Revolution Hurting After ‘Tough’ Loss To L.A. Galaxy In 2014 MLS Cup

CARSON, Calif. — The New England Revolution found themselves on the wrong end of history Sunday, falling to the LA Galaxy in an MLS Cup final that served as a farewell present to the greatest American player. Landon Donovan went out on top after the Galaxy pulled out a 2-1 triumph in front of their home fans at StubHub Center, the fairytale finish so many were hoping for — just...
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LA Galaxy win MLS Cup: Recap, grades and reactions

Landon Donovan goes out a champion. The perfect finish. #LegenD #MLSCup — KICKTV (@KICKTV) December 7, 2014 The greatest MLS player and LA Galaxy needed extra time to defeat New England Revolution 2-1 and win their fifth MLS Cup. Gyasi Zardes and Chris Tierney scored in regulation and Robbie Keane finished things off in overtime. Donovan said goodbye...
11 days ago  |  Discuss

New England advances to MLS Cup with second-leg draw against New York

FOXBOROUGH, Mass. New England reached MLS Cup for the first time since 2007 by securing a pulsating 2-2 second-leg draw with New York at Gillette Stadium to seal a 4-3 victory on aggregate in the Eastern Conference championship. New York opened the scoring through Tim Cahill before the half-hour, but Charlie Davies restored parity by bundling home shortly before the interval. Peguy...
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19 days ago  |  Discuss

Lee Nguyen’s First Half Goal Lifts Revolution To 1-0 Win Over Toronto FC

FOXBOROUGH, Mass. – Major League Soccer MVP candidate Lee Nguyen scored the only goal of the game as the New England Revolution earned a 1-0 win over Toronto FC on Saturday at Gillette Stadium. Nguyen’s goal pushed his season total to 18, tied for third in MLS this season and the second-highest total by a midfielder in MLS history. New England (17-13-4, 55 pts.) took the lead...
October 25, 2014  |  Discuss

Revolution knock off Toronto FC 1-0

FOXBOROUGH, Mass. (AP) Lee Nguyen scored his career-high 18th goal, lifting the New England Revolution to a 1-0 victory over Toronto FC on Saturday night. The Revolution (17-13-4) tied a team mark for wins in a season. They have won nine of their last 11. The sequence that led to the only goal began with Jose Goncalves feeding a streaking Chris Tierney down the left wing. The assistant...
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October 25, 2014  |  Discuss

Jones’ Secret to Success? Simply Playing his Style

Major League Soccer, which is notorious for its demanding travel schedule and physical play, can be a hard league to join. Even international stars like Tim Cahill and Rafael Marquez have struggled to cope with the challenges of the league. With two goals and three assists in seven appearances with the New England Revolution, it’s safe to say that Jermaine Jones’ transition to...
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October 05, 2014  |  Discuss

Crew, Higuain beat the Revolution

In the 48th minute of Saturday’s game, Federico Higuaín stood over the ball, preparing to offer one of his trademark free kicks. The New England Revolution players were familiar with this sight as the Argentine scored a right-footed beauty at Gillette Stadium on July 26th. Just like he did that night, Higuaín found a way to beat Bobby Shuttleworth and put the ball into the back...
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September 23, 2014  |  Discuss

Soares’ Goal Not Enough as Revs Losing Streak Extends to Eight

The New England Revolution extended their losing streak to eight straight on Saturday night as they were downed 2-1 by the Columbus Crew. The most recent loss largely followed the plot of the previous seven as the Revs conceded a first half goal in the 43rd minute. The goal came after Darrius Barnes, who replaced an injured Chris Tierney in the 21st minute, was whistled for a foul...
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July 28, 2014  |  Discuss

Early Goal Dooms the Revolution

It’s all just a little bit of history repeated, sort of. The New England Revolution squared off against the New England Revolution on Saturday night in a game that was eerily close to their first meeting of the year. For the second time this season, the Revs conceded an early goal to Quincy Amarikwa and would have a chance to equalize through a penalty kick. Unlike last time, the...
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July 13, 2014  |  Discuss

Revolution Shut Out By Chicago Fire For Fifth Consecutive Loss (Video)

The New England Revolution couldn’t break their lengthy skid Saturday night and fell 1-0 to the Chicago Fire at Gillette Stadium. The Fire (3-4-10, 19 points) wasted no time finding the score sheet, scoring just three minutes into the contest. The play started with a Revolution turnover at midfield, which the Fire turned into a scoring opportunity. Mike Magee sent a long pass into...
July 12, 2014  |  Discuss

Quelling the Revolution: PK Party Pushes RSL to 2-1 Victory

It’s been a hard day’s night, and I’d been working like a dog It’s been a hard day’s night, I should be sleeping like a log But when I get home to you I find the things that you do Will make me feel alright… When I’m home everything seems to be right.      –“A Hard Day’s Night,” The Beatles Kyle Beckerman and Nick Rimando walked out of Arena Fonte Nova in...
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July 07, 2014  |  Discuss

Revolution Drop Fourth Straight Game, Lose To Real Salt Lake 2-1

The New England Revolution looked to get back on track Saturday against Real Salt Lake after suffering three consecutive defeats. Things didn’t get any better for the Revs, though, as Salt Lake used two penalty-kick goals to defeat New England by a 2-1 margin. Salt Lake got the scoring started in the 35th minute when they earned their first penalty kick of the night after Darrius...
July 05, 2014  |  Discuss

