The New England Revolution is an American professional soccer club based in Foxborough, Massachusetts that competes in Major League Soccer (MLS). It is one of the ten charter clubs of MLS, having competed in the league since its inception. The club is owned by Robert Kraft, who also owns the New England Patriots of the National Football League. The name 'Revolution' refers to the New England region's significant involvement in the American Revolution. The Revs currently play their home matches at Gillette Stadium. The club played their home games at the adjacent and now-demolished Foxboro Stadium, from 1996 until 2001. The Revs hold the distinction of being the only original MLS team to have every league game in its history televised. The Revolution were one of the ten original MLS franchises to compete in the league's inaugural season. However, it took them until 2007their twelfth year of existenceto win their first trophy, the 2007 US Open Cup.
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