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) …

MLSsoccer.com:
The 12 best SuperDraft prospects of 2012

MLSsoccer.com:
SmorgasBorg: Defending home turf at MLS drafts

Goal.com:
McCarthy’s Musings: 2011 Draft Review – Western Conference

Goal.com:
McCarthy’s Musings: 2011 Draft Review – Eastern Conference

Goal.com:
Media Microscope: Grading the mock drafts

 

… to the latest news on RSL’s CONCACAF Champions League and MLS Home
Opener opposition …

MLSsoccer.com:
New Crew leaders to emerge in camp

FoxSoccer.com:
Galaxy replaces Buddle with Angel

 

… to some general tidbits on new and old members of the
Claret-and-Cobalt …

MLSsoccer.com:
New coach Brown excited to join tight RSL core

Goal.com:
Veteran Carey Talley announces retirement from MLS

MLSsoccer.com:
“Kick Off” – Thursday, January 20, 2011

Bleacher
Report: 2011 MLS Preseason Power Rankings …

 

… and finishing with news on teams that aren’t even teams yet!

MLSsoccer.com:
Boca Juniors re-examine foray into MLS

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

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