Real Salt Lake News Stand: July 18

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

#RSL Tweets of the Day (@RealSaltLake)

 Real Salt Lake @RealSaltLake

Last night’s #OnFrame on @ESPN700 … feat. @bmcdonald4, @cboehm, @JeffreyCarlisle & @OriginalWinger talking #RSL

 Matt Montgomery ‏@TheCrossbarRSL

Steven Goff of the Washington Post reports that DC United retains some of Brandon McDonald's salary: … #RSL

 Aaron Falk ‏@aaronfalk

I talked to Brandon McDonald after #RSL's training session today. Here's what he had to say. …

 Real Salt Lake @RealSaltLake

Looking forward to #fireworks Sat night at #RioT #RSL v SKC 8p MT kick 

 Sam Stejskal ‏@samstejskal

The #RSL U-16's dropped a result to Houston last night, but the team's still alive in Finals Week. More here …


Multimedia Brandon McDonald on joining RSL

ESPN 700: On Frame – July 17

ESPN 700: Garth Lagerwey on “The Bill and Hans Show”

KSL: RSL third string keeper thrown into the fire HIGHLIGHTS: Chivas USA vs. Toronto FC HIGHLIGHTS: Colorado Rapids vs. NE Revolution


Real Salt Lake News & Notes Real Salt Lake acquires Brandon McDonald from D.C. United SKC’s Besler called to USMNT, will miss Saturday’s match Academy Update: RSL U-16's lose 1-0 to Houston, still alive in Finals Week

The Salt Lake Tribune: Real Salt Lake acquires Brandon McDonald from D.C. United

Deseret News: 3rd-string goalkeeper Jeff Attinella seizes opportunity

Washington Post: D.C. United trades McDonald to Salt Lake

Pro Soccer Talk: Lagerwey evokes ‘Moneyball’ to explain Brandon McDonald’s acquisition Real Salt Lake acquires D McDonald from DC United


For the Fans, By the Fans

RSL Soapbox: Brandon McDonald: The D.C. United perspective with Black and Red United

Real Nation: A fantastic pick-up for Real Salt Lake

RSL Perspective: A cause worth mentioning as Bumpy Pitch and Robbie Rogers collaborate


MLS, Other News & Notes Chivas USA 1, Toronto FC 0 | MLS Match Recap Colorado Rapids 2, New England Revolution 1 | MLS Match Recap Kick Off: Carlos Bocanegra makes winning return to MLS, USMNT makes adjustments Toronto FC lament inability to break down shorthanded Chivas USA, missed penalty call Chivas USA hail debutant Erick Torres after game-winner vs. Toronto FC Colorado Rapids credit halftime adjustments, altitude in getting comeback win over New England New England Revolution's Jay Heaps' simple message after Colorado loss: "We all have to be better" FC Dallas' recently signed Mauro Diaz expected to "complement our team many ways" With late-game struggles mounting, LA Galaxy feel "several teammates need to step up" After two years of trying to acquire Jaime Alas, San Jose Earthquakes are happy to finally seal the deal

ESPN FC: Rapids edge Revolution 2-1

ESPN FC: Chivas ends 14-game winless skid

ESPN FC: Power Rankings: Week 20

ESPN FC: FC Dallas signs Mauro Diaz

ESPN FC: U.S. tweaks Gold Cup roster

Pro Soccer Talk: Klinsmann adds Gonzalez, Besler, Johnson, Gordon to U.S. squad for Gold Cup knockout rounds

Pro Soccer Talk: What Landon Donovan did last night … THAT is why he will be in Brazil next summer

Pro Soccer Talk: Suspension for Seattle’s Osvaldo Alonso lifted Carlos Bocanegra and Erick Torres star in Chivas USA debuts