2009 New England Revolution season

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New England Revolution
2009 season
Owner Robert Kraft
Coach Steve Nicol
Major League Soccer 3rd East
7th Overall
Playoffs Conference Semifinals
US Open Cup Third round
SuperLiga Semifinals
Top goalscorer League: Joseph (8)
All: Dube (10)
Average home league attendance 13,732 (regular season)
7,416 (playoffs)[1]
Home colors
Away colors

The 2009 New England Revolution season was the fourteenth season of the team's existence, and the eighth straight in which the team made the playoffs. It began on March 21 with a 1–0 road win over the San Jose Earthquakes and ended on November 7 with a 2–0 loss to the Chicago Fire (the Revs lost the series 3–2 on aggregate).

Squad[edit]

First-team squad[edit]

As of August 8, 2009.[2] Note: Flags indicate national team as defined under FIFA eligibility rules. Players may hold more than one non-FIFA nationality.

No. Position Player
1 United States GK Matt Reis
2 United States DF Amaechi Igwe
3 United States DF Chris Albright
4 Costa Rica DF Gabriel Badilla
5 Ghana DF Emmanuel Osei
6 United States DF Jay Heaps
7 United States MF Wells Thompson
8 United States MF Chris Tierney
9 Cameroon FW Stephane Assengue
10 Lithuania FW Edgaras Jankauskas
11 Zimbabwe FW Kheli Dube
13 United States MF Jeff Larentowicz
14 United States MF Steve Ralston (captain)
No. Position Player
16 Honduras MF Mauricio Castro
19 United States MF Michael Videira
20 United States FW Taylor Twellman
21 Grenada MF Shalrie Joseph (vice-captain)
24 United States GK Brad Knighton
25 United States DF Darrius Barnes
26 United States MF Nico Colaluca
28 United States MF Pat Phelan
29 The Gambia FW Kenny Mansally
30 United States DF Kevin Alston
31 The Gambia MF Sainey Nyassi
34 United States GK Bobby Shuttleworth

Transfers[edit]

In[edit]

Note: Flags indicate national team as defined under FIFA eligibility rules. Players may hold more than one non-FIFA nationality.

No. Position Player
19 United States MF Michael Videira (Unattached, Free[3])
25 United States DF Darius Barnes (Superdraft[4])
9 Cameroon FW Stephane Assengue (from Daga Young Stars, Free[5])
No. Position Player
5 Ghana DF Emmanuel Osei (from Liberty Professionals F.C., Free[6])
26 United States MF Nico Colaluca (from Colorado Rapids, Trade[7])
10 Lithuania FW Edgaras Jankauskas (from REO LT Vilnius, Free[8])

Out[edit]

Note: Flags indicate national team as defined under FIFA eligibility rules. Players may hold more than one non-FIFA nationality.

No. Position Player
7 United States FW Adam Cristman (to Kansas City Wizards, Trade[9])
18 Bermuda MF Khano Smith (to Seattle Sounders FC, Expansion Draft[10])
12 United States GK Doug Warren (Released on waivers[10])
No. Position Player
United States FW Jose Angulo (Released on waivers[10])
15 United States DF Michael Parkhurst (to FC Nordsjælland, Free[11])
United States DF Rob Valentino (from Colorado Rapids, Trade[7])

Club[edit]

Management[edit]

Position Staff
Director of Soccer United States Mike Burns
Head Coach Scotland Steve Nicol
Goalkeeper Coach England Gwynne Williams
Head Athletic trainer United States Wayne Penniman
Equipment manager United States Brian Banfill

Last updated: April 18, 2009
Source: New England Revolution

Other information[edit]

Owner United States Robert Kraft
Ground (capacity and dimensions) Gillette Stadium (68,756 / N/A)

Source: New England Revolution


Competitions[edit]

Overall[edit]

Competition Started round Current
position / round
Final
position / round
First match Last match
MLS March 21, 2009
USOC Third Round Third Round June 30, 2009
Superliga Group B Semifinal June 21, 2009 July 15, 2009

Last updated: July 15, 2009
Source: Competitions

Major League Soccer[edit]

Standings[edit]

Eastern Conference
Pos Club Pts GP W L T GF GA GD
1 Columbus Crew 49 30 13 7 10 41 31 +10
2 Chicago Fire 45 30 11 7 12 39 34 +5
3 New England Revolution 42 30 11 10 9 33 37 −4
4 D.C. United 40 30 9 8 13 43 44 −1
5 Toronto FC 39 30 10 11 9 37 46 −9
6 Kansas City Wizards 33 30 8 13 9 33 42 −9
7 New York Red Bulls 21 30 5 19 6 27 47 −20
2009 MLS Cup Playoffs
2009 MLS Cup Playoffs (Wild Card)


