RSL News Stand - Wednesday, April 20, 2011

Your guide to more than 70 links covering RSL's maiden voyage in CCL Finals

So just how big is
tonight’s CCL Final first leg at Monterrey for Real Salt Lake? Well, we’ll just
let the 70+ links below from writers across North America tell you … we expect
a full written report summing up all the massive coverage by tonight’s 8:00
p.m. MT kickoff!

 

RSL News Stand “A/V Club”

(VIDEO) MLSsoccer.com: CCL 360 – The Finals; Chapter 1  NeuLion   YouTube

(VIDEO) MLSsoccer.com: CCL 360 – The Finals; Chapter 2  NeuLion   YouTube

(VIDEO) MLSsoccer.com: #MLS4RSL – MLS supports Real Salt Lake    NeuLion   YouTube

 

(AUDIO) ESPN700Sports.com:
Robbie Russell interview with Bill Riley

(AUDIO) ESPN700Sports.com:
Will Johnson interview with Bill Riley

(AUDIO) ESPN700Sports.com:
Arturo Alvarez interview with Bill Riley

(AUDIO) ESPN700Sports.com:
Nat Borchers on the “Bill & Spence” Show

(AUDIO) ESPN700Sports.com:
Ned Grabavoy interview with Bill Riley

(AUDIO) ESPN700Sports.com:
Kyle Beckerman interview with Bill Riley

(AUDIO) ESPN700Sports.com:
Jason Kreis interview with Bill Riley

 

(PHOTO GALLERY) RealSaltLake.com:
Training in Monterrey – Monday, April 18

(PHOTO GALLERY) RealSaltLake.com:
“RSL ‘Soccer Horseshoes’ Practice Invitational” – Monday, April 18

 (PHOTO GALLERY) RealSaltLake.com:
Training in Monterrey – Tuesday, April 19

(PHOTO GALLERY) The
Original Winger: Training at Colegio Irlandes – Through a Camera Lens

 (PHOTO GALLERY) The
Original Winger: Monday training session in Monterrey – Through a Camera Lens

(PHOTO GALLERY) The
Original Winger: Estadio Tecnologico – Through a Camera Lens

(PHOTO GALLERY) Monterrey
practice update & pics (April 18)

 (PHOTO GALLERY) Keepin’
it Real: RSL visits Estadio Tecnologico

 

Utah Media Coverage

The
Salt Lake Tribune: On the verge of global achievement, RSL is the toast of MLS

The
Salt Lake Tribune: With chance to compete for the world title, RSL exudes quiet
confidence

The
Salt Lake Tribune: Monson: Read this; it’s the best Utah sports story going

The
Salt Lake Tribune (RSL blog): Road isn’t getting any easier for RSL in
Champions League finals

Deseret
News: Real opportunity: RSL could make history with a win tonight

Deseret
News: Real Salt Lake runs through drills at the ‘Tec’

Deseret
News: Real Salt Lake to face Mexican powerhouse for CCL title

Deseret
News: Real Salt Lake Gameday

Deseret
News: Jason Kreis deserves plenty of credit for RSL’s success

Deseret
News (RSL blog): RSL has come a long way from dark days of 2005

ABC4.com:
RSL has become America’s team

KSL.com:  CONCACAF Championship: Real Salt Lake carries
banner for MLS, U.S. Soccer

Daily
Utah Chronicle: The perfect time to get hooked on RSL

 

MLSsoccer.com Coverage

Experience,
mentality key for RSL breakthrough

Kreis
backpedals, says RSL are playing for victory

Kreis:
One-goal loss would still be good for RSL

Kreis:
Monterrey, RSL have similar playing styles

Estadio
Tecnologico makes an impression on RSL

Checketts:
RSL not satisfied unless we advance

Saborio:
Monterrey a collection of stars, RSL a team

Scorching
heat an obstacle to RSL’s CCL quest

Weary
Monterrey ready to gut out win vs. RSL

Monterrey
a team ripe for the taking?

RSL
teleconference call transcript – April 18

 

North American Media Coverage

Goal.com:
McCarthy’s Musings: Exercise in pragmatism awaits Real Salt Lake in Mexico
tonight

Goal.com:
Head-to-Head Preview: Monterrey vs Real Salt Lake

Goal.com:
Just another milestone for Jason Kreis

Soccer
America: Monterrey matches RSL’s strengths

The
Sporting News: With victory, Salt Lake to carry MLS to World Cup stage

USA
Today: Real Salt Lake makes statement for U.S. soccer in CONCACAF

Yahoo!
Sports: Opportunity awaits RSL in Champions final

ESPN
Soccernet: RSL’s final hurdle to CCL glory

The
Washington Post: Poll: Real Salt Lake vs. Monterrey in CONCACAF Champions
League finals

The
Globe and Mail (Canada): Real Salt Lake eye club World Cup

The
Globe and Mail (Canada): TFC, Whitecaps cheer on Real Salt Lake

New
York Times (“Goal” blog): Real Salt Lake on a mission to Japan

NJ.com:
Giase: MLS aims to end Champions League title drought

 

Internet/Blogosphere Coverage

SB
Nation: Monterrey vs. Real Salt Lake: History is waiting

RSL
Soapbox: Real Salt Lake vs. Monterrey – Match day thread

RSL
Soapbox: CCL Final - RSL v. Monterrey – The Defenders

RSL
Soapbox: CCL Final - RSL v. Monterrey – The ‘Keepers

RSL:
Soapbox: Major League Soccer shows their support for Real Salt Lake via
#MLS4RSL

RSL
Front: At this point, they can only stop themselves

Bleacher
Report: Real Salt Lake ready to make U.S. Soccer history in CONCACAF Final

ProstAmerika.com:
Most important series in MLS history?

MLS
Talk: Real Salt Lake will attack in Mexico leg of CONCACAF Champions League
Final

 

MLS “Power Polls” (Week 5) / Misc. RSL News

MLSsoccer.com:
Dallas Cup Day 2 …

MLssoccer.com:
Talking Tactics: Polishing diamonds in Salt Lake and New York

Goal.com
MLS Power Rankings: MLS Week 5

The
Sporting News: MLS Power Poll: Galaxy move up to No. 2, but not in Real Salt
Lake’s universe

Deseret
News: Week 5 MLS power rankings

SB
Nation: MLS Power Rankings, Week 5 …

Examiner.com
(National): MLS Power Rankings: Week 5

OregonLive.com:
MLS Power Rankings  (Week 5)