NEWSSTAND – March 11, 2011

Ball possession, 2011 MLS imports

As Kyle McCarthy reports for the Boston Herald, the principal message for the Revs continues to be ball possession as they prepare for their final preseason match on Sunday against the Houston Dynamo.

Football Boston makes a case for “unaffiliated supporters” who attend games and want to be included in the soccer culture.

ESPN.com makes predictions for the Revs’ upcoming season, including who will be the breakout player to watch and who is expected to find the back of the net.

Soccer by Ives’ Thomas Floyd discusses 2011 MLS imports to keep a close eye on this season, naming New England midfielder Ousmane Dabo to the list.

The excitement around home grown players in 2011 is growing across the league as many are working their way into the starting lineup.

The Revs have representatives from 3 different countries, and continents on Soccer America’s list= of international signings in the off season.

Find out which stadiums MLS players believe to have the toughest crowds on MLSsoccer.com.

MLSsoccer.com’s Jonah Freedman anticipates a thrilling 2011 MLS campaign, complete with more teams, bigger rosters, old and new rivalries and an expanded playoff format.