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Revolution Recap is a weekly review of the New England Revolution, Major League Soccer and the US Men's National Team hosted by Sean Donahue, Greg Johnstone and Kris Valukis.

Revolution Recap is a weekly review of the New England Revolution, Major League Soccer and the US Men's National Team hosted by Sean Donahue, Greg Johnstone and Kris Valukis.

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United States

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Revolution Recap is a weekly review of the New England Revolution, Major League Soccer and the US Men's National Team hosted by Sean Donahue, Greg Johnstone and Kris Valukis.

Language:

English


Episodes

5/29/21: Winner Winner Chili Dinner

5/30/2021
The New England Revolution visited brand new TQL Stadium to take down FC Cincinnati 1-0, earning their first road win of the season and increasing their Eastern Conference best point total to 17. This week, Kris Valukis is joined by special guest Sam Minton of The Bent Musket, and the two discuss the Revolutions inability to finish despite an abundance of chances, Buksa hitting the post, and of course some Jon Bell before taking listener questions. Please support our podcast by rating and...

Duration:00:54:20

5/24/21: Bou is BACK

5/24/2021
The New England Revolution have started the 2021 season 4-0-0 and maintained first place in the Eastern Conference after a 3-1 win over the New York Red Bulls. This week, Greg Johnstone is joined by Matt Zytka, President of The Midnight Riders, and Jake Catanese of The Bent Musket to talk about Gustavo Bou being officially back, Traustason's two-assist effort, what's the deal with Jon Bell and Henry Kessler, and answer your listener questions. Also, we wonder if the murder of Matt Polster...

Duration:01:03:43

5/17/21: Fortress Foxboro Again?

5/16/2021
The New England Revolution won their third home game of the season in three attempts, already eclipsing last year's home win total, with a 1-0 victory over the team formerly known as the Crew. Sean Donahue and Greg Johnstone discuss the win, take a look at newly released salary data and answer your questions. Please support our podcast by rating and reviewing us on iTunes or wherever you are listening. Also, please follow us on social media: Twitter: @RevolutionRecap, @realgjohnstone,...

Duration:01:14:04

5/8/21: Music City Dissension

5/8/2021
The New England Revolution drop all three points on the road with a 2-0 scoreline, dropping their 2021 season record to 2-1-1. This week, Sean Donahue and Kris Valukis talk formations, chemistry, fitting square pegs into round holes and Gustavo Bou. Also, we provide our unofficial power rankings for Revolution defensive midfielders and answer your listener questions. Please support our podcast by rating and reviewing us on iTunes or wherever you are listening. Also, please follow us on...

Duration:00:56:53

5/7/21: Willy Whitelaw Interview

5/6/2021
New England Revolution social media lead Willy Whitelaw joined the podcast to discuss his career from Rayo OKC to the Revs and working in social media. We talk about everything from Willy's personal rule of social media to Stanley Tucci. Something for the whole family! You can follow Willy on twitter @Whitelaw827 and on instagram at https://www.instagram.com/whitelaw827/. You can check out Golaco Kits (mentioned in this episode) at https://golacokits.com/ Please support our podcast by...

Duration:01:27:15

5/2/21: King of the Gil

5/2/2021
The New England Revolution earned their first ever win against Atlanta United with a 2-1 win at home, extending their record to 2-0-1 through three games. This week, Sean Donahue, Greg Johnstone, and Kris Valukis discuss Carles Gil magic, if the team missed Gustavo Bou, and the debut of Maciel. Also, we re-ignite the DeJuan Jones vs. Christian Mafla debate and answer your listener questions. Please support our podcast by rating and reviewing us on iTunes or wherever you are listening. Also,...

Duration:01:23:59

4/25/21: Own Goal, Lone Goal

4/25/2021
The New England Revolution emerged victorious in their 2021 Home Opener in a 1-0 win over DC United. Despite offensive struggles from both teams throughout the game, a DC United Own Goal was the difference giving the home side all three points. This week, Kris Valukis and Greg Johnstone discuss the debuting Revolution players, the decision to sit Tajon Buchanan, and answer your listener questions. Also Greg is still mad about the DeJuan Jones red card. Please support our podcast by rating...

Duration:01:11:05

4/22/21: Jeff Larentowicz Interview (Part 2)

4/22/2021
Former New England Revolution midfielder Jeff Larentowicz joins the podcast today to discuss surviving on a reserve player salary, his involvement with the MLSPA, and his post-Revs playing career. If you have not already, make sure you listen to Part 1 of our interview with Jeff Larentowicz from last week! Please support our podcast by rating and reviewing us on iTunes or wherever you are listening. Also, please follow us on social media: Twitter: @RevolutionRecap, @SeanLDonahue,...

Duration:00:37:13

4/19/21: Comeback in Chicago

4/19/2021
The New England Revolution's season got off to a disastrous start, falling behind 2-0 just 11 minutes in away to the Chicago Fire, but the team fought back to salvage a 2-2 draw. Jake Catanese of The Bent Musket joins Sean Donahue and Greg Johnstone to discuss the result, our key takeaways and answer your questions. Time stamps: 1:38 - Outside backs 6:52 - Play Gil in center? 11:09 - Passing issues 16:15 - Central Midfield 20:20 - DeJuan Jones Red Card 29:03 - Who starts at LB next...

Duration:01:13:26

4/12/2021: Jeff Larentowicz Interview (Part 1)

4/12/2021
Former New England Revolution midfielder Jeff Larentowicz joined the podcast to discuss a variety of topics including his recent decision to retire from soccer, working his way up from the reserve team, what it was like playing on some of the greatest Revolution teams of all-time. We also get some off-the-field stories including his account of the worst flight of his life, Roger the Rabbit, and a Matt Reis prank that Steve Nicol did not appreciate. Please support our podcast by rating and...

