RSL News Stand: Thursday, January 20, 2011

News & notes from around the RSL & MLS landscapes

There’s a little bit of everything in today’s edition of the RSL News
Stand, from more look backs at this year’s drafts (and even a look ahead to
next year’s) …
The 12 best SuperDraft prospects of 2012
SmorgasBorg: Defending home turf at MLS drafts
McCarthy’s Musings: 2011 Draft Review – Western Conference
McCarthy’s Musings: 2011 Draft Review – Eastern Conference
Media Microscope: Grading the mock drafts


… to the latest news on RSL’s CONCACAF Champions League and MLS Home
Opener opposition …
New Crew leaders to emerge in camp
Galaxy replaces Buddle with Angel


… to some general tidbits on new and old members of the
Claret-and-Cobalt …
New coach Brown excited to join tight RSL core
Veteran Carey Talley announces retirement from MLS
“Kick Off” – Thursday, January 20, 2011

Report: 2011 MLS Preseason Power Rankings …


… and finishing with news on teams that aren’t even teams yet!
Boca Juniors re-examine foray into MLS

Soapbox: Major League Soccer’s #20 team: Who, why, and why not – Part 1

AOL’s The New York Cosmos hire Eric Cantona as ambitious MLS bid takes flight