RSL News Stand - Wednesday, Feb. 9, 2011

Seattle scrimmage recaps, RSL-AZ Academy news among myriad links

Welcome back to the RSL News Stand … after a few days hiatus there’s
plenty of links to catch up on, all without the inconvenience of getting ink
smudged on your fingers!

We start off with reviews from yesterday’s 3-3 draw with Seattle in
exhibition play down in Casa Grande …

Salt Lake Tribune (RSL blog): Positives easy to find for RSL in draw with

News: Real Salt Lake draws with Seattle FC, 3-3

News: Will Johnson getting experience with Canadian National Team

RSL draws with rival Sounders
(match recap press release): RSL, Sounders duel to 3-3 draw
Live chat recap: RSL 3, SEA 3

News Tribune (Tacoma, WA): Sounders-Salt Lake draw in training game


“Section B”  includes general
Claret-and-Cobalt related stories, including some behind-the-scenes looks from
RSL’s training camp, Coach Kreis’ thoughts on the immediate road ahead towards
CCL play and an update on RSL’s Quarterfinal opposition …

(VIDEO)’s “RSL Insider, presented by AT&T” – Training Camp #2 Update

(VIDEO)’s “RSL Insider, presented by AT&T” – Annual Snowshoeing

Jason Kreis on “Bill & Spence” Show – Tuesday, Feb. 8

Nat Borchers on “Bill & Spence” Show – Monday, Feb. 7
Kreis: RSL still need work ahead of CCL match
Gil, Warner face familiar expectations in ‘11
RSL lose three to international call-ups
Real Salt Lake reward Rimando for performance
Crew Notes: Warzycha still searching for right mix

Soapbox: For Real Salt Lake, could 2011 see them win #TheQuad?


We’ll block “Section C” for the RSL Academy, which had a successful
weekend up in the Pacific Northwest and saw some players sign last week with
some collegiate powerhouses, including the defending National Champion Akron
Zips …
RSL, Sounders clash in Academy action

it Real: Four Academy players trial with Sr. Team

it Real: RSL-AZ versus Crossfire Premiere highlights (U15/16)
(Charleston, SC): Two Lowcountry soccer players going to Clemson

Suburbanite (Akron, OH): Four Ohio players part of Akron soccer 2011 signing


And we close with news and notes from around the League in “Section D” …
“Kick Off” – Wednesday, February 09, 2011

America: MLS Confidential: How much time will new coaches be given?
MLS experiences growing pains

Shin Guardian: The MLS ticket to success: UEFA player pool?