FOXBORO, MA - APRIL 14: Goalkeeper Joe Willis #31 of the DC United makes a save against the New England Revolution in the second half at Gillette Stadium April 14, 2012 in Foxboro, Massachusetts. (Photo by Gail Oskin/Getty Images)
Well, I'm a little hungover after a pretty good birthday celebration last night, but nevertheless I am here to bring you the Musket Rounds. There was some interesting stuff floating around the interwebs yesterday, so today's clip should be varied and robust.
A Few Minutes with … Bobby Shuttleworth | New England Revolution
This is the interview with Bobby Shuttleworth that showed up in the Program for the DC match.
Feilhaber hopes injury woes are over after return to action | MLSsoccer.com
I'm only just now realizing that these are all quotes I took as well in the locker room after the game. I should really start jumping on this and beating guys like Kyle to the punch.
Vote for the MLS Save of the Week: Week 6 | MLSsoccer.com
Reis is up for Save of the Week. Vote for him!
Ailing Nguyen battled fever, body aches against D.C. | New England Revolution
Finally, a little more from Lee Nguyen himself about playing through his fever. I still can't believe how gutsy a performance that was, and yes, he wasn't quite the Lee we've seen the last few weeks, but he was still effective.
Young Revs Go .500 in PA - New England Soccer Today
The Revolution Academy went 2-2-0 in last weekend's action in Pennsylvania. Brian O'Connell has the youth update.
Revs at Bottom of Attendance Table in ’12 - New England Soccer Today
File this one under "obviously."
Other Soccer Links
White Men Can Dive - SoccerNewsday.com
Chris Enger looks at the stigma placed on Latino and Mediterranean players in MLS for diving, where white/American players tend not to suffer the same scrutiny.
Photo: BBVA Compass Stadium At Night | WVHooligan.com - MLS Blog
Oh man, I'll tell you what - that's pretty.
Potts not eligible for USA - Soccer By Ives
Some of you may not know who Danny Potts is, but to get you up to speed, he's a promising young defender at West Ham who was thought to be eligible for the US. Looks like that might not be the case.
Sueño hopeful pursuing dreams despite break from soccer | MLSsoccer.com
This is a pretty nice story about a kid in the Sueno competition from Missouri. You don't hear a lot about soccer coming out of that state, so it'd be interesting if he snags an MLS contract out of this.
MLS – Boldly Going Where the NHL Has Already Gone Before? | Futfanatico: Breaking Soccer News
The NHL went to the Southeast in the 1990s and survived. Should MLS follow suit? Elliott rarely blogs about MLS, but this is an interesting piece.
"The Mayor of Hannover:" U.S. national team mainstay Steve Cherundolo | ProSoccerTalk
I said a while ago that I thought Steve Cherundolo might be the most important player for the USMNT. I would also contend he might be the most successful overseas American player in history.