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Preview: New England Revolution at Chicago Fire
The New England Revolution travel to Chicago on Saturday to kick off their 2007 campaign.
April 05, 2007 By Sean Donahue

Revs update: player moves, preseason destinations, and cup competitions
While David Beckham’s move to the Los Angeles Galaxy for what could reportedly bring the soccer star $250 million in the next five years is grabbing all the headlines, the New England Revolution have been busy themselves.
January 22, 2007 By Sean Donahue

Revs fall at final hurdle again
Frisco, Texas - For the first time the Revolution had a shot at a title against a team other than the Los Angeles Galaxy. This time the Houston Dynamo was the opponent and the Revs looked for a reversal of fortune after having lost in their two previous MLS Cup final appearances in 2005 and 2002, as well as the US Open Cup final in 2001 to the Galaxy in overtime. While the opponent changed, the end result was the same as the Revs lost in even more dramatic and tragic fashion.
November 19, 2006 By Sean Donahue

Clint Dempsey leads Revs and US with style
In the aftermath of a disappointing World Cup for the US Men’s National Team, both former Head Coach Bruce Arena and former captain Claudio Reyna have commented on the necessity of more players plying their trade in Europe for the US to advance. This belief, though held by many, fails to have much backing when one considers the best player for the US in this World Cup was in fact the New England Revolution’s own Clint Dempsey.
July 20, 2006 By Sean Donahue

Injury depleted Revs struggle to get results despite good play
The New England Revolution have come away with three ties in a row, while without as many as 11 players due to injury in addition to missing two players to the World Cup. The Revs were missing Pat Noonan, Daniel Hernandez, James Riley, Joe Franchino, Khano Smith, Marshall Leonard, Doug Warren, Willie Sims, Jani Galik, Ryan Latham and Leandro de Oliveira for all or most of their recent matches due to injury in addition to Clint Dempsey (USA) and Avery John (Trinidad and Tobago) due to World Cup duty. Despite this, the Revs still outplayed many of their opponents and can feel unlucky to have only come away with three ties in three matches.
June 23, 2006 By Sean Donahue

Revolution Defeat Defending Champs 4-0
The Revolution offense exploded against the Galaxy after scoring only two goals through all of April. Shalrie Joseph scored twice, while Taylor Twellman and Steve Ralston each added one. Jose Cancela earned man of the match honors for his assists on two of the goals and a shot that led to a third. The win was the second of the season for the Revs, with both coming against the Galaxy.
May 07, 2006 By Sean Donahue

Revs fall 1-0 to Wizards
Kansas City continued their perfect record of three wins in three games at the expense of the Revolution. With a little help from the referee, Kansas City defeated the defending Eastern Conference Champions and pulled five points ahead of them in the standings.
April 17, 2006 By Sean Donahue

Revs held to a scoreless draw by Red Bulls
The New York Red Bulls’ home opener will likely be more remembered for pre-game and halftime festivities than the game itself. The new ownership of the New York franchise went all out to make the game an exciting event, honoring former greats of New York’s soccer past, including Pelé and Franz Beckenbauer, in a pre-game ceremony and bringing in Shakira and Wyclef Jean to perform at halftime. The match itself, while a lively affair, was marred by poor finishing on both sides.
April 15, 2006 By Sean Donahue

Revs kick off season with victory over the defending champions on the road
The New England Revolution started off the season in style on Saturday, April 1st with a 1-0 win in Los Angeles against the defending champions, the Galaxy. After losing 1-0 in overtime to the Galaxy in last year’s MLS Cup final and then seeing the Galaxy presented with their championship rings before the game, the Revs had all the motivation they would need.
April 07, 2006 By Sean Donahue

Revs pick up three players in Superdraft
The New England Revolution picked up three attacking players and a partial allocation in the 2006 Superdraft. Forwards Willie Simms and Kyle Brown as well as midfielder Leandro de Oliveira came to the Revolution via the draft.
January 23, 2006 By Sean Donahue

Rematch with Galaxy in MLS Cup final brings same result
Frisco, Texas - The New England Revolution got their second shot at winning the MLS Cup and again it came against the Los Angeles Galaxy. While the teams have greatly changed since 2002, the end result was the same. The Galaxy won their second ever MLS Cup 1-0 in overtime thanks to a goal by Guatemalan Guillermo Ramirez in the 107th minute. Their only other MLS Cup coming in 2002 when Guatemalan Carlos Ruiz scored the game winner in the 113th minute in another 1-0 overtime win. The Revs went into the match as favorites with the better regular season record (17-7-8, 59 points) than the Galaxy (13-13-6, 45 points). The Revs scored 11 more goals than the Galaxy over the regular season, while allowing 8 less. None of this mattered in the final, however, as the Galaxy were the better team on the day and kept the Revs from winning their first ever championship.
November 19, 2005 By Sean Donahue

Revolution advance to MLS Cup 2005 with win over Chicago
Foxboro, MA. – The New England Revolution defeated the Chicago Fire on Sunday to earn a trip to the 2005 MLS Cup Final. Clint Dempsey scored the game’s lone goal in the 4th minute and the Revs held on to win their second Eastern Conference Championship. The Revs will face off against the Los Angeles Galaxy in the final, a rematch of the only other time the Revs made the final in 2002.
November 11, 2005 By Sean Donahue

Revs advance to Eastern Conference Final with spectacular comeback
Foxboro, MA. – Playing their first ever game in snow, the New England Revolution overcame a 2-0 deficit to defeat the Metrostars 3-2 on aggregate goals in the Eastern Conference Semifinal. After losing game 1 on the road 1-0, the Revs found themselves down 2-0 on aggregate when Youri Djorkaeff scored in the 59th minute of game two. The Revs then scored three unanswered goals to advance to the Conference Final for the fourth year in a row.
November 03, 2005 By Sean Donahue

