produced a light amount of news, but there was one significant signing announced, one that came from the Montreal Impact.

The Impact officially announced the loan of Swiss international Blerim Dzemaili from Bologna. The 31-year-old will take up a Designated Player spot on the Impactroster.

Kamara and Steffen shine to help Crew top Revs

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The Columbus Crew went back to their winning ways on Saturday, beating the New England Revolution, 2-0, at MAPFRE Stadium on Saturday.

The game's first goal went the home team's way, with Justin Meram finding Ola Kamara outside of the penalty area. Kamara then darted into the penalty area, sending the ball into the top right corner of the goal to give his team the lead in the 13th minute.

4 MLS coaches in trouble

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By Jason Davis – WASHINGTON, DC (May 5, 2017) US Soccer Players - The landscape of the 2017 MLS season is gaining a bit of focus. Two months into the campaign, most teams have crossed the one-quarter threshold. There's a long way to go, but we at least have some idea of who these teams are and what they are capable of.

Sounders earn draw with wild rally against Revs

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SEATTLE Never underestimate the heart of, well, you know.

For 75 minutes on Saturday night the defending champion Seattle Sounders could not catch a break. They had bossed possession, controlling roughly75 percent of the ball for most of the night.

Major Link Soccer: Omar Gonzalez third American to win CCL

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The CB's trophies are stacking up. The Revs lose out on their latest Boston stadium location. Plus, more FIFA investigations!

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The Kraft Group has hit a big roadblock in their search for a more Boston-y home for the New England Revolution. Talks have broken down on moving to a site on the UMass Boston campus, so the Rev's will keep looking.

New England Revolution averaging 13,344 attendance, 3% worse than last season

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In MLS last weekend, the teams reported pretty average attendances for gameweek 8.

There was an expected low turnout of 10,487 for New England Revolution’s midweek game (see above photo). A few days later, New England played at home in front of a reported attendance of 16,591. So far this season, the Revolution is averaging 13,344 fans per game.

New England Revolution averaging 13,344 attendance, 3% worse than last season

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In MLS last weekend, the teams reported pretty average attendances for gameweek 8.

There was an expected low turnout of 10,487 for New England Revolution’s midweek game (see above photo). A few days later, New England played at home in front of a reported attendance of 16,591. So far this season, the Revolution is averaging 13,344 fans per game.

Vote for D.C. United’s Man of the Match vs. New England

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Lots of new choices in this one.

D.C. United looking into rediscovering their form after losing it last week was a bit of a need, made more so by missing several players to injury or illness. And the first 50 minutes or so was some of the more...interesting? in recent memory as they eeked out a 2-2 draw with the New England Revolution.

D.C. United, Revs, share points in four-goal draw

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In a four-goal thriller at Gillette Stadium on Saturday evening, the New England Revolution fought back for a point in a 2-2 draw against D.C. United.

The Revolution were coming off a midweek home draw against the San Jose Earthquakes, while D.

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Fagundez brace pushes Revs to come-from-behind win over Crew

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FOXBOROUGH New England Revolution winger Diego Fagundez has quietly been heating up over the past month and it finally paid dividends with his first brace since May 2014.

After scoring his first goal of the season in last weekend's win over Real Salt Lake, Fagundez had both tallies to rally the host Revolution back from an early deficit to beat theColumbus Crew, 2-1, in front of a crowd of 18,651 on Sunday afternoon at Gillette State.

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.

Real Salt Lake

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.

Revolution 4, RSL 0: Goals galore for the home team

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Goals rain down on Gillette.

The New England Revolution made quick work of Real Salt Lake as four first-half goals secured full points on Saturday night. The result was a team effort as six different Revs players found their way onto the score sheet.

The game's opening strike came from an unlikely source, as Scott Caldwell finished a Diego Fagundez feed in the 4th minute.

Revolution v. Real Salt Lake: Injury Reports

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Juan Agudelo is on the list.

There's a major name on this week's New England Revolution injury report as Juan Agudelo is listed as questionable with an upper extremity injury.

