RSL News Stand - Tuesday, June 26, 2012

Today's news stand comes at you with the latest news from RSL, MLS, USOC, EURO, and more!

 

#RSL Tweets of the Day (@RealSaltLake)

 

   Nick Rimando ‏‪@NickRimando

Congrats to the U-17/18 @RealSaltLake Academy team on their 2-0 victory over Sockers FC #RSLFAM

  

   Real Salt Lake ‏‪@RealSaltLake

#RSL Nation: big-time guest list on tonight's @ESPN700 #OnFrame - but we also want your participation - call 877.353.0700 from 6-8p

 

Real Salt Lake ‏‪@RealSaltLake

while @MLS accurately points out #RSL hasn't won in Columbus since Aug '06, we have taken points in both 2009 playoffs & 2011 #CCL quarters

 

   Cameron Sullivan ‏@camsully

stoked for july 4th at rio tinto @RealSaltLake vs Sounders #hereAtTheRiot

 

RSL News Stand “A/V Club”

(AUDIO) ESPN700Sports: RSL Defender Nat Borchers – Interview – June 25, 2012

(VIDEO) MLSsoccer.com: Weekend Wrap: NY wins Atlantic Cup battle, Portland top Seattle

(VIDEO) MLSsoccer.com: AT&T Goal of the Week Nominees: Week 16

(VIDEO) MLSsoccer.com: The Daily 6/25 - Amazing Rivarly Matches & The Union Dominate SKC

(VIDEO) Pro Soccer Talk: Video: 50 goals in 5 minutes; every strike from MLS Round 16

 

 

RSL News & Notes

Standard-Examiner: RSL has nobody but itself to blame for home losses

TheSpectrum.com: RSL struggles self-inflicted

MLSsoccer.com: Crestfallen RSL look to put nightmare week behind them

Under The Crossbar: Injuries take toll despite RSL finding best-yet record

 

 

MLS News and Notes

MLSsoccer.com: MLS Power Rankings: Week 16

MLSsoccer.com: LaBrocca pleased with long-awaited return from injury

MLSsoccer.com: TFC's Mariner: Someone's got to be a leader on backline

MLSsoccer.com: MLS TV Listings: Where to watch all the action in Week 17

MLSsoccer.com: Castrol Weekly Top 20: Honor in defeat for DC's Pontius

MLSsoccer.com: Kick Off: Union reportedly land former Best XI back Soumare

MLSsoccer.com: Red Bulls' Solli tired of jokes, finally gets on scoresheet

NBC Sports: ProSoccerTalk: Starry nights: MLS Team of the Week – Round 16

NBC Sports: ProSoccerTalk: Sorting out the Seattle Sounders; getting realistic about things

ESPNSoccernet: Week 14 Power Rankings

Goal.com: Goal.com MLS Power Rankings: Week 14

Soccer America: MLS Power Rankings: Quakes on top

Soccer By Ives: Union sign Soumare after swinging deal with Whitecaps for top allocation spot

Soccer By Ives: SBI MLS Team of the Week: Los Angeles Galaxy

Prost Amerika: Burch: I have no doubt we were the better team

SBNation: Major League Soccer 2012, Week 14: What We Learned

FutbolMLS.com: Landon Donovan nombrado Jugador de la Semana

FutbolMLS.com: ¿Quién es el Latino de la Jornada 16?

Fox Soccer: Earthquakes continue explosive form

Yahoo! Sports: Los Angeles Galaxy Rise Up as Other Western Teams Begin to Crumble: A Fan’s Take

 

U.S. OPEN CUP

MLSsoccer.com: USOC: Besler's potential return boosts SKC vs. Dayton

MLSsoccer.com: USOC: Friendliness aside as Union host Cinderella affiliate

FIFA.com: Minnows spring shocks in US Open Cup

Soccer By Ives: U.S. Open Cup quarterfinals: A Look Ahead

 

 

US and International Soccer News and Notes

USsoccer.com: U.S. WNT to Hold Public Training at Rio Tinto in Sandy, Utah on Friday, June 29

USsoccer.com: WNT blog: 21 Players Head to Utah

Soccer By Ives: Tuesday Kickoff: Shevchenko weighs options, new Euro fan racism and more

The Shin Guardian: Toting The Old Ball ‘N’ Chain: Player Development In America

The Shin Guardian: More Conclusions In Progress: The State Of The Homegrown Program

Bleacher Report: Predicting the Destinations of the 25 Biggest Names Left on the Transfer Market

 

EURO 2012

FIFA.com: Babbel: Other teams are afraid of Germany

Soccer By Ives: Euro 2012: Heavyweights remain as semifinals loom

SBNation: The 10 Best Moments Of Euro 2012 So Far

Fox Soccer: Spain's simplistic style still the best

Fox Soccer: Portugal's fate rests solely on Ronaldo

Bleacher Report: Euro 2012: Ranking the Top 20 Players at the Tournament so Far

 

2012 LONDON OLYMPICS

FIFA.com: Sane ready to do Senegal proud

NBC Sports: ProSoccerTalk: Countdown to 2012 Olympics: U.S. women O’Reilly, Rampone, Lloyd visit NBC’s Today Show

lfpress.com: Canada names Olympic soccer roster