NEWSSTAND - July 7, 2011

MLS Power Rankings

The Sunday edition of the Boston Globe recently featured a story by Frank Dell’Apa regarding the open forum between representatives of the Revolution, Gillette Stadium, the Foxborough Police Department and Revolution supporters held last week. The in-depth feature discusses the situation that occurred in The Fort on June 18th and gives perspective from both sides of the situation. Dell’Apa also reviews the meeting, including the ways in which better communication strategies between all parties can be installed to improve the atmosphere for all in attendance at Revolution games.

Geoff Campbell of the Jamestown Press today features Andrew Waddington, a member of the Revolution Development Academy who recently just completed a season with the U-18 squad and will attend Loyola University in Maryland in the fall.

The Bent Musket has its postgame breakdown of the Revs’ 3-3 result at Real Salt Lake, including a review of the exceptional play of Matt Reis over the past few matches.

Kyle McCarthy of MLSsoccer.com takes a look at the Revolution’s current situation in the Eastern Conference at the halfway point of the season and asserts that the team will be able to make a playoff run if they are able to correct certain aspects of their game.

Soccer America Daily’s Paul Gardner compiles his weekly MLS Power Rankings and reviews the recent performances by several MLS referees across the league looking at how their decisions have impacted games.

Gambian outlet Foroyaa Online reviews several Gambian international players - including the Revs’ Sainey Nyassi - and their play this past week.