RSL News Stand - Dec. 28

Welcome back to the RSL News Stand! As you’ll see below, Real Salt Lake’s best gift under the Christmas tree this year was Paulo Jr., as the club agreed to an extension of the young Brazilian striker’s loan deal with Miami FC through 2011, with an option to purchase his rights through 2014 at year’s end …

The Salt Lake Tribune: Real Salt Lake extends loan deal for Paulo Jr.

Deseret News: Paulo Jr. will be back with RSL in 2011 Real Salt Lake extends Paulo Jr.’s loan

Keepin’ it Real: Real Salt Lake extends loan for Paulo Jr.


From the “Alumni Desk,” a bit more news on Robbie Findley’s potential move to Nottingham Forest and a breakdown of snow in Scotland v. snow in SLC from our old Medical Correspondent, “Dr. Goals” (hope you’re doing well, Kenny!)…

Deseret News: Soccer notebook: Ex-RSL forward Findley to join England’s Nottingham Forest Buddle, Findley in search of big payday

This is Nottingham: Findley can expect warm reception from the Forest dressing room

Daily Record (UK): Deuchar previews Dunferline v. Falkirk


And we end with a little bit of everything in our “hodge-podge” section, including some year-end breakdowns and the first sighting of a mock SuperDraft (it’s about time!) … “Kick Off” – Tuesday, December 28, 2010 “Kick Off” – Monday, December 27, 2010 Monday Postgame: Movers and shakers

(VIDEO) Top 25 Stories of 2010 (20-25)

(VIDEO) Top 25 Stories of 2010 (14-19) Monday MLS Breakdown: 2010 Year-End Awards, Part I – The Official Ballot Year in Review - Biggest Disappointments in U.S. Soccer in 2010

Keepin’ it Real: Meet Eriq Zavaleta

Keepin’ it Real: 2011 MLS SuperDraft loses a round Pre-combine mock MLS SuperDraft

Sounder at Heart: Seahawks, NFL, and danger of over-expansion with tiny divisions