Tuesday's soccer news starts with the New England Revolution finally getting to open its playoff schedule later tonight, hosting NYCFC (7:30pm ET - FS1). While we've already seen the top three seeds in the Western Conference exit, it's a different situation in the East. All of the higher seeds have advanced so far, with the expectation that New England will continue the trend and join 2nd-seed . . .
Tuesday's soccer news starts with USMNT and New England Revolution goalkeeper Matt Turner adding to his standout season for club and country. Already a Gold Cup winner, All-Star game MVP, and helping the Revolution set the regular season points record, Turner won the MLS Goalkeeper of the Year award. He joins active USMNT goalkeepers Zack Steffen (2018 with the Crew), Bill Hamid (2014 with DC . . .
By Charles Boehm – WASHINGTON, DC (Oct 29, 2021) US Soccer Players - Earlier this week, the New England Revolution clinched the 2021 Supporters' Shield for the best regular season record in Major League Soccer. It was a statement for a club tied for last place in the Eastern Conference with a league-worst -19 goal differential when Bruce Arena took the helm in May 2019. Arena called the Shield . . .
Monday's soccer news starts with the New England Revolution. The club's first Supporters' Shield joins the 2008 SuperLiga title and the 2007 US Open Cup in its trophy cabinet and once again shows what Bruce Arena can do in this league. New England is now the third club Arena has led to the Supporters' Shield, now looking for his fifth MLS Cup. It's certainly worth asking what the situation with . . .
By Jason Davis – WASHINGTON, DC (Oct 15, 2021) US Soccer Players - The New England Revolution is chasing history. With five games left on its 34-game Major League Soccer regular-season schedule, the Revs are just five points shy of breaking the 2019 LAFC record for most points in a season. Whether New England breaks the record or not, the club is a near-lock to win the 2021 Supporters' Shield. . . .
Monday's soccer news starts with the churn of games in MLS favoring New England. The Revs clinched 1st-place in the East without having to play in week 29, due to other results finally making their massive lead to great to catch. 18 points ahead of 2nd-place Nashville, the next box to check en route to the playoffs is the Supporters' Shield. New England leads Seattle by 11 points for 1st overall . . .
By Jason Davis – WASHINGTON, DC (Aug 27, 2021) US Soccer Players - Major League Soccer is so big that it needs two weekends to complete one iteration of its Rivalry Week promotion. That's double the matchdays for clashes between teams with or developing a dislike for each other. It's double the available bragging rights and double the atmosphere. As marketing exercises go, this one gives us . . .
Monday's soccer news starts with FC Dallas beating New England 2-1 at home with both goals from Ricardo Pepi. With the win, Dallas moves up into a group of clubs tied on 10 points, 11th in the table but with a game in hand over 10th-place San Jose. In other words, the win makes Dallas slightly better than bad in the Western Conference. Meanwhile, New England remains top of the East with a . . .
By J Hutcherson (Jun 22, 2021) US Soccer Players - Conference disparity is nothing new in Major League Soccer. Pick a season, and part of the story is one conference usually finishing notably better than the other. At one point, that meant a lopsided playoff field when MLS leadership decided to go wildcard-heavy rather than sticking to the conference standings. The almost single-table experiment . . .
By Jason Davis – WASHINGTON, DC (Jun 2, 2021) US Soccer Players - Something momentous happened on Sunday in Mexico. Something momentous in soccer and, for a long-siffering fan base, something momentous in their lives. Cruz Azul won a championship. If you don't know much about the history of the Mexico City club, you might not know that until Sunday, Cruz Azul was cursed. Okay, "cursed" might . . .