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The Bent Musket Jul 27, 2016

Who is the 2016 Mid-Season MVP for the Revolution?

We offer four candidates for first-half MVP ahead of Thursday's All-Star Game. Who's your pick? During an up-and-down 2016 campaign, Revolution supporters have seen Lee Nguyen return to top form, Je-Vaughn Watson score game-winning goals, Andrew Farrell find success in his familiar right back spot and Kei Kamara add elite athleticism to the number nine role. In the midst of four strong seasons, has one player separated himself from the pack? To answer this question, we rounded up four candidates for first-half MVP. Players who received a first-place vote from a Bent Musket staffer earned...
Massive Report Jul 23, 2016

Orlando City SC vs. Columbus Crew SC 2016: Game Time, TV Schedule, Live Stream

All the info for tonight’s Crew SC match with OCSC. Columbus Crew SC end a three-match home stand with a game against Orlando City SC on Saturday night. The Black & Gold have not been successful in recent matches, going 0-3-4 over the last seven contests. The positive for Columbus is Ola Kamara, who has replaced the departed Kei Kamara with nine goals in nine starts in 2016. The issue of late has been keeping the opposition from scoring, something Orlando does pretty well with 30 goals on the year. The Lions are led by second-year forward Cyle Larin, who like Kamara has nine goals this...
The Bent Musket Jul 18, 2016

Kei Kamara on list of best-selling MLS jerseys

Kei Kamara's name appears on a lot of MLS jerseys. Kei Kamara is on the list of top-selling MLS jerseys, according to a league press release sent out on Friday. The list of twenty players, which is based on MLSStore.com sales since the beginning of 2016, features one Homegrown, six US national teamers, and 14 Designated Players. Five of the inclusions are from the Seattle Sounders while the LA Galaxy, Portland Timbers, and New York City FC have three. The Revolution's sole representative is Kamara, who comes in at number 20. Kamara was traded by Columbus Crew SC on May 12, 2016. The forward...
Black And Red United Jul 15, 2016

Opposition 11: A look at the likely Columbus Crew starters to face D.C. United

A stable but struggling Crew side may have to rotate players due to a midweek game Normally an article about D.C. United having to go on the road to play last year’s losing MLS Cup finalist would be about how daunting a challenge this week’s game is going to be. The Columbus Crew have not changed their system, there have been no coaching changes, and ten of the eleven starters from last year’s team are still in place. Should be tough, right? Well, not exactly. The Crew are 20th out of 20 MLS clubs right now, falling behind the lowly Chicago Fire after Wednesday’s results. Kei Kamara...
Walking the Red Jul 14, 2016

Sebastian Giovinco Wins ESPY Award For Best 2016 MLS Player

It is just the latest accolade that the Toronto striker has won since making the move over to North America. After winning the 2015 MLS MVP, Golden Boot Winner and Newcomer of the year, Sebastian Giovinco can now add an ESPY to his growing trophy case. Tonight, Giovinco was named the ESPY winner for best MLS Player of 2016. Giovinco beat out fellow nominees Kei Kamara of the New England Revolution (formerly Columbus Crew), Laurent Ciman of the Montreal Impact and Luis Robles of the New York Red Bulls. The ESPY awards are decided partially by online voting, and it is no surprise that Toronto...
The Bent Musket Jul 9, 2016

Revolution 3, Crew 1 - Lee Nguyen, Kei Kamara Score as New England Rebounds at Home

Lee score first, Kei scored last and the Revs didn't let a late first half goal affect them in a solid victory at Gillette Stadium. The New England Revolution had seen this scenario just a week ago: Score two first half goals, allow a late goal before half time. But unlike that road game in Montreal that would end in a 2-3 loss, the Revs were able to add to their lead and seemed in control from the start against Columbus Crew SC in a 3-1 win. Lee Nguyen got things started off with what should be a surefire Goal of the Week winner in just the third minute. Absolute ROCKET....
Massive Report Jul 9, 2016

Kei Kamara Gets Revenge in Handing Columbus Crew SC a 3-1 Loss

Both Kamaras scored, but Kei’s team went home happy. The story was written as Kei Kamara against Columbus Crew SC, his former team who chose to trade him after he spoke out about his dislike for teammate Federico Higuain. After Saturday’s night 3-1 debacle of a loss to the New England Revolution, Kei is probably happy how things worked out. It didn’t take long for Kamara to get involved in the action. Just three minutes into the match, the striker went up to get on the end of a cross and was followed by the two Columbus center defenders. Michael Parkhurst got a head to the ball, but...
Boston Herald Jul 9, 2016

