Real Salt Lake News Stand: Dec. 4

#RSL Tweets of the Day (@RealSaltLake)

Jason Kreis Jason Kreis ‏@JasonKreis

It is with a tremendously sad heart that we at RSL say good bye to 3 absolute legends: Jamison, Fabian, and Will.

Jason Kreis Jason Kreis ‏@JasonKreis

Terrific soccer players, but more importantly, terrific men. You will all be sorely missed, but you will remain family of RSL forever.

Jason Kreis Jason Kreis ‏@JasonKreis

The path before us is clear, the challenge is great, and we at RSL are ready to face it head on! Here we go!

William Johnson William Johnson ‏@WillJohnson08

Firstly, thank you to all the wonderful RSL fans who supported me through the years. I'm deeply grateful beyond what my words can describe.

Real Salt Lake Real Salt Lake ‏@RealSaltLake

Heartfelt gratitude to Kyle R, Fabi, Jamison & Will for helping create a vibrant & relevant culture for #RSL in our locker room & community

Aaron Maund Aaron Maund ‏@Imamaundsta

I'm beyond excited to get started at RSL! Thanks for this warm welcome to the RSL family.

Jeff Attinella Jeff Attinella ‏@Jeff_Attinella1

Can now officially announce my signing with @RealSaltLake! Ready for the next step in my career @KCAttinella and I can't wait for the move


@RealSaltLake fans just need to trust & believe in @JasonKreis He's no mug. He is as smart a coach as can be. #Believe



(AUDIO) ESPN700: Garth Lagerwey talks RSL’s busy Monday on “The Bill and Hans Show”

(AUDIO) ExtraTime Radio – RSL GM Garth Lagerwey talks trades

(VIDEO) 2012 Season Wrap: Nat Borchers

(VIDEO) 2012 Season Wrap: Chris Wingert

(VIDEO) MatchDay 360: MLS Cup 2012


Real Salt Lake News & Notes RSL trades FW Fabian Espindola and DF Jamison Olave to New York RSL trades MF Will Johnson to Portland for allocation money RSL signs DF’s Chris Wingert and Tony Beltran to contract extensions RSL trades FW Justin Braun to Toronto FC for DF Aaron Maund RSL declines contract options on 4 players RSL signs GK Jeff Attinella Transcript of Lagerwey’s ESPN700 interview Armchair Analyst: RSL retool, but keeping Morales key Lagerwey: Trades will let RSL shop for new offensive star RSL deal Olave, Espindola in first shake-up since ’09 Cup RSL roster shuffle continues as Johnson dealt to Portland Real Salt Lake deal Braun to Toronto for defender Maund

The Salt Lake Tribune: RSL begins overhaul with trades

The Salt Lake Tribune: Kragthorpe: RSL hopes payroll cuts lead to scoring increases

Deseret News: Real Salt Lake cuts ties with eight in major roster shake-up

Deseret News: RSL trades Salt Lake City native Braun to Toronto for defender Real Salt Lake makes significant roster changes for 2013 McCarthy’s Musings: Real Salt Lake’s inevitable cull headlines as MLS clubs shuffle their squads RSL trades Olave, Espindola to Red Bulls in blockbuster MLS deal Canadian international Will Johnson traded from Real Salt Lake to Portland Real Salt Lake trades Espindola, Olave to New York

ProSoccerTalk: RSL makes big moves as Major League Soccer’s off-season is officially “on”


For the Fans, By the Fans
RSL Soapbox: Exits: A look at what RSL has lost with squad departures

RSL Soapbox: Olave, Espindola to NYRB as RSL slashes squad

RSL Soapbox: RSL trades Will Johnson to Portland Timbers for allocation money

RSL Soapbox: Braun traded to Toronto FC in exchange for Aaron Maund

RSL Soapbox: RSL declines options on Steele, Bonfigli, Paulo, Reynish; re-signs Beltran, Wingert

RSL Soapbox: RSL signs GK Jeff Attinella to cap busy trading day

Real Nation: Pure Class: A look at how Real Salt Lake handles personnel issues

Real Nation: End of an Era: Tracking RSL’s roster moves

RSL Perspective: Breaking up the Band: RSL’s roster moves begin

RSL Perspective: List of Re-Entry eligible players released


MLS + Other News and Notes Califf, de Guzman, Segares among Re-Entry Process list A sideline view of Beckham’s MLS farewell Union youngster Pfeffer heads to Germany on a year-long loan Red Bulls Acquire Defender Kosuke Kimura from Portland Timbers Galaxy fans rejoice during MLS Cup Championship Celebration Dynamo acquire defender Eric Brunner from Portland Timbers in exchange for allocation money