Real Salt Lake News Stand: March 9

Read up on all the latest ahead of today's #DCvRSL contest

#RSL Tweets of the Day (@RealSaltLake)

Bill Riley Bill Riley ‏@espn700bill

Gorgeous day here in DC and big crowd expected tonight at legendary RFK. Catch me and @OriginalWinger on @ktvx ABC4 &@ESPN700 at 5! #RSL

Nick Rimando Nick Rimando ‏@NickRimando

Gameday vs @dcunited 5pm MT on ktvx ABC4. Dick & Dixies, Bourbon House, Bar X & the Republican are sure to show it, where are you watching?

Real Salt Lake Real Salt Lake ‏@RealSaltLake

List of today’s #RSL watch party locations for 5p kick at DC on @ktvxABC4 … http://www.realsaltlake.com/content/real-week-2013 … … along w/ entire RealWeek schedule

Andy Williams Andy Williams ‏@bommadog

#Soccer #Football #Passion #RSL #MLS #LoveItpic.twitter.com/NNYpDUCIa9

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Brian Gutierrez Brian Gutierrez ‏@ThighOfBri

Ah gameday. It smells.....like victory. #RSL #Believe

 

Multimedia

ESPN 700: Nick Rimando on “The Bill & Hans Show”

MLSsoccer.com: Top 5 – Week 1 Performances from New Coaches

Soccer By Ives: The SBI Podcast

 

Real Salt Lake News & Notes

RealSaltLake.com: Preview: RSL at D.C. United

RealSaltLake.com: RSL looking for first-ever win at D.C.

RealSaltLake.com: Tactical Preview: RSL at D.C.

MLSsoccer.com: MLS Match Preview: D.C. United vs. Real Salt Lake

MLSsoccer.com: Big Debate: Brad Guzan, Nick Rimando both in line to replace Tim Howard for US

MLSsoccer.com: DC United look to extend RFK dominance against Real Salt Lake

The Salt Lake Tribune: Saborio healthy, happy to start the season

The Salt Lake Tribune: Howard’s injury could impact RSL’s goalkeepers

Deseret News: Real Salt Lake notebook: RSL faces D.C. United on the road

 

For the Fans, By the Fans

RSL Soapbox: Match Preview: Continuity the key as RSL looks to capitalize on form

RSL Soapbox: When last we met: RSL 1-0 DCU, Sept. 2012

RSL Soapbox: Does Tim Howard injury pave way for Rimando place in USMNT lineup?

RSL Perspective: RSL vs. D.C. United: The Good, The Bad & The Ugly – Match Preview

 

MLS, Other News & Notes

MLSsoccer.com: Rapids-Union match postponed until Sunday at 3 ET due to winter storm conditions

MLSsoccer.com: Starting XI: Strong CCL performance sets stage for Week 2 MLS action

MLSsoccer.com: Pick ‘Em: MLSsoccer.com editors pick Week 2 matches

MLSsoccer.com: Report: Tim Howard could miss several weeks, World Cup qualifiers with back injury

MLSsoccer.com: Brad Friedel offers to come out of retirement to help US national team in pinch

MLSsoccer.com: Colorado Rapids hero Pablo Mastroeni returns after a year on the brink

MLSsoccer.com: New York Red Bulls’ boss Mike Petke responds to Caleb Porter’s postgame comments

MLSsoccer.com: Chivas USA to face Chivas Guadalajara in friendly match in Ciudad Juarez

Goal.com: Friday MLS Forecast: Week 2: Preparing for the whiteout

Sporting News: Weekend Primer: “Perfectionist” Caleb Porter has Timbers on rise

SI.com: Six reasons why the Red Bulls are MLS’ most intriguing story

Pro Soccer Talk: MLS weekend: The five top matches to view and review

Pro Soccer Talk: Watershed moment: Talk of replacing pro soccer stadiums

Pro Soccer Talk: Hale and hearty season ticket sales? That’s where it’s at

ESPN FC: Crew, Revolution face crucial stadium questions

Soccer By Ives: Hope Solo ruled out for 3-4 months after surgery

USsoccer.com: Krieger and Engen tally first international goals as USWNT Defeats China PR 5-0 at Algarve Cup in Portugal