Newsstand - August 9

Youth is served across MLS, power rankings and more

Local media outlets, the Attleboro Sun Chronicle and the Worcester Telegram & Gazette recap the Revs game against Chivas USA, with a special focus on Leominster’s own, Diego Fagundez, who made his MLS debut on Saturday night.

Week 21 of MLS action provided what could be a glimpse of the future of the league, and MLSsoccer.com provides video of each goal scored by five players –all under the age of 20.

Captain Shalrie Joseph described the Revs’ first Home Grown player, Diego Fagundez as “a very confident kid,” who gave New England “a huge spark” against Chivas USA in this piece by MLSsoccer.com.

Brian O’Connell with ESPN Boston, Sean Donahue with New England Soccer Today and Kyle McCarthy with MLSsoccer.com agree that Revolution forward and Designated Player, Milton Caraglio showed promise in the 62 minutes he played in his debut against Chivas USA last Saturday.

This week’s MLS power rankings by Soccer America show drastic shifts in positions by most teams.

Footie Business measures the value of MLS’s television exposure through local and national broadcast, concluding that the combination of free publicity and viewership result in high estimated publicity values.