Real Salt Lake News Stand: May 18

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

#RSL Tweets of the Day (@RealSaltLake)

Carlos Salcedo Carlos Salcedo ‏@csalcedojr

Empacando para este fin de semana vs Chivas USA-Packing for this weekend vs Chivas USA #RSL #ReadyForThis #3points #blessed #RSLBelieve

Joe Baird Joe Baird ‏@jbairdsltrib

Kurt Kragthorpe says Real Salt Lake fans shouldn't fret about their team's slow start. The MLS season is loooooong. http://bit.ly/13Bu6fr 

Michael Black Michael Black ‏@blackend84047

Real hasn't had as much trouble scoring lately, even with Alvaro Saborio out. http://www.mlssoccer.com/news/article/2013/05/17/real-salt-lake-put-goalscoring-woes-firmly-behind-them-thanks-balanced-attac …

Grande Sports Acad. Grande Sports Acad. ‏@GrandeSportsA

.@RealSaltLake AZ Academy player Benji Lopez has been called up to the U18 MNT for a 10-day trip to Portugal. http://www.grandesportsacademy.com/benji-lopez-called-up-to-u18-mnt/ …

 

Multimedia

RealSaltLake.com: David Beckham Congratulates Real Salt Lake after RSL wins MLS cup 2009

Soccer By Ives: The SBI Show: Episode 34 (Talking the USMNT Roster, MLS Week 12, and More)

 

Real Salt Lake News & Notes

RealSaltLake.com: Preview: RSL at Chivas USA

The Salt Lake Tribune: RSL’s start OK, because finish is what counts

MLSsoccer.com: Real Salt Lake put goalscoring woes firmly behind them thanks to balanced attack

MLSsoccer.com: Chivas USA vs. Real Salt Lake | MLS Match Preview

MLSsoccer.com: Referee Week: A deflection gone wrong for Real Salt Lake’s Nat Borchers? You make the call!

Grande Sports Academy: Benji Lopez called up to U.S. U-18 National Team

 

For the Fans, By the Fans

RSL Soapbox: After successful surgery, unlucky Rich Balchan to miss up to six months

 

MLS, Other News & Notes

MLSsoccer.com: Chivas sporting director Dennis te Kloese calls sale rumors “totally false”

MLSsoccer.com: Next on Vancouver Whitecaps’ list of MLS accomplishments? Finally beating a Cascadia rival

MLSsoccer.com: Portland Timbers happy to bring new defender Pa Modou Kah aboard, expect “an immediate impact”

MlSsoccer.com: Steven Lenhart prepared for magnifying glass in San Jose Earthquakes return: “I’m ready to bash”

MLSsoccer.com: USMNT Notebook: Jurgen Klinsmann says there’s no pressure on Stuart Holden

Soccer By Ives: This Weekend’s Soccer On TV

Pro Soccer Talk: David Beckham and PSG prep for final two stops

Pro Soccer Talk: Connecting false dots on Chivas USA

SI.com: EPL lacks final-day drama but offers plenty of offseason uncertainty

Goal.com: The three American alumni of Manchester United share their memories, both good and bad, of working under Sir Alex Ferguson.