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 

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.



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 RSL advances to Desert Diamond Cup Final Preseason Recap: RSL 3-2 New England 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 LA’s Donovan comes up for air at USC journalism class Sounders take DP hit with Joseph, but more moves planned Joseph: Sounders my best chance to finally win MLS Cup DC United announce acquisition of MLS vet Carlos Ruiz U20s: US advance to quarterfinals thanks to Haiti loss U20s: Ramos says he’ll tweak US lineup vs. Costa Rica Quinn steps down as FC Dallas president, CEO Portland confirm addition of veteran CB Mikael Silvestre Dynamo seal deal to add Hearts winger Driver on loan 2013 Gold Cup to kick off with Mexico at the Rose Bowl CONCACAF still keen on joint, 16-team Copa America in ‘16 Postcard from Europe: Interest in Bedoya in MLS, Mexico 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 McCarthy’s Musings: MLS Disciplinary Committee leans on process to implement its directives