MLS Futbolio returns to Gillette Stadium July 17


MLS Futbolio returns to Gillette Stadium July 17

Hey soccer players and fans, listen up!

Ever wanted to play soccer on the Gillette Stadium field?

Have at least three friends that share that dream?

Well, you're in luck, because MLS Futbolito is returning to Gillette Stadium on July 17, and you could be one of the lucky teams being showcased at halftime of the New England Revolution - Philadelphia Union game -- that is, if you make it that far.

MLS Futbolio is MLS' official 4-v-4 tournament, and highlights a series of all-day events that lead up to the soccer game.

Futbolito is an authentic, multicultural grassroots tournament that showcases talented local players in the region," Revolution Vice President of Business Development Craig Tornberg said. "Were looking forward to another great day of small-sided soccer and then transitioning that excitement to the Revs-Union match immediately after the tournament," Tornberg added.

The tournament is open to all levels and ages of players (they will be divided accordingly), and teams can consist of up to seven player -- four on the field, and three substitutes.

Teams will compete in a round robin format, with the possibility of advancing to single-elimination championship playoff.

Registration for the Adult Premier Division is 150 per team, and 120 per team for all other participants.

The registration price includes a ticket to the Revolution-Union match, a t-shirt, and the chance to win prizes -- including 3,000 in cash prizes for the first and second place teams int he Premier Division.

Registration for the event is now open at along with rules and information.

Drew Moor, Sebastian Giovinco score, Toronto FC beats Revolution, 2-0

Drew Moor, Sebastian Giovinco score, Toronto FC beats Revolution, 2-0

TORONTO - Drew Moor scored early and Sebastian Giovinco struck late and Toronto FC overcame a tight schedule turnaround to beat the New England Revolution 2-0 on Friday night.

Toronto was coming off a 1-1 tie Wednesday night in Montreal in the first leg of the Canadian Championship final. The Revs had been off since a 2-1 home loss to Chicago on Saturday.

Moor's 11th-minute goal looked to be enough, with Toronto goalkeeper Alex Bono preserving the win with a save on Teal Bunbury's header in the 88th minute. But Giovinco added an insurance goal deep into stoppage time, bringing down a high ball before beating a defender and banging a left-footed shot home for his 50th goal in MLS regular-season and playoff action.

MLS leading Toronto (10-2-5) has won seven straight at home. New England (5-7-5) is 0-6-3 on the road.

Nikolic, Solignac score in Fire's 2-1 win over Revolution


Nikolic, Solignac score in Fire's 2-1 win over Revolution

Nemanja Nikolic and Luis Solignac scored and the Chicago Fire handed the New England Revolution their first home loss of the season, 2-1 on Saturday night.

Nikolic scored his MLS-leading 13th goal in the 18th minute, beating an offside trap and, after having his initial shot blocked by goalie Cody Cropper, firing in the rebound.

Three quick passes found Solignac in front of the goal as he finished from close range in the 61st for his fourth goal.

New England scored in the 70th when Juan Agudelo kept the ball alive with a header off a cross with Antonio Mlinar Delamea then heading in the ball for his first MLS goal.

New England, which outshot Chicago 24-8, spent the remaining minutes on the attack but failed to get the equalizer despite several frantic moments in front of Chicago's net.

New England (5-6-5) had five wins and two draws at home before the loss. Chicago (9-3-4) is unbeaten in eight matches.