Headline News - March 16
Today’s top three stories from around the soccer world
March 16, 2012
Scott French of ESPN LA comments on the staggering number of former UCLA Bruins in Major League Soccer. Of the 20 Bruins in MLS, cited in the article are some of the Revolution’s key players, midfielders Benny Feilhaber and Kelyn Rowe and goalkeeper Matt Reis. The article concludes with this week’s power rankings.
SB Nation contributor Steve Stoehr takes a look at the signing of German fullback, Florian Lechner. Stoehr characterizes Lechner as “a natural right fullback who can nevertheless play anywhere across the back line.” The Revs signed Lechner on a free transfer from Karlsruher SC and "Flo" will be added to the roster pending receipt of his International Transfer Certificate and P-1 Visa.
The Dover Patch takes a look at the celebrity judges and the selection process from Tuesday night’s RevGirls auditions at the Greatest Bar in Boston. Eight new members were ultimately selected to join the squad as the newest “brand ambassadors.”