RSL News Stand: Monday, July 18, 2011

RSL-AZ places third in US Soccer Academy Tournament, USWNT loses WWC final in penalty shootout

RSL-AZ earns third place finish in US Soccer Development Academy Tournament and USWNT loses in penalties to Japan in WWC Final…

RSL/MLS News and Headlines

MLSsoccer.com: Monday Postgame: The West is (still) the best

MLSsoccer.com: Kick Off: Nation ponders crushing WWC loss to Japan

Goal.com: Monday MLS Breakdown: Postponement highlights the tenuous balance competition and revenue during summer months

USsoccer.com: Real Salt Lake AZ Claims Third in Dramatic Penalty Kick Finish

The MLS Reserves (MLS Blog): MLS Week 18 Recap

Bulls and Bears (Guest Blog): An act of sod

 

WWC Final – US 2 (1) : (3) 2 Japan

MLSsoccer.com: US women fall to Japan in penalties in WWC final

Goal.com: Japan vs United States Report

SI.com: Three postgame thoughts on U.S.’ loss to Japan

SoccerAmerica.com: Japan shows off U.S. traits in victory

SportingNews.com: Disappointment aside, hard not to be happy for Japan

SportingNews.com: Americans crumble under pressure of World Cup’s biggest moment

SportingNews.com: Women’s World Cup heroes and goats

ESPNSoccernet.com: Women’s World Cup was a magical event

Soccer By Ives: USA gives up lead twice, loses to Japan in penalties in WWC final

Women’s World Cup: Will American Soccer Finally Wake Up and Change Course?