RSL News Stand - Friday, Feb. 11

Regular season schedule reaction, Gil to U-18s and much more in today's edition

Before we get to the main attraction of the day – the bounty of
articles covering RSL’s 2011 regular season slate – we’ll lead off some general
news of the day, including SBI’s feature on Arturo Alvarez, an explanation of why
Luis Gil will stick around in Phoenix after RSL camp breaks on Tuesday, and our
continuing “Know Thy Enemy” coverage of the Columbus Crew, with kickoff of the
CONCACAF Quarters just 11 days away. We will repeat that for added emphasis … KICKOFF

by Ives: Alvarez is poised to shine with RSL

America: U.S. Under-18 National Team camp roster

D Soccer (SB Nation): Full Dr. Pepper Dallas Cup XXXII Super Group announced
“Kick Off” – Friday, February 11, 2011

(VIDEO) Preseason Recap – Columbus v. Seattle

(VIDEO) Preseason Recap – Columbus v. Vancouver
Hesmer returns as Columbus ease past Seattle

by Ives: Crew posts first preseason win by shutting out Seattle

And now the news you’ve all been waiting for (and we know you’ve been
waiting for it because we received seemingly hundreds of dispatches over social
media the last couple months about it!) … reports on Major League Soccer’s 2011
regular-season slate – and, more specifically, the 34-game schedule for the
Claret-and-Cobalt, which starts in JUST 36 DAYS in San Jose.

Salt Lake Tribune: Schedule gives Real Salt Lake a chance early, but rough road

News: Real Salt Lake announces 2011 schedule

RSL announces schedule
(Press Release): Real Salt Lake learns 2011 regular-season schedule
Rivals highlight their calendars for 2011 matchups
Editors’ Riffs: Top matches of the year
7 days of heaven: A week of games you can’t miss
New rivalries highlight 2011 MLS regular-season schedule
ESPN networks to broadcast 21 regular season matches in 2011
Gibbs circles dates on Chicago’s 2011 calendar
Scheduling quirks present challenges and questions for MLS

America: Breaks to be taken for fixture dates

Soapbox: 2011 Real Salt Lake schedule & thoughts

Soapbox: Dear MLS and ESPN, there are more than 3 teams in Major League Soccer

Nation: MLS releases 2011 schedule, promises Playoff format in ‘near future’

Los Angeles: MLS schedule: No rest for Gold Cup

Talk: The MLS schedule is finally released!