Revs end regular season with 1-0 victory over Fire
Foxboro, MA. - Having already secured the top spot in the East, the New England Revolution played a game with little meaning, but came out on top with a 1-0 victory over the Chicago Fire. Taylor Twellman scored the lone goal of the match to up his goal total to 17 and secure the MLS Golden Boot as the top scorer of the season.
October 23, 2005 By Sean Donahue

Revs earn point with more late game heroics
Columbus, OH. - Some more late game heroics by Taylor Twellman saved the first place Revs from suffering an embarrassing defeat against the last place Columbus Crew on Wednesday. The Revs put three times more shots on target than Columbus, yet looked to be going home with a lose until Twellman extended his lead atop the scoring charts with his 16th goal of the season deep into stoppage time.
October 01, 2005 By Sean Donahue

Revolution fall in 5-4 thriller against the Metrostars
East Rutherford, NJ. – The New England Revolution lost in their first chance to clinch a playoff spot in a 5-4 loss to the 5th place Metrostars. The Revs fell behind early, but came back and took the lead at 4-3, before giving up two late goals. The loss marks the first time the Revs have given up more than three goals all season.
October 01, 2005 By Sean Donahue

Revs break team record for wins in a season with win over Salt Lake
Salt Lake City, UT. – The New England Revolution won their 14th game of the season with a 1-0 victory on the road against Real Salt Lake on Saturday. Khano Smith scored the lone goal of the match as the Revs reached 14 wins for the first time in their ten year history. With 7 games remaining the Revs currently have 48 points, their best ever points total, surpassing the 45 reached in 2003.
September 05, 2005 By Sean Donahue

Twellman, Revs stun D.C.
Foxboro, MA. – The New England Revolution began to distance themselves from the chasing pack with a 2-1 comeback win over defending champs D.C. United. DC dominated a lot of the possession and got off to an early lead, but the Revs managed to come back and get the win.
August 28, 2005 By Sean Donahue

Revolution fall 2-0 to Rapids, lose two players to suspension for next game
DENVER, CO. – The Revolution’s struggles in Denver continued on Wednesday as the first place Revoultion fell 2-0 to the struggling Colorado Rapids. Missing their usual starting strikers Taylor Twellman and Pat Noonan, to a US National Team call-up and an ankle injury, respectively, head coach Steve Nicol opted to play a defensive 4-5-1 formation with Clint Dempsey starting alone up top. Also out due to injury was back-up forward Connally Edozien, which could’ve influenced the decision to make the formation change. Missing due to national team duty were Steve Ralston (USA) and Avery John (Trinidad and Tobago), while Colorado were without Jeff Cunningham (USA).
August 26, 2005 By Sean Donahue

Revs give Dallas first home defeat, win 2-1
Frisco, Texas. - The New England Revolution handed FC Dallas their first home loss of the season with a 2-1 victory on Saturday night. Texas native Clint Dempsey and Grenada International Shalrie Joseph scored to lead the Revs to their league leading 12th win of the season.
August 26, 2005 By Sean Donahue

Revs crush Salt Lake with 4-1 win
Foxboro, MA. – The New England Revolution ran out easy winners against Expansion side Real Salt Lake, putting 4 goals on the board to grab a large win. The Revolution dominated their first ever match against Real Salt Lake. The Salt Lake squad featured 5 former Revolution players in Brian Kamler, Rusty Pierce, Andy Williams, Chris Brown and Brian Dunseth.
August 13, 2005 By Sean Donahue

Revs struggles continue, fall to KC in first home loss
Foxboro, MA. – For the first time since September 4th of 2004, the New England Revolution lost at home as their midseason struggles continued. The Revolution lost 2-1 to Kansas City and have managed to get only 5 points out of their last six games. Due to the Chicago Fire also losing, the Revs remain in first in the Eastern Conference, however they have been overtaken by San Jose in the overall standings.
August 08, 2005 By Sean Donahue

Revs blow off US Open Cup, fall 3-2 to Fire in extra time
Ludlow, MA. – The New England Revolution essentially decided to blow off their chance of bringing home the Dewar Cup to their empty trophy case by playing what was in essence their reserve team against the Chicago Fire’s starters in front of standing room only crowd of just under 4,000 at Lusitano Stadium.
August 04, 2005 By Sean Donahue

Revolution head into All-Star break in first, tie gets Revs back into top spot
Foxboro, MA. - The New England Revolution headed into the All-Star break on top of the league after a 1-1 tie with the Los Angeles Galaxy. Neither side had many chances in the match and 90 minutes was not enough to separate the two teams.
July 30, 2005 By Sean Donahue

Chivas upsets Revs in battle of first vs. last
Carson, CA. – The first place New England Revolution fell to the last place Chivas USA 1-0 on Friday, July 22nd. Currently with a record of 10-3-5, the Revs have had some struggles as of late going 1-2-1 in July so far with their only win coming against the then top team in the league (FC Dallas). The Revs have been without midfielders Steve Ralston and Clint Dempsey as well as forward Pat Noonan due to call-ups to the US for the Gold Cup for all of those games, except for the win in which the Revs had Pat Noonan and Clint Dempsey back. Help is on the way though, as all three players should be back in a Revolution uniform for the upcoming game against the Los Angeles Galaxy on Wednesday, July 27th.
July 23, 2005 By Sean Donahue

Revs complete spectacular comeback, score two late goals to win
Foxboro, MA. – The New England Revolution completed a spectacular comeback coming back from a goal down in the 90th minute to win against the top team in the West, FC Dallas, by a score of 3-2. Taylor Twellman was the hero of the night getting his second hat trick as a member of the Revs.
July 18, 2005 By Sean Donahue