Agudelo has been on a fine run of form this season, scoring six goals in ten games. He's currently one tally behind both C.

How To Watch: Revolution at Crew SC

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We were not aware the Revs were allowed to play teams from the Eastern Conference.

The New England Revolution end a two-game road trip with a trip to MAPFRE Stadium and a match with the Columbus Crew SC later tonight.

New England has drawn three straight and are winless in four games while Columbus have lost two in row and three of four overall.

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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.

Revs 3, Sounders 3 - Seattle Caps Wild Second Half Comeback to Draw New England

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Soccer is good. Soccer is bad. Soccer is fun. Soccer is the worst.

They say that every road point is a good road point. After tonight's game, there might be a little room to debate that statement.

The New England Revolution scored the first three goals of the game before the Seattle Sounders answered late with three of their own capping a wild and crazy contest from Century Link Field.

Juan Agudelo says he scored on Saturday

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The record book says own goal though.

One of Saturday's biggest mysteries is who scored the New England Revolution's second goal.

The play in question began with Kelyn Rowe floating in a corner that found the head of Antonio Delamea. The defender puts the ball back into the area where Juan Agudelo and Sean Franklin are battling.

Seattle Sounders

Seattle Sounders vs. New England Revolution: Community player ratings form

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How did the players do in this crazy comeback draw?

This will be an interesting one to rate. First, the Seattle Sounders gave up a fluke goal, then two more to New England Revolution's well-run counterattack as the home team tried to equalize. It was a frustrating evening, with all the possession and none of the goals.

Full health in attack opens up Brian Schmetzer’s tool box

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There are more attacking options than there are bench spots. That will help substitutes change the tactical structure of the team.

It took two months, but the Seattle Sounders attack is nearing full health. Long-ish injuries to both Aaron Kovar and Brad Evans are close to resolution. On Saturday against the New England Revolution, the club may have a full selection for the first time in 2017.

Scouting Report: Suppressing the New England Revolution

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This Revolution will be televised, but the good guys are here to quash it.

Who You'll Watch

The Seattle Sounders finally return home from a three-game road trip that saw them go up and down the West Coast and brought home four points out of a possible nine. This week, they welcome the New England Revolution to CenturyLink Field.

D.C. United

D.C. United’s resiliency pays off in 3-1 win over Atlanta United

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Instead of folding after early siege, United responded to pick up their first road win of 2017

Sunday afternoon had all the hallmarks early on of another loss on the road for D.C. United. In their first ever game against Atlanta United, United could have conceded on two different occasions in the opening three minutes.

Ailing D.C. United limping into Atlanta United test

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The Black-and-Red wrap up road swing with first-ever meeting with Atlanta

D.C. United hasn't exactly enjoyed the start of the recent three-game road swing in MLS play. There were a couple of positives in the first half two weeks ago, until poor play after the break undid them against the New York Red Bulls.

Lionel Messi maintains God status in El Clasico, D.C. United/Spirit/Kickers recaps & more: Monday Freedom Kicks

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A tremendous rivalry game and a bunch of local soccer for your reading.

What a trippy little game that was. Soccer, right?

Recaps of D.C. United's draw with the New England Revolution by us (with more from us here), MLS (with more from them here) and WaPo. The Bent Musket has things from the Land of Heaps.

“Important” road result for D.C. United after a wild draw with the Revs

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Despite making several enforced changes to their lineup, United managed to get a road result at New England

D.C. United's 2-2 draw on Saturday night against the New England Revolution had a little bit of everything, and provided plenty of story lines which could be the focus of post game analysis.

D.C. United settle for 2-2 draw against New England Revolution

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United gave up goals to start each half, but scored twice in the first half through Jeffrey and Le Toux

D.C. United couldn't have asked for a worse start in either half against the New England Revolution on Saturday evening. United conceded a goal to start each half, but thanks to goals from Jared Jeffrey and Sebastien Le Toux, United got out of Gillette Stadium with a point, in a 2-2 draw with the Revolution.

