Real Salt Lake News Stand: April 16

Catch up on all the latest news from around the soccer world

#RSL Tweets of the Day (@RealSaltLake)

Andy Williams Andy Williams ‏@bommadog

Themarathon bombing was a cowardly act that again shows evil exist in the hearts of the confused & unloved I pray for them #Pray4Boston

jeff cassar jeff cassar ‏@jeffcassar

Thoughts and prayers with victims and families affected by this horrible act. #staystrong

Kwame Watson-Siriboe Kwame Watson-Siriboe ‏@Kwamekazi

My prayers to everyone everywhere. Imagine going through days like today in the US everyday in other countries. Sad and no one deserves it.

Robbie Findley Robbie Findley ‏@RobbieFindley

Blessed are those who mourn, for they will be comforted. Matthew 5:4 #prayforboston

Devon Sandoval Devon Sandoval ‏@Big_Dev49

My thoughts and prayers go out to everyone affected in Boston today...

Abdoulie Mansally Abdoulie Mansally ‏@KennyMansally

My heart and prayers go out to all the victims of Boston City marathon. What a sad day #Prayforboston

Olmes Garcia Olmes Garcia ‏@Olmesgarcia13

Que triste que pasen cosas así como lo sucedió en Boston, Fortaleza para la todas las personas implicada en el echo.

 

 

Multimedia

RealSaltLake.com: RSL Rewind: Golmes scores a golazo

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

MLSsoccer.com: ExtraTime Radio Podcast: FC Dallas defender George John on beer bottle incident

ABC News: Gay soccer player: “Football hid my secret”

 

Real Salt Lake News & Notes

RealSaltLake.com: Garcia up for Goal of the Week

RealSaltLake.com: By the numbers: RSL 1-1 Vancouver Whitecaps FC

RealSaltLake.com: Tactical Recap: RSL 1-1 Vancouver Whitecaps FC

Standard-Examiner: “Turfing” accident costs RSL chance at win in Vancouver

 

For the Fans, By the Fans

RSL Soapbox: Handling the ball: Deliberation in the act of Borchers’ handball call

RSL Soapbox: After uncertainty in offseason, RSL’s depth not going unnoticed

Real Nation: Jordan’s Ranks: RSL at Vancouver

 

MLS, Other News & Notes

MLSsoccer.com: Father-in-law of New England Revolution’s Matt Reis injured in Boston Marathon bombing

MLSsoccer.com: Houston Dynamo’s Brad Davis takes home Week 7 MLS Player of the Week award

MLSsoccer.com: MLS on TV: Where to watch all the MLS action in Week 8 | #NYvSKC, Wednesday on MLS Live

MLSsoccer.com: LA Galaxy dealing with multiple injuries, including Robbie Keane, Todd Dunivant, Jose Villarreal

MLSsoccer.com: Robbie Rogers' return to pro soccer? Ex-teammate Guillermo Barros Schelotto wants to see it

MLSsoccer.com: Martin Rennie spells it out for misfiring Whitecaps: "Those who finish become very rich"

MLSsoccer.com: Seattle Sounders coach Sigi Schmid on team's struggles: "We haven't found any consistency"

MLSsoccer.com: So far so good: Kleberson's brief debut for Philadelphia Union shows Brazilian's potential

MLSsoccer.com: Sporting Kansas City waiting to hear if Norwich City want to make Kei Kamara loan permanent

ESPN FC: Power Rankings: April 15

SI.com: Earthquakes ‘appalled’ by player’s anti-gay slur

SI.com: Gordon’s slur, fan throwing beer bottle at John’s head mar MLS Week 7

SI.com: U.S. will host new International Champions Cup this summer

SI.com: NBC outlines vast Premier League coverage with new TV deal

Pro Soccer Talk: Quick-hit review of Week 7 in Major League Soccer

Pro Soccer Talk: Starry nights: MLS Team of the Week – Round 7

Pro Soccer Talk: ProSoccerTalk’s MLS Player of the Week: Toronto FC’s Joe Bendik

Pro Soccer Talk: Soccer players pitch in on Boston marathon thoughts, prayers

Philly.com: Live coverage: NBC Sports introduces its English Premier League broadcast plans