Depleted Revs fall to Fire
Chicago, Ill. – The New England Revolution suffered just their second loss of the season, falling 1-0 to the Chicago Fire. New England were without Pat Noonan, Steve Ralston, Clint Dempsey and Avery John due to Gold Cup call-ups as well as Shalrie Joseph due to yellow card accumulation. Chicago were without Tony Sanneh, Chris Armas, Samuel Caballero and Ivan Guerrero due to Gold Cup call-ups. After a fairly even first half that was marred by poor passing, Chicago took over for the last 45 minutes and managed to get the goal they needed for the win.
July 18, 2005 By Sean Donahue

Late game heroics by Dorman save Revs on Independence Day
Carson, CA. – Andy Dorman silenced a sell-out crowd at the Home Depot Center, scoring on the last kick of the game to give the Revs a 1-1 tie with the Los Angeles Galaxy on Independence Day. The Galaxy took a late lead and seemed to be headed to victory, but for the late game heroics the Revolution had in store.
July 09, 2005 By Sean Donahue

New England Revolution at Los Angeles Galaxy Preview
The East leading New England Revolution travel to the Home Depot Center to take on the Galaxy.
July 02, 2005 By Sean Donahue

Revolution win again, beat Metrostars 4-2
Foxboro, MA. – The New England Revolution won their ninth game of the season on Saturday in exciting fashion. After getting out to an early lead, the Revs gave up two goals and fell into a 2-1 whole. They came back scoring three goals in the last eighteen minutes to win the match 4-2 and improve their record to 9-1-4.
June 26, 2005 By Sean Donahue

Revs get back on track, beat Crew 3-1
Columbus, OH. – After a disappointing first loss of the season to DC United last Saturday, the Revs bounced back with a 3-1 victory over the Columbus Crew. The Revs fell behind early, but scored three unanswered goals to win the match.
June 23, 2005 By Sean Donahue

Revs suffer first defeat, fall 2-0 to DC United
Washington, D.C. – The New England Revolution suffered their first defeat of the season at the hands of defending champs DC United. The Revs came out flat in the first half, went down by two goals early and were unable to recover.
June 19, 2005 By Sean Donahue

Revs extend streak, beat Kansas City 2-0
Kansas City, MO. – The New England Revolution picked up a win on the road to extend their unbeaten streak to 11 games. The Revs, sitting comfortably in first place, got the win thanks in part to some fine saves from Man of the Match Matt Reis. The win puts the Revs record at 7-0-4.
June 12, 2005 By Sean Donahue

Revolution extend streak to ten games with 1-1 tie against Kansas City
FOXBORO, MA. - The New England Revolution extended their team record unbeaten run to ten games with a 1-1 tie against the Kansas City Wizards. The Revolution were without forward Pat Noonan and midfielders Steve Ralston and Clint Dempsey who were away with the US National Team, as well as Avery John who was with the Trinidad and Tobago National Team. Kansas City was without Kerry Zavagnin and Josh Wolff, also away with their national teams. Shalrie Joseph, listed as doubtful due to a broken nose received on Thursday, played the whole match.
June 05, 2005 By Sean Donahue

Revs remain unbeaten, tie Colorado 0-0
Foxboro, MA. – The New England Revolution extended their unbeaten run to nine games with a 0-0 tie against the Colorado Rapids. The Revs extended their home shut-out streak to five games and stayed at the top of the standings.
June 05, 2005 By Sean Donahue

Revs stay unbeaten, comeback to tie Metrostars
East Rutherford, NJ. – Taylor Twellman scored twice on Saturday to lead the undefeated Revs in a 2-2 tie against the Metrostars. The Revs took the lead very early in the game only to allow a goal within ten minutes and then fall behind with less than ten minutes to go. Twellman proved the hero scoring the game-tying goal just a minute before the end of regulation.
May 22, 2005 By Sean Donahue

Revs beat defending champs, extend winning streak to 6 games
FOXBORO, MA. - The New England Revolution defeated D.C. United by a score of 1-0 on Saturday. Taylor Twellman scored the lone goal of the game for New England as the Revs remained the only team still unbeaten this season. The Revs, now nine points up in the Eastern conference after only seven games, have beaten the defending Champions twice already this season.
May 21, 2005 By Sean Donahue

First place Revs extend winning streak, beat Chicago 2-0
Foxboro, MA. – The New England Revolution continued to build their lead in first place with a dominating 2-0 victory over the second place Chicago Fire. The win extended the Revs winning streak to five games and leaves them unbeaten on the season with a 5-0-1 record. New England is currently 6 points ahead of the Chicago Fire for first place in the Eastern Conference with the Revs having played one less game than the Fire.
May 14, 2005 By Sean Donahue

Revs leave Chivas till late, extend winning streak with 88th minute goal
Foxboro, MA. – The first place, undefeated New England Revolution extended their winning streak to four games with a dominating performance in heavy rain, resulting in a 1-0 victory over expansion team Chivas USA. Clint Dempsey was the hero for the Revolution again, scoring the game’s only goal in the 88th minute. The win moved the Revs to 4-0-1 on the season with Dempsey having the game-winning goal in all four wins as he leads the league in scoring.
May 07, 2005 By Sean Donahue

First Place Revolution extinguish Fire, get another win on the road
Chicago, IL. –The New England Revolution established themselves as the early front-runners in the Eastern Conference with a 3-0 win over the Chicago Fire on Wednesday, April 27th. The win puts the Revs 3 points ahead of the Fire in the standings, having played one less game. Taylor Twellman, Clint Dempsey and Pat Noonan all scored in the game and all three currently sit atop the MLS goal scoring chart with 3 goals. Twellman’s goal marked his 50th career MLS goal.
April 30, 2005 By Sean Donahue

