Real Salt Lake News Stand: March 20

#RSL Tweets of the Day (@RealSaltLake)

Real Salt Lake ‏@RealSaltLake

Thank you to all of the #RSL corporate partners and to our players/coaches and staff at today's kickoff luncheon ... See you Sat at #RioT!

stayskull ‏@samstejskal

MLSsoccer's @ScottDPierce with an #RSL injury update: …. Jeff Cassar with more quotes here: …

Jonah Freedman ‏@jonahfreedman

Crazy realization: @NickRimando & @KyleBeckerman are now longest-tenured continuously active players in MLS, dating back to 2000.

Chris Kamrani ‏@chriskamrani

Blog: Two-week lockout ends for MLS and its group of referees, who return to the pitch this week.

Real Salt Lake ‏@RealSaltLake

#RSL DF @wingert17 joined @espn700bill & @espn700hans earlier talking LA matchup & power of #RioT 12th man: …

randalserr ‏@randalserr

Stadium wide TIFO at #RSL vs #LAGalaxy game this Saturday. Be there at 1:45. Please RT …



ESPN 700: Chris Wingert on The Bill & Hans Show Cassar expands on RSL's injury situation on ESPN 700


Real Salt Lake News & Notes After taking knock at San Jose, Rimando healthy for Saturday's home opener Cassar expands on RSL's injury situation on ESPN 700 LA drops CCL Quarterfinal series against Club Tijuana

Deseret News: RSL newcomer Luke Mulholland seizing opportunities

The Salt Lake Tribune: Brief lockout of MLS referees ends


For the Fans, By the Fans

RSL Soapbox: Soccer in Utah: a watershed decade for American soccer is hindered by war, economic decline

From the Upper Deck: RSL Round Table- The Shooting Gallery

RSL North Bank: Real Salt Lake vs. Los Angeles Galaxy: 10 Bold Predictions


MLS, Other News & Notes Kick Off: Liga MX ends CONCACAF Champions League dreams as MLS sides swept away in Mexico CONCACAF Champions League: Despite exit, San Jose Earthquakes lifted by perseverance vs. Toluca Toluca 1 (5), San Jose 1 (4) | CONCACAF Champions League match recap CONCACAF Champions League: Peter Vermes credits Cruz Azul: "They deserve what they got" Cruz Azul 5, Sporting Kansas City 1 | CONCACAF Champions League match recap CONCACAF Champions League: LA Galaxy's Landon Donovan ponders next step for MLS teams Seattle Sounders in limbo as they await word of possible suspension for Clint Dempsey Vancouver Whitecaps set to welcome midfielder Russell Teibert back vs. New England Revolution Philadelphia Union's Jack McInerney enjoying new-look midfield: "It's been fun playing with them" Two wins, no goals allowed: Houston Dynamo's new center back pairing shows promising progress DC United wary of Toronto FC's 2014 transformation: "The hype is real" New England Revolution seek to end goal drought on home soil: "The first one is the hardest" New York Red Bulls mull answer to sluggish attack: "Our off-ball movement has to be much better" Montreal Impact cautiously optimistic as oft-injured defender Nelson Rivas returns to training Despite snow forecast, Montreal Impact confident Olympic Stadium will be ready for home opener Aided by Akron ties, Steve Zakuani looks forward to being a "game-changer" for Portland Timbers U.S. great Steve Cherundolo announces his retirement

Pro Soccer Talk: Sporting Kansas City routed by Cruz Azul, completes MLS’s 0-for-3 in CCL quarterfinals

Pro Soccer Talk: San Jose’s near miss in Toluca still a setback for Major League Soccer