The New England Revolution Football Club is a United States-based professional soccer club that has its base at Foxborough in Massachusetts. The New England Revolution FC is a member of the Major League Soccer front and actively plays in the Eastern Conference of the League.
The team is one of 10 chartered MLS clubs as it has been actively competing in the MLS since its commencement.
Some might not know that Robert Kraft is the New England Revolution FC owner and is also the proud owner of The New England Patriots. Robert’s son, Jonathan Kraft is also a major investor of the club as he follows his father’s business acumen.
The name “Revolution” is coined about New England’s regional significant involvement during the American Revolution. Currently, the New England soccer club plays its home matches at the Gillette Stadium.
A Trip Down Memory Lane
The New England Revolution soccer club played its home games previously at the adjacent but now demolished Foxboro Stadium. The team played at the stadium for five years starting from 1996 to 2001.
The New England Revolution club is the only original soccer club that has every league game it has played televised.
Robert Kraft and Jonathan Kraft’s New England Revolution team popularly referred to as The Revs scooped their major trophy during the 2007 US Open Cup. The year that followed, the Revs scooped the 2008 North American SuperLiga Cup.
On the downside; however, The Revs are yet to win an MLS Cup and an MLS Supporters’ Shield. Despite having featured in five different final matches in the MLS Cup and having the second greatest regular season record in 2005.