Real Salt Lake News Stand: Feb. 21

Catch up on all the latest news from around the soccer world

#RSL Tweets of the Day (@RealSaltLake)

Real Salt Lake Real Salt Lake ‏@RealSaltLake

90' - STEPHENSON GOAL #RSL ... Grabavoy deep in corner crosses to Khari at top of circle, low liner buried past NE GK ... RSL 3 : 2#DDC win

SeBasTian VeLasQueZ SeBasTian VeLasQueZ ‏@TiaN_Futbol

RSL = Hearts Of Lions, Never Give Up Until The Ref Blows The Final Whistle!!! Great Win Boys :) #RSL

Arlo White Arlo White ‏@arlowhite

Our Desert Diamond Cup final is set for Saturday. First@MLSonNBCSports show of 2013. @SoundersFC v @RealSaltLakefrom Tucson. Join us! #MLS

Real Salt Lake Real Salt Lake ‏@RealSaltLake

#RSL goal scorers in Wed 3 : 2 #DDC win over NE - big_dev9,@al_saborio & Khari Stephenson http://instagr.am/p/V-kMZVMFdB/ 

Denzel Eslinger Denzel Eslinger ‏@f4denz

Remember when #RSL never stopped working, well that drive & determination are back as they get 2 in last 3 min for the 3-2 win

Spike Spike ‏@xspikenessx

Yes!!! #RSL never give up. Never stop fighting. That's my team!!!#RSLTID #Believe

Jeremy Horton Jeremy Horton ‏@espn700jeremy

Stat of the day: #RSL's 7 preseason goals have been scored by 7 different players. Balance.

 

Multimedia

ESPN 700: Garth Lagerwey on “The Bill and Hans Show”

YouTube: Highlights – Real Salt Lake 3-2 New England Revolution

YouTube: Match Replay – Real Salt Lake 3-2 New England Revolution

Soccer By Ives: The SBI Podcast – Feb. 21

The Colbert Report: Alexi Lalas on The Colbert Report

 

Real Salt Lake News & Notes

RealSaltLake.com: RSL advances to Desert Diamond Cup Final

RealSaltLake.com: Preseason Recap: RSL 3-2 New England

MLSsoccer.com: Desert Diamond Cup: RSL, Seattle into Saturday title game

The Salt Lake Tribune: RSL rallies to advance to final of preseason tournament

The Salt Lake Tribune: Real trades rights to midfielder Steele to New York

Deseret News: Late goals help Real Salt Lake beat Revolution

Arizona Daily Star: Salt Lake wins, preps for opener in rain, cold

Arizona Daily Star: Desert Diamond Cup Notebook – Recent Salt Lake signee Sandoval rising quickly from college a year ago

 

For the Fans, By the Fans

RSL Soapbox: RSL late push sees victory over New England, 3-2

RSL Soapbox: Jonny Steele returns to MLS with New York following RSL trade

Real Nation: Velasquez stepping up

RSL Soccer Talk: 5 questions with RSL forward Joao Plata

 

MLS, Other News & Notes

MLSsoccer.com: LA’s Donovan comes up for air at USC journalism class

MLSsoccer.com: Sounders take DP hit with Joseph, but more moves planned

MLSsoccer.com: Joseph: Sounders my best chance to finally win MLS Cup

MLSsoccer.com: DC United announce acquisition of MLS vet Carlos Ruiz

MLSsoccer.com: U20s: US advance to quarterfinals thanks to Haiti loss

MLSsoccer.com: U20s: Ramos says he’ll tweak US lineup vs. Costa Rica

MLSsoccer.com: Quinn steps down as FC Dallas president, CEO

MLSsoccer.com: Portland confirm addition of veteran CB Mikael Silvestre

MLSsoccer.com: Dynamo seal deal to add Hearts winger Driver on loan

MLSsoccer.com: 2013 Gold Cup to kick off with Mexico at the Rose Bowl

MLSsoccer.com: CONCACAF still keen on joint, 16-team Copa America in ‘16

MLSsoccer.com: Postcard from Europe: Interest in Bedoya in MLS, Mexico

MLSsoccer.com: Goal-line technology in MLS? League says maybe not ‘til ‘15

Sky Sports: Vancouver Whitecaps have agreed to terms with Nigel Reo-Coker

ESPN FC: Accomplished Donovan still owes us something

Pro Soccer Talk: Landon Donovan speaks publicly; citizen journalist transcribes

Pro Soccer Talk: Shalrie Joseph wants an MLS Cup above all else

Pro Soccer Talk: Major League Soccer positional Top Tens: Goalkeepers

Goal.com: McCarthy’s Musings: MLS Disciplinary Committee leans on process to implement its directives