Real Salt Lake News Stand: Dec. 16

#RSL Tweets of the Day (@RealSaltLake)

Real Salt Lake ‏@RealSaltLake

How to remember 2013, #RSL Nation ... #fantasticallytogether #BELIEVE in what 2014 will bring

Lovel Palmer ‏@lovelpalmer7

A great year and no matter what happen 2013 will always be the best year in soccer. I have nothing but love for @RealSaltLake #RSLFAMILY

Nat Borchers ‏@natborchers

Thanks for everything this year @lovelpalmer7. You'll always be a part of the #RSLFamily. Good luck with your new challenge @ChicagoFire.

Nick Rimando ‏@NickRimando

@lovelpalmer7 thanks for all your work, dedication, & commitment to our squad. Good luck in Chi-Town. Take care of him @sjohn25

Chris Schlosser ‏@ChrisSchlosser

Really great stuff from @OriginalWinger & @JasonKreis Both are just total class. #impressive #mls



ABC 4: Real Sports Live- December 15, 2013 5 Players Selected in Re-Entry Draft Stage 1


Real Salt Lake News & Notes RSL will not participate in 2014-2015 CONCACAF Champions League following CONCACAF ruling Real Salt Lake trades Lovel Palmer to Chicago in exchange for allocation money Findley and Schuler undergo successful surgeries Horton: It's been a trying week, but RSL still has plenty to believe in Chicago Fire acquire defender Lovel Palmer from Real Salt Lake in exchange for allocation money

The Salt Lake Tribune: RSL trades Lovel Palmer to Chicago

The Salt Lake Tribune: Champions League slips away from RSL

Deseret News: RSL sends Lovel Palmer to Chicago Fire for allocation money Rule change keeps RSL out of 2014-15 CONCACAF action RSL trades defender Lovel Palmer to Chicago Fire

ABC 4: RSL trades Palmer, denied Champions League bid Dave Checketts: A common bond between RSL, NYCFC and Jason Kreis

RSL Academy: Real Salt Lake U-18 close out Winter Showcase with 1-1 draw against D.C. United

RSL Academy: Real Salt Lake U-16 Academy team extend winning streak to five in six goal victory over Chicago Magic PSG


For the Fans, By the Fans

RSL Soapbox: Life without Kreis

RSL Soapbox: Lovel Palmer traded to Chicago Fire for allocation money


MLS, Other News & Notes Kick Off: As Seattle Sounders continue to make moves, is Clint Dempsey set for a return to Fulham? Rumor Central: Report claims D.C. United, LA Galaxy, Chivas USA all in pursuit of Seattle's Eddie Johnson New York Red Bulls reward Roy Miller, Luis Robles with new deals after Supporters' Shield campaign Colorado Rapids still in discussions with Hendry Thomas & Martin Rivero about 2014 French defender Damien Perrinelle focused on MLS move: "Objective number one" Rumor Central: Tottenham Hotspur striker Jermain Defoe set to join Toronto FC? Rumor Central: Seattle Sounders star Clint Dempsey set for two-month Fulham loan? Ex-Seattle Sounders' Marc Burch gets wish by landing with Colorado Rapids in Re-Entry Draft Addition of Steve Zakuani meant to bring another "dimension" to Portland Timbers evolving roster Reports: Vancouver Whitecaps to name current assistant Carl Robinson as head coach Mauro Rosales would've liked to retire in Seattle, but ready to face new challenge at Chivas USA By the numbers: Gilberto should present a significant upgrade to Toronto FC's current striker pool Toronto FC ink Brazilian striker Gilberto to Designated Player contract Sporting KC send allocation money to the Portland Timbers in exchange for winger Sal Zizzo College Cup: Which players did themselves the biggest favors ahead of the 2014 MLS SuperDraft? College Cup: Notre Dame's Andrew O'Malley makes his case for jump to next level American Exports: Are Everton for real? Tim Howard posts another win as Toffees climb to 4th in EPL American Exports: Jermaine Jones, Schalke drawn with Real Madrid in Champions League knockouts

The Washington Post: D.C. United pursuing U.S. national team forward Eddie Johnson

ESPN FC: Robinson set to step up in Vancouver

ESPN FC: Curt Onalfo takes the lead for Chivas USA vacancy Portland Timbers awarded final U.S. berth in 2014-15 CONCACAF Champions League

Pro Soccer Talk: Report: Clint Dempsey will join Fulham on Jan. 1 for two-month loan

Pro Soccer Talk: US trio cashes in on first-ever CONCACAF yearly awards

Soccer by Ives: Red Bulls agree new deals with Robles, Miller

Soccer by Ives: Wright brace leads U.S. U-17s past Brazil to Nike Friendlies title Schallibaum out as coach of Montreal Impact