We’re still reading (and writing) about life after Jay Heaps, though there’s plenty else to uncover in this week’s Musket Rounds. Get started here:
5 bold coaching options for the Revs / Steve Davis, FourFourTwo
From Giovanni Saverese to David Moyes, Steve Davis has a big ideas for the Revolution.
Heaps firing: Revs lost “part of the family” / Nick Hemming, The Bent Musket
Interim gaffer Tom Soehn took a moment to reflect on his former boss.
Should Revs hire a club legend as next coach? / Nick Hemming, The Bent Musket
Ralston, Joseph, Reis—could a former Revs player make the cut? Share your thoughts this week’s open thread.
Major League Soccer News
Crew SC is the best MLS team nobody’s watching / Andrew King, FourFourTwo
Columbus has flown under the radar in 2017.
Villa rallies fans ahead of match in East Hartford / Alicia Rodriguez, mlssoccer.com
The NYCFC star called for support from fans during Saturday’s “home match” at Pratt & Whitney Stadium.
Albert Rusnak, newcomer of the year? / Matt Montgomery, RSL Soapbox
RSL’s creator has shined in his debut MLS season. But has he outshined the likes of Victor Vazquez and Josef Martinez?
Belser debuts unconventional new book / Seth Vertelney, goal.com
The Sporting KC and USMNT defender spoke about No Other Home, a book he describes as, “not your typical sports biography.”
U.S. Soccer News
6 MLS pros named to U.S. U-17 World Cup roster / Alicia Rodriguez, mlssoccer.com
These rising stars are headed to India.
Is Tab Ramos the favorite to replace Bruce Arena? / Rob Usry, Stars and Stripes FC
It’s all speculation, though U.S. Soccer could view the former MetroStars midfielder as the next USMNT coach.
Cincinnati a soccer outlier for club and country / Charlie Hatch, cincinnati.com
After the USWNT drew a crowd of 30,596 for its friendly with New Zealand, its time to recognize Cincinnati as a special soccer city.