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MLS Ticker: Galaxy negotiating for Breinburg, Bernier re-signs with Impact, and more

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The LA Galaxy continue to scour the globe for new players, and they have a Dutch-based midfielder on their radar.

The Galaxy are reportedly negotiating with NEC for midfielder Gregor Breinburg, according to Dutch website VoetbalZone.

"There is an offer made by LA Galaxy,"said Breinburg after NEC's match versus Willem II.

MLS Ticker: Timbers close in on midfielder, Revs hit stadium roadblock and more

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The Portland Timbers appear to have found a replacement for the departed Lucas Melano, one who hopefully produces more in the final third than the disappointing designated player. According to ESPN, Caleb Porter's side is close to a deal with Argentinian midfielder Sebastian Blanco, who is also being hunted by Club America.

2017 MLS MockDraft: Revolution Add Two Centerbacks

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The annual SBN Mock Draft is here! How did we do for the Revs this year? We hope you like centerbacks.

This week is one of the happiest days of the MLS offseason. The 2017 SB Nation MLS Mock Draft will be published tomorrow and you should go check it out when it gets published. Don't forget to check out the rest of the SBN MLS sites for more detailed analysis for their picks as well, as the big mock draft won't go into that much detail.

Revolution Re-Sign Daigo Kobayashi

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The team announced the signing before today's Stage 2 Re-Entry Draft.

Daigo Kobayashi will be back with the New England Revolution in 2017.

The team announced the move just over an hour before the second stage of the MLS Re-Entry Draft which Kobayashi would have been eligible for. The Japanese midfielder has played four seasons in MLS, the last three with the Revs after being acquired via trade from Vancouver during the preseason of 2014.

MLS Ticker: Vagenas, Goncalves, Zubar and more

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Following the departure of Bruce Arena, the LA Galaxy have taken a step towards replacing him while several MLS teams announced roster moves.

The LA Galaxy will namePeter Vagenas, the team's vice president of soccer operations, as the club's general manager. Vagenas, a two-time MLS Cup winner, will retain his former role and is now charged with replacing head coach Bruce Arena following his hiring by the U.

MLS: New England Revolution Striker Kei Kamara Shown Yellow Card For Twerking (Video)

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Yesterday was 'Decision Day' over in MLS i.e, the last day of the regular season in which teams make their final, desperate play to reach the play-offs, etc.

Needing to overturn a largegoal differencedisparity to sneak into the play-offs themselves, New England Revolution could only manage a 3-0 win over Montreal Impact.

Playing for next season with a game left in MLS

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Game 34 of the 2016 MLS season means different things for clubs already focusing on what they need to do for better results in 2017.

Colorado Rapids

Rapids "Lose" A Draft Pick Today

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Last month a number of rapids fans (including me) thought the Rapids would have two first round picks in next week's Superdraft. After trading our pick to New England last offseason for Jermaine Jones we got LA's first round pick when we sent JJ to them. We also had a first-round pick from Toronto in the Clint Irwin trade.

Revolution expecting “multiple signings before the start of the season“

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Revs GM Michael Burns says "international signings remain top priority for the club."

The New England Revolution haven't made a lot signings this offseason, but moves are on the way, according to General Manager Michael Burns.

Burns and members of the coaching staff have been scouting since the Revolution's 2016 season came to an end.

Juan Agudelo

3 Bold Predictions about the New England Revolution in 2017

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It's going to be a big year for Juan Agudelo and two more predictions.

With the calendar flipping to 2017, we're just two months away from the New England Revolution's season opener against the Colorado Rapids. We've already given you five reasons to feel optimistic about the upcoming season, and now we're going to take out the crystal ball and offer some bold predictions.

Juan Agudelo is on Bruce Arena’s USMNT radar

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It looks like at least one Revolution player will benefit from the arrival of Bruce Arena.

There's at least one New England Revolution player that's expected to benefit from Bruce Arena taking over the US Men's National Team, as Juan Agudelo is inline for a January call up.

Arena, who recently took over for Jurgen Klinsmann as head coach of the national team, recently expressed a desire to look at MLS players.

Revolution vs. Impact 2016: Live Game Thread

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The Revs are finishing off the season against the Montreal Impact at home.

