Real Salt Lake News Stand: Feb. 25

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

#RSL Tweets of the Day (@RealSaltLake)

Jason Kreis Jason Kreis ‏@JasonKreis

My 18th MLS Preseason Completed! I am hoping this view we were treated to yesterday is a sign of what lies ahead...pic.twitter.com/0M2KySAP0g

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Real Salt Lake Real Salt Lake ‏@RealSaltLake

2013 #RSL PRE-season in the books ... Lasting image from Tucson of @al_saborio & @joaoplata10 ... Can't…http://instagr.am/p/WHlyBDMFZD/ 

Kyle Beckerman Kyle Beckerman ‏@KyleBeckerman

Been fun Tucson! Thanks @fc_tucson @cactusprickshttp://instagr.am/p/WH4yXCwRfk/ 

SeBasTian VeLasQueZ SeBasTian VeLasQueZ ‏@TiaN_Futbol

It's Been Real Tucson! Now 2hr Drive To Phoenix And Then Flight To SLC! :) #Preseason-Over #RSL

Joao Plata Joao Plata ‏@JoaoPlata10

Thank god 4 having a good preseason, now on to focus on the season! Gracias a Dios tuvimos una buena preseason ahor a enfocarno en el torneo

Nick Rimando Nick Rimando ‏@NickRimando

So tired... http://instagr.am/p/WH94hpqY_V/ 

Andy Williams Andy Williams ‏@bommadog

Last preseason game and I must say I'm excited for the new season. Newcomers and all I think we have a great team. #Pumped

 

 

Multimedia

RealSaltLake.com: DDC Final Highlights: RSL 0-1 Seattle

ESPN 700: Kyle Beckerman on “The Bill and Hans Show”

NASN.tv: Donovan talks, U-20’s and Brek Shea

 
Real Salt Lake News & Notes

RealSaltLake.com: Desert Diamond Cup Final: RSL 0-1 Seattle Sounders FC

RealSaltLake.com: Real Salt Lake signs GK Josh Saunders, MF Khari Stephenson

RealSaltLake.com: Horton: Saunders, Stephenson add valuable experience to young RSL side

MLSsoccer.com: Desert Diamond Cup: Sounders win final, Revs top RBNY

MLSsoccer.com: RSL know young, error-prone backline must learn on job

The Salt Lake Tribune: RSL 2.0: Patience required as team looks at long term

The Salt Lake Tribune: RSL signs veterans Josh Saunders, Khari Stephenson

Deseret News: Real Salt Lake drops Desert Diamond Cup Final to Seattle

KSL.com: Real Salt Lake GM explains major roster changes up top for 2013

KSL.com: Real Salt Lake falls to Seattle in final preseason Desert Diamond Cup match

 

For the Fans, By the Fans

RSL Soapbox: RSL falls to counterattacking Seattle, loses Desert Diamond Cup Final

Real Nation: DDC Final: What We Learned

Keepin’ it Real: Searching for answers to four questions

Keepin’ it Real: Thoughts on Saunders, Stephenson acquisitions

RSL Soccer Talk: 5 questions with newly signed RSL forward Devon Sandoval

 

MLS, Other News & Notes

MLSsoccer.com: Commentary: Turning 18, MLS & its supporters are entering brave new era

MLSsoccer.com: 6 days ‘til MLS: Can Nelsen lead culture change at TFC?

MLSsoccer.com: MLS announces partnership with French Football Federation

MLSsoccer.com: Cahill says Donovan should embrace “weight of the world”

MLSsoccer.com: Rapids’ Rivero, Castillon may return sooner than expected

MLSsoccer.com: Chelis says Bornstein not in his plans at Chivas USA

MLSsoccer.com: Sounders sign veteran center back Djimi Traore

MLSsoccer.com: Whitecaps’ Rennie: Reo-Coker could start opener vs. TFC

MLSsoccer.com: Despite loss, Red Bulls see signs of being “pretty special”

Pro Soccer Talk: Is there a new MLS logo in the works?

Pro Soccer Talk: Nearing MLS first kick, Freddy Adu still stuck in bad place

Pro Soccer Talk: Major League Soccer position top tens: Center backs

Goal.com: Monday MLS Breakdown: Buying or selling?

Soccer By Ives: 2013 Power Rankings

Grantland: Maradona, Then and Now