NEWSSTAND - May 20

Earthquakes previews, Friday forecast and more

Frank Dell’Apa of the Boston Globe discusses Ryan Cochrane and Stephen McCarthy’s familiarity with Buck Shaw Stadium and the adjustments they plan to make to earn their first three points on the road this weekend.

In his third year with the Revs, defender Kevin Alston assumes a veteran role in the revamped backline, as reported by the Boston Herald.

After a short hiatus, rookie defender A.J. Soares is back with another Boston.com blog, this time reflecting on his recent visit to Children’s Hospital.

MLSsoccer.com’s Kyle McCarthy covers Marko Perovic’s knee injury, Ousmane Dabo’s fitness and the team’s fourth road trip out West in his Revs Notebook. McCarthy also spoke with Revolution captain Shalrie Joseph about his impending decision regarding the Gold Cup.

Matthew Keys (U18), Devin Devoy (U16), Dominik Machado (U16) and Ryan Kingsley (U16) of the Revolution youth teams were highlighted for their performances last weekend in their local newspaper, the Attleboro Sun Chronicle.

The Friday MLS Forecast for Week 10 predicts a battle in the Bay Area between New England and San Jose, noting the absence of some key players for both clubs.

Is MLS a particularly physical league? That is the question Revolution midfield Benny Feilhaber answers on ESPN Soccernet.

Soccer by Ives supplies headlines about and quotes from each team in the Eastern Conference in the site’s weekly report.

MLS Reserves blogger Luke Lohr spoke with Cary, N.C. native Zack Schilawski earlier in the week his about experience thus far with the Revolution.