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.

Ola Kamara scores twice as Crew beat Revs, 2-0


Ola Kamara scores twice as Crew beat Revs, 2-0

COLUMBUS, Ohio - Ola Kamara scored his 14th and 15th goals of the season and the Columbus Crew beat the New England Revolution 2-0 on Sunday night to keep their playoff hopes alive. 

Columbus (7-11-11), which played in the 2015 MLS Cup, is ninth in the Eastern Conference, but only five points behind D.C. United for the final playoff spot. New England (9-13-9) is seventh, one point back. 

In the 42nd minute, Kamara slid a shot through the legs of defender Darrius Barnes and it got past a diving Brad Knighton. Kamara added a penalty-kick goal in the 84th after he was nudged from behind by London Woodberry. 

Kamara has scored five times in the last three games and leads all MLS newcomers for goals scored this season. He trails New York's Bradley Wright-Phillips by five goals for the MLS Golden Boot. 

Revolution forward Kei Kamara made his return to Mapfre Stadium after being traded from the Crew in May. 

Rowe scores twice, Revolution beat Impact, 3-1

Rowe scores twice, Revolution beat Impact, 3-1

MONTREAL - Kai Kamara scored in the first minute and Kelyn Rowe added two goals to help the New England Revolution beat the Montreal Impact 3-1 on Saturday night.

The Revolution (9-12-9), who lost to Dallas in the U.S. Open Cup final this week, posted a third straight win in Major League Soccer play with only their second road victory of the season. New England moved two points behind fifth-place Montreal in the Eastern Conference playoff race.

Didier Drogba scored on a penalty for Montreal (9-9-4), which has only one win in seven games. Perhaps more alarmingly, the Impact are 0-3-1 and have conceded 11 goals in their last four home games.