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New England Revolution hire Kevin Hitchcock as assistant coach

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New England Revolution

New England Revolution hire Kevin Hitchcock as assistant coach

The New England Revolution are making some moves according to the team's latest press release.

According to the release, the Revs have added Kevin Hitchcock as an assistant coach. Hitchcock will replace Rubén Garcia, who is leaving the team to become the Sporting Director of La Liga side SD Huesca.

Hitchcock has nearly two decades of professional coaching experience in "the top flights" of England, Qatar, and India, as well as a "decorated" 18-year playing career according to the release.

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Head Coach Brad Friedel thanked coach Ruben for his contributions: "Though his presence will be missed on the training field and in the locker room, this is a tremendous opportunity for him and we wish him nothing but success with Huesca. At the same time, we are pleased to add another accomplished professional to the coaching staff in Kevin, who brings a world-class pedigree as both a coach and as a player to the club."

The press release makes it clear that Hitchcock is not light on experience:

"His experience includes stints with Watford FC (2001-04), Blackburn Rovers FC (2004-08), Manchester City FC (2008-10), Fulham FC (2011), Queens Park Rangers (2012-15), Al Arabi Sports Club (2015-16), and Birmingham City FC (2016-18). Most recently, Hitchcock spent one year as the goalkeepers coach for Indian Super League side Chennaiyin FC."

Friedel himself was named coach following the interim stint of Tom Soehn, and the firing of coach Jay Heaps in 2017.

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Highlights from the Revolution's 2-0 win over FC Cincinnati

Highlights from the Revolution's 2-0 win over FC Cincinnati

FINAL SCORE: Revolution 2, FC Cincinnati 0

IN BRIEF: The Revs extended their unbeaten streak to 10 games Sunday night with a 2-0 win over FC Cincinnati. 

BOX SCORE

REVS RECORD: 8-8-5 (33 points, 4th in Eastern Conference)

HIGHLIGHTS:

GIL GETS THE REVS ON THE BOARD EARLY

DELAMEA HEADS ONE IN TO MAKE IT 2-0

PRETTY SAVE TO KEEP CINCY OFF THE BOARD

UP NEXT:
@ Orlando City, Saturday, 7 p.m., NBC Sports Boston

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Highlights from the Revolution's 4-0 win over Vancouver Whitecaps

Highlights from the Revolution's 4-0 win over Vancouver Whitecaps

FINAL SCORE: Revolution 4, Whitecaps 0

IN BRIEF:  The Revs dominated in the second half against the Vancouver Whitecaps in Gustavo Bou's debut with the club, where New England's newest member scored a goal in the 45' minute. 

BOX SCORE

REVS RECORD: 7-8-5 (30 points, 8th in Eastern Conference)

HIGHLIGHTS:

GUSTAVO BOU SCORES HIS FIRST GOAL AS A REV

THE CROWD SEEMS TO LIKE IT

FAGUNDEZ WITH THE INSURANCE SCORE

GIL ALL BUT SEALS IT

BUNBURY POURS SOME SALT IN THE WOUND

UP NEXT:
vs FC Cincinnati

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