Real Salt Lake News Stand: July 22

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

#RSL Tweets of the Day (@RealSaltLake)

 Real Salt Lake @RealSaltLake

#RSL Capt @KyleBeckerman playing dual "destroyer/metronome" role to perfection for #USMNT, say Mix / EJ & SLV boss: http://m.mlssoccer.com/goldcup/news/article/2013/07/21/gold-cup-usmnt-laud-contributions-kyle-beckerman-peyton-manning-soccer …

 Matt Montgomery ‏@TheCrossbarRSL

Consistent inexperienced referee selection for MLS, RSL matches raises questions http://sbn.to/1bDr27N  via @rslsoapbox

 Real Salt Lake @RealSaltLake

WATCH: full post-game press conference for #RSL boss Jason Kreis: http://www.realsaltlake.com/video/2013/07/20/rsl-vs-sporting-kansas-city-postgame-press-conference-jason-kreis …

 Eduardo Mendez ‏@Mendez_FC

My @MLS Top 5: 1. #RSL 2. #SKC 3. #Timbers 4. #LAGalaxy 5. #VWFC. Kept @RealSaltLake atop. Hard to punish them after that debacle.

 Wes Brown ‏@wesbadia

A bit of consolation for the #RSLvSKC match: #RSL academy wins championship. It's a bright future http://www.realsaltlake.com/news/2013/07/real-salt-lake-arizona-u-16s-win-academy-championship …

 

Multimedia

KUTV: Person 2 Person: Kyle Beckerman

Pro Soccer Talk: Gold Cup Highlights, U.S.A. vs. El Salvador: Counting down the U.S.’s goals

 

Real Salt Lake News & Notes

RealSaltLake.com: Beckerman, Beltran & Rimando advance in Gold Cup; Saborio ousted

RealSaltLake.com: Real Salt Lake-Arizona U-16's win Academy Championship

MLSsoccer.com: Gold Cup: USMNT laud contributions of Kyle Beckerman, “the Peyton Manning of soccer”

MLSsoccer.com: Monday Postgame: A look back at the battle royale between Real Salt Lake and Sporting Kansas City

The Salt Lake Tribune: Chris Wingert suspended for game against New York

Deseret News: Real Salt Lake recovering from physical loss, need to move on

Pro Soccer Talk: Chris Wingert’s hit on Kei Kamara wasn’t a red card, but it should have been

 

For the Fans, By the Fans

RSL Soapbox: Referee selection for RSL matches raises questions

From the Upper Deck: Crunching the Numbers: KC edition

 

MLS, Other News & Notes

MLSsoccer.com: Kick Off: USMNT make Gold Cup semis after humbling El Salvador in Baltimore

MLSsoccer.com: Gold Cup: With each game, Landon Donovan proving himself indispensable once again to USMNT

MLSsoccer.com: Landon Donovan wears his sunglasses wherever he wants, Mr. Referee | THE SIDELINE

MLSsoccer.com: Gold Cup: Andy Najar nets first int'l goal as Honduras top Costa Rica to book semi with USMNT

MLSsoccer.com: Gold Cup: USMNT Player Ratings in 5-1 rout of El Salvador

MLSsoccer.com: Jeff Bradley: Enjoy the scoreline vs. El Salvador? USMNT also showed it can take one on the chin

MLSsoccer.com: Gold Cup: Shades of '04 for USMNT goalscorer Eddie Johnson, who admits to nerves off bench

The Guardian: USA in the Gold Cup and MLS week 21: Five things we learned

ESPN FC: U.S. rolls past El Salvador, into semis

ESPN FC: Klinsmann, players elated with U.S. progress

ESPN FC: Donovan shines again for U.S. in Gold Cup

Goal.com: US 5-1 El Salvador: Rout lifts Americans into Gold Cup semifinals

SI.com: Landon Donovan proves he belongs as U.S. routs El Salvador

SI.com: Three thoughts on the U.S.’ five-goal rout of El Salvador

SI.com: U.S. scores five goals to beat El Salvador in Gold Cup quarters

Pro Soccer Talk: Major League Soccer Week in Review – Round 21

Pro Soccer Talk: Gold Cup: Honduras into semifinals, set to face U.S. after eliminating Costa Rica

Pro Soccer Talk: Looking forward, United States in good shape for Gold Cup’s final rounds

Pro Soccer Talk: What we learned from Sunday’s U.S. quarterfinal Gold Cup win over El Salvador

Pro Soccer Talk: United States Man of the Match vs. El Salvador: Landon Donovan

Pro Soccer Talk: Landon Donovan’s goal, three assists lead United States past El Salvador