New England Revolution Game Notes: June 19 vs. Minnesota United FC

June 16, 2022 – Major League Soccer (MLS) – New England Revolution News Release

FOXBOROUGH, Mass. – The New England Revolution are back in action this Sunday against Minnesota United FC. The Revolution will be recognizing the Juneteenth holiday in a variety of ways throughout the evening. In addition, Sunday’s game will be Matt Turner’s final match with the Revolution before joins Arsenal FC of the English Premier League. CBS Boston’s pregame coverage begins at 4:30 p.m. ET on WSBK-TV38 with “Revolution Kickoff”, before kickoff at 5:00 p.m. ET on TV 38, myRITV (Rhode Island), 98.5 The Sports Hub, and 1260 AM Nossa Radio.

This Juneteenth, the Revolution will dedicate the match to highlighting various members of the local Black Community, grassroots organizations, and social justice leaders. Nicole Jacob, a representative of the North Shore Juneteenth Association, will serve as the club’s Hero of the Match. Across Major League Soccer, “Lift Every Voice and Sing” will be performed prior to kickoff, and all 28 clubs will wear Juneteenth-inspired numbers and “Unity” warm-up tops as part of a league-wide recognition in partnership with Black Players for Change (BPC). The special edition jerseys will be auctioned to benefit Man-Up of Rhode Island, which provides a broad range of unique workforce development and higher educational opportunities, resources, and support services for formerly incarcerated men of color.

Following Sunday’s match, fans are encouraged to remain in their seats to help the club wish farewell to goalkeeper Matt Turner, who will be departing the club at the end of the month to join English Premier League club Arsenal FC.

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