NEWSSTAND – May 18, 2011

MLS Futbolito, McCarthy's Musings

CSNNE.com spreads the word about the return of MLS Futbolito to Gillette Stadium. MLS’ official 4-v-4 tournament, which is open to the public, will be held on Sunday July 17 – the same day the Revs take on the Union.

The Stoughton Patch was on the scene on Sunday when Revolution defender Darrius Barnes paid a visit to the Stoughton Youth Soccer Fields to meet with fans, sign autographs and take photos.

The Bent Musket reviews the anticipation ahead of Benny Feilhaber’s signing, and talks with members of Revolution Supporters’ group, The Rebellion, about their initial reactions to the news.

Jim Dow with RevsNet interviews French midfielder Ousmane Dabo about his move from Europe to MLS, his style of play and living in the United States.

New England Soccer News awards Goal of the Week honors to midfielder Shalrie Joseph, who makes their list for the second time this season. Find out which other Revolution players made the list previously.

Goal.com’s Kyle McCarthy evaluates the significance of the Nutrilite Canadian Championship and the effect it will have on the rest of the 2011 season for two MLS teams. Also on Goal.com, Avery Raimondo looks beyond the big name DPs to bring attention to the players who fall into the “lesser” Designated Player category.

For a fee of $500, the MLS Guaranteed Seat License allows fans to secure lifetime seats for the league’s annual All-Star Game and MLS Cup. Footie Business speaks with MLS Vice President of Club Services Brad Pursel to learn more about the fans’ and league’s reception of the deal.