Newsstand - August 16, 2011

Fagundez, Houston Dynamo matchup, Tierney and more

Brian O’Connell of ESPNBoston.com takes a closer look at the second half of the Revs’ match against the Columbus Crew, dissecting both teams’ game plans and strategies.

Danny Picard of CSNNE.com looks ahead to Wednesday’s night tilt with the Houston Dynamo and asserts that the Revolution are in a prime position to pick up six points this week in Foxborough.

Scott Barboza of ESPN takes an in-depth look at the debut of teenage phenom Diego Fagundez and his path from Uruguay to MLS.

Callum Borchers of The Wellesley Patch covers Chris Tierney’s involvement in Grassroot Soccer, a non-profit organization dedicated to using soccer to help spread HIV/AIDS awareness. Tierney has traveled to South Africa to support the organization and their mission.

FootieBusiness.com examines the potential Designated Player rule changes in MLS and the ways in which they could change clubs’ strategies of acquiring players moving forward.