RSL News Stand: Thursday, May 24, 2012

The Claret-and-Cobalt return to MLS action in 2 days ... Read the buzz on today's News Stand



#RSL Tweets of the Day (@RealSaltLake)


    Nat Borchers ‏@natborchers

Went to bed last night at halftime of the Superclassico; SJ were down 1-0 to LA. Woke up this morning to find that SJ won 3-2.

   U.S. SOCCER ‏@ussoccer

Today is the last day for the #USMNT in Orlando before breaking camp and heading to JAX. Two days until #USAvSCO

   Nick Rimando ‏@NickRimando
Teams are starting to catch up. Almost kept that 1st place spot after 2 weeks off, 1 point behind SJ now...thanks Gordon. Ha #RSL #MLS

   Luke Lohr ‏@MLSReserves
"Off The Bench" is live. Talking to @jonnysteele22 of RSL,@RailHawksFC Prez Curt Johnson talking USOC & some MLS talk


RSL News Stand “A/V Club”

(AUDIO) ESPN700Sports: RSL Head Coach Jason Kreis on the "Bill Riley Show" - Wednesday May 23, 2012

(AUDIO) The Best Soccer Show: Camp, Donovan and US Open Cup - May 24, 2012

(AUDIO) The MLS Reserves: "Off The Bench" Episode 5: Guests Jonny Steele (RSL) and Curt Johnson (CAR)

(VIDEO) AT&T GOTW update: Meram chasing Montero on last day

(VIDEO) The Daily 5/24 - Madness in California & Angel returns to New York

(VIDEO) Power 5 Center Backs - Crazy not Stupid at #2

(VIDEO) Instant Replay - Sacre Bleu, Montreal Mayhem


RSL News and Notes

The Salt Lake Tribune: Youth is being served in Major League Soccer

Soccer By Ives: MLS Spotlight: Journeyman Steele coming through in the clutch

Real Nation: Schuler Injured???

Under The Crossbar: US Open Cup home purchases devalue cup magic - but no more than ever


MLS News and Notes Kick Off: Night of shock results & "world's worst team" wins Recap: Gordon, Quakes complete big rally over Galaxy Recap: Crew smother Sounders for 2-0 win at CenturyLink

NBC Sports: ProSoccerTalk: MLS, David Beckham and referee criticism … we’re about to see if a double-standard exists

NBC Sports: ProSoccerTalk: Blowing it big-time: video of a weighty referee mistake

NBC Sports: ProSoccerTalk: Highlights: L.A. Galaxy loses again; Beckham rips ref

NBC Sports: ProSoccerTalk’s daily soccer re-set

The Shin Guardian: Poll: After Landon, the Next USMNT Media Darling?

Soccer America: MLS Rewind ...

Soccer America: Soccer on TV


US and International Soccer News and Notes U.S. MNT Opens Five-Game ‘Tournament’ Against Scotland on Saturday, May 26, in Jacksonville, Fla. PPL almost sold out

Fox Soccer: Versatile squad gives Klinsmann clues

Climbing The Ladder: In an alternate history, Barcelona just won the Champions League