clock menu more-arrow no yes mobile

Filed under:

Musket Rounds: Shuttleworth Plays Four Minutes for Loons, Plus More Daily Links

Updates from Minnesota United, U.S. Soccer and a quiet weekend in Foxboro.

MLS: Atlanta United FC at Minnesota United FC Brace Hemmelgarn-USA TODAY Sports

While the Revolution fended off the bitter cold in Foxboro, the rest of MLS squared off in week two action. Who made the headlines?

Here’s what we’re reading (and watching) today:

Revolution News

Former Revs keeper Bobby Shuttleworth debuts for MNUFC / E Ploribus Loonum

Just weeks after joining Minnesota United in a trade for Femi Hollinger-Janzen, Shuttleworth entered Saturday’s match in the 86th minute as an injury substitute for starter John Alvbage. The long-time Revolution keeper conceded a goal in the waning moments, capping a 6-1 drubbing at the hands of Atlanta United.

Chris Tierney talks childhood sports on 98.5 FM /

Last week, Chris Tierney went on Toucher and Rich to discuss Boston's Freedom Trail, his childhood sports career and the Revs’ home opener against Orlando City, which, of course, was postponed. It’s better late than never to check out the 10-minute segment on

Major League Soccer News

Univision to stream MLS matches live on Facebook / Soccer America

Throughout the 2017 season, Univision Deportes plans to air 22 MLS matches on Facebook, bringing a new viewing experience to the popular social medium.

Minnesota, Atlanta play coldest match in MLS history /

Unlike the Revolution, Minnesota United played through snow and frigid temperatures this weekend. The result? A disappointing 6-1 loss and an obscure MLS record.

Red Bulls keeper Luis Robles lands in MLS record book / ESPN FC

The 32-year-old goalkeeper—who has victimized the Revolution for years—started his 142nd-straight MLS match over the weekend.

U.S. Soccer News

Tim Howard, Clint Dempsey prepping for USMNT return / Soccer America

With a new set of World Cup qualifying matches ahead, U.S. gaffer Bruce Arena is eyeing the return of two established veterans.

Alejandro Bedoya, Jozy Altidore bicker after their MLS clubs draw / FOX Sports

Ahead of a fresh USMNT camp, the long-time teammates went toe-to-toe, sparring about a penalty call that evened the match between Bedyoa’s Union and Altidore’s Toronto FC.