Newsstand - October 7, 2011

A.J. Soares' surgery, Caraglio-Fagundez partnership and more

On MLSSoccer.com, Kyle McCarthy discusses A.J. Soares’ ankle surgery and looks at the pairing of Milton Caraglio and Diego Fagundez, calling it “a fresh take on the tried-and-trusted forward partnership model."

Given his recent offensive output, Fagundez is also listed among Mike Woitalla’s MLS Youngsters to Watch for Soccer America.

New England Soccer Todays Brian O’Connell offers his thoughts on which players he expects to see back in blue next year, while Revs PressJulian Cardillo states that other teams have experienced similar ups and downs, suggesting one in particular that the Revs should model their next steps after.

The Bent Musket collaborates with San Jose Earthquakes blog Quake, Rattle and Goal to provide a preview of Saturday’s match.

Find out how Kyle McCarthy thinks the Revs will fare against San Jose in his Friday MLS Forecast on Goal.com.

Finally, Steve Davis looks at “good” and “bad” soccer markets around the country on Daily Soccer Fix, and identifies contributing factors for a more nuanced discussion.