Every MLS season for the New England Revolution is a long haul, spanning from the regular-season opener in early March to the regular-season finale in early October. Playoff soccer, if it comes around, can last until early December.
While each games allows fans to familiarize themselves with Revs newcomers and veterans, there's also the opportunity to watch some of the biggest stars in MLS – especially at Gillette Stadium.
In all, 17 different MLS teams will visit Foxborough, Mass., during the course of Brad Friedel's second year in charge.
New England Soccer Journal picked out five dates to circle and five stars to watch as the Revs march through their home slate.