Real Salt Lake News Stand: July 31

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

#RSL Tweets of the Day (@RealSaltLake)

 Real Salt Lake ✔ @RealSaltLake

Tues #OnFrame w/ @espn700bill & @wingert17 talking #RSL w/ @soccerinsider & @originalwinger ... http://espn.kall700sports.com/onframe-7-30-13/ … #USOC100 #RockyMtnCup

Charles Barnard @ccb1212

Take a look at the results of my "Who is #RSL's biggest rival?" poll that I conducted. The answer might surprise you http://ccb1212.blogspot.com/2013/07/when-is-rivalry-not-rivalry.html…

Joshua Ellis @jellis9

This month will tell all on @RealSaltLake. RMC @ CO, 3x vs PDX (#USOC, 2x in @MLS), @ LA, and two more home games #RioT #7gamesin30days #RSL

Rob Gray @the_robio

Can't wait to see this guy back at the #RioT. Let's go #RSL @willjohnson08http://instagram.com/p/catCISJC7n/

Jessica D'Bourget @jdBourget

Dear #RSL, can it be match day yet?

 

Multimedia

RealSaltLake.com: USOC Borchers: RSL vs Portland Timbers 

MLSsoccer.com: Thierry Henry gives back, Collin displays fashion, Magee races cars - MLS All Star Week - Day 3 

MLSsoccer.com: Donovan, Beckerman, ALl-Stars pick new teammates

ESPN 700: Brian Dunseth and Steven Goff on #OnFrame

ESPN 700: Jason Kreis on The Bill & Hans Show

Funny or Die: “We’re Better Than the Best” by the MLS All Stars

 

Real Salt Lake News & Notes

RealSaltLake.com: Real Salt Lake to host potential US Open Cup Final

RealSaltLake.com: Defend the Fortress? Rapids, please

RealSaltLake.com: Vermes: Beckerman to start All-Star Game

RealSaltLake.com: RSL-Arizona Academy tryout details announced

The Salt Lake Tribune: RSL’s Jason Kreis hopes All-Star trio is well-rested

 

For the Fans, By  the Fans

From the Upper Deck: When is a Rivalry Not a Rivalry?

RSL Soapbox: Struggling defenders leave room for encouragement despite rocky performances

RSL Soapbox: USOC coin toss: Real Salt Lake or Portland to host cup final

RSL Perspective: What people aren’t talking about from the RSL vs. NYRB match

 

MLS & Other News and Notes

MLSsoccer.com: Kick Off: AT&T MLS All-Star Game takes centerstage in Kansas City

MLSsoccer.com: All-Star: The top 7 matches in Kansas City soccer history

MLSsoccer.com: Major League Soccer and Wells Fargo agree to multi-year sponsorship

MLSsoccer.com: Philadelphia Union friendly vs. Stoke City marred by potentially serious injury to Brek Shea

MLSsoccer.com: VOTE: Top 3 Performers July

ESPNFC.com: All-Star Game can alter opinion of MLS, won’t measure its standing

ESPNFC.com: Graham Zusi quietly rises up USMNT ranks

ESPNFC.com: Americans’ constant self-loathing obscures gains in MLS, U.S. soccer

ESPNFC.com: Totti’s legend set to shine upon MLS

Goal.com: McCarthy’s Musings: Crew sale bodes well for Columbus and MLS

Pro Soccer Talk: Is it time for the All-Star Game to return to East vs. West?

Pro Soccer Talk: Landon Donovan, Thierry Henry set to lead MLS All-Stars against Italy’s AS Roma

Pro Soccer Talk: Horror tackle in Philadelphia injures Break Shea...Stoke City not impressed

Soccer By Ives: MLS All-Star Notes: Vermes talks strategy, Collin set to play 90 minutes, and more

Soccer By Ives: After initial uncertainty, Donovan pleased to once again be an MLS All-Star

SI.com: No rest for weary: U.S. stars answering call once again

SI.com: MLS out to do more than entertain at All-Star game