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The Bent Musket Feb 1, 2016

Revolution Preseason: Revs putting in the work ahead of 2016

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. A typical preseason day for the Revolution starts with a run followed by two training sessions. The goal is to get players mentally and physically ready for what’s to come.  It’s a process that veteran Chris Tierney classifies as...
The Bent Musket Jan 21, 2016

Chris Tierney Puts In Work When No One Watches

People know about the left back's accolades and reputation, but there's a lot more than meets the eye. If one watches a New England Revolution game, odds are they'll notice a blue-eyed left back with an All-American crew cut defending one-on-one, only to pick out an inch-perfect cross moments later. That's Chris Tierney, and most people know his story, mainly because of its feel-good nature. He possesses a left foot that figureheads can't help but rave about, he's a part of U.S. national team rumblings and, of course, there's his journey from the 2008 Supplemental Draft to the 2015 Major...
Sounder At Heart Jan 15, 2016

Joevin Jones, by the Numbers

Joevin Jones is a solid attacking fullback with modestly below-average defensive numbers. In 2015, Joevin Jones was one of 47 players in Major League Soccer to accumulate at least 1000 minutes as a starter at a fullback/wingback position. That position alone isn't particularly descriptive; it includes everything from attacking specialists (New England's Chris Tierney is an extreme example) to stay-at-home defenders (for example, Montreal's Donny Toia). When I tell you Tierney created chances from open play 4 times more often than Toia, the comparison more meaningfully contrasts playing...

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