RSL News Stand - Wednesday, Jan. 19

Before we get to the big team developments from yesterday, some miscellaneous bits and pieces, including Chris Wingert helping out Hope Kids, Arturo Alvarez’s run in the Copa CentroAmericana with El Salvador, and Part 1 of Real Nation’s in-depth interview with GM Garth Lagerwey …

The Salt Lake Tribune: ‘Unfinished business” awaits when RSL opens camp RSL’s Wingert reaches out to children at Hope Kids Honduras claims Gold Cup berth (El Salvador v. Panama recap) El Salvador v. Panama highlights El Salvador, Ticos, Panama qualify for Gold Cup El Salvador v. Belize highlights

Real Nation: Real Salt Lake General Manager on Álvaro Saborío "Kick Off" - Wednesday, January 19


Now onto the newest member of the RSL Technical Staff, recently-retired Chicago Fire defensive stalwart C.J. Brown …

The Salt Lake Tribune/RSL blog: RSL hires former Chicago Fire star as new assistant coach RSL hire C.J. Brown as assistant coach Real Salt Lake hire C.J. Brown as new assistant coach

ESPN Chicago: Former Fire defender Brown joins RSL staff

The Sports Network: Real Salt Lake adds Brown to coaching staff

RSL Soapbox: RSL add 3 via the Supplemental Draft and C.J. Brown joins the RSL staff

Chicago Now/Fire Confidential blog: C.J. Brown joins Real Salt Lake coaching staff

Hot Time in Old Town blog: C.J. Brown hired to be new assistant coach at Real Salt Lake


Real Salt Lake continued to add to its preseason roster by selecting three players in yesterday’s 2011 MLS Supplemental Draft, and we hear some more out of the team’s lone SuperDraft selection, Jarad vanSchaik …

The Oregonian/ Jarad vanSchaik prepares to earn spot on Real Salt Lake

The Salt Lake Tribune/RSL blog: Taking a closer look at RSL’s Supplemental Draft picks

The Salt Lake Tribune/RSL blog: RSL knows that Generation adidas players aren’t always so valuable Which teams did best at Supplemental Draft? 2011 Supplemental Draft picks by team MLS Offseason Transactions (as of Jan. 18) Attinella and Mohamed picked in MLS Supplemental Draft Cost selected by Real Salt Lake in MLS Supplemental Draft

The Daily Collegian: Drew Cost taken 32nd in MLS Supplemental Draft

Honolulu Star-Advertiser: Local players taken in MLS Draft

SB Nation: Home Grown and international talents compromise MLS’ not-so-Super Draft


And from the “This is what happens when you let a general sportswriter comment on MLS” files …

Bleacher Report: MLS: Lack of big names , wild parity cause league not to be taken seriously