Headline News- May 8

Today’s top three stories from around the soccer world

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The Rochester Democrat and Chronicle provides more insight on the Revolution’s new youth development partnership with Empire United, another U.S. Soccer Development Academy team. Find out what Empire Director of Coaching Chris Apple has to say about the partnership and what it will mean for elite players in the Rochester, Buffalo, Syracuse and Cortland areas.
 
Kyle McCarthy recently spoke with Revolution General Manager Michael Burns, getting his thoughts on the club’s difficult decision to waive Kenny Mansally. Burns explains, “We thought it was in our best interests and his to let him try to get on with another team and get an opportunity to play somewhere else.”
 
Soccer America looks at the progress of rookies around the league, highlighting a few that played important roles in Week 9. Also, find out where Revolution rookies Kelyn Rowe, Tyler Polak and Alec Purdie rank among their first-year counterparts in minutes played..