Real Salt Lake News Stand: March 19

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

Congrats to #RSL men @NickRimando, @KyleBeckerman, @TonyBeltran23, @al_saborio & @AbdoulieMansally for… http://instagr.am/p/XAa1kcMFdv/ 

Nick Rimando Nick Rimando ‏@NickRimando

Always an HONOR to represent your country. Thanks for all your support. #USMNT #USAvCRC #USAvMEX http://instagr.am/p/XAvbXtqY5r/ 

Alvaro saborio Alvaro saborio ‏@al_saborio

Costa Rica !!! pic.twitter.com/QTGGUW5JUK

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Abdoulie Mansally Abdoulie Mansally ‏@KennyMansally

Yes I'm in Africa right now. Thanks a Lot

Major League Soccer Major League Soccer ‏@MLS

"So far, so good." - Jason Kreis on Sabo-Plata up top http://soc.cr/1THNTY  #RSL

RSL Team Store RSL Team Store ‏@RSLTeamStoreXI

Thanks for all the great memories Brett! Good luck with your new adventures! We will all miss you and wish you the best :)

 

Multimedia

RealSaltLake.com: Beckerman, Rimando and Saborio to face each other in World Cup Qualifying

ESPN 700: On Frame: March 18

ESPN 700: On Frame: FCD FW Kenny Cooper interview

ESPN 700: On Frame: Pro Soccer Talk’s Steve Davis interview

ESPN 700: Nat Borchers on “The Bill & Hans Show”

MLSsoccer.com: ExtraTime Radio – March 18

 

Real Salt Lake News & Notes

RealSaltLake.com: Five Real Salt Lake players receive international calls

RealSaltLake.com: Horton: International call-ups, injuries will test RSL’s depth

RealSaltLake.com: Tactical Report: RSL 1-1 Colorado

The Salt Lake Tribune: U.S. team calls up Rimando, Beckerman, Beltran

Deseret News: 3 RSL players named to latest USMNT roster

Pro Soccer Talk: Costa Rica’s top scoring threat is a main MLS man, too

MLSsoccer.com: Real Salt Lake Alvaro Saborio starting to find his comfort zone with Joao Plata

 

For the Fans, By the Fans

RSL Soapbox: Five RSL players called up to national teams, including three for USMNT

RSL Soapbox: Injuries, absences leave Real Salt Lake short-handed for FC Dallas

Real Nation: Findley’s unseen contributions

Keepin’ it Real: Quotables: Real Salt Lake 1-1 Colorado Rapids

 

MLS, Other News & Notes

MLSsoccer.com: Jurgen Klinsmann unveils 23-man US national team roster for upcoming World Cup Qualifiers

MLSsoccer.com: Commentary: US national team’s lack of experience, backline a cause for concern

MLSsoccer.com: US national team coach Jurgen Klinsmann explains roster omission of Carlos Bocanegra

MLSsoccer.com: Brek Shea says he’s not fully healed from broken foot, but “ready to play” for US national team

MLSsoccer.com: Overlooked by Jurgen Klinsmann, Bill Hamid looks to force his name back into USMNT conversation

MLSsoccer.com: Complete list of all MLS players called to national teams across five confederations

Sporting News: Friendly Fire: U.S. coach Jurgen Klinsmann’s methods, leadership, acumen in question

SI.com: Bocanegra’s omission adds controversy to World Cup qualifiers

ESPN FC: Brad Guzan stepping out of shadows

Goal.com: Seth Vertelney: Brad Guzan confronts major opportunity, major challenges

Goal.com: Avi Creditor: Klinsmann rolls dice by omitting Bocanegra for USA’s World Cup qualifiers

Fox Soccer: Injury-filled USA limps into qualifiers