Revs Up Preseason Record to 4-0-0: With a pair of victories in Mexico last week, the Revolution improved to 4-0-0 this 2007 preseason. New England earned a 7-0 win over Inter Playa del Carmen on Tuesday, March 13 behind four goals from Taylor Twellman and single goals by Khano Smith, Adam Cristman and Willie Sims. On Thursday, March 15, the Revs then took a 1-0 victory over Pioneros de Cancun on Cristman's 79th-minute goal.
Twellman Called to USMNT Camp: Taylor Twellman was called into the March U.S. Men's National Team Training Camp in advance of the team's two games at the end of the month. Twellman reported to camp on Sunday, March 18, and will train for a week-and-a-half ahead of the squad's matches against Ecuador on Sunday, March 25 and Guatemala on Wednesday, March 28. He will not travel with the Revs to New Orleans.
Revs to Conclude "Countdown": The Revs will conduct its final "Countdown to Kickoff" event on Saturday, March 31, at the West Warwick Civic Center (West Warwick, R.I.). Registration for the free event begins at 10 a.m., and will feature Revolution Academy clinics, giveaways, a soccer skills challenge and the Soccer Celebration inflatables. Michael Parkhurst, Joe Franchino, Jeff Larentowicz, Wells Thompson and Amaechi Igwe are scheduled to appear at the event.
Tickets to Revs' Season Opener Available: Tickets to the Revs' 2007 home opener against league newcomer Toronto FC, a special soccer event doubleheader also featuring the U.S. Women's National Team against Mexico in an international friendly immediately preceding the Revolution game, are now available. Ticket packages for both games - which also include free parking for the event - start at $32, and are available by calling 1-877-GET-REVS or through Ticketmaster.
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