The New England Revolution Academy announced its roster of 94 players for the 2021-22 MLS NEXT season, which began this past weekend.
There are 50 returning players and 44 newcomers, representing all six New England states and beyond. The Revolution will field four teams in the Under-14, Under-15, Under-17 and Under-19 age groups.
The Revolution Academy is coming off a successful 2020-21 campaign in the inaugural season of the MLS NEXT platform, which saw all three of the club’s eligible age groups qualify for the MLS NEXT Cup Playoffs. The Under-15 team, coached by MLS and Revolution great Shalrie Joseph, advanced to the semifinal round of the national tournament. In addition, the year saw dozens of players earn training opportunities and professional experience with Revolution II.