RSL News Stand

RSL News Stand - Tuesday, December 21

The big news of the last 24 hours was the unveiling of the 2011 home openers for all 18 MLS squads, with Real Salt Lake taking its turn on March 26 with a sexy match-up in Sandy against the LA Galaxy, who may just bring the “DP law firm of Donovan, Beckham & Angel” in tow …

The Salt Lake Tribune: Sports Briefs: RSL to open MLS season against San Jose, Los Angeles

Deseret News: RSL to open 2011 campaign at San Jose First Kick, home openers revealed for 2011 Sounders-Galaxy highlight 2011 MLS openers

MLS Talk: MLS unveils first matches of 2011 season MLS announces home openers for the 2011 season

Soccer America: MLS plots mid-march start to 2011 season

The rest of today’s article hodge-podge is headlined (as promised yesterday) by the English version of a comprehensive Q&A with Javier Morales by correspondent Emmanuel Quispe. To end things today, we include a story from Peru that seems quite apropos this holiday season, a tale of a coach that did the right thing under the toughest of circumstances … good to see some people in soccer still “get it” (yes, we’re looking at you FIFA!). (ENGLISH): Morales has CONCACAF Champions League in sights “Kick Off” – Tuesday, December 21, 2010 “Monday Postgame” – Reload, rebuild, re-sign Who should (and shouldn’t) get an invite to the US National Team’s January camp

RSL Soapbox: The 2011 MLS season will start in Seattle, but for RSL it will be another trip to the Bay

Keepin’ it Real: RSL home opener & other schedule notes

RSL Soapbox: 12 Days of RSL Christmas Update

BBC: Winning is not everything in Peru