Headline News - March 23

Today’s top three stories from around the soccer world

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Kyle McCarthy of MLSsoccer.com takes a look at the backline going into Saturday’s game against the Portland Timbers. Head Coach and former MLS defender Jay Heaps jokes that, “except for me, there are no options that are off the table.” Despite the uncertainty, McCarthy notes that the home opener provides the perfect opportunity for the Revs to set the tempo for the rest of the season.
 
Patrick Rosson of Boston.com reports on Wednesday’s soccer skills clinic hosted by the Revolution at the Salvation Army’s Kroc Center. The event was a success for kids and Revs players alike – Rosson quotes Diego Fagundez as saying, “We were all little when we started and we hope we can inspire them to keep chasing their dreams.”
 
It’s no news that Gillette Stadium is the home of the Revolution, but Adam Hard of CSNNE.com reports that the Revolution have been exploring possible locations for a soccer-only stadium. The Revs are now closer than ever to a turf that’s theirs alone. In a recent appearance on NECN Business, Revolution President Brian Bilello called it his "number-one priority" off the field.