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The Bent Musket Feb 3, 2016

Revolution vs. Earthquakes Live Stream 2016: Lineups, How to Watch and Game Details

After more than three months, the Revolution take the field to kick off the 2016 preseason. Watch the club's first scrimmage here. It's game day once again. This afternoon, Jay Heaps' men will travel to Tuscon, Az. for a midweek scrimmage against the San Jose Earthquakes. The Revolution have spent the past eight days training in Casa Grande, Az., for the beginning of a one-month preseason stint on the west coast. With two remaining matches this week—against FC Fallas on Thursday and the Vancouver Whitecaps on Saturday—each member of Heaps' squad will likely see limited minutes. "It’s...
The Bent Musket Feb 1, 2016

Revolution Transfers 2016: Revs happy to wait until summer for new DP signing

Xavier Kouassi won't join the Revs until July, but team officials think he's worth the wait. The New England Revolution’s new Designated Player isn’t expected to arrive until July, but head coach Jay Heaps believes that he's worth the wait. Xavier Kouassi first caught the attention of the Revolution coaching staff while they were scouting in Switzerland. Operating as a holding midfielder, Kouassi was successfully shielding the FC Sion back line from a dynamic 4-3-3. Heaps and company had gone overseas in search of a physical, ball-winning midfielder and they had found just that. "All of...
The Bent Musket Jan 24, 2016

Revolution quiet, but excited, about new Designated Player

The Revs aren't saying much about their new DP. We know that the New England Revolution have signed a new Designated Player, and that’s about all we know. On Tuesday, club president Brian Bilello announced that the Revs had come to terms with a new DP. The deal, which included a pre-contract, came with a promise that details would be available in the future. On Saturday, head coach Jay Heaps declined to offer any specifics. "Out of respect right now, I think we’re doing it in a way so when we do announce we’re going to do it in conjunction with the player and the club," Heaps...
The Bent Musket Jan 14, 2016

Revolution draft pick Michael Gamble hopes to bring versatility

The forward can play centrally and out wide, and he feels that only benefits him. The New England Revolution came into today's SuperDraft needing to add attacking depth, and they did just that with the 30th overall selection. Michael Gamble, a forward from Wake Forest University, hailed the chance to play professionally, even if he first spoke to Jay Heaps and Mike Burns after stepping off the stage in Baltimore, Maryland. Despite that, Gamble hopes to couple versatility with a soccer brain that produced 24 goals and 20 assists over a four-year career as a Demon Deacon. "My best quality is...
The Bent Musket Jan 14, 2016

Revolution draft pick Jordan McCrary overjoyed by MLS chance

The UNC product can't wait to get started in New England. To put it lightly, Jordan McCrary couldn’t wipe an ear-to-ear grin off his face after the New England Revolution selected him with the MLS SuperDraft’s 10th pick. The University of North Carolina outside back was anxiously waiting in the crowd with his mom, Phyllis, and dad, Darold, when Jay Heaps and Mike Burns made the selection they wanted all along. Likened to Kevin Alston for his pace and 1-on-1 defending skills, McCrary had nothing but words of praise for his new team. "I can’t say it’s been a blessing enough," the...
The Bent Musket Jan 13, 2016

Three Potential First-Round SuperDraft Picks for the Revolution

Who should the Revs draft with pick number 10? On Thursday, when the 2016 MLS SuperDraft kicks off, the Revolution will make its first acquisition of the 2016 offseason. The club owns the 10th overall pick in the draft, a selection that should yield an MLS-ready player—likely, a defender or a defensive midfielder. Who should Jay Heaps & Co. select when the 10th pick rolls around? Our staff weighs in. Nick: Keegan Rosenberry, RB, Georgetown This draft is loaded MLS-ready defenders, depth that should enable Jay Heaps to fill the massive void on the right side of his back line. If available...

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