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Oct. 17, 1995 – MLS presents teams in ceremony at Palladium. Mike Burns and Alexi Lalas named Revolution allocated players, Brian O’Donovan GM

Six months later, the New England Revolution opened its inaugural season, going on to finish in fifth place in the MLS Eastern Conference and out of playoff contention. The Revolution attracted a following, kicking off with a match against D.C. United, which would go on to win the first MLS Cup, played at Foxboro Stadium […]

Oct. 16, 1905 – Greater Boston 0:5 Pilgrims at South End Grounds (Att.: 3,000)

  Center forward Vivian J Woodward, scored twice for the Pilgrims, an English team that won 11 of 12 games (72-7 goal differential) on a two-month tour of the U.S. Woodward starred for Tottenham Hotspur and Chelsea, and was the England national team’s leading scorer. The Pilgrims took a 4-3 win over an All-Fall River […]

Oct. 15, 2005 – Revolution 1:0 Chicago Fire at Gillette Stadium (Att. 11,812). Taylor Twellman MLS scoring champion

Taylor Twellman’s 35th-minute goal made the difference as the Revolution concluded their best regular season with a 17W-7L-8D (59 points) record. The Revolution spent the preseason in Bermuda and Ecuador, and started strong, setting a season-opening team record with an 11-game (7-0-4) unbeaten streak.

Oct. 14, 2015 – Juan Carlos Osorio named Mexico national team manager

  Osorio competed at high levels in Colombia and Brazil before moving to the U.S. in the early 1980s, then playing for the University of New Haven and Southern Connecticut State. Osorio scored four goals and was named all-NECC and all-New England as New Haven compiled an 11W-7L-1D record in 1985.

Oct. 13, 2009 – Charlie Davies involved in auto accident

Charlie Davies (b. June 25, 1986 in Lawrence, Mass.) sustained extensive injuries in a one-car crash on the George Washington Parkway in Northern Virginia as the U.S. national team as it prepared for a World Cup qualifying match against Costa Rica in Washington, D.C. Davies attempted to recover in time for the 2010 World Cup […]

Oct. 12, 1889 – Fall River Rovers 4:1 Pawtucket Free Wanderers, American FA Cup series (Att.: 1,000)

This was a rematch of the 1888-89 American Football Association Cup semifinal, won by the Rovers, who went on to defeat the Newark Caledonians for the title.