Revs overcome referee and defending champs, end DC’s home unbeaten streak
Washington, DC – The New England Revolution, just three games into the season, have stormed into first place with a game in hand. The Revolution, now 2-0-1, are off to their best start in franchise history after beating DC United, the defending champs, in a high scoring affair that ended 4-3. With the win, the Revs ended DC United’s home unbeaten streak that had stretched back to May of last year.
April 26, 2005 By Sean Donahue

New England Revolution at DC United Preview
New England travel to DC to take on the defending champs in a rematch of last year's exciting Eastern Conference Final.
April 19, 2005 By Sean Donahue

Crew streak ended, Revs dominate in 3-0 home opener win
Foxboro, MA. – The New England Revolution ended the Columbus Crew’s record 19 game unbeaten streak in regular season play on Saturday with a 3-0 win in the Revolution’s home opener at Gillette Stadium. Forward Pat Noonan and midfielders Clint Dempsey and Andy Dorman all scored for the Revs in the second half.
April 10, 2005 By Sean Donahue

Columbus Crew at New England Revolution Preview
Columbus travel to New England for the Revolution's home opener.
April 08, 2005 By Sean Donahue

Llamosa Leaves Revs
The New England Revolution’s veteran defender Carlos Llamosa saw his career as a Revs player come to an end as the Revs announced today that his contract has been terminated.
April 04, 2005 By Sean Donahue

Revolution comeback to tie ‘Quakes in season opener
San Jose, CA. – The New England Revolution came back from a two goal deficit to tie the San Jose Earthquakes in their season opener Saturday night. The Revs fell behind by two goals just 21 minutes into the first half, but managed to take control of the match in the second half and tie the game on goals by Pat Noonan and Taylor Twellman.
April 03, 2005 By Sean Donahue

New England Revolution at San Jose Earthquakes Preview
The New England Revolution travel to San Jose to take on the Earthquakes in their season opener on April 2nd at 10PM ET.
April 02, 2005 By Sean Donahue

Revolution Preseason Update
The New England Revolution have already completed the first part of their international preseason, finishing off a week in Bermuda with 3 wins in 3 days. They are back in Foxboro for a week before heading off to Ecuador for two weeks. Once again this year the Revs opted to not go to Florida to face other MLS teams. Revs Technical Director Joe Cummings explained the Revs preseason plans and other happenings.
March 06, 2005 By Sean Donahue

Revs start preseason with three wins
The New England Revolution started off their preseason on a good note, taking three wins in three days out of Bermuda despite missing seven potential starters. The Revs had to make the trip without Taylor Twellman, Pat Noonan, Steve Ralston and Clint Dempsey due to US National Team call-ups, as well as Jay Heaps, Joey Franchino and the newly signed Brazilian Cassio for various other reasons. The Revs played full matches against a Bermuda “Select XI” team on Tuesday and against the Bermuda National team on Thursday as well as a 45-minute match against Bermuda’s top club team, Dandy Town, on Wednesday. Meanwhile Twellman, Noonan, Ralston and Dempsey saw action with the US National Team against MLS expansion team, Chivas US on Wednesday.
March 05, 2005 By Sean Donahue

There Goes My Hero
On January 27th, favorite for fans of both the U.S. National Team and New England Revolution, Joe-Max Moore decided to hang up his cleats. The third all time leading scorer in the history of the U.S. National Team and the all-time scorer in the history of the Revolution made the decision to retire after undergoing reconstructive surgery on his knee. The 33 year old had earned the reputation at both the national and club level as a fierce competitor, who would never give anything less than his all. This is what made him a fan favorite in New England and the rest of the U.S. and this was why he is the favorite player for so many American soccer fans, including myself.
January 30, 2005 By Sean Donahue

Revolution Player Profile: Jay Heaps
Foxboro, MA. - New England Revolution defender and Massachusetts native Jay Heaps has been a mainstay in the Revolution's back line since coming over in a trade midway through the 2001 season. The Longmeadow, Massachusetts native has proved a versatile player for the Revs, seeing time at right back, center defense and in the midfield.
January 12, 2005 By Sean Donahue

Player Profile: Pat Noonan and Revolution team notes
FOXBORO, MA. – Forward Pat Noonan’s play with the Revolution in 2004 not only earned him the Budweiser Scoring Champion award, but also earned him training time with Chelsea F.C. in England, arguably the best team in the world at the moment. In just his second season as a pro, Noonan led the league in scoring with 11 goals and 8 assists for 30 points, after a rookie season in which he scored 10 goals to go with 7 assists for 27 points and finished second in Rookie of the Year voting. Noonan became the only player in Revolution history to score two hat tricks as a Rev, getting 3 goals in a late come from behind victory against Kansas City on June 2, 2004 and 3 goals in the final game of the regular season in 2003 in a 5-2 victory against the Metrostars. Noonan also earned a spot on the East All-Star team this year.
December 18, 2004 By Sean Donahue

Revs lose two veterans to Real Salt Lake in the Expansion Draft
Foxboro, MA. – The New England Revolution lost starters Brian Kamler and Rusty Pierce in the expansion draft, both to Real Salt Lake. 32 year-old Kamler had been the Revolution’s starting left midfielder since midway through the 2002 season and 25-year old Rusty Pierce has been a starter, when healthy, in the Revs defense since 2000. The team that lost 156 man games to injury last year, the most in league history, and was unable to field a full bench for much of the season now must acquire even more depth during the offseason if they want to be challengers for the cup. The Revs also left defenders Joe Franchino, Steve Howey and Carlos Llamosa as well as forward Joe-Max Moore and goalie Adin Brown unprotected, but none were selected and they will remain with the Revs.
November 20, 2004 By Sean Donahue

