RSL News Stand - Wednesday, Feb. 9, 2011

Welcome back to the RSL News Stand … after a few days hiatus there’s plenty of links to catch up on, all without the inconvenience of getting ink smudged on your fingers!

We start off with reviews from yesterday’s 3-3 draw with Seattle in exhibition play down in Casa Grande …

The Salt Lake Tribune (RSL blog): Positives easy to find for RSL in draw with Sounders

Deseret News: Real Salt Lake draws with Seattle FC, 3-3

Deseret News: Will Johnson getting experience with Canadian National Team

Standard-Examiner: RSL draws with rival Sounders (match recap press release): RSL, Sounders duel to 3-3 draw Live chat recap: RSL 3, SEA 3

The News Tribune (Tacoma, WA): Sounders-Salt Lake draw in training game


“Section B”  includes general Claret-and-Cobalt related stories, including some behind-the-scenes looks from RSL’s training camp, Coach Kreis’ thoughts on the immediate road ahead towards CCL play and an update on RSL’s Quarterfinal opposition …

(VIDEO)’s “RSL Insider, presented by AT&T” – Training Camp #2 Update

(VIDEO)’s “RSL Insider, presented by AT&T” – Annual Snowshoeing Hike

(AUDIO) Jason Kreis on “Bill & Spence” Show – Tuesday, Feb. 8

(AUDIO) Nat Borchers on “Bill & Spence” Show – Monday, Feb. 7 Kreis: RSL still need work ahead of CCL match Gil, Warner face familiar expectations in ‘11 RSL lose three to international call-ups Real Salt Lake reward Rimando for performance Crew Notes: Warzycha still searching for right mix

RSL Soapbox: For Real Salt Lake, could 2011 see them win #TheQuad?


We’ll block “Section C” for the RSL Academy, which had a successful weekend up in the Pacific Northwest and saw some players sign last week with some collegiate powerhouses, including the defending National Champion Akron Zips … RSL, Sounders clash in Academy action

Keepin’ it Real: Four Academy players trial with Sr. Team

Keepin’ it Real: RSL-AZ versus Crossfire Premiere highlights (U15/16) (Charleston, SC): Two Lowcountry soccer players going to Clemson

The Suburbanite (Akron, OH): Four Ohio players part of Akron soccer 2011 signing class


And we close with news and notes from around the League in “Section D” … “Kick Off” – Wednesday, February 09, 2011

Soccer America: MLS Confidential: How much time will new coaches be given? MLS experiences growing pains

The Shin Guardian: The MLS ticket to success: UEFA player pool?