Pos
Team
Pts
GP
W
L
T
GF
GA
GD
Qualification or relegation
1 Columbus Crew (SS) (E1) 49 30 13 7 10 41 31 +10 2010–11 CONCACAF Champions League Group Stage 2
2 LA Galaxy (W1) 48 30 12 6 12 36 31 +5 2010–11 CONCACAF Champions League Preliminary Round 2
3 Houston Dynamo 48 30 13 8 9 39 29 +10 2010 North American SuperLiga 3
4 Seattle Sounders FC 47 30 12 7 11 38 29 +9 2010–11 CONCACAF Champions League Preliminary Round 2
5 Chicago Fire 45 30 11 7 12 39 34 +5 2010 North American SuperLiga 3
6 Chivas USA 45 30 13 11 6 34 31 +3
7 New England Revolution 42 30 11 10 9 33 37 −4
8 Real Salt Lake 40 30 11 12 7 43 35 +8 2010–11 CONCACAF Champions League Group Stage 2
9 Colorado Rapids 40 30 10 10 10 42 38 +4
10 D.C. United 40 30 9 8 13 43 44 −1
11 FC Dallas 39 30 11 13 6 50 47 +3
12 Toronto FC 39 30 10 11 9 37 46 −9 2009–10 CONCACAF Champions League Preliminary Round 1
13 Kansas City Wizards 33 30 8 13 9 33 42 −9
14 San Jose Earthquakes 30 30 7 14 9 36 50 −14
15 New York Red Bulls 21 30 5 19 6 27 47 −20

Results summary[edit]

Overall Home Away
Pld Pts W L T GF GA GD W L T GF GA GD W L T GF GA GD
30 42 11 10 9 33 37  −4 7 4 4 22 16  +6 4 6 5 11 21  −10

Last updated: October 25, 2009
Source: Major League Soccer
Pld = Matches played; Pts = Points; W = Matches won; T = Matches tied; L = Matches lost; GF = Goals for; GA = Goals against; GD = Goal difference

Round 1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 11 12 13 14 15 16 17 18 19 20 21 22 23 24 25 26 27 28 29 30
Ground A A H A A H A H A H H A A H H A H H A H H H A A H A A H H A
Result W T W T L L T T L W W L L T W W T L W W W L L T W L T L T W

Last updated: October 25, 2009.
Source: New England Revolution
Ground: A = Away; H = Home. Result: T = Tie; L = Loss; W = Win; P = Postponed.

Matches[edit]

  Win   Tie   Loss

MLS regular season[edit]

MLS playoffs[edit]

SuperLiga 2009[edit]

U.S. Open Cup[edit]

References[edit]

  1. ^ "2009 Full Season Stats". Major League Soccer. Archived from the original on September 18, 2010. Retrieved September 3, 2010. 
  2. ^ http://www.revolutionsoccer.net/team/index.cfm?ac=players&Grid=1&SortResults=1&SortDirection=ASC&pn=1
  3. ^ "Revs add midfielder Michael Videira". New England Revolution. Dec 28, 2008. Archived from the original on August 14, 2009. Retrieved Aug 8, 2009. 
  4. ^ "Revolution adds defender Darrius Barnes". New England Revolution. Mar 17, 2009. Retrieved Aug 8, 2009. 
  5. ^ "Revs sign African forward Ombiogno". New England Revolution. Mar 26, 2009. Retrieved Aug 8, 2009. 
  6. ^ "Revolution adds African defender". New England Revolution. Mar 31, 2009. Retrieved Aug 8, 2009. 
  7. ^ a b "Revs acquire R.I.'s Nico Colaluca from Rapids". New England Revolution. May 6, 2009. Retrieved Aug 8, 2009. 
  8. ^ "Revs add Lithuanian forward Jankauskas". New England Revolution. Jul 1, 2009. Retrieved Aug 8, 2009. 
  9. ^ "Cristman traded to Kansas City". New England Revolution. Nov 24, 2008. Archived from the original on August 14, 2009. Retrieved Aug 8, 2009. 
  10. ^ a b c "Smith taken by Seattle". New England Revolution. Nov 26, 2008. Retrieved Aug 8, 2009. 
  11. ^ "Parkhurst transfers to Danish club". New England Revolution. Dec 9, 2008. Retrieved Aug 8, 2009. 

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