Kei Kamara, Revolution take care of Crew

FOXBORO — Last night offered relief for the Revolution in more than a few forms, but Kei Kamara drew particular solace from his contribution to their 3-1 victory over Columbus at Gillette Stadium.Kamara completed a diligent all-around performance by playing a part in all three goals. He created space for Lee Nguyen’s well-taken opener after three minutes and fed the cross that led to Wil Trapp’s own goal after 34 minutes, but he rounded off his display by sweeping one home after 71 minutes.
Massive Report Jul 9, 2016

Columbus Crew SC vs. New England Revolution 2016: Game Time, TV Schedule, Live Stream

All the info you need for tonight’s Crew SC match. The story leading into the game is Kei Kamara against his former team he unceremoniously left earlier this year. This would make for a better storyline if Federico Higuain, the man he feuded with on his way out of town, were available to play. Unfortunately for Columbus Crew SC, the team’s playmaker remains out after sports hernia surgery and will not face the New England Revolution, a team he has found much success, on Saturday. Both teams enter this match in hope of a much-needed win. The two sides sit outside the playoffs at this...
Columbus Dispatch Jul 8, 2016

Soccer | Crew set for first meeting with Kei Kamara since trade

adcelannotate = {"mobilepaywallcategory" : "MOBILE_PREM-SPORTS","nativepaywallcategory" : "NATIVE_PREM-SPORTS"};A midsummer meeting between Eastern Conference also-rans in cavernous Gillette Stadium might normally be as bland as Major League Soccer gets.
LAG confidential Jul 8, 2016

Complete guide to MLS week 18: The solution to New England's problems

Examining what New England can do to fix their current woes and more prior to MLS week 18. The Answer Since acquiring Kei Kamara back on May 12, the New England Revolution are 3-4-0 in MLS play with nine goals scored and a 2-2-0 home record. This is after going 1-3-7 in the 11 games prior to the Kamara trade, so there's some semblance of improvement there. But 1.28 goals per game and three home wins (good for second to last in the league) isn't good enough for a team that was expected by some to make things happen in the Eastern Conference. One pundit even predicted a Supporters'...
Massive Report Jul 7, 2016

Mohammed Saeid Looks to Turn the Season Around in Matchup with Kei Kamara

A rough year could be fixed with a good performance and a win on Saturday. It hasn’t been the easiest year for Mohammed Saeid. Although the season started well for the Columbus Crew SC midfielder, who became a starter in the center of the park for the Black & Gold just four games in, things did not continue to go his way. Despite stating 11 of Columbus’ 16 matches this season, Saeid has needed to manage his lumps. First his teammate and good friend Kei Kamara was traded from Crew SC following a spat with teammate Federico Higuain. According to Saeid, that move came quite...
Columbus Dispatch Jul 7, 2016

Bob Hunter commentary | Rumblings: Crew's Precourt tweeted vow to spend on top talent

adcelannotate = {"mobilepaywallcategory" : "MOBILE_PREM-SPORTS","nativepaywallcategory" : "NATIVE_PREM-SPORTS"};Crew SC owner/operator Anthony Precourt has been adamant that the team will spend top dollar to land top talent, at one point even guaranteeing on Twitter that he'll part with a record $500,000 in allocation money received in the trade of star striker Kei Kamara.
The Bent Musket Jul 7, 2016

Revolution v. NYCFC: Three Thoughts

There should've been more goals and two other thoughts. The New England Revolution returned home to Gillette Stadium on Wednesday night, ultimately losing 1-0 to New York City FC. Frank Lampard scored the night's only goal to help the visitors solidify their spot at the top of the Eastern Conference. Here are three thoughts from the loss. 1. There should’ve been more goals in the first half. Both teams were eager to attack in the opening stanza and produced a total of 11 shots, including many that looked destined for the back of the net. Teal Bunbury and Kei Kamara had good chances go...
The Bent Musket Jul 6, 2016

Revolution Player Ratings: Defense Fails to Back Kamara's Breakout vs. Impact

Ratings, insight and analysis for all 14 players who appeared in Saturday's 3-2 loss to the Montreal Impact. After jumping out to an early 2-0 lead over the Impact, the Revs collapsed, conceding three unanswered goals en route to a 3-2 road loss. Kei Kamara scored both goals for the visitors; did anyone else stand out? Browse our player ratings and vote for your man of the match below. Rating Scale 1 → Player was a complete liability and made no positive contributions 5 → Player minimized mistakes during a routine outing 10 → Player turned in a historic performance Starters Brad...

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