NEWSSTAND - June 2, 2011

Shalrie Joseph's decision, designated players

Frank Dell’Apa at the Boston Globe breaks down the reasons behind Shalrie Joseph’s decision to remain with the Revolution during the Gold Cup and what it means to New England, as does Stoehrst at The Bent Musket and Andrew Slevison from TribalFootball.com.

ESPNBoston’s Brian O’Connell looks ahead to the Revolution’s match at FC Dallas on Saturday night, giving a preview of what to watch for when New England battles the club with the second-best record in MLS.

Sean Donahue from New England Soccer Today dives into the reasons behind the Revs’ lack of scoring over the past two matches, looking at the team’s strikers and a possible replacement for Taylor Twellman.

Julian Cardillo of RevsPress.com examines the impact that designated players have had in MLS, including David Beckham, and the effects one could have if he were brought to the New England side.

SoccerByIves.com takes a look back on Week 11 in MLS, breaking down each match and its result, including the Revolution-Galaxy tilt in Foxborough.

F. Matthews at The Shin Guardian gives a full in-depth preview of the upcoming match at Gillette Stadium between the United States and Spain, giving breakdowns of both teams and coaches as well as who to expect to come up big for the US side.