The New England Revolution may not have any realistic shot at the playoffs, but they have a chance here to finish the season on a strong note against a visiting Montreal Impact team with very little to play for, their playoff berth having been clinched.

Fire 2 Revolution 1 - recap and ratings

Fire Confidential | ChicagoNow at related • 0 views New England didn't look like a team fighting for their playoff lives and the Fire made them pay for the lackluster effort. The Revolution needed a win to catch the Philadelphia Union for the sixth spot in the East and the loss essentially knocks them out of the postseason race.

Steve Neumann

Steve Neumann retires at age 25

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The Bucks County native announced his retirement from the beautiful game.

After having his contract option declined by the New England Revolution, Bucks County native Steve Neumann has announced his retirement from professional soccer via Twitter.

After a lot of reflection I've decided to retire from professional soccer.

Steve Neumann Announces Retirement at 25

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The former 1st Round SuperDraft pick from Georgetown has decided to hang up his cleats.

Steve Neumann has announced on Twitter that he is retiring from professional soccer.

After a lot of reflection I've decided to retire from professional soccer.

Jay Heaps

Revolution add former New York Cosmos coach to staff

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The Revolution have added Carlos Llamosa as an assistant coach and scout.

Jay Heaps will have additional help in 2017, as former New England Revolution defender Carlos Llamosa as rejoined the club as an assistant coach and scout.

"Carlos was an excellent player and an even better teammate, and we are thrilled to add his passion and energy to our team," Heaps said in a team press release.

Here’s who the Revolution should protect in the Expansion Draft

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Jay Heaps faces some big decisions.

The MLS Expansion Draft will take place at 12 pm ET on Dec. 13 at 12 pm. Before then, each team will choose 11 players that they want to protect. This number doesn't include Generation adidas players who didn't graduate at the end of the 2016 season or Homegrown players occupying a supplemental or reserve roster spot, as they're automatically protected.

Revolution president explains why Heaps was retained as head coach

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Brian Bilello touted Jay Heaps' accomplishments during an AMA session.

Jay Heaps will remain in charge of the New England Revolution, a decision that was met with mixed reviews from supporters. Club president Brian Bilello defending the move during a recent Ask Me Anything session, saying Heaps has accomplished a lot during his time as head coach.

LA Galaxy

D.C. United one of the MLS Cup longshots

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At least, if you listen to the oddsmakers

D.C. United is tied for the third-worst odds, at 25/1, to win the 2017 MLS Cup, according to a recently published list by the oddsmakers at Bovada. The Philadelphia Union, New England Revolution, and San Jose Earthquakes come in at 33/1, and the poor Chicago Fire bring up the rear at a whopping 100/1.

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.

Robbie Keane could have joined Revolution, if not for poor communication

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The Irishman was interested in joining the Revs, according to Frank Dell'Apa of The Boston Globe.

Robbie Keane spent six seasons with the LA Galaxy, but it turns out he was originally interested in joining the New England Revolution, according to Frank Dell'Apa of The Boston Globe.

More than rumor - #RobbieKeane 's 1st MLS inquiry was to @NERevolution .

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.

The Rest

Revolution Add Defender Joshua Smith in 4th Round of MLS SuperDraft

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The San Francisco Dons player is a PDL standout with academy experience in Germany and the USYNT ranks.

The New England Revolution selected University of San Francisco defender Joshua Smith in the fourth round of the 2017 MLS SuperDraft this afternoon. As the 75th overall pick, Smith joins Vermont forward Brian Wright and Kentucky midfielder Napo Matsoso, who were selected as the 20th overall and 31st overall picks respectively last Friday in the MLS SuperDraft.

Do the Revolution miss Dimitry Imbongo?

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What has Dimitry Imbongo been up to?

With Kei Kamara and Juan Agudelo penciled in to be the day-one starters, the New England Revolution don't really have to worry about their front line. Regardless, we decided to track down Dimitry Imbongo and ponder if the team could use his services.

Career with the Revolution

Imbongo joined the Revs in July 2012 after a successful trial.

Gershon Koffie officially signs with Hammarby

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Koffie won't be returning to the New England Revolution.

