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New England forward Teal Bunbury rides a tackle just outside of the Houston box.

New England Revolution coach Brad Friedel ended his first preseason with a cup after his team won the Mobile Mini Sun Cup after a penalty kick shootout. Read more»

It was a good day for teams from the Lone Star State in the Sun Cup preseason soccer tourney in Tucson on Saturday as Texans outscored their competition 10 - 4. Read more» 1

Revolution forward Femi Hollinger-Janzen moves the ball in a practice session on Friday afternoon.

The New England Revolution has been doing preseason in Tucson since 2012, the first year the Old Pueblo hosted full camps for Major League Soccer teams. They continue their 2018 stay with a match against San Antonio FC. Read more»

New England's Juan Agudelo cuts through the New York Red Bull defense.

The final day of the Desert Diamond Cup began Saturday afternoon with win for last year’s champion New England Revolution over the New York Red Bulls. Goals came from Kelyn Rowe and Lee Nguyen. Read more»

Colorado midfielder Dillon Powers jumps in to dispossess New England forward Juan Agudelo.

Colorado and New England had a rainy dress rehearsal for their MLS opening day match on Saturday afternoon. Colorado’s Caleb Calvert had a brace that gave his side a 3 - 1 win over the Revs. Read more»

Colorado's Dillon Powers scores a penalty kick in Wednesday's match against Sporting Kansas City.

The Colorado Rapids and New England Revolution suit up Saturday for a Desert Diamond Cup game. It won’t only be a dress rehearsal from their March 4 opening day contest against each other, but will be a chance for both teams to work on some necessary changes from last season. Read more»

Kansas City defender Jimmy Medranda attempts to tackle the ball away from Colorado midfielder Dillon Powers.

The promotional materials say that the Desert Diamond Cup begins on Saturday, but six soccer teams were in action on Wednesday night. Read more»

In a contest between the last two MLS Cup runners-up, the 2016 Desert Diamond Cup ended Saturday night with a 1-0 pitched defensive battle. The New England Revolution came out on top of Columbus Crew SC with a goal from Teal Bunbury. Read more»

Kevin Ellis (12) was one of many long time-SKC players brought in at the hour mark.

New England’s Charlie Davies and Lee Nguyen had numerous chances on goal, but it fell to Teal Bunbury to even things up for the Revs when they took on Sporting Kansas City in the Desert Diamond Cup on Saturday night. Read more»

Two big men tussle: New England's Sambinho and RSL's Yura Movsissian battle near the touch line

The Desert Diamond Cup’s first night headlining match between the New England Revolution and Real Salt Lake provided spectators with six goals and two red cards. Read more»

New England's Diego Fagundez faces off with Vancouver's Nicolás Mezquida on Saturday night.

Kino Sports Complex hosted simultaneous preseason matches early Saturday evening. Both matches served as a prologue for the rivalry match between Seattle Sounders and Portland Timbers later that night. Read more»

Ten Major League Soccer teams will join FC Tucson in the 2016 Desert Cup and Desert Friendlies matches, along with U.S. National Team soccer stars such as Clint Dempsey, Kyle Beckerman and Nick Rimando. The fifth year of the preseason event will be in late January and early February. Read more»

Rapids forward Deshorn Brown squares to shoot.

Wednesday night's Desert Diamond Cup matches confirmed the places for Saturday night's games. They also featured a few familiar but surprising faces in the line-ups. Dom Papa and Ricardo Velazco saw time on the field as RSL defeated SKC, while FC Tucson lost a hard-fought match with Colorado. Read more»

New England's Steve Neumann puts in a perfect tackle on Colorado's Deshorn Brown.

The Desert Diamond Cup had a second day of action on Saturday night at Kino Sports Complex. Fine weather and the promise of U.S. national team stars on display brought out a record 3,661 fans. Three separate matches were on offer spread across two fields. An 11-goal tally was the reward for fans who stayed from start to finish. Read more»

Vancouver's Octavio Rivero commits a foul in the middle of the field.

The New England Revolution got a chance to roll out returning player Juan Agudelo in a soccer scrimmage against the Vancouver Whitecaps on Wednesday morning, but it was a new signing for their opponents that carried the day. Read more»

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