RSL News Stand - Thursday, August 9, 2012


#RSL Tweets of the Day (@RealSaltLake)

   Luis Gil ‏@luisitogil21

had to teach ‪@KyleBeckerman ‪@Paulojr23RSL ‪@csalcedojr ‪@TiaN_Futbol a lil lesson in bowling today!!


   Nick Rimando ‏@NickRimando

Good luck in your gold metal match today. ‪#USA is behind ya. ‪@LoriLindsey6 ‪@AbbyWambach ‪@alexmorgan13 ‪#USAvJAP ‏@usopencup

Osvaldo Alonso of @SoundersFC is now tied with @Bommadog and Peter Vagenas for most @USOpenCup Final appearances in Modern Pro Era


   Real Salt Lake ‏@RealSaltLake

#RSL GK @NickRimando gunning for career clean sheet 60 w/ Utah side Sat at VAN ... Watch on @ktvx 5:00p MT k



RSL News Stand “A/V Club”

(AUDIO) ESPN700Sports: RSL President Bill Manning – Interview – August 8, 2012

(AUDIO) March to the Match podcast: Chasing History

(VIDEO) Chasing the Crown: RSL in the CCL, Group Stage Part 2

(VIDEO) The Daily 8/9 - KC wins USOC in PKs, Madrid demolish Milan



RSL News & Notes RSL recharged after taking short break

The Salt Lake Tribune: Jason Kreis says sloppy Real Salt Lake not reaching its potential Days off give RSL time to rest, recharge after busy run

RSL Soapbox: Some Real Salt Lake Numbers and some Major League Soccer thoughts



Scouting Report: Vancouver Whitecaps FC

The Province: Whitecaps must do it the old-fashioned way

The Star Phoenix: Whitecaps Martin Rennie upbeat about stretch run Mixed bag for ex-RailHawks contingent with Whitecaps

Yahoo!Sports: Martin MacMahon: Will Whitecaps moves help or hinder playoff push?



MLS & Other News MLS announces new tiebreaker system for 2012 USOC Recap: Sporting end Seattle's run, win final on PKs Kick Off: Controversy as KC stun Seattle to win USOC

NBC Sports: ProSoccerTalk: The Top Ten in ProSoccerTalk’s weekly MLS rankings U.S. WNT Seeks Fourth Gold When it Faces Japan in Olympic Finale on Thursday

Soccer America: USA vs. Japan, how they match

Soccer America: MLS Power Rankings: Top five shakeup

Under The Crossbar: Midweek Notes: Tiebreakers, disciplinary standings, and strange trades


USOC Match Highlights

SKC 1 (3) -1 (2) SEA