Real Salt Lake News Stand: May 4

All the latest news ahead of RSL's Saturday match v. Vancouver

 

#RSL Tweets of the Day (@RealSaltLake)

Garrett Davis Garrett Davis ‏@garrettpdavis

It's @starwars @RealSaltLake Match Day. I will capture the Whitecaps and take them to Jabba #MayThe4thBeWithYou @MLS pic.twitter.com/JPZ6jumGJT

Park Cafe Park Cafe ‏@parkcafeslc

International Star Wars Day!!! Come in you must before the #RSL #maythe4thbewithyou game! @RealSaltLake #3pts get them we must hmmmmmm

Nick Rimando Nick Rimando ‏@NickRimando

Game day! 7pm kickoff vs #Vancouver @ the Riot. Time to get back on track.

Sam Stejskal Sam Stejskal ‏@samstejskal

Preview for #RSLvVAN. Kick tomorrow at 7 MT at Rio Tinto Stadium http://www.realsaltlake.com/news/2013/05/preview-rsl-v-vancouver-whitecaps-fc …

Branden Steineckert Branden Steineckert ‏@801PUNX

@jxrxmy13: @801PUNX Waking up the neighbors with #Believe, as is my game day tradition. #RSL” Love it!!! Happy game day! #BelieveRSL

 

 

Multimedia

RealSaltLake.com: Video Preview: RSL v. Vancouver Whitecaps FC

ESPN 700: Sebastian Velasquez on The Bill & Hans Show

MLSsoccer.com: Video: May The 4th Be With You

MLSsoccer.com: #MayThe4thBeWithYou: Fan Photo Wall

 

Real Salt Lake News & Notes

RealSaltLake.com: Preview: RSL v. Vancouver Whitecaps FC

RealSaltLake.com: Game Guide: RSL v. Vancouver Whitecaps FC

RealSaltLake.com: Tactical Preview: RSL v. Vancouver Whitecaps FC

The Salt Lake Tribune: Chris Wingert eyes return to Real Salt Lake lineup

The Salt Lake Tribune: Kreis calls matchup with Vancouver “critical”

Deseret News: RSL aims to get back on track at home vs. Vancouver

Deseret News: Lovel Palmer has been important addition to Real Salt Lake in 2013

MLSsoccer.com: Back in the thick of it? Real Salt Lake veteran Chris Wingert could be ready for Saturday

MLSsoccer.com: Real Salt Lake v. Vancouver Whitecaps FC | MLS Match Preview

MLSsoccer.com: Vancouver Whitecaps’ Johnny Leveron could be in line for first MLS start at Real Salt Lake

MLSsoccer.com: Chivas USA head coach Chelis retracts comment on Utah after “magnificent surprise” at Rio Tinto

 

For the Fans, By the Fans

RSL Soapbox: Ahead of Vancouver visit to RSL, three questions with Eighty Six Forever

RSL Soapbox: When last they met: RSL v. Vancouver, April 13

RSL Perspective: RSL v. Vancouver Whitecaps FC – The Good, The Bad and The Ugly – Match Preview

 

MLS, Other News & Notes

MLSsoccer.com: #MayThe4thBeWithYou: The Jebi Knights, the only MLS supporters group based on a Star Wars theme

MLSsoccer.com: #MayThe4thBeWithYou: Which MLS teams would Star Wars characters support?

MLSsoccer.com: Bad to worse: Portland Timbers defender Mikael Silvestre out with torn ACL

MLSsoccer.com: With stadium bill shot down, Orlando MLS expansion bid suffers major setback

MLSsoccer.com: Landon Donovan and Carlo Cudicini likely to return for LA Galaxy vs. Houston Dynamo

MLSsoccer.com: Seattle Sounders welcome back Eddie Johnson this weekend, but are still dealing with injuries in attack

MLSsoccer.com: FC Dallas have mystery midfielder lined up, but he has to play a final first… somewhere

MLSsoccer.com: Paul Arriola leaving for Tijuana disappointing, but no surprise for LA Galaxy

MLSsoccer.com: MLS primary transfer window closes May 6: How many deals can we expect?

MLSsoccer.com: MLS in Copa Libertadores? CONMEBOL chimes in with official word

SI.com: Will Dempsey, Spurs make Champions League; Mailbag

Goal.com: MLS Forecast: Week 10: Galaxy, Dynamo renew acquaintances on a smaller stage

Goal.com: Stoppage Time: US stars who could be on the move this summer

Pro Soccer Talk: Yet another reason to have Stuart Holden around the United States national team

Pro Soccer Talk: Potential Frank Lampard-LA Galaxy marriage seems closer

Soccer By ives: MLS Week 10: A look ahead

Soccer By Ives: Timbers add Kah for defensive insurance as injuries mount

Soccer By Ives: Orlando City suffer setback in pursuit of stadium, MLS franchise after funding bill not passed