Real Salt Lake News Stand: March 2

Catch up on all the latest ahead of Sunday's opener at San Jose

#RSL Tweets of the Day (@RealSaltLake

Bill Riley Bill Riley ‏@espn700bill

We are 48 hrs. from kickoff to the 2013 season here in San Jose!#RSL and the #Quakes #cantwait

Nat Borchers Nat Borchers ‏@natborchers

Today Chris and I got to meet an amazing RSL fan by the name of Richie Jeffs. Richie got sick at an RSL game last... 

Marissa Villaseñor Marissa Villaseñor ‏@marivillasenor

A heartwarming surprise by @RealSaltLake players@UofUHealthCare. See the @AshtonFox13 's story tonight@fox13now

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Real Salt Lake Real Salt Lake ‏@RealSaltLake

Kreis, Lagerwey & Rimando talk about #RSL development of#USMNT U-20 man @luisitogil21 to @SLTrib @aaronfalk ... …

Sam Stejskal Sam Stejskal ‏@samstejskal

Pretty cool. #RSL GK @Jeff_Attinella1 featured in @whatahowler as part of 'The Howler XI' for his title heroics in

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MLS Tonight MLS Tonight ‏@MLSTonight

Ready for MLS Tonight's debut tomorrow? download @Stitcher or@TuneIn and search "NASN Radio" to listen live anywhere you have 3G or WiFI


Multimedia RSL at San Jose Earthquakes – Match Preview

Fox 13: RSL players surprise hospitalized fan Thierry Henry – “I’m not here to please anyone” Top 5 – Best Jerseys of All Time

SLCBoz: Slideshow: RSL Feb. 28 training


Real Salt Lake News & Notes Preview – RSL at San Jose Earthquakes Beckerman and Rimando aim for MLS milestones Tactical Preview – RSL at San Jose Scouting Report – San Jose Earthquakes

The Salt Lake Tribune: Careful development helped prepare Luis Gil for success

The Salt Lake Tribune: Luis Gil will be able to showcase himself on a big stage at U-20 World Cup

Deseret News: RSL eager to start 2013 season in San Jose this Sunday


For the Fans, By the Fans

RSL Soapbox: Rotation, attack from midfielders key to renewed approach

Keepin’ it Real: RSL midfield analysis

RSL Perspective: 2013 MLS predictions


MLS, Other News & Notes Starting XI: What to watch for on opening weekend U-20s: US top Cuba 2-0, will face Mexico in the final U-20s: Tab Ramos says final berth is “monumental” for US Soccer Chis Wondolowski-Mike Fucito partnership promises new look for San Jose Fabian Castillo to pair with Kenny Cooper up top in FC Dallas opener Ahead of coaching debut, Toronto FC’s Ryan Nelsen says “no chance” of lacing ‘em up Chelis says he doesn’t see himself staying at Chivas USA two years Houston Dynamo’s Andrew Driver on picking MLS over England: “The league’s on the up” San Jose deal for Seattle’s Cordell Cato, sign rookies Muller MLS season preview roundtable 2013 MLS Preseason Power Rankings

ESPN FC: MLS 2013 Season Preview: Predictions

ESPN FC: Cornell to Carson: Arena and assistant Sarachan’s shared journey

Pro Soccer Talk: MLS Starting 11: Ten-plus story lines to follow this season

Soccer By Ives: US Soccer unveils centennial jerseys