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Musket Rounds: Rowe, Guy, Chinaglia, Gomez, And More


A quick turnaround this week means that we can't revel too long in the New England Revolution's big victory over Los Angeles, because they face a daunting task in Frisco against Dallas on Thursday. On the bright side, that means that news has been kinda good, so the Musket Rounds are well-populated. The world outside of the Revs has been happening, too.

Onward and forward with the Rounds.

Revolution Links

Rowe making early impression for Revs - Boston New England Revolution Blog - ESPN Boston
Brian O'Connell spoke with Kelyn Rowe and Jay Heaps about Rowe's impact in LA and how he's fitting into the team.

More Weekend: Darlington Nagbe Brings The Cowbell, Nowacky, & A Birchall Name Check " The Shin Guardian
Le Gasp! Another publication that gives the Revs credit for their win in Los Angeles! Admittedly, the focus on that part of the piece is on LA's apparent collapse, but Matt from TSG DOES say that the Revs executed and finished.

SBI MLS Team of the Week: New England Revolution - Soccer By Ives
The Revs are the SBI Team of the Week this week, something that hasn't happened in I-Don't-Know-How-Long.

Decision to play Guy at forward pays off for Revs | New England Revolution
Jeff Lemieux spoke with Jay Heaps and Ryan Guy about the decision to play him off of Saer Sene in Los Angeles. Turns out Guy's relatively used to that sort of thing - he did some of that in Ireland, too.

Revs' Rowe puts on a show in his SoCal homecoming |
Kyle McCarthy caught up with Kelyn Rowe and talked about his excellent performance against LA this past weekend. Jay Heaps also commented on the faith he's shown in the young rookie this campaign.

Other Soccer Links

Bryan, King of Israel - No Short Corners
Bryan Gerzicich of Hapoel Ironi Kiryat Shmona have won the Israeli league title, making Gerzicich the first American to win a league title in the fall-winter Euro campaign. Hopefully he won't be the last.

Ciao, Giorgio: tributes and historical context roll in | ProSoccerTalk
Some perspective on Giorgio Chinaglia from a day after his death. It may surprise some people, but there is a fairly rich history to soccer in the United States. Take a look ...

Talking with the FIFA Developers - The MLS Reserves
Luke Lohr gets the most ridiculous interviews. I'm starting to think he makes this up. Well, no, I don't think he'd do that, but seriously, the most RIDICULOUS interviews.

Gomez's Amazing Journey (Part 1) - Yanks Abroad
Christopher McCollum spoke at length with Herculez Gomez about his journey through Mexico and his blistering form with Santos. Herc is the hottest commodity at striker in American soccer right now, though you wouldn't know it by asking Jurgen Klinsmann.