Posts Tagged ‘Tim Murray’

The Revolution look quite healthy heading into tomorrow night’s match against Seattle Sounders FC.

In particular, the backline seems to have some much needed fresh bodies available.

Having played the last few weeks with makeshift center backs in light of injuries to Darrius Barnes and Emmanuel Osei, and having used two players out of position last weekend when Cory Gibbs joined them on the bench, it will be a relief for many to see that these bodies are becoming much more able. Barnes remains listed on the injury report as out, but Osei is no longer listed at all and Gibbs has been upgraded to probable from questionable. Kevin Alston, who did not miss time, was listed as probable earlier in the week. He is no longer listed.

Lineup implications after the jump.


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With Matt Reis sidelined for this season’s first 2 months, the Revolution signed Haverhill native and former PC Friar Tim Murray earlier this season. Today, the Salem News published John Shimer‘s feature on the young keeper, currently serving as New England’s third keeper.

From the piece:

“I signed with the team in May and I had been training there since the first week in March,” said Murray, who did not see the field against Benfica. “It happened pretty quickly back in March. “Around that time my coach from Providence called me and told me there was an opening with the Revolution and I had the opportunity to try out.

“I’ve now been practicing with the team and training with the team (ever) since, and I signed a short term contract that will basically last the duration of Matt’s time on the disabled list.”

Read the article in its entirety here.

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The Revolution today have placed injured goaltender Matt Reis on the disabled list and signed former Providence College keeper and Haverhill native Tim Murray to fill his spot on the roster.

The Revs are in a bit of a roster crunch right now with captain Shalrie Joseph on indefinite leave from the club.  Putting Reis on the disabled list creates some more room, but filling it with another keeper may be a questionable move given that the Revs have operated with two goalies all season.


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