Rebellion Board Statement Regarding Columbus Crew SC Relocation

Supporters are what sets soccer in America apart from the other professional sports and no one knows that more than the leadership of Major League Soccer. This can be demonstrated by the fact that supporters are the cornerstone of almost all marketing efforts from the league. Even during spells of bad club performance, supporters help to maintain a fertile environment where casual fans can be exposed to the soccer culture and can be transformed into passionate die hard supporters. The relationship that is built up around a club from the ownership, front office, the players, and down through the supporters and casual fans helps to build and reinforce a closely knit community of people with a shared passion.

However, breaking that relationship has consequences.

2nd Annual Rebellion General Assembly

Greetings Rebels!

This coming Saturday, December 9th, we will be hosting our 2nd annual Rebellion General Assembly and MLS Cup viewing party at Brass Monkey. For any of you who are unfamiliar with what this is, here is the breakdown:

The What:

Now’s a chance for you to learn about the inner workings of the Rebellion. It’ll also give you the chance to ask questions, provide feedback, suggest ideas,  and find out how to get involved with Rebel HQ in a quieter, less chaotic setting than the tailgate lot, in The Fort, or at an away match watch party. Items on the agenda include:

  • Overview of the 2017 season Rebellion activities/accomplishments

  • Goals for 2018

  • Review bylaws and board voting procedures

  • Question and answers

 

The Where:

Brass Monkey (800 Allens Ave in Providence) has been the Providence home for our away watch parties and other events. The staff is fantastic, the food is amazing, and Oscar (the owner) has been so great to us and done so much to help make us feel welcomed. Come enjoy some great food, drink, and company.

The When:

Saturday December 9th at 2:00 PM. We will discuss Rebellion business for a bit, then watch the 2017 MLS Cup final and dream about getting back there.

The Who:

ALL OF YOU! We know things can get crazy around this time of year. Think of this as a great excuse to take a quick break from the holiday madness and hang out with your Rebellion family during the offseason.

We’ll see you Saturday!

 

Unable to attend? Ask a question anyway! Fill out the form below and we'll answer your question during the General Assembly. Also, we'll share with you the meeting minutes and get our response to your question.

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Closing Out 2017 Strong

Well Rebels, for the second consecutive year, we won’t get any playoff soccer at Gillette. I know I know, we are just as disappointed as you are. As always, the season began with high hopes, but some poor performances, some bad bounces, and some questionable calls have kept the Revs out of the playoffs again and have likely increased your blood pressure. It’s not over yet! We have two games left and we say that we make the most of them. We won’t have Revolution soccer until March of next year, so let’s enjoy what we have left with our fellow Rebels before the long winter sets in.

First ever Rebellion "Suit Up" - October 2010

First ever Rebellion "Suit Up" - October 2010

Sunday October 15th - Suit Up!

This coming Sunday is our final home game of 2017 and our annual “Suit Up” match. A Rebellion tradition born in the dark days of 2010 will continue as we remind everyone that we may not have the best team in MLS (statistically speaking), but we will have the best dressed supporters. Come wearing your Sunday’s best. We’ll look dapper AF as we give our boys a proper home send off for the season.

Suday October 22nd - We Ride North!

The following week is our annual Montreal trip and final game of the 2017 season. A great trip that turns fans into supporters, supporters into diehards, and diehards into well, I don’t know, super diehards? That didn’t work out as I planned. Just join us north of the border! Check out this Montreal post for logistics and ticket info.

PS: Our friends in 1642 MTL will be returning the favor of hosting us before the match!

See you there, eh?

- Matty P

Rebellion Bake-Off for Sierra Leone

Rebellion Bake-Off for Sierra Leone

On August 14, 2017, massive flooding caused mudslides and devastation in the Sierra Leone capital of Freetown, leaving more than 400 people dead and hundreds more homeless.

Not long after, our Revs own Sierra Leone native, Kei Kamara, put out the call for people to help. He asked those who were able to donate to his Heart Shaped Hands Foundation to aid in the relief effort, even promising to match all donations.

Keep up the fight in Montreal 10/22!

Keep up the fight in Montreal 10/22!

Glory Glory Revolution at MTL! Photo by Joe Raviele.

Glory Glory Revolution at MTL! Photo by Joe Raviele.

Fall in New England. For most it means it's time to put out the pumpkins and put on a sweater and suffer through a million commercials during an NFL game.

For Revs fans it means it's time find your passport and hit the road to support the Boys in Blue on foreign soil as they continue the fight to get above that damned red line and into the playoffs.

The game is Sunday, October 22, 2017 and all roads lead to Montreal. (Please note they also pass through some wonderful sections of northern New England en route to Montreal.)

Personally it's one of my favorite soccer road trips out there. It's a great city, great weather, great parties, great atmosphere and a great crew of supporters that usually make the trek. Also, the Revs seem to do well up there! Join us!

Have questions? Send us a note. Tickets are available by clicking the button below! We'll be printing the tickets and bringing them to Montreal and passing them out as people enter the stadium.

-Brendan
 

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2017 Season Approaches

Hey Rebels,

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Expansion Drafts, SuperDrafts are in the books. Schedule is released. 2017 MLS season is coming in hot!

So we've just finished inventorying all our merchandise and sending out packages and will soon have our store set up to purchase more cool stuff to help us raise money. For those who might be missing a scarf from a specific year, hopefully you'll find it on our store to complete the collection.

Rebel HQ will be working diligently in the next month or so to collaborate with the Front Office to fix some things we think could be better in the Fort or the tailgate lot for 2017 as well as preparing road trips details for some select away matches.

More coming soon. Thanks for the support and help us grow.

-Rebel HQ

Any questions let us know! NErebellion@gmail.com

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Support our GIRLS in Blue!

In the wake of the USWNT’s crushing success in last year’s Women’s World Cup, and leading up to (hopefully!) Olympic Glory this summer, there has never been more buzz surrounding the amazing female athletes that grace pitches across the United States.

Have you ever wondered how you can get in on some of the action, support our Girls in Blue on a local level, and learn more about NWSL in the process? You’re in luck! The Rebellion is squading up to invade Jordan Field (formerly Soldiers Field) at Harvard on Sunday, May 1st to watch our local Boston Breakers face off against the Portland Thorns.

We’ll be sitting with the Breakers’ local supporters group, The Armada, and watching a clash between two talented teams that feature some of the most brilliant women in the sport. From Tobin Heath to Whitney Engen, the NWSL features a star-studded cast who are sure to open your eyes to the level of talent in our own backyard. There’s no better way to bask in the glory of both present and up-and-coming heroes while getting your dose of Sunday Soccer among fellow Rebels.

(Plus... isn’t it about time we start to get used to visiting a stadium in Boston?)

Discounted tickets are available now in our Travel store and are going fast. Purchase soon to be sat in our reserved supporters section. 

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Welcome to the 2016 Rebellion!

Welcome to the 2016 Rebellion!

2015 was a record breaking year for The Rebellion. Thank you to everyone joined.

New website. New scarf. New packages. New players. New Chants. 2016 will be a huge year for the ever growing Rebellion. Join us and be part of our family and help grow the group and support the Revs while meeting a great group of people. 

Every year we release a new membership package that gets you perks like discounted pricing on bus trips, access to our free Supporters Parking Lot and of course our official scarf and more. 

Your memberships help us raise the money required to operate The Rebellion in addition to tackling awesome ideas like our Lion King Banner, this new website and recording studio time to help create and showcase new songs for everyone.

Help us make 2016 another record breaking year and join The Rebellion today.