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New England, Colorado complete multi-player trade
Revs get Burpo, Gibbs, allocation money, draft pick for Larentowicz, Thompson
FOXBOROUGH, Mass. - The New England Revolution today acquired goalkeeper Preston Burpo, defender Cory Gibbs, allocation money and a third-round selection in the 2011 MLS SuperDraft from the Colorado Rapids in exchange for the rights to midfielder Jeff Larentowicz and midfielder Wells Thompson. Per league and team policies, further details of the deal were not announced.
"We're pleased that we were able to complete this trade and bring Preston and Cory to the Revolution," New England Vice President of Player Personnel Michael Burns said. "We have areas that need addressing this off-season and we feel this trade helps in some of those areas.