New England Revolution boss Heaps full of praise for retiring ‘legend’ Reis

New England Revolution head coach Jay Heaps has spoken highly of retiring goalkeeper Matt Reis.

New England Revolution head coach Jay Heaps has spoken highly of retiring goalkeeper Matt Reis.

The 38-year old called time on his playing days on Wednesday and former teammate, opponent and coach Heaps was quick to praise him on a stellar 16-year MLS career.

“There’s no other word but ‘legend,’ ” said Heaps.

“He literally is retiring a legend, for our organization, for the league. I don’t see anyone coming along to replace that. You don’t replace that.”

 
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