Real Salt Lake News Stand: May 18

#RSL Tweets of the Day (@RealSaltLake)

Carlos Salcedo Carlos Salcedo ‏@csalcedojr

Empacando para este fin de semana vs Chivas USA-Packing for this weekend vs Chivas USA #RSL #ReadyForThis #3points #blessed #RSLBelieve

Joe Baird Joe Baird ‏@jbairdsltrib

Kurt Kragthorpe says Real Salt Lake fans shouldn't fret about their team's slow start. The MLS season is loooooong. 

Michael Black Michael Black ‏@blackend84047

Real hasn't had as much trouble scoring lately, even with Alvaro Saborio out. …

Grande Sports Acad. Grande Sports Acad. ‏@GrandeSportsA

.@RealSaltLake AZ Academy player Benji Lopez has been called up to the U18 MNT for a 10-day trip to Portugal. …


Multimedia David Beckham Congratulates Real Salt Lake after RSL wins MLS cup 2009

Soccer By Ives: The SBI Show: Episode 34 (Talking the USMNT Roster, MLS Week 12, and More)


Real Salt Lake News & Notes Preview: RSL at Chivas USA

The Salt Lake Tribune: RSL’s start OK, because finish is what counts Real Salt Lake put goalscoring woes firmly behind them thanks to balanced attack Chivas USA vs. Real Salt Lake | MLS Match Preview Referee Week: A deflection gone wrong for Real Salt Lake’s Nat Borchers? You make the call!

Grande Sports Academy: Benji Lopez called up to U.S. U-18 National Team


For the Fans, By the Fans

RSL Soapbox: After successful surgery, unlucky Rich Balchan to miss up to six months


MLS, Other News & Notes Chivas sporting director Dennis te Kloese calls sale rumors “totally false” Next on Vancouver Whitecaps’ list of MLS accomplishments? Finally beating a Cascadia rival Portland Timbers happy to bring new defender Pa Modou Kah aboard, expect “an immediate impact” Steven Lenhart prepared for magnifying glass in San Jose Earthquakes return: “I’m ready to bash” USMNT Notebook: Jurgen Klinsmann says there’s no pressure on Stuart Holden

Soccer By Ives: This Weekend’s Soccer On TV

Pro Soccer Talk: David Beckham and PSG prep for final two stops

Pro Soccer Talk: Connecting false dots on Chivas USA EPL lacks final-day drama but offers plenty of offseason uncertainty The three American alumni of Manchester United share their memories, both good and bad, of working under Sir Alex Ferguson.