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 http://espn.kall700sports.com/onframe-7-17-13/ … 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: http://www.washingtonpost.com/blogs/soccer-insider/wp/2013/07/17/d-c-united-trades-mcdonald-to-salt-lake/ … #RSL

 Aaron Falk ‏@aaronfalk

I talked to Brandon McDonald after #RSL's training session today. Here's what he had to say. http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/sports/56607137-77/mcdonald-lake-salt-defender.html.csp …

 Real Salt Lake @RealSaltLake

Looking forward to #fireworks Sat night at #RioT #RSL v SKC 8p MT kick http://instagram.com/p/b6VDMrMFaN/ 

 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 http://www.realsaltlake.com/blog/post/2013/07/17/academy-update-rsl-u-16s-lose-1-0-houston-still-alive-finals-week …

 

Multimedia

RealSaltLake.com: 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

MLSsoccer.com: HIGHLIGHTS: Chivas USA vs. Toronto FC

MLSsoccer.com: HIGHLIGHTS: Colorado Rapids vs. NE Revolution

 

Real Salt Lake News & Notes

RealSaltLake.com: Real Salt Lake acquires Brandon McDonald from D.C. United

RealSaltLake.com: SKC’s Besler called to USMNT, will miss Saturday’s match

RealSaltLake.com: 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

SI.com: 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

MLSsoccer.com: Chivas USA 1, Toronto FC 0 | MLS Match Recap

MLSsoccer.com: Colorado Rapids 2, New England Revolution 1 | MLS Match Recap

MLSsoccer.com: Kick Off: Carlos Bocanegra makes winning return to MLS, USMNT makes adjustments

MLSsoccer.com: Toronto FC lament inability to break down shorthanded Chivas USA, missed penalty call

MLSsoccer.com: Chivas USA hail debutant Erick Torres after game-winner vs. Toronto FC

MLSsoccer.com: Colorado Rapids credit halftime adjustments, altitude in getting comeback win over New England

MLSsoccer.com: New England Revolution's Jay Heaps' simple message after Colorado loss: "We all have to be better"

MLSsoccer.com: FC Dallas' recently signed Mauro Diaz expected to "complement our team many ways"

MLSsoccer.com: With late-game struggles mounting, LA Galaxy feel "several teammates need to step up"

MLSsoccer.com: 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

Goal.com: Carlos Bocanegra and Erick Torres star in Chivas USA debuts