Real Salt Lake News Stand: June 14

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

#RSL Tweets of the Day (@RealSaltLake)

Real Salt Lake Real Salt Lake ‏@RealSaltLake

#RioT undergoing #USMNT transformation ... http://instagram.com/p/ahKvofMFQv/ 

Aaron Falk Aaron Falk ‏@aaronfalk

#RSL's Nick Rimando says this is "probably my last run" with the #USMNT, and is relishing the opportunity. http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/sports/56457846-77/rimando-team-howard-cup.html.csp …

Dana Greene Dana Greene ‏@dana_greene

#RSL's Nick Rimando and the USA national soccer team roll into town. http://tinyurl.com/mzmmb7q 

Real Salt Lake Real Salt Lake ‏@RealSaltLake

Jurgen investigating #RioT turf ... #USMNT v HON kicks off at #RioT in 5 days ... Be loud Be proud… http://instagram.com/p/ahK6BXMFRD/ 

AO Salt Lake City  AO Salt Lake City ‏@AOSaltLakeCity

For those looking for the events leading up to the match, here you go. Night before:... http://fb.me/1JWXMYJNO 

AO Salt Lake City AO Salt Lake City ‏@AOSaltLakeCity

@15to32 @AmericanOutlaws Night before: https://www.facebook.com/events/574315615942725 …; Tailgate: https://www.facebook.com/events/520965817967782 … Hopefully we see you at both!

 

Multimedia

RealSaltLake.com: U.S. Men’s National Team heads to Salt Lake City

ESPN 700: Nick Rimando on The Bill & Hans Show

ABC4: Rimando, USA soccer team in town

 

Real Salt Lake News & Notes

RealSaltLake.com: Plata provides spark in RSL’s Open Cup win

RealSaltLake.com: By the Numbers: RSL 5-2 Charleston Battery

RealSaltLake.com: Tactical Recap: RSL 5-2 Charleston Battery

RealSaltLake.com: Academy Update: June 13

MLSsoccer.com: Real Salt Lake’s Nick Rimando takes home Save of the Week honors for palming free kick out of top corner

MLSsoccer.com: Three for Thursday: Teams built to win the 2013 Lamar Hunt US Open Cup

The Salt Lake Tribune: RSL’s Rimando returns to Utah, Team USA in tow

Deseret News: Real Salt Lake goalkeeper Nick Rimando happy to be home with US national team

 

For the Fans, By the Fans

RSL Soapbox: Despite positive response, dropping early problematic for RSL

RSL Soapbox: Player Ratings: Second half response marks substitute impact

 

MLS, Other News & Notes

MLSsoccer.com: Chicago Fire 2, Columbus Crew 1 | US Open Cup match recap

MLSsoccer.com: The Throw-In: USMNT can taste Brazil – here are three reasons why it’s a done deal

MLSsoccer.com: Landon Donovan admits he misses surging USMNT, looks to focus on LA Galaxy form before recall

MLSsoccer.com: Greg Lalas: Why I’m rooting for Mexico at the Confederations Cup

MLSsoccer.com: Jerry Bengtson abandons Honduras ahead of qualifier vs. USMNT

Pro Soccer Talk: Honduras squad falling apart ahead of clash with US

Pro Soccer Talk: DC United cannot catch a break

Soccer By Ives: Report: Fernandez ends Qatar loan, wants another move abroad