Real Salt Lake News Stand: Jan. 25

#RSL Tweets of the Day (@RealSaltLake)


Real Salt Lake Real Salt Lake ‏@RealSaltLake

New #RSL owner Dell Loy Hansen 

The Original Winger  

 Owner Of  – Purchases Remaining Shares Of Founder  

Thank you Dave for your vision, creativity, love, blood, sweat & tears ... Always to be known as #RSL Founder 

Jason KreisJason Kreis ‏@JasonKreis

I owe a tremendous debt of gratitude to Dave Checketts and his entire family. They have changed my life in an absolutely wonderful way..

Jason Kreis Jason Kreis ‏@JasonKreis

And I will never, ever forget that! We will all miss you, Dave. You are the ultimate leader and I hope our paths can cross again some day!

Spencer Checketts Spencer Checketts ‏@1280Spence

9 years ago, my dad informed me he was in talks with @MLS to bring a soccer team to Utah. I asked him why ... here's what he said:

Spencer Checketts Spencer Checketts ‏@1280Spence

"I want to build something of value for my home state. The state that I love." Bitersweet ending today, but mission accomplsihed, dad. #RSL

Spencer Checketts Spencer Checketts ‏@1280Spence

Thanks for the memories, dad. Proud of you. #RSL4Life @ Rio Tinto Stadium 

Andy Williams Andy Williams ‏@bommadog

Eyes welling up listening to Dave speak. Amazing man that helped my family through our rough patch, plenty of conversations together#LEGEND

Emerson Lotzia Emerson Lotzia ‏@Emerson760

Checketts was a class act, building something special in #RSL. “@samstejskal: Full release on RSL ownership change: …

Real Salt Lake WUFC Real Salt Lake WUFC ‏@RSLWUFC

Day 69 - I dont even know what else to say besides THANK YOU, DAVE! This club is what it is because of you #38days

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Kyle Beckerman Kyle Beckerman ‏@KyleBeckerman




ESPN 700: RSL Founder Dave Checketts Press Conference

ESPN 700: RSL Owner Dell Loy Hansen Press Conference

ESPN 700: MLS Commissioner Don Garber Press Conference

ESPN 700: Sandy City Mayor Tom Dolan Press Conference

ESPN 700: Utah Gov. Gary Herbert Press Conference

ESPN 700: Deb Checketts Press Conference

ESPN 700: Dell Loy Hansen joins “The Bill and Hans Show”

ESPN 700: Dave Checketts on “The Bill and Hans Show”

ESPN 700: Don Garber on “The Bill and Hans Show”

ESPN 700: RSL DF Chris Wingert on “The Bill and Hans Show”

1280 The Zone: Dave Checketts on The Big Show

KSL: RSL Founder Dave Checketts sells team to Dell Loy Hansen Extra Time Radio – Jan. 24 Inside the SuperDraft 2013 – Episode 2

Soccer By Ives: The SBI Podcast: Episode 4 with special guest Jozy Altidore


Real Salt Lake News & Notes Utah Entrepreneur Dell Loy Hansen now sole owner of Real Salt Lake Quote Sheet: RSL ownership change press conference Dell Loy Hansen acquires full ownership of Real Salt Lake Checketts departs RSL, but project a resounding success

The Salt Lake Tribune: RSL founder Dave Checketts: “Time to move on”

The Salt Lake Tribune: Kurt Kragthorpe: Dave Checketts creates unique legacy in Utah sports

Deseret News: Dave Checketts sells majority stake in team to Dell Loy Hansen

KSL: RSL founder Dave Checketts sells team to Dell Loy Hansen

Fox 13: Checketts sells interest in Real Salt Lake

Soccer America: Checketts’ importance to MLS can’t be overstated

Soccer By Ives: Checketts sells majority stake in RSL

ESPN FC: Checketts sells RSL stake to Hansen

ESPN The Magazine: Nick Rimando – So Crazy, It Just Might Work


For the Fans, By the Fans

RSL Perspective: A new day for Real Salt Lake as Dave Checketts moves on

RSL Soapbox: Hansen promises more economic development, improved  resources after buying RSL from Checketts

Keepin’ it Real: Finding foreign talent: It’s often about connections


MLS, Other News & Notes The Throw-In: Win or lose, RBNY, Chivas, TFC get it right USL Pro ties could lead to next expansion cities in MLS Commitment, charisma the deciding factors in Petke hiring MLS exec: USL Pro partnership can change soccer in US By the Numbers: Breaking down MLS coaching fraternity

Grantland: The Designated Player – The Extraordinary Journey of Machael David

The Sporting News: Red Bulls finally put down roots with Mike Petke as coach

Soccer By Ives: Petke “honored and privileged” to coach Red Bulls

Soccer By Ives: D.C. United acquire Indonesian midfielder Alam on loan McCarthy’s Musings: New York turns to Mike Petke to conclude its lengthy managerial search

Pro Soccer Talk: Mike Petke speaks on his relationship with Thierry Henry

ESPN FC: MLS represents Prem value for money

US Soccer Players: A Draft heard ‘round the world