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The Bent Musket Aug 15, 2016

Should the Revolution fire Jay Heaps?

Revs fans, we want to hear your thoughts. If we here at The Bent Musket had to choose one word to sum up the New England Revolution right about now it would be gloom. The fanbase is ripe with disappointment, upset with the on-field product. The players aren’t meeting expectations right now, and the playoffs are slowly fading in the rearview mirror. All hope is not lost, though, as the Revs will face FC Dallas in the Open Cup final on a to-be-determined date. However, the elephant in the room must be addressed: Should Jay Heaps be fired as New England’s head coach? He has been at the...
Brotherly Game Aug 13, 2016

Three questions with The Bent Musket

We spoke with Jake Catanese of The Bent Musket, SB Nation's New England Revolution blog, about the upcoming match between the Revs and Union. Brotherly Game) The New England Revolution are on a short week, having beat the Chicago Fire in the US Open Cup on Tuesday evening. Will the Revs have any gas left in the tank, and what kind of lineup shuffling can we expect from Jay Heaps? Jake Catanese, The Bent Musket) I think Jay Heaps has done fairly well to balance his lineups during this US Open Cup run and give some players rest, and not playing extra time should help a lot. Lee Nguyen didn't...
The Bent Musket Aug 5, 2016

Heaps, Bilello explain how the Charlie Davies trade happened

Here's how it all went down. It was late Wednesday night when the Philadelphia Union contacted the New England Revolution to propose a trade for Charlie Davies. With mere hours left in the MLS summer transfer window, Revs officials didn't have much time to make a decision. As conversations began to unfold, it was quickly determined that Davies would need to approve of any potential trade. "This was something we didn't go seeking, there was no shopping him around, there was none of that," head coach Jay Heaps told Boston Herald Radio on Thursday. "Something came to us and [it was]...