RSL News Stand: Monday, March 7, 2011

Oh so much to catch up on from the weekend on this edition of the RSL News Stand, an expanded version that we’ll roll out in four sections for your convenience!


2011 MLS Season Previews / RSL Features Real Salt Lake becoming MLS’ model franchise

The Salt Lake Tribune: “They are my team, they are my fans”

The Salt Lake Tribune (RSL blog): RSL’s Chris Schuler proved his unexpected promotion was right move in Champions League

Deseret News: Real Salt Lake’s Chris Schuler “excellent” in rare start Guidebook: 2011’s Real Salt Lake

(VIDEO) Fans show support for Real Salt Lake

Soccer By Ives: MLS Season Preview – Real Salt Lake

SB Nation: MLS 2011 Preview: Handicapping the individual award races

Bleacher Report: MLS 2011 schedule preview: Must-see games


CONCACAF Champions League Semifinals – RSL v. Deportivo Saprissa RSL draws Costa Rica’s Deportivo Saprissa for CCL Semis

The Salt Lake Tribune: RSL to face Costa Rica’s Saprissa in Champions League Semifinals

Deseret News: Real Salt Lake to face Saprissa in CONCACAF semifinals

Soccer America: Potent foreign contingent boosts RSL’s CONCACAF quest RSL, Saborio to face familiar foes in Saprissa Saborio: I won’t celebrate if I score on Saprissa Saborio expects “weird experience” vs. Saprissa Which leg at home is the advantage? Saprissa completes CCL Semifinal field

(VIDEO) Highlights – Olimpia 1 : 2 Saprissa (QF Leg 2) For RSL and MLS, a golden opportunity

(PODCAST) MLS Talk: RSL is through, and part one of our preview


RSL/MLS News & Notes Development Academy Roundup MLS, Opta partnership to pay statistical dividends Armchair Analyst: Stats revolution comes to MLS

RSL Soapbox: For Real Salt Lake, is all the attention too much of a good thing?

RSL Soapbox: RSL Report Card – Champions League QF’s 2nd Leg

(VIDEO) RSL Soapbox: A couple of quick interviews from RSL’s Saturday practice

RSL Soapbox: RSL 3/05 practice notes and pictures RSL making history


“Know Thy Enemy:” Sporting KC & San Jose Earthquakes Notes

The Kansas City Star: It’s only the preseason, but winning is important to Sporting KC

The Kansas City Star: The Morning Kickoff: You play to win the (preseason) game!

ESPN Los Angeles: ‘Quakes without injured Steven Lenhart for opener

Soccer by Ives: MLS Ticker: Lenhart to have surgery …