Real Salt Lake News Stand: March 3

All the latest news ahead of RSL's season opener at San Jose

#RSL Tweets of the Day (@RealSaltLake


Jake Jake ‏@SLTID_Jake

Finally. #RSL

bryan king bryan king ‏@YNWA_King2

Finally #RSL plays again! MLS first kick weekend taking on San Jose #RSLTID http://instagr.am/p/WZyplKAYos/ 

Taylor Fugate Taylor Fugate ‏@smackdowntay

Months of off season agony ends today. #RSL

Andy Allred Andy Allred ‏@andrewjallred

Eight hours til my life begins again. Let's go boys. #rsltid#seasonopener #sundaynightsoccer #mls #rsl #mlscup#wewillbechampions

Real Salt Lake WUFC Real Salt Lake WUFC ‏@RSLWUFC

LESS THAN 24 HOURS!!!! Go to sleep listening to this, wake up with this as your alarm, SING IT ALL DAY! 2013 is here!http://youtu.be/Pa1DJ008t9Y 

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Aaron Falk Aaron Falk ‏@aaronfalk

We're just hours away from the start of #RSL's season. Beckerman should get his 300th regular season start. Rimando sitting on 99 shutouts.

Bill Riley Bill Riley ‏@espn700bill

@RealSaltLake Players I'm most anxious to see in "real" match action- 1. Luis Gil 2. Robbie Findley 3. Sebastian Velasquez 4. Joao Plata

 

Multimedia

MLSsoccer.com: MLS Goal Timeline (Saturday, March 2): Watch all the goals in MLS

 

Real Salt Lake News & Notes

RealSaltLake.com: Real Salt Lake signs DF Rich Balchan

MLSsoccer.com: Real Salt Lake chuffed for return to house of horrors in San Jose

MLSsoccer.com: Real Salt Lake sign defender Rich Balchan to bolster injury-hit backline

Deseret News: RSL opens 2013 campaign with question marks

Standard-Examiner: New-look Real faces uncertainty in MLS 2013

 

For the Fans, By the Fans

RSL Soapbox: RSL signs former Columbus Crew defender Rich Balchan

Keepin’ it Real: RSL set for match against Quakes

Keepin’ it Real: RSL forwards analysis

 

MLS, Other News & Notes

MLSsoccer.com: MLS Match Recap: Philadelphia Union 1, Sporting Kansas City 3

MLSsoccer.com: MLS Match Recap: Vancouver Whitecaps 1, Toronto FC 0

MLSsoccer.com: MLS Match Recap: Houston Dynamo 2, D.C. United 0

MLSsoccer.com: MLS Match Recap: FC Dallas 1, Colorado Rapids 0

MLSsoccer.com: MLS Match Recap: Seattle Sounders 0, Montreal Impact 1

MLSsoccer.com: MLS Match Recap: Chivas USA 0, Columbus Crew 3

MLSsoccer.com: Sporting KC’s Graham Zusi: Comeback win in Philly a show of character

MLSsoccer.com: Vancouver Whitecaps’ hero Gershon Koffie aiming for 10 goals in 2013

MLSsoccer.com: Unlucky break spoils James Riley’s DC debut: “I feel like I let the guys down”

MLSsoccer.com: Ricardo Clark and Carlos Ruiz reconcile, swap jerseys nearly six years after violent on-field incident

MLSsoccer.com: Despite win vs. Colorado, FC Dallas admit: “We’ve had better training sessions”

MLSsoccer.com: Montreal Impact show newfound road savvy: “We’ve learned our lessons”

MLSsoccer.com: Chivas USA’s Chelis primed to make changes after opening loss to Crew

MLSsoccer.com: Seattle Sounders part ways with German midfielder Christian Tiffert

MLSsoccer.com: U20s: US look to make history in hostile territory vs. rivals Mexico

SI.com: Stalwarts, surprises highlight opening day of MLS

Pro Soccer Talk: Quick recap of Saturday’s opening night in MLS

Pro Soccer Talk: An outright embarrassing situation at Chivas USA

Pro Soccer Talk: Sigi Schmid’s comments, and Seattle’s 2013 roster strategy

Fox Soccer: Tourney final benefits young USA squad