Duration:00:56:54

4/9/2021: Pre-season Recap and 2021 Bold Predictions

4/9/2021
With pre-season wrapping up and the MLS season one week away, Seth Macomber, Kris Valukis and Greg Johnstone give their thoughts on the Revs' pre-season and go through listeners bold predictions for the upcoming season. We discuss the role of Jon Bell, Maciel, and Justin Rennicks, give our over/under line on how many goals Adam Buksa will score, and try to figure where Tajon will play this year. Also on this podcast: Henry Kessler's romantic pursuit of an instagram model, a Timi Mulgrew...

Duration:01:03:05

3/31/21: Jon Bell Interview

3/30/2021
New England Revolution defender Jon Bell joins the podcast to discuss his journey to the Revs, training with the team in preseason, signing a contract with the team, and the #AnnounceJonBell movement on twitter. We also catch up on Revs news, which includes recent signings, the 2021 US Open Cup format, and the newly-released MLS schedule. Please follow us on twitter (@RevolutionRecap, @KrisValukis, @SeanLDonahue), like our Revolution Recap facebook page, and be sure to rate and review...

Duration:00:43:28

2/23/21: Brandon Bye Interview

2/23/2021
New England Revolution defender Brandon Bye joins the podcast to discuss the upcoming 2021 season, his experience being drafted by the Revs, and what it was like playing in the MLS Is Back Bubble. Also we discuss Brandon's involvement with Black Players for Change and the Aspiras Foundation, a non-profit Brandon co-founded. We also introduce a new segment, Extratime, where we ask Brandon rapid-fire questions and learn a little bit about him. Show notes and resources: Aspiras Foundations...

Duration:00:23:13

1/24/21: SuperDraft Recap - Kizza Josh Bauer Goodbye

1/25/2021
It's the most magical time of the year: MLS SuperDraft season! Greg Johnstone and Kris Valukis break down the decision to choose forward Edward Kizza over local centerback Josh Bauer, our expectations of Kizza, and where this leaves Justin Rennicks. Also, we talk Arnor Traustason rumors, Buttner leaving the club, Matt Turner's contract extension, and as always your listener questions. Follow us on twitter (@RevolutionRecap, @KrisValukis, @SeanLDonahue), like our Revolution Recap Facebook...

Duration:01:03:57

1/10/21: Matt Polster Interview

1/10/2021
New England Revolution midfielder Matt Polster joins the podcast to discuss his time with Rangers, joining the Revs, and playing with Bastian Schweinsteiger. We also discuss the recent signings of AJ DeLaGarza and Emmanuel Boateng. Follow us on twitter (@RevolutionRecap, @KrisValukis, @SeanLDonahue), like our Revolution Recap Facebook page, and be sure to rate and review. Timestamps 1:18 - Matt Polster Interview 20:00 - AJ DeLaGarza signing 23:40 - Emmanuel Boateng

Duration:00:25:30

12/27/20 Meet the New Guys

12/28/2020
The New England Revolution have kicked off their offseason welcoming three new players and re-signing Tommy McNamara. Sean Donahue, Greg Johnstone, and Kris Valukis give their thoughts on the signings, what is left to do, and Alexander Buttner rumors. Also, we talk about Dom Dwyer rumors and take your listener questions! Follow us on twitter (@RevolutionRecap, @KrisValukis, @SeanLDonahue), like our Revolution Recap Facebook page, and be sure to rate and review. Timestamps: 2:15 -...

Duration:01:13:57

12/14/20 Contract Decisions and Offseason Preview

12/14/2020
The offseason is underway and the Revolution have made their end-of-year decisions. In total, 18 players remain under contract with the Revs, while 7 players had their team options declined and 5 players saw their contract expire. Sean Donahue, Kris Valukis, and Greg Johnstone discuss their biggest surprises from the roster cut down, look ahead to the offseason, and discuss the latest news in the Diego Fagundez saga. Also, they discuss who might come back, expectations for next season, and...

Duration:01:33:48

12/6/20 Revolution Recap: Cinderella Run Ends in Columbus

12/6/2020
The New England Revolution's playoff run came to an end on Sunday in the Eastern Conference Final as they were outplayed in a 1-0 loss to the Columbus Crew. Sean Donahue and Greg Johnstone discuss the match, Bruce Arena's tactics and subs, the future for the Revs and your questions. Follow us on twitter (@RevolutionRecap, @SeanLDonahue), like our Revolution Recap Facebook page, and be sure to rate and review. Timestamps: 1:35 - Arena's tactics 17:16 - Quiet night/missed chances for...

Duration:00:55:28

11/29/20 Revolution Recap: On to the Eastern Conference Final

11/29/2020
The New England Revolution continued their march through the playoffs with a 3-1 upset at Orlando City SC driven by strong performances from Tajon Buchanan, Gustavo Bou, Carles Gil and Matt Turner, sending the Revs back to the Eastern Conference Final for the first time since 2014. Sean Donahue and Greg Johnstone discuss the match, Buchanan's continued emergence at right back, Bruce Arena's tactics and answer your questions. Follow us on twitter (@RevolutionRecap, @SeanLDonahue), like our...

Duration:01:08:41

11/24/2020: Good Things Happen in Philadelphia

11/25/2020
The New England Revolution pull off the first ever #8 seed over #1 seed upset with a 2-0 win over the Philadelphia Union. Goals from Adam Buksa and Tajon Buchanan were enough to see off the Supporters Shield winners and give the Revs their first win over the Union in six games this season. The win sets up a Eastern Conference Semi-Finals matchup against Orlando City. Sean Donahue, Kris Valukis, and Greg Johnstone break down the game, talk about Tajon at right back, and ponder how far the...

Duration:00:52:52