Gershon Koffie ended speculation about his playing future on Sunday when he officially signed with Hammarby of Sweden. This is a return of sorts for the 25-year-old, as he spent time with the club while rehabbing a broken leg in 2009.

Napo Matsoso overjoyed to join Revolution, reward New England’s faith

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The University of Kentucky product has come a long way from barefoot soccer in Lesotho.

Reaching the professional ranks tends to mean the world to aspiring soccer players. For Napo Matsoso, there may be even more meaning, especially considering his journey to this point.

In fact, you'd be pretty hard pressed to find a story like the midfielder's from the University of Kentucky, who the New England Revolution selected Friday in the second round of the 2017 MLS SuperDraft.

Can The Revolution Trade Up In The 2017 MLS Draft?

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There are a few teams who might not want their high draft picks, but do the Revs have the assets to move up from #20?

This is purely a hypothetical exercise, I do not know any inside information about the New England Revolution draft plans for tomorrow afternoon.

I can however, play a little game of connect the dots, even if I really don't like one of the dots.

A.J. Soares forced to retire due to head injury

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A.J. Soares has been forced to call a premature end to his playing career.

Soares announced his retirement on Thursday morning, as the AGF Aarhus defender steps away from the game due to the effects of a head injury. The 27-year-old centerback suffered the injury just several matches into his time with the Danish club, but, following the advice of several specialists, is forced to reluctantly step away from the game.

D.C. United season review: Charlie Horton

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In which we review the only player to not have suited up for the Black-and-Red

2016 was the year of the goalkeeper for D.C. United, as the Black-and-Red officially had five different keepers on their roster during the season. Bill Hamid's surgery in January led to a rotating door of shot stoppers, including Charlie Horton, who joined the team at the beginning of the season, but never appeared in a game for United.

Revolution president to answer questions from fans

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Revolution president Brian Bilello will do an AMA on Tuesday.

New England Revolution president Brian Bilello will be doing an Ask Me Anything on Reddit this Tuesday at noon. This forum will provide fans the opportunity to ask questions about the state of the Revs.

Bilello, who became club president in 2011 after six seasons as the team's chief operating officer, did an AMA in 2012.

Sounders Academy product named USL MVP

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Sean Okoli led the USL in scoring for FC Cincinnati.

Former Seattle Sounders and Academy product Sean Okoli was announced as the 2016 USL MVP today. The Federal Way native is in his first year with FC Cincinnati after spending 2015 with the New England Revolution, following a trade that netted the Sounders goalkeeper Tyler Miller.

The Bull & Its Horns: Q&A with Toros’ captain Kevin Garcia

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The undisputed leader of RGVFC in their first season, captain Kevin Garcia discusses his Toros' time, being with the Dynamo, and how fast he truly is.

It was the first ever season for RGVFC in 2016. They had their perfect coach in Wilmer Cabrera, and their perfect captain in defender Kevin Garcia.

Diego Fagundez scored a goal that will likely spark transfer rumors

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Go on, Diego.

Every year brings at least a couple of Diego Fagundez transfer rumors. Remember when the New England Revolution midfielder was linked to Atalanta B.C.? Or how about when Palermo was said to have expressed interest? Perhaps you recall this rumor that connected Fagundez to no less than three Serie A clubs.

GAME THREAD: Philadelphia Union vs. New York Red Bulls

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It's the last game of the regular season. If things go well, it won't be the last game of the year.

It's the last match of the regular season, and the Philadelphia Union host the New York Red Bulls. While that would normally light a fire in the bellies of the players and fans, this time it seems like more of an afterthought.

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.

Sounders will preseason in Tucson, again

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Even as the 2016 season marches on, Seattle Sounders FC are making plans to begin their 2017 campaign. They will once again head down to Tucson for a portion of their 2017 preseason to take part in the Desert Friendlies as one of seven MLS clubs participating, along with Portland Timbers, Sporting Kansas City, San Jose Earthquakes, New England Revolution, Real Salt Lake, and a final team to be announced later.

Fire Deliver on Pauno’s Promise

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Chicago Fire coach Veljko Paunovic was adamant that his team reward the home fans with a victory in the team's final home game on Sunday, and his players did not disappoint, knocking off the New England Revolution 2:1. The Fire played simple and fluid football and were not far away from finding the back of the net on several occasions.