D.C. United settle for 2-2 draw against New England Revolution

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United gave up goals to start each half, but first half goals from Jared Jeffrey & Sebastien Le Toux gave them a road point

D.C. United couldn't have asked for a worse start in either half against the New England Revolution on Saturday evening. United conceded in the 5th and 48th minutes, but thanks to first half goals from Jared Jeffrey and Sebastien Le Toux, the Black-and-Red got out of Gillette Stadium with a point in an eventful 2-2 draw with the Revolution.

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Here’s the stadium Revs fans could’ve had

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Cue up your Adele playlist.

The New England Revolution might be getting a soccer-specific stadium! No they aren't! Maybe they are! But actually they aren't! Okay this time for real! Except not and don't ever hope for good things!

The latest saga in the Krafts exploring a soccer-specific stadium for the Revolution has come to a dead end.

Reports: Revs won’t be building stadium on Bayside property

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Talks of a Revs stadium on UMass property have gone silent.

The plan to build a New England Revolution stadium on the Bayside property in Dorchester, MA is dead, according to Jennifer Smith of the Dorchester Report.

Whispers about the Revs relocating to Dorchester first emerged in 2016 when The Boston Globe reported that the Kraft family was interested in constructing a soccer-specific stadium on the waterfront property that the University of Massachusetts purchased in 2010.

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Andrew Farrell gets a red card against Crew SC

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Coach Heaps: "He's not Joe Franchino. He's Andrew Farrell."

On Sunday, the nicest guy in the New England Revolution locker room got a red card.

In the 93rd minute of the Revs-Crew game, Andrew Farrell was sent off for a mistimed tackle on Waylon Francis. Farrell had his cleat up as he was looking to settle an aerial ball.

Rare Caldwell goal provides spark for slumping Revolution

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FOXBOROUGH Defensive midfielder Scott Caldwell doesn't score often, but his fourth-minutegoal for the New England Revolution in Saturday night's 4-0 victoryover Real Salt Lake was a rallying cry for a Revs team that entered the match mired in a four-game winless streak.

Union Academy teams struggle against visitors from New England

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U18 team shut out twice; U16s split games against New England Revolution and Boston Bolts

Shut out by two opponents from New England over the weekend, the Philadelphia Union Academy U18 team has lost hold of not only the top spot in the league standings but also in their own division.

The U18s played to a frustrating scoreless draw at YSC Sports on Saturday against FC Boston Bolts and followed it up with a 1-0 loss to New England Revolution on Sunday at Power Training Complex.

Report: Gershon Koffie could be loaned to the Revolution

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An old face could return to Foxboro.

Gershon Koffie could be heading back to the New England Revolution, according to a Swedish report.

Koffie, 25, spent the 2016 season with the Revs before joining Hammarby on a free transfer. The midfielder hasn't made much of an impact in Sweden, as he's only made one league appearance.

Herivaux Scores Late for San Antonio in 4-0 Rout

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The on-loan homegrown midfielder came off the bench to score the first of two stoppage time goals for San Antonio.

On loan New England Revolution midfielder Zachary Herivaux can add a USL goal to his stat sheet as the midfielder scored the third goal for San Antonio FC in a 4-0 win over Portland Timbers 2 yesterday.

Sounders vs New England Revolution: Three Questions

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Q13 FOX is carrying the Saturday, April 29 game at 7 PM.

It has only been two, no four, weeks since the Seattle Sounders hosted a home game, but with five away matches out of seven played to start this season, it feels much longer. Sounders FC host New England Revolution in the first of a four of six home game stretch.

Communication is key as Sounders return to Seattle

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There's no place like home—but it gets a little loud here.

The Seattle Sounders, who played five of their first seven matches of the 2017 season on the road, get to come home for the first of two straight matches at CenturyLink Field this weekend. They're set to face the New England Revolution, hoping to replicate the form they had in LA last week.

A behind-the-scenes look at how MLS tifos are made

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Revs supporter Matt Zytka talks about the art of the tifo.

On Saturday, New England Revolution supporters lifted their latest tifo, which honored 10th-year player Chris Tierney. It was a creative design that was greatly appreciated by the defender.

Once a rarity in New England, tifos have become more frequent in recent years.