The Revolution will head to Rio Tinto Stadium on the Fourth of July to take on Real Salt Lake at 10 p.m. EST. After losing three straight, the Revs are looking to get back into winning form as they prepare to face a grueling stretch of seven games in 26 days. ESPN Boston’s Brian O’Connell spoke with Jose Goncalves following Saturday’s 3-1 loss to the Philadelphia Union. Hear what Goncalves had to say about his performance and how the Revs expect to rebound in O’Connell’s most recent piece on ESPNBoston.com.
Soccer fans and supporters of the red, white, and blue will be dipping out of work early to watch the USMNT attempt to upset Belgium in the World Cup round of 16 tomorrow at 4 p.m. EST. The Boston Herald’s Ron Borges explains what the outcome of Tuesday’s game will mean for the future of soccer in the United States and John Tomase takes a break from covering baseball to share the five reasons why he loves the World Cup.
It’s been four and a half years since Charlie Davies’ promising soccer career was put on hold by horrific car crash which claimed the lives of two others. Davies’ return to the soccer field after the accident has been nothing short of a miracle, and a testament to the strength of his love for the game. Although the 2014 World Cup has brought about many “what ifs” and “could have beens,” Charlie remains hopeful and optimistic, looking forward to what the future may bring. Sports Illustrated’s Ben Reiter takes a closer look at Charlie Davies’ story and his return to professional soccer in his most recent article on SI.com.