Revs to fans: Avoid Rte. 95

Revs to fans: Avoid Rte. 95

FOXBORO -- Because of the fuel spill that has cause massive traffic backups on Rte. 95 for much of the day on Sunday, the New England Revolution -- who host the Chicago Fire Sunday night at 7 p.m. at Gillette Stadium -- have released the following advisory for fans traveling to the match:

"The Massachusetts State Police and Gillette Stadium officials recommend fans coming from the north or south use Route 1 (from Attleboro or Dedham) instead of I-95 this evening because of the accident and road closure at Exit 6. Fans are advised to leave extra time in case of traffic back-ups on other routes."

Revolution acquire defender Benjamin Angoua

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Revolution acquire defender Benjamin Angoua

The New England Revolution have acquired defender Benjamin Angoua on loan from EA Guingamp for the 2017 MLS season with the option to transfer permanently following the season. Angoua will be added to the Revolution roster upon the receipt of his International Transfer Certificate and P-1 Visa.
 
“With Benjamin’s experience, adding him to the Revolution was an important step for our club this offseason,” Revolution GM Michael Burns said. “We began this offseason with the goal of bringing in veteran players who are ready to contribute right away, so we are very pleased to have Benjamin with us as we head to preseason training in Arizona.”
 
Angoua, 30, has made a combined 309 appearances across all competitions in France, Hungary, and the Ivory Coast, recording five goals and two assists from the backline. He joins the Revolution after more than two seasons with EA Guingamp (2014-17) and previously played for FC Valenciennes (2010-14), both in France’s top-flight Ligue 1. An experienced defender, Angoua has registered 152 appearances, including 138 starts, in Ligue 1 competition since 2010.
 
The 6-foot, 160-pound Ivorian international also played with Budapest Honvéd (2006-10) in Hungary’s OTP Bank Liga, and Africa Sports (2004-06) in the Ivory Coast Ligue 1. Angoua has additional experience competing in the UEFA Europa League with both Guingamp and Budapest Honvéd.
 
At the international level, the Anyama native has recorded 17 caps and registered one goal for the Ivory Coast national team.