RSL Down Revolution 2-1 with Two PK Finishes

The New England Revolution lost their fourth straight match on Saturday when they were down 2-1 by Real Salt Lake. Both of Salt Lake’s goals came from the penalty spot with Javier Morales and Jao Plata converting. The Revolution’s lone strike came from Darrius Barnes. Salt Lake controlled play for the majority of the opening stanza with their first opportunity coming in the sixth...
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July 05, 2014  |  Discuss

CSNNE To Provide Nightly World Cup Updates

While soccer and the World Cup may currently be an object of ridicule on certain sports radio shows, there is still some interest locally in the biggest soccer tournament in the world. Comcast SportsNet New England announced their coverage plans for the World Cup this afternoon. Full Release: COMCAST SPORTSNET TO FEATURE IN-DEPTH ANALYSIS OF WORLD CUP SOCCER WITH NEW ENGLAND’S...
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June 10, 2014  |  Discuss

Revolution Extend Unbeaten Streak to Seven

The New England Revolution home shutout streak ended at 433 minutes, but their unbeaten run extended to seven straight after beating DC United on Saturday night. Fabian Espindola’s strike was sandwiched by goals from the red hot duo of Patrick Mullins and Diego Fagundez to help the home side win. Head coach Jay Heaps made one change to the starting lineup as he reinstated Jose...
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May 25, 2014  |  Discuss

Revolution Extend Unbeaten Run To Six Games With Win Over Philadelphia Union

The New England Revolution extended their unbeaten streak to six games (5-0-1), including four straight wins, as they defeated the Philadelphia Union 5-3 Saturday afternoon. Five different Revolution (6-3-2, 20 points) players scored goals, with three players — Diego Fagundez, Lee Ngyuen and Chris Tierney –  each scoring a goal and adding one assist on the day. A.J. Soares and...
May 17, 2014  |  Discuss

Revolution Extend their Unbeaten Streak to Six

The New England Revolution, a team that didn’t find the back of the net until their fourth outing, has now scored 10 goals in two games. The most recent outpouring came on Saturday night when the Revs defeated the Philadelphia Union 5-3. Head coach Jay Heaps praised his team’s balanced attack in the post-game teleconference. Saturday’s game featured goals from AJ Soares, Diego...
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May 17, 2014  |  Discuss

Revolution Keep Rolling with a 5-0 Victory over Seattle

The New England Revolution extended their unbeaten streak to five on Sunday when they defeated the Seattle Sounders by an impressive score of 5-0. Diego Fagundez’s two goal performance led the charge with Patrick Mullins, Teal Bunbury and a Chad Marshall own goal rounding out the scoring. The victory over Seattle comes on the heels of impressive results against reigning champions...
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May 14, 2014  |  Discuss

Revs Share Points with Fire after Late Drama

The New England Revolution and Chicago Fire swapped first half goals en route to a 1-1 draw. Quincy Amarikwa continued his torrid form by scoring in the 16th minute, but Lee Nguyen brought the game level with a 31st minute penalty kick. The drama climaxed late as referee Sorin Stoica gave two red cards and awarded the Fire a stoppage time penalty. With Jose Goncalves nursing a right...
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April 20, 2014  |  Discuss

Tico, West End Johnnie’s Among Chris Tierney’s Favorite Boston Restaurants (Video)

When Chris Tierney isn’t scoring goals for the New England Revolution, the Wellesley, Mass., native can probably be found grabbing some food or some drinks at one of his favorite Boston restaurants. Tierney turns to Blue Ginger in his hometown for family dinners, Tico, which can be found on Berkeley St., for date night, The Brahmin for drinks with the guys after the game, the Greatest...
March 31, 2014  |  Discuss

Revs get First Shutout, Still Looking for First Goal

The New England Revolution earned their first point of the 2014 campaign when they battled the Vancouver Whitecaps to a scoreless draw. While the Revs will be happy to earn their first shutout of the season, the team will continue their search for the allusive first goal. The shutout was aided by the return of Jose Goncalves. The Portuguese defender once again donned the captain’s...
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March 24, 2014  |  Discuss

New England Revolution defender Jose Goncalves understands rotation needs

New England Revolution defender Jose Goncalves has quashed any resentment he may have been feeling from being benched last week by claiming it is ‘no problem’. The reigning MLS Defender of the Year, who rejoined his team’s lineup this week and kept a clean sheet versus the Vancouver Whitecaps, was dropped to the bench after the Revs conceded five goals in two games, losing...
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March 23, 2014  |  Discuss

Revs Suffer Worst Defeat of Heaps Era

Three goals inside the first 30 minutes of the game forced the New England Revolution to swallow their worst season opening result in club history as they were downed 4-0 by the Houston Dynamo on Saturday night. The scoring started in the 2nd minute when club captain Jose Goncalves made a rare misstep to afford Will Bruin his first goal of 2014. The Houston striker would double...
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March 09, 2014  |  Discuss

New England Revolution 2014 Season Preview

The New England Revolution have found stability as they return 20 players from last year’s squad that finished third in the Eastern Conference. Among the returnees are MLS Defender of the Year Jose Goncalves, club MVP Diego Fagundez and Rookie of the Year nominee Andrew Farrell. The team supplemented their young core by trading for Brad Knighton, Teal Bunbury and Daigo Kobayashi...
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March 05, 2014  |  Discuss

5 Thoughts from Revs v. Union

The New England Revolution continued its preseason campaign on Tuesday with a 1-1 draw with the Philadelphia Union. Jack McInerney put the Union ahead in the 44th minute before Revolution trialist Evan Melo leveled the score in the 60th. The game, which was played in three, 30 minute segments, wasn’t streamed. Regardless, here are five thoughts about the game. 1. Donnie...
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February 05, 2014  |  Discuss
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