Revs season ends with another heartbreaker
Washington, D.C. – For the fourth year in a row the Revs saw their chances of winning a trophy end with the last kick of the match. Golden goals by the Los Angeles Galaxy in overtime cost the Revs the 2001 US Open Cup Final and the 2002 MLS Cup Final. Last year the Revs made it to the MLS Eastern Conference Final only to lose to Chicago in overtime. This year the Revs season was ended when Clint Dempsey saw his penalty kick saved by Nick Rimando in sudden death of a penalty kick shoot-out after the Revs had remained tied with D.C. United through regulation time, overtime and the first five penalty kicks. Many are already calling the game the best in Major League Soccer history.
November 07, 2004 By Sean Donahue

Reis beats Columbus, Revs advance to Conference Final
COLUMBUS, OH. – Matt Reis saved an MLS Playoff record two penalty kicks as he led the Revs to a 1-1 tie against Columbus giving them a 2-1 aggregate goal playoff victory over the Crew. Columbus won the Supporters Shield with a league best 12-5-13 record and were the first team who won the Supporters Shield to be knocked out of the playoffs in the first round. Reis recorded only four saves, but was clearly the man of the match. Besides his two penalty kick saves Reis dove backwards to deny Dante Washington a shot on an empty net.
November 03, 2004 By Sean Donahue

Revs defeat unbeatable
FOXBORO, MA. – The New England Revolution hadn’t won two games in a row all season and the Columbus Crew hadn’t lost since June. Yet after winning the last game of the season against Chicago the Revs managed to win two games in a row for the first time in a year defeating the Columbus Crew 1 to 0 in game one of the two game total goal conference semifinal series. With most of the New England area focused on the Red Sox, only a small crowd of just under 6,000 fans bore witness to the most impressive performance of the Revs all season.
October 24, 2004 By Sean Donahue

Revs play-off bound for third straight year
FOXBORO, MA. – For the third year in a row the New England Revolution have made it to the postseason. The previous two seasons the Revs came roaring into the play-offs riding a 7 game undefeated streak in 2003 and securing second place and a 6 game undefeated streak in 2002 that saw them secure first. This year, however, the Revs came into the last game of the season needing a win to secure the fourth and final play-off spot in the East. With their backs against the wall, the Revs pulled off a 2-1 win over the Chicago Fire, who didn’t qualify for the playoffs for the first time in team history thanks to the Revs. Their task doesn’t get any easier as the Revs face the Columbus Crew, unbeaten in 18 games.
October 17, 2004 By Sean Donahue

Revs lose to D.C., playoff hopes to be decided in final game of season
WASHINGTON, D.C. - The New England Revolution (7-13-9) have been unable to win two games in a row all season and that didn’t change on Saturday, October 9th, as the Revs fell 1-0 to D.C. United. Thanks to a Chicago loss on Wednesday, however, the Revs are one win back from Chicago for the fourth and final playoff spot with their last game of the season at home on October 16th against the Fire. With a Revs win, they would win the tie-breaker and be headed to their third straight postseason.
October 10, 2004 By Sean Donahue

Revs push back into play-off picture with 2-0 win over Dallas
FOXBORO, MA. – With just two games left in the season the Revs (7-12-9) are on the outside looking into te playoff picture, but their destiny is now in their own hands. Their win against Dallas combined with a Chicago Fire tie puts the Revolution just three points back of Chicago with 2 games remaining, one against the Fire. New England and Dallas (10-13-5) both entered the match at the bottom of the East and West Conferences, respectively, with the Revs trying to qualify for their third straight playoffs and the Burn trying to avoid missing the playoffs for the second straight year.
October 05, 2004 By Sean Donahue

Revolution suffer major blow to play-off hopes
Chicago, Ills. – Just 7 days after beating the first place Colorado Rapids 6 to 1, the last place New England Revolution were unable to overcome the 9th place Chicago Fire, suffering a 2-0 loss. The loss puts the Revs 5 points behind the Fire for the fourth and final playoff spot with just three games remaining. Despite creating some great chances and controlling the majority of the possession in the second half, the Revs were unable to put anything past Fire goalkeeper Henry Ring.
September 27, 2004 By Sean Donahue

Record breaking win pushes Revs back into play-off hunt
FOXBORO, MA. – The last place New England Revolution (6-11-9) had their largest victory in team history September 18th defeating the first place Colorado Rapids (10-8-9) by a score of 6-1. Steve Ralston, Pat Noonan and Taylor Twellman each had two goals as the Revs had their highest scoring game in team history. Colorado, who before the match had averaged well under a goal per game against them, allowed the most goals they have all season, twice as much as their previous high of 3 goals. The win, combined with a Chicago Fire loss puts the Revs just two points out of a play-off spot with two games left against the Fire.
September 19, 2004 By Sean Donahue

Revs blow two goal lead, lose to Metrostars
East Rutherford, NEW JERSEY – The New England Revolution gave up a 2-0 lead and fell to the Metrostars for the first time in ten games. Goals by Taylor Twellman and Pat Noonan in the first 15 minutes ended the Revs scoring drought and seemed to put them in prime position to get a much needed win, but it wasn’t to be as the Metrostars scored three unanswered goals to send the Revs five points out of a play-off spot with five games remaining.
September 11, 2004 By Sean Donahue

