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Shalrie Joseph Trade Stuns Revolution Players, Fans

Wednesday's trade sent shock waves around the world of American soccer, but they hit New England harder than anywhere else. Joseph, teammates (past and present) and fans reacted to the news with a mix of astonishment and sadness. Some of their thoughts appear below.


  1. First, let's hear from the man himself.
  2. Fellow Revolution legend and longtime teammate Taylor Twellman weighed in too.
  3. Two of New England's biggest fan groups saluted their departing captain. He will return as a Chivas USA player on Aug. 29.
  4. Joseph helped first-year Revs Lee Nguyen and and Kelyn Rowe settle and thrive in New England.
  5. He was also instrumental in showing promising youngster Diego Fagundez how to be a good professional.
  6. Kevin Alston and Darrius Barnes joined the Revs in 2009. They all shared plenty of good times over the years.
  7. The welcome wagon on the west coast is ready for Joseph's arrival.