MLS Newsstand -- May 8, 2009

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San Jose Earthquakes at New York Red Bulls (7:30 p.m. ET)

Red Bulls begin crucial stretch of season (Newark Star-Ledger)
Red Bulls headed in new direction (Bergen Record)
Quakes still trying to figure it out (Mercury News)
Preview: New York vs. San Jose (Associated Press)

FC Barcelona Tour

Sounders will play FC Barcelona at Qwest (Seattle Times)
Friendly with Barcelona set for Qwest (Tacoma News Tribune)
LA Galaxy to face FC Barcelona in exhibition (Associated Press)

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Osvaldo Alonso has been a great find for Sounders FC (Seattle Times)
Defensive subs gain confidence in Wednesday's tie (Deseret News)
Chicago Fire's Chris Rolfe adjusts to job as sub (Chicago Tribune)
Nicol closes ranks (Boston Globe)
Rapids trade for Revs defender Valentino (Denver Post)
MLS: Crew to celebrate 10th anniversary, offer '99 prices (The Lantern)
Cup vets come home from abroad (
Friday MLS Forecast: Week Eight (

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