Undermanned San Jose defeats faltering Revs
FOXBORO, MA. – The New England Revolution fell to a San Jose Earthquakes squad that was missing four starters, three of which were All-Stars this year. The Revs, nearly at full strength were unable to score against San Jose’s back-up goalie, or shut down San Jose’s third and fourth string forwards. San Jose was missing forwards Brian Ching (US National Team), Landon Donovan (US National Team), Dwayne Derosario (Canada National Team), and goalie Pat Onstad (Canada National Team). Earlier in the year, the Revs traded forward Chris Brown to the Earthquakes for future considerations. So far the Revs have gotten nothing for the trade, while on the other side of the deal San Jose has gotten two goals and an assist out of Brown including a game-winner on Saturday against the Revs.
September 06, 2004 By Sean Donahue

Player Profile: Andy Dorman
If all Andy Dorman did this season was score the game tying goal against D.C. United, it would be enough to make the 58th pick in this year’s Major League Soccer SuperDraft more valuable than dozens of the picks before him who have yet to see significant playing time or never even signed with their clubs. Dorman has been a hero in recent weeks for the Revs as a late game substitute. Coming on as an 83rd minute substitute against Dallas on August 11th, Dorman recorded his first goal and first assist of the season, adding insurance to a one goal Revs lead that seemed destined to be erased from all of Dallas’ offensive pressure until Dorman came on. Three days later on August 14th, Dorman proved hero again, coming on in the 85th minute and scoring the game-tying goal seconds later. The Flintshire, Wales native has played in 16 games, but averages only just over 21 minutes of playing time during those games for a total of 277 minutes. Dorman’s two starts came back when the Revs were struggling with injuries and his recent good form hasn’t increased his playing time as he came in for the Revs in the 81st minute on August 21st against Kansas City.
August 25, 2004 By Sean Donahue

Revs unbeaten streak ends at 7
FOXBORO, MA. – A 16 to 8 advantage in shots was not enough for the New England Revolution (5-9-8) to get anything out of a vital match against the Kansas City Wizards (10-7-5). An early Taylor Twellman goal was not a sufficient lead for the Revs as their record when scoring the first goal (4-2-5) is now the worst in the league. Poor finishing and poor organization that seemed to be getting better during the Revs’ recent run could once again be blamed for the Revs loss. The Revs got what should’ve been good news before the match when they found out Tony Meola, who currently has the best goals against average in the league, had injured his right Achilles in a pre-game jog. Meola’s back-up Bo Oshoniyi, however, played so well he earned Man of the Match honors.
August 21, 2004 By Sean Donahue

Revs tie DC 2-2 on late equalizer
WASHINGTON, DC. – For the second time in a row, Revs’ head coach Steve Nicol subbed in Andy Dorman in the last ten minutes of the match and once again Dorman proved to be a hero. After recording a goal and an assist against Dallas on Wednesday coming on in the 83rd minute, Dorman scored a late equalizer against DC just seconds after he entered the match. The New England Revolution (5-8-8) extended their unbeaten streak to 7 games with the tie against DC (6-8-7). The Revs are now in sole possession of fourth place in the East.
August 15, 2004 By Sean Donahue

Revs defeat Dallas 3-0 behind inspired performance by Matt Reis
DALLAS, TX. – The New England Revolution (5-8-7) made a third minute lead against Dallas (7-8-5) stand thanks to a spectacular performance by Matt Reis. Pat Noonan gave the Revs the early lead with Taylor Twellman and Andy Dorman adding late insurance goals. The Revs took the lead in just the third minute. After earning a free kick about 30 yards out from goal on the right flank, Jose Cancela quickly sent a pass to Steve Ralston, catching the Burn off guard. Ralston got to the end line before sending the ball across the 6-yard box, past goalie Jeff Cassar. Noonan slid in to easily redirect the ball into the empty net.
August 12, 2004 By Sean Donahue

Revs deadlock Crew at two
FOXBORO, MA. – The New England Revolution (4-8-7) came from behind twice to tie the Columbus Crew (6-5-7) on August 7th. With the draw, the Revs move into a tie for the fourth and final playoff spot in the East with the Chicago Fire. Despite leading in almost every offensive statistic, including a fifteen to eight advantage in shots and an eight to four advantage in shots on goal, the Revs trailed twice and could never find an advantage in the one statistic that matters, goals. The tie extends the Crew’s unbeaten streak to 6 games and the Revs’ unbeaten streak to 5 games.
August 09, 2004 By Sean Donahue

Revs can’t hold 2 goal lead against ten-man Earthquakes
San Jose, CA. - The New England Revolution (4-8-6) finally had some luck against the San Jose Earthquakes (5-6-6), taking a two goal lead, despite trailing in every major offensive statistic. With a two goal lead and a man advantage going into stoppage time, the game seemed all but over for the ’Quakes, but two surprising goals in stoppage time helped San Jose earn a 2-2 draw against a tired New England squad. A win would’ve moved the Revs into 4th, while the tie leaves both the Revs and ‘Quakes in last place in the Eastern and Western Conferences, respectively.
July 28, 2004 By Sean Donahue

Spirited Rhinos defeat uninspiring Revs in US Open Cup
LUDLOW, MA. – The Rochester Raging Rhinos of the A-League (American Soccer Division II) defeated the New England Revolution 3 to 1 on penalty kicks after playing the ninety minutes of regulation and thirty minutes of overtime to a 1-1 draw. The Rhinos controlled the majority of the possession as the Revs struggled to string together simple passes. Goalie Matt Reis kept the Revs in the match, but it was Rhinos ‘keeper Theo Zagar who was the hero when the match went to penalty kicks. The Revs, along with all nine other MLS teams participated in the 99th annual US Open Cup. The tournament pits the best teams from all levels of soccer against each other.
July 21, 2004 By Sean Donahue

