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Revs Keep Playoff Hopes Alive; Columbus Tries to End Them

New England Revolution captain Shalrie Joseph hopes today's game against the Columbus Crew doesn't end the Revs chances at making the playoffs for the first time in nine years.

New England Revolution captain Shalrie Joseph hopes today's game against the Columbus Crew doesn't end the Revs chances at making the playoffs for the first time in nine years. Courtesy Revolutionsoccer.net

By Kevin Koczwara

It wasn’t the type of ending the New England Revolution worked for in Dallas, or deserved, after they took a 2-0 lead into the 80th minute.

But a penalty from David Ferreira in the 80th minute and a last gasp stoppage time goal from Jeff Cunningham sealed a 2-2 draw for FC Dallas to keep their 16 game unbeaten steak alive.

The Revolution (7-14-4, 25 points) looked poised to end its dreadful road trip with a much needed three points in Dallas (10-2-13, 43 pts.) as the team fights for a playoff spot. Heading into Pizza Hut Park, the Revs had been shutout on the road, 5-0, and made a habit of allowing early goals.

But for once it was the Revolution who scored first. Shalrie Joseph scored his first goal of the season in the fifth minute and things looked to be going the Revs way for once.

“Lucky for me it [the goal] came early in the game which settled the team a little bit and allows us to play,” said Joseph at practice on Friday.

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A Closer Look at The Yanks World Cup Roster

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By Ryan Fleming


Bob Bradley didn’t have much of a choice. He was forced to leave Charlie Davies, the star forward of the United States Men’s National Team and French-side, Sochaux, out of the 30-man preliminary roster, which the USMNT’s manager presented yesterday at 2 p.m.

The young, fiery striker has not played a competitive match since he was seriously injured in a fatal car accident last October. Recently, he has been fueled by a possible World Cup placement on the US squad, but now he’ll have to wait.

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USMNT Announces 30 Man World Cup Roster

By Kevin Koczwara

Today United States Men’s National Team manager, Bob Bradley, announced the 30 players he is taking to Princeton, NJ to train and try-out for the squad for that will be going to the World Cup in South Africa in 30 days.

The USMNT’s final roster can only have 23 players on it come June, but Bradley would like to evaluate what he believes are his best 30 options and see who fits where. Then he will have to make his final cut. Why not just the name 23 he wants to go to South Africa now like some countries are doing? Well, Bradley has a lot of injury concerns to address within the squad. So, he needs time to assess each and every player before he names his final roster.

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