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… 

Nick Rimando Nick Rimando ‏@NickRimando

Always an HONOR to represent your country. Thanks for all your support. #USMNT #USAvCRC #USAvMEX 

Alvaro saborio Alvaro saborio ‏@al_saborio

Costa Rica !!!

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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  #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 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” ExtraTime Radio – March 18


Real Salt Lake News & Notes Five Real Salt Lake players receive international calls Horton: International call-ups, injuries will test RSL’s depth 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 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 Jurgen Klinsmann unveils 23-man US national team roster for upcoming World Cup Qualifiers Commentary: US national team’s lack of experience, backline a cause for concern US national team coach Jurgen Klinsmann explains roster omission of Carlos Bocanegra Brek Shea says he’s not fully healed from broken foot, but “ready to play” for US national team Overlooked by Jurgen Klinsmann, Bill Hamid looks to force his name back into USMNT conversation 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 Bocanegra’s omission adds controversy to World Cup qualifiers

ESPN FC: Brad Guzan stepping out of shadows Seth Vertelney: Brad Guzan confronts major opportunity, major challenges Avi Creditor: Klinsmann rolls dice by omitting Bocanegra for USA’s World Cup qualifiers

Fox Soccer: Injury-filled USA limps into qualifiers