Revolution Preseason 2013
A grouping of New England Revolution articles about their participation in the 2013 Desert Diamond Cup in Tucson, Arizona, preseason moves, transfers, trades, and other developments.
While fully expected by most, the Revolution made it official today by signing the two second-round draft picks to official contracts. Both players have been with the team since being drafted in January and will look to make their mark on the squad.
Jay Heaps will have to decide which 4 (or more) players to loan out to Rochester this season within the next couple weeks. So we look at who we think the likeliest candidates are as pre-season comes to a close.
The Revolution and the Red Bulls are set to face off in a preseason rivalry match down in Tucson, their second match of the Desert Diamond Cup. Maybe we can go without blood this time?
It was a chippy, ugly game of soccer and it didn't need to be. Still no goals (from the run of play) to speak of for New England, and now possibly no Chris Tierney for a while. What a match to forget.
The Revolution are about to face off against the Seattle Sounders in their first Desert Diamond Cup match of the preseason. We have the live stream here, so join our open discussion thread!
The Revolution closed their Casa Grande trip with another friendly match, this time against the Vancouver Whitecaps. After a strong defensive showing against Kansas City, it's the New England back-line that had a match to forget, letting up 4 goals.
Hard on the heels of MLS and USL PRO's new partnership, the Revolution have let slip that they are discussing an exclusive affiliation with the Rochester Rhinos of the same league. What does this partnership mean for player development in Foxboro?
The Revolution exercised all four of their picks in the Supplemental Draft on Tuesday. The headline pick is Elon striker and national leading goalscorer Chris Thomas, as the Revs continue to search for quality depth at forward.
Fresh off yesterday's MLS SuperDraft excitement, the Revolution will open their pre-season training camp today in Foxboro, Mass. This year's pre-season include two trips to Arizona and some very interesting story-lines that we're gearing up for.
The New England Revolution did the expected thing and used their number-one pick in the draft to pick up consensus top-prospect Andrew Farrell out of Louisville. Farrell has the potential to play at center-back, right-back, and midfield.