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NEWSSTAND – February 10, 2011


The Reserve division, making its return this season after a two year hiatus, creates a venue for rookies to show their skills and earn their spot on the first team, in addition to providing them game experience to develop as professional athletes.

New England Soccer Today’s Brian O’Connell writes a piece remembering former Revolution assistant coach Paul Mariner’s offensively minded tactics seasons during which the Revs excelled in goal scoring.

Frank Dell’Apa from the Boston Globe concludes that France is among the top exporters of defenders.

As they prepare for the 2011 MLS season, the Revolution’s own Sainey Nyassi and Kenny Mansally are unable to assist the Gambian National Team in a friendly match against Guinea Bissau in Lisbon this weekend.