Revs fail to hold early lead against Crew, tie 1-1
COLUMBUS, OH. – The Revolution (4-8-5) took a 31st minute lead courtesy of Clint Dempsey, but failed to hold onto it and ended up with a 1-1 tie leaving Columbus. After losing the first two games of the season series with the Crew (5-5-5) in dramatic fashion, the Revs came out fired up and looking for a win. They used this to dominate the possession and chances in the first half, but fatigue from 3 matches in 6 days seemed to hit in the second half as the Crew controlled most of the possession from then on.
July 18, 2004 By Sean Donahue

Twellman stuns Fire in amazing 3-1 comeback win
FOXBORO, MA. – The New England Revolution got a crucial comeback victory over the Chicago Fire, thanks in part to two goals from Taylor Twellman. The past two years team goal scoring leader scored the game winner and an insurance goal to help pull the Revs (4-8-4) within a win of the Chicago Fire (4-6-6) for the fourth and final playoff spot in the East. The night was bittersweet for Twellman, however, as he received a red card in the 90th minute, meaning he’ll miss the Revs next match. Rookie Clint Dempsey, who along with Pat Noonan was named as a reserve for the Eastern Conference All-Star team, recorded a goal and an assist in the match.
July 15, 2004 By Sean Donahue

Ralston free kick ties Fire 1-1
Chicago, IL. – An amazing free kick by Steve Ralston just seconds after the Fire took the lead stunned the Fire and the record crowd of 39,529, while giving the New England Revolution (3-8-4) a crucial point on the road. While the Chicago Fire (4-5-6) controlled most of the possession, the Revs created the majority of good goal-scoring chances, but again failed to bury their chances and fell down 1-0 in the 50th minute on a Damani Ralph penalty kick goal before equalizing seconds later.
July 14, 2004 By Sean Donahue

Despite dominating, Revs come away with another loss
DENVER, CO. – A soccer game can’t be won if a team doesn’t take advantage of it’s chances and the New England Revolution proved that on July 4th, losing to Colorado 1-0 despite creating the majority of good opportunities and dominating the possession. After seeing Colorado goalkeeper Joe Cannon earn Man of the Match for his several great saves to deny the Revs from scoring, opposing goalkeepers have now earned Man of the Match 5 times in the Revs 8 losses. The losses can’t just be blamed on good goalkeeping however, as the Revs certainly haven’t helped their cause by some very poor shot placement. Just like in the other losses, the Revs helped the goalie out by sending several point blank shots directly at him. Now with a 3-8-3 record and two games out of a playoff spot again, the Revs head into the away leg of a home and away series with the Chicago Fire that could see the Revs either leap frog the Fire into fourth or fall much deeper into last place.
July 05, 2004 By Sean Donahue

Player Profile: Rookie Sensation Clint Dempsey
The eighth pick of the 2004 Major League Soccer SuperDraft has earned a starting spot in the New England Revolution’s line-up and is considered by many the early favorite for rookie of the year. Clint Dempsey is currently second on the Revs in scoring with 4 goals and is one of only three players to have played in all 13 of the Revolution’s matches this season. The rookie midfielder/forward is only the third player in team history to earn a starting spot in his first or second game and leads all of the top ten picks from this year’s SuperDraft in minutes played. Dempsey comes into Sunday’s match against Colorado with a three game goal-scoring streak despite playing both forward and defensive midfield in different games during that stretch. With stats like this it’s easy to see why the 21 year old from Nacogdoches, Texas is attracting so much attention from media and fans.
July 03, 2004 By Sean Donahue

Revs upset Metrostars, 2-1
FOXBORO, MA. - The last place New England Revolution (3-7-3) upset the first place Metrostars (5-4-4), despite missing many starters to injury. With the win, the Revs have gone 10 MLS games unbeaten against the Metrostars including the playoffs. Rookies Clint Dempsey and Felix Brillant provided the goals for the Revs, while great saves from both Adin Brown and Matt Reis kept the Metrostars from scoring until the 90th minute.
June 28, 2004 By Sean Donahue

Revolution lose to Kansas City, 3-1
FOXBORO, MA. - The New England Revolution (2-7-3) lost 3-1 to the Kansas City Wizards (6-4-3), to fall even further into last place. Both the Metrostars and D.C. United won and increased their leads ahead of the Revs in the standings. The Revs are now two wins behind Columbus in the East for the last play-off spot.
June 20, 2004 By Sean Donahue

Revs dominate but still lose
DALLAS, TX. (6/12/04)- Despite missing seven starters, the New England Revolution (2-6-3) dominated against the Dallas Burn (4-4-2), but still left with a 3-1 loss. Without regular starters Taylor Twellman, Pat Noonan, Joe-Max Moore, Carlos Llamosa, Rusty Pierce and Brian Kamler due to injury and Shalrie Joseph due to his call-up to the Grenada national team, the Revs still managed to control the possession for the majority of the match. Already down 3-1 in the 89th minute, the Revs faced more problems when captain Joey Franchino was suspended, leaving the Revs without yet another player for the upcoming match against Kansas City.
June 18, 2004 By Sean Donahue

Columbus defeat Revs in sloppy match
FOXBORO, MA. - For the second time this year, the Revs lost to Columbus because of poor refereeing and poor decision making. Both teams had trouble judging their passes in the wet field conditions and constant drizzle as they played in front of a crowd of 7,047. The Revs, who played their 3rd game in 8 days lost 2-1. Both teams failed to score on some clear chances including a penalty kick in stoppage time of the second half that could have brought the Revs level.
June 06, 2004 By Sean Donahue

