RSL News Stand - Dec. 28

Catch up with all the RSL & soccer news from over the Christmas break

Welcome back to the RSL
News Stand! As you’ll see below, Real Salt Lake’s best gift under the Christmas
tree this year was Paulo Jr., as the club agreed to an extension of the young
Brazilian striker’s loan deal with Miami FC through 2011, with an option to
purchase his rights through 2014 at year’s end …

The
Salt Lake Tribune: Real Salt Lake extends loan deal for Paulo Jr.

Deseret
News: Paulo Jr. will be back with RSL in 2011

MLSsoccer.com:
Real Salt Lake extends Paulo Jr.’s loan

Keepin’
it Real: Real Salt Lake extends loan for Paulo Jr.

 

From the “Alumni Desk,”
a bit more news on Robbie Findley’s potential move to Nottingham Forest and a
breakdown of snow in Scotland v. snow in SLC from our old Medical
Correspondent, “Dr. Goals” (hope you’re doing well, Kenny!)…

Deseret
News: Soccer notebook: Ex-RSL forward Findley to join England’s Nottingham
Forest

FoxSports.com:
Buddle, Findley in search of big payday

This
is Nottingham: Findley can expect warm reception from the Forest dressing room

Daily
Record (UK): Deuchar previews Dunferline v. Falkirk

 

And we end with a little
bit of everything in our “hodge-podge” section, including some year-end
breakdowns and the first sighting of a mock SuperDraft (it’s about time!) …

MLSsoccer.com:
“Kick Off” – Tuesday, December 28, 2010

MLSsoccer.com:
“Kick Off” – Monday, December 27, 2010

MLSsoccer.com:
Monday Postgame: Movers and shakers

(VIDEO)
MLSsoccer.com: Top 25 Stories of 2010 (20-25)

(VIDEO)
MLSsoccer.com: Top 25 Stories of 2010 (14-19)

Goal.com:
Monday MLS Breakdown: 2010 Year-End Awards, Part I – The Official Ballot

ESPN.com:
Year in Review - Biggest Disappointments in U.S. Soccer in 2010

Keepin’ it
Real: Meet Eriq Zavaleta

Keepin’
it Real: 2011 MLS SuperDraft loses a round

Houston11Soccer.com:
Pre-combine mock MLS SuperDraft

Sounder
at Heart: Seahawks, NFL, and danger of over-expansion with tiny divisions