RSL News Stand - Monday, March 14, 2011

There's a lot to get to in today's edition of the RSL News Stand, beginning with some immediate looks ahead to tomorrow night's opening leg of the CCL Semifinals against Deportivo Saprissa and continuing on with more long-term forecasting via a growing listing of MLS season previews, including's wide-ranging look at all things Major League Soccer in 2011. Enjoy!


CONCACAF Champions League Semifinals (Leg One) – Real Salt Lake v. Saprissa

Deseret News: RSL looking to control tempo in Champions League match

The Salt Lake Tribune (RSL blog): Key strategy revealed? Maybe not so much for RSL CONCACAF cream shrinks to four RSL away of Saprissa’s high-pressure attack Wingert injured in Real Salt Lake practice

MLS Insider: RSL to carry the flag for American soccer against Saprissa


RSL/MLS News & Notes MLS Commissioner Don Garber talks Portland-Seattle rivalry, future of league, more … “Kick Off” – Monday, March 14, 2011

Soccer By Ives: MLS weekend recap …

Soccer America: Will refs respond to Garber’s sensible request?

RSL Soapbox: Thoughts and pics from RSL’s Sunday practice session

RSL Soapbox: Real Salt Lake announce their 2011 season ticket exchange dates


2011 MLS Season Previews

USA Today: 2011 MLS Season Preview: New teams, new postseason as league rises 2 Days to First Kick: 2 to Dance Staff experts’ predictions for 2011 MLS season MLS Western Conference Preview MLS Eastern Conference Preview Preseason 2011 MLS Power Rankings Top 10 breakout players in MLS for 2011 10 most intriguing MLS figures to keep an eye on McCarthy’s Musings: 2011 MLS Eastern Conference Preview

MLS Talk: The MLS Talk 2011 season predictions