Noonan hat trick leads Revs in late comeback victory against Kansas City
KANSAS CITY, MO. (6/2/04) - Two goals in the last minutes of the match by Pat Noonan, completed his hat trick and gave the New England Revolution (2-4-3) a surprising 3-2 victory over the Kansas City Wizards (3-4-2). The Revs finally produced some offense scoring three goals for the first time all season. Missing forward Joe-Max Moore and star forward Taylor Twellman to injury, the Revs moved Clint Dempsey out of his normal defensive-midfield spot into forward alongside Noonan.
June 04, 2004 By Sean Donahue

Revs lose game and Twellman
FOXBORO, MA. (5/29/04)- The New England Revolution (1-4-3) lost 1-0 to D.C. United (3-4-3) thanks to a 5th minute own goal, but probably more importantly lost Taylor Twellman, the team’s leading goal scorer the past two years, to a hamstring injury in the 69th minute. A crowd of 19,314 showed up to see Freddy Adu’s Gillette Stadium debut and it sometimes seemed to be a pro-D.C. United crowd as fans often booed when Adu was knocked down and no foul was given.
May 31, 2004 By Sean Donahue

Revs fail to hold early lead against Metrostars and end in 1-1 draw
FOXBORO, MA. - The New England Revolution took an early lead against the Metrostars, but despite creating the majority of good chances they were unable to respond to a second half goal by Cornell Glen and came away with a somewhat disappointing 1-1 draw. An early goal by Pat Noonan ended the Revolution’s scoreless streak that lasted over two games, but wasn’t enough to end their winless streak that has now stretched to three games.
May 22, 2004 By Sean Donahue

Referee gifts Columbus a win on the fifth anniversary of their stadium
COLUMBUS, OHIO. (5/15/04) - The New England Revolution (1-3-2) scored two goals against Columbus (1-3-2), but somehow managed to find themselves on the short end of a 1-0 loss to the previously winless Crew. After a late first half goal by Edson Buddle, Taylor Twellman and Steve Ralston both scored what could have been the equalizing goal, but both were called offsides by Michael Kennedy in two of his many questionable calls that night. The Crew, who were celebrating the 5th anniversery of Crew Stadium, got away with rough play all night with a slide-tackle from behind on Jose Cancela and many off-the-ball challenges on Clint Dempsey going uncarded. Dempsey, who had received a yellow card earlier for a soft foul on Kyle Martino was unable to retaliate, fearing a red card.
May 18, 2004 By Sean Donahue

Amazing saves by Brown and Cannon highlight 0-0 draw between the Revs and Rapids
DENVER, COL. (5/7/04)- Both the New England Revolution (1-2-2) and Colorado Rapids (1-1-3) had a few great goal scoring opportunities, but poor shot placement and amazing saves by goalkeepers Adin Brown and Joe Cannon kept both teams off the score sheet. For the third straight game the Revs have been playing with the same makeshift back-line and midfield and have only allowed 2 goals in those 3 games, while going undefeated in that stretch. The Rapids extended an undefeated streak of their own, going undefeated in their last 15 home games and tying the MLS record in front of an extremely poor attendance of 7,784. The tie was a very good result for the Revs considering they were forced to play a man down for over 15 minutes after Shalrie Joseph was ejected in the 75th minute.
May 08, 2004 By Sean Donahue

Revs defeat first place Los Angeles Galaxy
FOXBORO, MA. - The New England Revolution (1-2-1) earned their first win of the season by defeating the previously undefeated Los Angeles Galaxy (2-1-2) in front of a crowd of 13,811. Goals by midfielders Joe Franchino and Jose Cancela led the Revs to an impressive 2-1 victory. The Revs makeshift back-line once again held strong in a very physical match and held the Galaxy scoreless until the last seconds of stoppage time.
May 02, 2004 By Sean Donahue

Rookie Clint Dempsey leads makeshift Revs lineup in 1-1 tie against the Metrostars
East Rutherford, NJ. - The winless New England Revolution (0-2-1) were missing several key players to injury, but a goal by rookie Clint Dempsey gave them their first point in the standings with a 1-1 tie against the first place Metrostars. Despite missing defenders Carlos Llamosa and Rusty Pierce as well as playmaker Jose Cancela, the Revs managed to get a very good result on the road.
April 25, 2004 By Sean Donahue

San Jose crush Revs, 3-1
FOXBORO, MA. - The defending MLS Cup Champions, the San Jose Earthquakes (1-1-1), got their first win of the 2004 campaign at the New England Revolution’s (0-2-0) expense. Taylor Twellman struck first to give the Revs the lead early in the second half, but Dwayne De Rosario quickly equalized and Arturo Alvarez scored a goal off the bench to give San Jose the lead just six minutes after Twellman had scored. The crowd of 16,203, witnessed another poor defensive display by the Revs in their home opener.
April 18, 2004 By Sean Donahue

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Scores
Sat., Apr. 14th
6:00PM ET
Salt Lake 0
Columbus 0

Sat., Apr. 14th
7:30PM ET
New England 0
Toronto 0

Sat., Apr. 14th
7:30PM ET
DC United 0
Kansas City Wizards 0

Sat., Apr. 14th
8:30PM ET
Houston 0
Chivas USA 0

Sat., Apr. 15th
3:00PM ET
New York 0
Dallas 0

Sun., Apr. 15th
8:00PM ET
Colorado 0
Chicago 0

Standings
East
Team Name Pts
Chicago 3
Columbus 1
New York 1
DC United 0
Kansas City 0
New England 0
Toronto 0

West
Team Name Pts
Dallas 4
Chivas USA 3
Colorado 3
Houston 1
Los Angeles 1
Salt Lake 1

Top Ten Scorers
Top 10 Scorers
Player Name Gls
Ruiz 2
Cooper 2
Cunningham 2
Kljestan 1
Brown 1
Emilio 1
H. Gomez 1
Findley 1
Razov 1
Pause 1