RSL News Stand - Monday, June 25, 2012

More commentary on the RSL-SJ match and the latest EURO news

#RSL Tweets of the Day (@RealSaltLake)

 

   Josh Soelberg ‏‪@jodasoel

story here...love Kreis' attitude: we can't worry how good SJ was on defense, we have to worry about what we have control of #rsl

 

   Spencer Horton ‏‪@SpencerHort

Finally watched the complete match highlights from #rsl v San jose. No idea how #rsl lost that game. Soccer gods just were not on their side

 

   Andy Cooper ‏‪@Andy_Cooper7

Last week #RSL were favorites to win the shield and MLS cup and now there is something majorly wrong? It's a two game skid. Come on people

 

   WeFollowFutbol ‏‪@WeFollowFutbol

Great @mls attendance figures this week: http://ow.ly/bNQeY. @soundersfc, @newyorkredbulls, @TimbersFC and @realsaltlake led the way! #mls

 

 

RSL News Stand “A/V Club”

(VIDEO) MLSsoccer.com: The Daily 6/22 - Trash talk before the Cascadia Cup & A showdown in New York this Sunday

(VIDEO) MLSsoccer.com: Top 3 Performers: Week 16

 

 

RSL News & Notes

The Salt Lake Tribune: Soccer: Real Salt Lake fails to take advantage of schedule

The Salt Lake Tribune: Real Salt Lake making atypical defensive errors

The Salt Lake Tribune: Soccer: San Jose defeats frustrated Real Salt Lake, 2-1

Deseret News: Is Real Salt Lake losing its home-field advantage?

Standard-Examiner: Quakes stun RSL in Sandy

KSL.com: Earthquakes edge Real Salt Lake 2-1

Soccer By Ives: Earthquakes work late magic again, top RSL to grab first place in the West

Under The Crossbar: Error-prone RSL found out in 2-1 shaking by Earthquakes

Under The Crossbar: Missed opportunities, defensive errors make for deadly combination

 

 

MLS News and Notes

ABC4: Galaxy topples Vancouver for third straight win

MLSsoccer.com: Recap: NYRB catch DC atop East with pulsating 3-2 win

MLSsoccer.com: Recap: Timbers alive again after gritty win over Sounders

MLSsoccer.com: Monday Postgame: MLS teams get fast and loose in Week 16

MLSsoccer.com: Monday Postgame: MLS teams get fast and loose in Week 16

MLSsoccer.com: Ex-player and poor first half doom DC United in loss to NY

NBC Sports: ProSoccerTalk: European correspondent: Shevchenko moving to D.C. United

NBC Sports: ProSoccerTalk: Drilling down on: at Portland 2, Seattle 1o D.C. United

Goal.com: Alex Labidou: Thierry Henry admits MLS is a tough sell to America's young premier athletes

Goal.com: Nesta: I don't have a shot to play in MLS

Soccer America: MLS Rewind ...

Soccer America: Lesser names arise in major MLS games

Soccer By Ives: Red Bulls vs. D.C. United: Match Night Commentary

Soccer By Ives: SBI MLS Rookie of the Week: Antoine Hoppenot

Soccer By Ives: SBI MLS Player of the Week: Landon Donovan

Soccer By Ives: Revs rally for draw as TFC squanders another lead

Prost Amerika: Alone in his thoughts, does Schmid have the answers?

Prost Amerika: Timbers Record First MLS Win over Seattle

Prost Amerika: Seattle Sounders FC Player Ratings at Portland Timbers, June 24

FutbolMLS.com: Crónica: Portland 2-1 Seattle...Los Timbers recuperan confianza ante los Sounders

FutbolMLS.com: FutbolMLS.com: La mejor versión de Rafa Márquez

FutbolMLS.com: Portland renace con victoria en el clásico

 

 

Match Highlights

POR 2-1 SEA

NY 3-2 DC

 

US and International Soccer News and Notes

FIFA.com: Quartet do battle for Azeri berths

The Original Winger: Montpellier President Confirms France Forward Olivier Giroud Signing With Arsenal

Bleacher Report: Carlos Bocanegra: Top 10 Candidates to Replace Him on the USMNT

Reuters: Shevchenko to decide future, weighs overseas offers

Bleacher Report: 5 Reasons Why USWNT Will Win Olympic Gold in London

 

 

EURO 2012

FIFA.com: Alonso: Portugal a different proposition to 2010

FIFA.com: Klose: Striker choice is a gift for Low

FIFA.com: The cult of the Panenka penalty

Soccer By Ives: EURO 2012: Italy advance to semifinals with PK win over England

Soccer America: Curse of shootout hits English again

Soccer America: Euro 2012 television schedule

Soccer America: German captain says mole is a 'disgrace'

SB Nation: Italy Defeat England On Penalties To Advance In Euro 2012

SB Nation: Andrea Pirlo Is Still World Class

Bleacher Report: England Deserved Their Predictable Penalty Death to Italy at Euro 2012

Bleacher Report: Euro 2012 Schedule: Start Times, Live Stream and TV Info for Semifinals Action

Bleacher Report: Wayne Rooney: England Star Not to Blame for Crushing Defeat Against Italy