NEWSSTAND - March 16, 2011

Power rankings, predictions and more

Now that the MLS season is officially underway, the power rankings and predictions are out in full force. Check out Ridge Mahoney’s rankings for goalkeepers and defenders on Soccer America, and Soccer By Ives’ overall rankings.

Previews and predictions for the Revs’ season can be found at New England Soccer Today, SB Nation and the Rebellion’s blog. Steve Davis also has a preview of the league’s 2011 storylines on Daily Soccer Fix.

Revs Press and Football Boston have provided some more First Kick reading on their sites, and Kyle McCarthy analyzes the rivalry between LA and Seattle in his column for Goal.com.

Lastly, Brian O’Connell takes another look at the role Diego Fagundez played during the weekend’s youth games.