RSL News Stand: Wednesday, March 28, 2012

Read up on the latest Claret-and-Cobalt notes to get through your midweek malaise!

Joining the continued fallout from Monday’s Olympic Qualifying disappointment for Team USA in today’s edition of the News Stand is plenty of talk from RSL Head Coach Jason Kreis, who shared his feelings on the MLS Reserve League, this weekend’s upcoming trip to Portland and much, much more …

 

   Jayne Benedict ‏ @jfbenedict

@NickRimando @KyleBeckerman Thanks for signing Zach and Zoe's jersey's at Whole Foods today. You made their day! #RSL

 

   Nat Borchers ‏ @natborchers

Old-school pic from USA U-23 team of the past. Recognize anyone?

 

   William Johnson ‏ @WillJohnson08

Had a good time on our brief trip to Chicago. Nice to get 75 minutes of action. Good performance by the young lads, results will come.

 

   Nick Rimando ‏ @NickRimando

Thanks for the new boots @nikesoccer @B_Dishong @Brad_Selfalways keeping us in the fresh gear. #Nike #CTR #Cheers

 

RSL News Stand “A/V Club”

(VIDEO) MLSsoccer.com: The Daily – Wednesday, March 28

(VIDEO) MLSsoccer.com: Instant Replay – Week 3

(AUDIO) ESPN700Sports: RSL Head Coach Jason Kreis on the “Bill Riley Show” – Tuesday, March 27

(AUDIO) The RSL Show: Podcast 8.08 – “The Chris Wingert Edition”

(AUDIO) Real Nation: Podcast: A loss and a 3-match week

(AUDIO) MLSsoccer.com: ExtraTime Radio podcast – Tuesday, March 27

(AUDIO) MLSsoccer.com: March to the Match podcast – Wednesday, March 28

 

RSL News and Notes

The Salt Lake Tribune: Home sweet home for RSL? Yes — just maybe not so much when it’s crowded

The Salt Lake Tribune (RSL Blog): Coach Jason Kreis of RSL has some ... 'reservations' about Reserve League

The Salt Lake Tribune (RSL Blog): Mon dieu! MLS has been outdrawing top soccer league in France

The Salt Lake Tribune (RSL Blog): Success for RSL 'comes down to what we do,' not what tactics it faces

Deseret News: Real Salt Lake: Coach Jason Kreis not a fan of Reserve League set-up

Deseret News: Week 4: Major League Soccer power rankings

RealSaltLake.com: Fire Reserves down RSL 1-0

Under The Crossbar: Injuries dissipate as Nat Borchers, Will Johnson close in on return

 

OKEspanol: RSL vs Chivas USA

 

MLS News and Notes

MLSsoccer.com: Kick Off: Expect a new-look Toronto vs. Santos tonight

MLSsoccer.com: Team of the Week: The last shall be first

MLSsoccer.com: Castrol Index: Kamara thunders to top in Week 3

MLSsoccer.com: MLS TV Listings: Where to catch all the action this week

NBCSports.com: Pro Soccer Talk: ProSoccerTalk’s weekly MLS rankings (in three parts)

NBCSports.com: Pro Soccer Talk: ProSoccerTalk’s weekly MLS rankings – Part II of III

NBCSports.com: Pro Soccer Talk: Fine or suspension likely for Houston Dynamo’s Colin Clark

Soccer America: MLS Scoreboard …

Soccer By Ives: Wednesday Kickoff: Mexico, Honduras through; FA cup semifinals set & more

Soccer By Ives: SBI MLS Rookie of the Week: Casey Townsend

Prost Amerika: MLS4TFC? 6 Ways for Toronto to do MLS proud

Prost Amerika: Is the underwhelming reaction to friendlies, a sign we are growing up?

Bleacher Report: MLS All-Stars: Best XI Players of Week Three

 

Univision: Thierry Henry fue nombrado el Jugador de la Semana de la MLS

FutbolMLS.com: Aceval y Toronto toman sus precauciones ante Santos Laguna

FutbolMLS.com: Equipo de la Semana: Conde, Pappa y Alonso entre los mejores 11 de la jornada

FutbolMLS.com: ¿Quién es el Latino de la Jornada 3?

FutbolMLS.com: Thierry Henry es el Jugador de la Semana de la MLS

 

US and International News and Notes

MLSsoccer.com: CCL: Reds need to dig deep to counter Santos attack

Goal.com: McCarthy's Musings: European nights provide a rudimentary guide as Toronto FC …

Goal.com: Toronto FC vs Santos Laguna preview

Soccer America: CONCACAF Champions League this week … Univision: Santos visita al Toronto con la misión de ganar en las semifinales de CONCACAF

 

Standard-Examiner: U.S. stumbles as it pushes to join soccer elite

Soccer America: ‘This is going to be hard to get over’

Soccer America: Klinsmann backs Caleb Porter

Soccer America: Olympic qualifying this week …

Soccer America: Calling Jurgen Klinsmann

NBCSports: Pro Soccer Talk: Will Caleb Porter be Villas-Boas? Or Guardiola?

NBCSports: Pro Soccer Talk: Subtext of Caleb Porter scrutiny: Where Jurgen Klinsmann’s gone right

NBCSports.com: Pro Soccer Talk: Results of approach: Is fallout from Monday missing the big picture for U.S. Soccer?

FOXsoccer.com: US result byproduct of bigger issues

FOXsoccer.com: US must curb 'bright side' mentality

The Shin Guardian: US Draws El Salvador, 3-3…And The Bridge To London Falls Down

The Guardian (The Sport Blog): What does Olympic failure mean for Jürgen Klinsmann's USA project?