The New England Revolution currently call Gillette Stadium home, but MLS Commissioner Don Garber believe that will change one day.
As is often the case when Garber hosts an open Q & A, an inquiry was made about the Revolution's search for an urban location for a soccer specific stadium. The Commissioner responded to the Facebook question by saying:
I believe they will. The Krafts are deeply focused on this. It's always difficult to get urban stadium projects done in large cities. That being said, I know they really hope to get something done
Earlier in the day, Garber fielded a similar question when talking to media. His answer was much the same.
Garber: Robert & Jonathan Kraft are fully committed to the stadium for the New England Revolution.— Alexander Abnos (@AnAbnos) April 24, 2015
There have been tidbits of unconfirmed stadium news reported by the various media outlets over the past year, including that the Kraft family might be moving at a more rapid pace because of the Boston Olympic bid. There's also a rumor that a parcel near Widett Circle in South Boston could be the preferred location.
Is there anything ground breaking from Garber's comments? No, of course not, but the question should be asked on a constant basis in case there are developments. While Garber isn't ready to name any type of timeline for the project, former Revolution forward Taylor Twellman is.
"I see it happening in the next five years," Twellman told Frank Dell’Apa of Boston.com. "If it doesn’t happen while I’m at ESPN, I’ll find a way to buy the team and build it myself."