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New England Revolution Season Preview

by OSC Special Edition
February 28, 2017 - Major League Soccer (MLS)

The team was founded in 1994 and is based in Greater Boston. New England Revolution is among the ten charter clubs of MLS that have competed in the league since its inaugural season in 1996.

The team has maintained good performance over the years and their success can be attributed mainly to the team's owner Robert Kraft, and the able coaching team that includes Jay Heaps, Tom Soehn and Romi Roy.

Last year, the Revolution played major games against Orlando City, New York Red Bulls and Chicago Fire. However, the game that got the MLS pundits talking was the game against the Orlando City that ended in a draw. They had a very strong back line and defensive midfield to enable a counter attack. In this match, the New England Resolution strong suits were clearly displayed.

New England Revolution was able to make some major acquisitions last year. The team started by announcing the gain of 32-year old Kei Kamara, a player from Colombus Crew SC. Kamara comes with a record of posting five goals in the 739 minutes played for Colombus Crew SC. The team was also able to announce the addition of Ivorian midfielder, 26-year-old Xavier Kouassi, once his contract with Swiss Club FC Scion ends.

Xavier has been the FC Scion captain over the past two seasons notching four assists in 82 games and aided the team in winning the 2015 Swiss Cup. Although his debut was delayed a few months due to a knee injury, his comeback will be good for the team. We all know the advantage of these acquirements, and the Vegas odds will be in their favor this upcoming season.

New England Revolution also made two additions to the club's technical staff with head of fitness Aidan Byrne and Assistant Coach Carlos Llamosa.

With the above acquisitions and given what the MLC pundits are saying, New England Revolution is entering the 2017 season with higher chances at a successful year.

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