RSL News Stand - Dec. 16

While Real Salt Lake stood pat during yesterday’s Phase 2 of the MLS Re-Entry Draft, plenty of other teams were quite active, with 11 players being snagged in the hopes of bolstering squads in 2011. Here’s some of the post-draft hubbub, including a comprehensive list of all the offseason transactions that have taken place around the League since “That Team to the East” lifted the trophy in Toronto  … Wolff goes 1st in Stage 2 Re-Entry Draft, Angel to LA MLS offseason transactions

Soccer America: Galaxy selects Angel, Crew picks Cunningham With draft complete, teams wheel and deal Movers and shakers affect clubs

RSL Soapbox:  Should Real Salt Lake care about Round 2 of the Re-Entry Draft?

RSL Soapbox: As expected, RSL takes a disinterested approach to the MLS Re-Entry Draft

The rest of today’s News Stand is highlighted by a fine look by’s Kyle McCarthy at the ongoing exodus at Chivas USA (remember when RSL was looked upon as the “red-headed stepchild” of the “Class of 2005?”). In addition, takes a look at some possible U.S. MNT call-ups and looks ahead to a Luis Gil-less U.S. U20 camp in Florida, among other topics of the day, while Denz continues to make his Christmas shopping list for the Claret-and-Cobalt from his RSL Soapbox … and yes, he is checking it twice! McCarthy’s Musings: Chivas USA continues to search for its identity; Expect movement as Re-Entry process concludes “Kick Off” – Thursday, December 16 Commentary: Who Bradley should call to camp Wondolowski the Breakout Star of the Year US, Canada duel in prep for U-20 WCup qualifiers

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